Biography / Wiki
An American sports broadcaster Michele Tafoya is known for her association with NBC Sports as a sideline reporter. She had also served on other channels like ‘NFL on CBS’, ‘ESPN College Football’, ‘NCAA on CBS’, and ‘Monday Night Football’ for ABC. During her childhood, she aspired to become an actress and entertained her family members with her skits.
But later her destiny landed her in sports journalism and she is happy with her career. She had moved to Minneapolis to work as a radio show host but after a year her plans changed and she decided ended up settle there permanently.
Height / Weight / Age
Michele Tafoya weighs 62 kg and 136 lbs in pounds. She is a prominent sports broadcaster with a height of 175 cm or in feet inches 5’9” tall. She has short brown color hair and sharp wide hazel color eyes.
She has a lean figure with the following body measurement 36 inches breast, 25 inches waist, and 35 inches hips approximately. Her bra size is 34B and her dress size is 4 whereas her shoe size is 9 (UK). She will turn 58 years old.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Michele Tafoya is $2 million USD approximately whereas her annual salary is $200K USD approximately.
Education / Family
Born on December 17, 1964, Michele Tafoya’s birth name is Michele Joan Tafoya. She was raised in Manhattan Beach, California, the United States by her parents Orlando and Wilma Conley Tafoya. Her father was an engineer and an avid sports lover.
Rather than watching cartoons and fancy shows, she grew up watching different sports on television. For elementary education, she went to Mira Costa High School. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of California and her master’s degree from the University of Southern California.
|Real name||Michele Joan Tafoya|
|Birth Place||Manhattan Beach, California, USA|
|Date Of Birth||December 17, 1964|
|Height||In centimeters – 175 cm
In feet inches – 5’9”
|Weight||In kilograms – 62 kg
In pounds – 136 lbs
|School||Mira Costa High School|
|College||University of Southern California|
|Home Town||California, USA|
|Fathers Name||Ornaldo Tafoya|
|Mothers Name||Wima Conley Tafoya|
Career / Fashion And Style
After completing graduation, Michele Tafoya joined KFAN-AM as a host and reporter. In 1992, she started her professional career at Midwest Sports Channel as a host and sideline reporter. At WCCO-TV, she worked as a sports anchor and reporter for three years. She also hosted the CBS sports anthology show “CBS Sports Spectacular” for college basketball coverage.
She was honored with the Gracie Award in the category of “Outstanding Achievement by an Individual On-Air TV Personality” for hosting WNBA games. She reported the 1998 NFL and National Championship Orange Bowl. In 2000, she covered Sydney Olympics for Rhythmic Gymnastics. Along with Tom Barnard, she co-hosted the KQRS Morning show.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More
On May 30, 2000, Michele Tafoya got married to Mark Vandersall. After having four consecutive miscarriages, she gave birth to a son named Taylor and adopted a daughter named Olivia in 2009.
|Children||Son – Tyler
Daughter – Olivia
Some Interesting Facts About Michele Tafoya
- Michele Tafoya wanted to become an actress and was inspired by Meryl Streep.
- While growing up, she suffered from the eating disorder anorexia.
- In 1994, she had made her on-air debut at US Tennis Championships.
- Davie Brown Index mentioned her amongst the most likable TV sports personalities.