Jackie Nespral Bio, Age, WTVJ, Family, Husband, Salary, Net Worth

Jackie Nespral
Jackie Nespral

Jackie Nespral Biography

Jackie Nespral is a well-known American television anchor currently working for WTVJ, the NBC-owned and operated station in Miami. When she was tapped for NBC’s Weekend Today Show in 1992, Nespral became the first Hispanic ever to anchor a network news program.

Jackie attended St. Brendan High School and graduated in 1984. She attended the University of Miami, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Communication. Additionally, she completed two-year post-graduate studies in print and broadcast journalism at Florida International University.

Nespral began her television career as a spokesmodel for Univision’s Sabado Gigante, where she later joined Univision’s TV Mujer in its last season. Moreover, after the cancellation of TV Mujer in 1990, she was fortunate enough to be picked as one of the anchors of Univision’s national news broadcast, Noticias y Mas (News and More).

In addition, in 1991, Jackie moved to New York City. Fortunately, she became the first Hispanic American network television news anchor as the weekend co-host of NBC’s Today alongside Scott Simon.

Moreover, after working at NBC for five years, she returned to Miami in 1995. In Miami, Jackie was assigned as an anchorwoman for WTVJ-TV, the NBC O&O station. Currently, she anchors the 5 pm, 5.30 pm, 6 pm, and 11 pm newscast stations.


Nespral also serves on the board of directors of the March of Dimes and the University of Miami. Moreover, Jackie continues to volunteer at the Columbia Women’s Center, the Child Development Center, and the Amigos For Kids organizations.

During her television news career, Nespral has earned four Emmy Awards, an Easter Seals award, and an honorable mention from the American Women in Radio and Television Organization. Furthermore, she has also received the key to Miami and a Resolution of Tribute from the University of Miami.

Jackie Nespral Age

How old is Jackie Nespral? Jackie is 57 years old as of April 2023. She was born on April 21, 1966, in Miami, Florida, in the United States. In addition, Nespral usually celebrates her birthday on April 21st each year, and her zodiac sign is Taurus.

Jackie Nespral’s Family

Nespral was born and raised by her Cuban parents in the Little Havans area of Miami, Florida. Unfortunately, Jackie has managed to keep her personal life private. Therefore, he has not disclosed any details regarding his parents and siblings. However, as soon as the information is available, we will keep you posted as soon as possible.

Jackie Nespral Husband

Jackie is married to Dr. Armando Hassun Jr. Armando and Nespral have been blessed with four children. Three daughters and a son, namely Frances, Carolina, Isabella, and Armandi Jr., respectively.

Jackie Nespral’s Height

Jackie stands at an approximate height of 1.89m tall. Concerning her weight, she weighs around 77 kg.

Jackie Nespral Salary

Nespral receives an estimated annual salary ranging from $45,500 – $110,500.

Jackie Nespral Net Worth

Nespral has an estimated net worth of around $1 million to $5 million as of 2023. Her income is mainly attributed to her successful career as a journalist.

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