Roxanne Vargas Biography
Roxanne Vargas is an American Emmy Award-winning anchor currently working for NBC 6 since joining the News team in May 2006. However, Vargas has been part of the NBC 6 News channel since 2003. In 2018, she was voted “Best TV News Anchor” and “Best TV Host” in 2012 by the Miami New Times.
Roxanne has over a decade of experience in extensive on-air news coverage in her native South Florida including consumer, health, and entertainment feature reporting. She is also well known for extensively covering local and national breaking news.
Roxanne was born and raised in South Florida. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Florida International University. Vargas has a great passion for reporting and storytelling in the community she grew up in.
Roxanne Vargas Career
Vargas is currently working as NBC 6 News’ weekday morning anchor alongside Angie Lassman, Adam Berg, Sheli Muniz, and traffic reporter Kristin Sanchez. In addition, she contributes to NBC’s sister station, WSCV Telemundo 51, reporting in Spanish. Roxanne also hosts a similar show in Spanish, Acceso Total, on Telemundo 51.
Previously, Vargas was on the NBC 6 News at 5 AM, covering breaking and national news, entertainment, health, and consumer news. She is also a published writer, co-writing the book 100 Things To Do in Miami Before You Die (2014) alongside Maruchi Mendez.
Vargas is a two-time Emmy Award-winning journalist for her reporting and hosting on NBC. To mention just but a few, she has been recognized by Save and The Aqua Foundation for Women. Vargas is also a three-time Flamingo Award winner and was honored with the key to the City of Miami Beach when she served as Ally Grand Marshall during Miami Beach Gay Pride 2018 for her support as a friend of the LGBTQ community.
In 2014, Vargas joined an elite group of women around the world such as Demi Moore, Maria Shriver, and Brooke Shields. Through the connection, she was inducted into famed fashion designer Donna Karan’s Women Who Inspire Program. She was honored with a community leadership award by the Girls Scouts of Southeast Florida and served on their board.
Roxanne Vargas Age
How old is Roxanne Vargas? Vargas is 39 years old as of 2023. She was born on January 23, 1984, in Miami, Florida, the United States of America. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on January 23rd every year.
Roxanne Vargas Husband
Roxanne is married to her husband Danny Rodriquez, a senior graphics producer at NBC 6. Her husband is a Florida native and graduated from Westminster Christian School in Miami in 1997. The couple is blessed with two sons namely Julian born in 2014 and Sebastian born in 2016.
Danny received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Animation from the Art Insitute of Fort Lauderdale in 2002. He then started working in the graphic design departments for NBC Universal and Telemundo until 2018. In addition to his television roles, he is an art director for Oceanic Ad Media Group and Penilican Pictures. He is also a designer for Monat Global and Rock 4 The Rack, a production artist for Hogarth Worldwide.
Roxanne Vargas Family | Parents
Vargas has not yet disclosed details about her parents. However, she has a brother, David A. Vargas.
Roxanne Vargas Net Worth
Vargas has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million. Her career as an anchor has been her primary source of income.
Roxanne Vargas Salary
Roxanne receives an annual salary of between $40,436 – $152,300 as per NBC news anchos’ salary. However, the figures vary according to the seniority of the anchor.