Victor Oquendo Biography
Victor Oquendo is a renowned American journalist currently working at ABC as a reporter, news anchor, and Miami City correspondent. He is noted for his immense contributions as a reporter for ABC’s Miami-Fort Lauderdale, an affiliate channel to WPLG-Channel 10.
Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Victor acquired both his primary and high school education in his hometown. Later on, he joined the University of Miami for a degree in Broadcast Journalism and graduated in 2009.
Victor Oquendo Career
After his graduation, Victor started his journalism career as a reporter at WPLG channel 10 in 2010. At the station, he also worked as a general news anchor and reporter.
Oquendo rose to fame after covering life, and the biggest events in South Florida. For instance, he is remembered for covering fans’ confusion at the NBA finals of 2013 between the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs. He made a tweet about the confusion when Miami fans left the pitch after losing the game and returned to the pitch when Miami made a comeback to win the game.
As a reporter, he also frequented Cuba to cover the International diplomatic relationships between the United States and Cuba. Moreover, he covered the live event of Pope Francis’s visit to the Island in 2015, and President Barack Obama’s visit to Cuba. Later, in 2016, Victor covered live events on Hurricane Matthew that affected the East Coast.
In 2018, he covered and reported live on Hurricane Michael as it wrecked the southeast of America. In 2019, he covered live events concerning San Juan in the 2019 Puerto Rico protests against Governor Ricardo A. Rosselló.
Still, at WPLG, he has worked as a weekend evening news anchor. He was later replaced by his fellow Miami native, Louis Aquirre, as of September 2019. Currently, Victor works at ABC News as a news correspondent based in Miami, Florida, in the United States America.
Victor Oquendo Age
How old is Victor Oquendo? Victor is 36 years old as of 2023. She was born on March 18, 1987, in Miami, Florida, the United States of America. In addition, he celebrates his birthday every 18th day of March.
Victor Oquendo Wife | Marriage
Is Victor married? Victor has kept his love life a secret. We currently have no records to justify his love life, relationship, or dating whatsoever. This makes us not ascertain his marital status. However, we are keeping tabs and will update this field as soon as it’s available.
Victor Oquendo Family
His parents are Antonio Tony Oquendo and Teresa Rodriquez. He was born in Miami Florida, to Cuban-American nationalities. Both his parents were born in Cuba, his dad in Santiago, and his mother in Havana. His dad Antonio was a chief officer for Univision until his demise in 2008.
On the other hand, his mother Teresa was a broadcast journalist having worked as a Spanish Television news anchor in South Florida, the United States of America. In addition, she also worked as a co-anchor of the Univision Sunday evening news magazine show, Aqui y Ahora.
Victor has one sibling brother named Julian. Being the firstborn, he holds the responsibility of looking after his brother.
Victor Oquendo Height | Weight
Victor keeps a moderate stature. He stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m). However, we will update you with the exact measurements once they are made public. Thank you for reading with us.
Victor Oquendo Children
As mentioned above, Victor is a bit secretive when it comes to family matters. This has made it difficult to establish whether he has children. Our team is keeping tans to keep you updated as soon as the details are available.
Victor Oquendo Net Worth
Oquendo has an estimated net worth of $2 million. His income is mainly from his successful career as a journalist.
Victor Oquendo Salary
Victor earns an average annual salary of $87,153. This is per ABC New’s annual salary for news Anchors and reporters. However, these figures do change according to the subject at hand. We are still reviewing this section and will soon update it.