Mireya Villarreal (Correspondent) Age, Height, Spouse, Social Media & Net Worth

Mireya Villarreal
Mireya Villarreal

Who is Mireya Villarreal?

Mireya Villarreal, an acclaimed American journalist, currently holds the role of National News Correspondent at ABC News, stationed in Dallas. She specializes in covering current events primarily in the Southern region and contributes reports to various ABC platforms. Prior to joining ABC in December 2021, Villarreal served as a National News Correspondent at CBS News in Los Angeles, focusing on consumer issues and exposing government corruption in Texas. 

Mireya Villarreal’s age and birthday

Villarreal, born on October 22, 1979, originates from the Rio Grande Valley in Texas, USA. Her astrological sign is Libra.

Mireya Villarreal’s height and weight

Villarreal is about 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighs around 60 kilograms, and has brown eyes along with brown hair.

Mireya Villarreal’s educational background

Villarreal graduated from the University of Texas-Pan American in 2001 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, focusing on marketing.

Mireya Villarreal spouse and children

Villarreal is married to Matthew Reed Gideon, and they tied the knot on December 28, 2007, in Hidalgo County, Texas. They have a son named Maeson Gideon, born in 2016.

Mireya Villarreal
Mireya Villarreal

Mireya Villarreal parents and siblings

Villarreal Mireya is a native of the Rio Grande Valley in Texas, where she was born and raised. Unfortunately, she has not yet revealed details about her parents and siblings, if any. We will update you once we have this data.

Mireya Villarreal career

Villarreal’s professional journey began as an associate producer in South Texas, swiftly transitioning into an on-air role as the first female sports anchor at KGNS in Laredo, Texas. She also worked as an investigative reporter at WOAI-TV in San Antonio and KRGV-TV in South Texas.

Later, she joined CBS News as a national correspondent for seven years, covering stories in the Western and Southern regions. Her reporting encompassed topics like the Texas weather crisis, COVID-19 vaccination campaigns in the South, and immigration along the border. Notably, she was the initial network journalist to delve into the sexual harassment allegations at Fort Hood and the case of Vanessa Guillen’s disappearance and murder.

In December 2021, Mireya moved to ABC News as a National Correspondent based in Dallas. Since then, she has contributed reports to various ABC programs such as “World News Tonight with David Muir,” “Good Morning America,” “ABC Prime Live,” and “Nightline.” She was the first network correspondent on-site during the tragic Uvalde massacre.

Throughout her career, Mireya has garnered numerous awards, including multiple AP accolades, three Lone Star Emmys®, and was part of the team honored with the 2020 Edward R. Murrow Award for outstanding newscast coverage from the US-Mexico border. Her work on the impact of COVID-19 on the Latino community in the Pandemia special also earned her the NAHJ’s 2021 Al Neuharth Award for Investigative Journalism.

Mireya Villarreal’s net worth and salary

She has a net worth ranging between $1 and $5 million and receives an annual salary of $120,000.

Mireya Villarreal social media handles: Twitter (X), Facebook & Instagram

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