Hollie Giangreco Biography
Hollie Giangreco (Hollie Strano) serves as an American meteorologist at WKYC TV. She has made various appearances in programs. In 2005, Cleveland Magazine had named her in one of their lists – Cleveland’s Most Interesting People.
Hollie was born in Cleveland, Ohio. She was the first child to her parents followed by two other siblings a brother and a sister. The names of her siblings were Mike and Stephanie. Not much is really known of her family. Coming to her educational background, She had her high school education in private religious owned schools namely; Saint Claire Grade School and Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin and Walsh Jesuit School. She graduated from John Carroll University in Ohio where she pursued a degree in meteorology before moving to Mississippi State University where she got her National Weather Association Seal.
She landed her first job with WKYC-TV locates in Cleveland, Ohio. Her reportage and presentation made her the favorite of many both in the station and among the public. Hollie now hosts a 1-hour show called “Live On Lakeside Show” on channel 3 news. The show takes a sneak peek into the lifestyle of Cleveland natives and celebrities with weather reports incorporated in the program.
Besides being a broadcaster, Hollie also treats her fans to a cooking show where she introduces her list of the best recipes from pastries to anything munchable. She was dubbed as one of the most interesting people by Cleveland magazine in 2005. She is currently a meteorologist at WKYC-TV, Cleveland. WKYC-TV was established in 1948 and is owned by TEGNA and is affiliated to NBC.
It mainly broadcasts news but is also involved in the broadcast of Dr. Phil, Entertainment Tonight, Ellen and other programs. It is also the official station of the sports teams’ Cleveland Browns & Cleveland Indians. Hollie does weather forecasting on the show ‘Channel 3 News Today’ which airs at 4:30 AM and runs till 7:00 AM.
Hollie Giangreco Age | Hollie Giangreco Birthday
Hollie was born on December 3, 1972. She is currently 43 years old as of 2018. her birth sign is Sagittarius. She celebrates her birthday on the 3rd of December each and every year.
Hollie Giangreco Height | How Tall Is Hollie Giangreco?
Hollie stands at an average height of 5 feet and 3 inches.
Hollie Giangreco Engaged | Hollie Giangreco Married
Her first marriage was with her high school sweetheart Brian Toohig until their heart-breaking divorce in the year 2011. Both of them used to study at Notre Dame Cathedral Latin and Walsh Jesuit. she gave birth to two children, named Jessica & Grady who are aged 13 & 11 respectively (ages as of 2019).
Hollie had once quoted “I love what I do for a living, but my absolute favorite job of all time is being a mom! I think Dorothy says it best in The Wizard of Oz that there is no place like home”.
On June 15th, 2014, she got married for a second time to Alex Giangreco. Alex is originally from Florida. In May 2017, she shared a message on Twitter that she had once again separated from her husband & will be taking her maiden name Hollie Strano again.
Hollie Giangreco Salary | Hollie Giangreco Net Worth
Hollie Strano has worked for WKYC for 25 years, and her salary there is quite stable. According to PayScale a TV presenter and a meteorologist can earn from 60,600 dollars to 74,500 dollars per year, and Hollie probably earns such an amount of money. Sources estimate her net worth as of early 2019 at over 500,000 dollars.
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Hollie Giangreco and Alex Giangreco
It took Hollie three years to recover from the divorce and say “I do” to another man, Alex Giangreco, a mixologist from Florida. They met in 2010 when Hollie was enjoying her vacations on the hot beaches of the Casablanca. Alex proposed to Hollie with a massive oval diamond ring, surrounded by multiple small round diamonds in a platinum band.
He secretly hired a photographer who followed them on their way to the beach where Alex proposed, so they have it all captured. They married on 14 June 2011, having two wedding ceremonies one a private beach wedding in Florida for the closest members of the family, the bridesmaid, and the best man, and bigger ceremony for 200+ guests in Cleveland to which all their friends, colleagues and other relatives were invited.
Though Hollie knew that a marriage can be fragile, she couldn’t do anything with another divorce coming, and after six years of marital life, Hollie and Alex separated. This was an even bigger shock for Hollie than her first divorce, taking her to the depths of depression. Hollie announced on her Twitter that she again took her maiden name Hollie Strano, and now focused on her kids to help them to deal with the transition.
Hollie’s Engagement Ring
She wore an engagement ring that cost more than 2000 Dollars, After her divorce, she went on and posted that “Study says big engagement ring= divorce! If you spend more than $2000 on a ring, you are doomed!”
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