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Marla Tellez Bio: Age, Married Life, Husband, Height, Education

By Shreetesh Thapa | Published On: 03 Feb, 2020
Marla Tellez Bio: Age, Married Life, Husband, Height, Education

Marla Tellez is an anchor at the Good Day Fox 11 LA and the Fox 11 News at noon.

But, what makes Marla so special is the fact that she is a two-time Emmy Award winner and has appeared in an episode of the hit AMC show called Breaking Bad. She was seen in the premiere episode of the third season of the show titled No Mas.

Let’s not delay any more time and dive into the bio of Marla Tellez.

Marla Tellez Age, Ethnicity & Height

Marla Tellez boasts a height of five feet and one inch (1.54 m).

The TV personality of Latino background was born on 16 April 1976 in Bay Area, San Francisco.

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For her education, she went to Sonoma State University in 1994 and graduated magna cum laude from the University in 1998 with a Bachelor’s degree in Arts & Political Science. She also minored in Communications.

Married Life And Husband Details

Marla Tellez got married to Jon Colletti on 9 September 2017.

Marla Tellez with mother and husband Jon Colletti on 26 December 2019 (Photo: Marla Tellez's Instagram)

Initially, the two lived only a few blocks from each other before they met, yet they first encountered one another online. The two went to a concert at Santa Monica Pier for their second date, and a few months later, Jon took Marla to the same spot to propose her for marriage.

Of course, the news anchor accepted the gesture, and soon the duo pronounced each other as husband and wife at the luxurious Palace Hotel situated in San Francisco. For the wedding, the bride wore a stunning gown that was accentuated by satin heels studded with crystals. 

Talking about her husband, Jon is a finance professional who works at Blackstone Consulting, Inc. He is a graduate of the University of Phoenix with a degree in MBA, Accounting.

Marla Tellez's Career

Marla started her career as an associate producer at CBS 5 KPIX in April 2000. She worked there until November of 2002. She then served as a news reporter at Kion TV from November 2002 until February of 2004.

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After Kion TV, she returned to CBS 5 KPIX as a correspondent/producer/reporter and remained there for three years until 2007. To further her career, Marla worked as an anchor at KOB-TV from January 2008 till November 2011. Likewise, she continued her career at NBC Bay Area as an anchor/reporter providing news for Today until November of 2013.

Finally, as of January of 2020, Marla is working as an anchor at FOX 11 Los Angeles.