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Evelyn Taft Bio, KCAL CBS Los Angeles, Height, Age, Relatives, Spouse, Salary, and Net Worth

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Evelyn Taft Biography

Evelyn Taft is a Russian-American in the meteorology field who works for KCAL CBS Los Angeles as a meteorologist on weekdays at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. She joined the station after working in the San Francisco Bay region at KRON 4 as a weather forecaster for their seven-hour morning program.

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Evelyn Taft Height

Taft stands at a rough height of 5 feet and 6 inches.

Evelyn Taft Age

Taft keeps her year of birth away from the limelight. Thus, her exact age is unknown. Every August 30th, Taft annually celebrates her birthday. On August 30, 2022, she posted herself on her Instagram account and wrote “Another trip around the ☀️ and couldn’t have asked for a better day (or better weather) to celebrate 🐬 last week ❤️ #ilovela #laweather.”

Personal Life

Evelyn Taft Relatives and Family

Taft was born to Moscow-born parents who raised her in a Russian-speaking household. Regardless, she keeps information regarding her family and relatives away from the public eye. However, we will update this information once it’s available to the public.

Evelyn Taft Spouse and Children

Taft manages to keep her marital and relationship status private. She has a son and a daughter as evidenced by her Instagram bio which reads “…in the evening ☔️ #mom of 2 all day 👫…” In her spare time, she loves to sail, read, eat at LA’s gourmet food trucks, and spend time with her family and dog.

With an interest in international culture and travel, she has lived in France and London and spent a few years in Israel. In addition, she has trekked through Asia, Europe, Central, and South America. While in South America, she climbed Machu Picchu

Evelyn Taft Education

Taft received her high school diploma before enrolling at the Annenberg School of Journalism at the University of Southern California. While in college, she worked as a weather forecaster for Annenberg’s live newscast.

She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science. As her passion for the weather grew, she rejoined school and enrolled at Mississippi State University where she completed the Broadcast Meteorology Program.

Professional Life

Evelyn Taft Career

Taft works for KCAL CBS Los Angeles as a meteorologist on weekdays at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. She joined the station after working in the San Francisco Bay region at KRON 4 as a weather forecaster for their seven-hour morning program. She works as a member of the National Weather Association and has its Seal of approval.

After graduating college, Taft joined the CBS affiliate on the central coast, KCOY. While there, she held multiple roles including reporter, news anchor, and weather anchor. Also, she occasionally reported from the forefront of multiple Santa Barbara County wildfires.

She then relocated to Salinas where she served the CBS affiliate, KION. As a teen, she worked at the Bay Area’s Mid-Peninsula Community Media Center as a host of multiple travel and entertainment programs.

Evelyn Taft Net Worth

Taft has garnered a net worth ranging from $1 million to $6 million during her successful career as a journalist.

Evelyn Taft Salary

Taft receives an approximate annual salary of $110, 000 which she earns working as a weekday meteorologist.

Evelyn Taft Social Media

Taft has active social media platforms i.e. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has a following of over 25K on Facebook, a following of over 40K on Instagram, and a following of over 26K on Twitter.

Evelyn Taft KCAL

At KCAL CBS Los Angeles, Taft works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Jamie Yuccas
  2. Nicole Comstock
  3. Kara Finnstrom
  4. Lesley Marin
  5. Rachel Kim
  6. Suzanne Marques
  7. Ross Palombo