Audrey Puente Biography
Audrey Puente is an American Emmy Award-winning meteorologist from the United States. She reports on the weather for WNYW in New York City’s weekend news at 6 and 10 p.m.
How old is Audrey Puente? – Age
She is 51 years old as of 3 March 2020. She was born in 1970 in New York, New York, United States.
Is Audrey Puente Tito Puente’s daughter? – Family
She is the daughter of Margaret Asencio and “The King of Latin Music,” musician, songwriter, and record producer Tito Puente, and the sister of musicians Tito Puente, Jr. and Richard Puente.
Audrey Puentes Husband
Since September 18, 2004, Puente has been married to Jay Thompson. In a summer 2010 interview, she revealed that she had three children under the age of five: daughter Santana, born in 2005, son Mateo Jay, born in 2007, and daughter Lola Jaye, born in August 2010. She mentioned starting a personal company creating clothes with ornamental crystals in the same piece.
Audrey Puentes Education
Puente earned a Bachelor of Science in Speech Communication from Syracuse University. Mississippi State University awarded her a Master of Science in Geosciences with a focus on meteorology.
Audrey Puente Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
Audrey Puentes Career
In January 2007, Puente succeeded WWOR-TV veteran meteorologist Storm Field as the station’s lead meteorologist, a position he held until WWOR’s evening newscast was canceled in July 2013. Since late 2012, she has been the weekend meteorologist at WNYW, as well as the channel’s primary fill-in meteorologist.
She previously worked for WCBS-Channel TV’s 2 News This Morning and CBS 2 News at Noon, where she gave weather forecasts. John Elliott was hired by WCBS on January 1, 2007, to take her place. Prior to joining WCBS, she worked for WNBC as a weekend morning meteorologist since 1999.
She worked as a meteorologist for WJCL and WTGS television in Savannah, Georgia, and WAPT in Jackson, Mississippi, in the mid-1990s. She also filled in for Dave Price on CBS’s The Early Show on a regular basis. Puente is a member of the American Meteorological Society, the National Weather Association, and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. She also serves on the Committee for Hispanic Children and Families as a junior board member.