Marla Tellez Biography :: Husband, Net Worth, Measurements

Date Updated: May 20, 2024

Birth Date April 16, 1976
Birth Name Marla Christine Tellez
Nickname Marla
Birth Place San Francisco, California, United States
Residence Los Angeles, California, United States
Ethnicity White

Quick Stats
Age 48 Years
Zodiac Sign Aries
Nationality American
Height 5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)
Weight 62kg (136lbs)
Relationship Status Married
Husband Jon Colletti (m. 2017)

Marla Christine Tellez professionally known as Marla Tellez is an American journalist currently serving as a noontime news anchor on KTTV Fox 11 based in Los Angeles, California. She is best known for her emergence on its weekly show ‘Top Property’.

Marla was born on 16th April 1976 in San Francisco, California, the United States which makes her 44 years of age as of 2020. She celebrates her birthday on April 16 every year and her birth sign is Aries according to her birthday. Her parents are Sam Tellez and Carol Tellez. Being the youngest child of her parents, she grew up with her elder brother named Mario Tellez in Sebastopol, California. She is an American by nationality and holds Mexican-American ethnicity.

Just scroll down to know about the latest update on your favorite television news personality, Marla Tellez’s Age, Bio, Net Worth, Career, Salary, Personal Life, and many more in detail. Also find her body measurements like height & weight along with her shoe size, dress size, hair color, and eye color.


Marla Tellez Married Life; Husband

The 44-year-old American journalist is currently married to her boyfriend Jon Colletti. The couple first met and started dating through online media. They got engaged on March 30, 2017, which was held in Santa Monica Pier, after dating for several months.

Marla Tellez with her husband Jon Colletti | Source: Marla's Instagram

The duo exchanged their wedding ring on September 9, 2017, in an intimate wedding ceremony that was held in San Francisco, California. They have been married for more than three years now. Her husband Colletti is currently serving as the Senior Financial Analyst at Blackstone Consulting, Inc. in Los Angeles, California. Moreover, he graduated from the University of Phoenix with a degree of MBA in Accounting in 2004.


Her Career as a Journalist

The 2-time Emmy Award Winner journalist, Marla started her journalism career as a writer and producer at KFTY-TV in Sonoma County. After working for several months at KFTY-TV, she moved to KPIX CBS 5 in San Francisco in 2000 where she worked on the station’s Evening Magazine. In 2002, she changed her workplace and moved to CBS/CW+/Telemundo-affiliated KION TV and worked as a news reporter.

Furthermore, she worked at CBS 5 KPIX from 2004 to 2007 as a correspondent & producer for a nightly evening magazine show called Eye on the Bay. Moreover, she also worked at CBS 5 Eyewitness News as a General Assignment news reporter. Similarly, she joined KOB-TV in 2008 and worked as an anchor of Eyewitness News 4 Midday at noon and Eyewitness News 4 Today. Afterward, from 2010-2013, she worked at KNTV/NBC Bay Area where she anchored the midday newscast. Currently, she is working as a noontime news anchor on KTTV Fox 11 based in Los Angeles, California.


Net Worth & Salary

Marla estimated net worth is expected at around $2 million and earns over $100 thousand per year from her media profession.


Body Statistics; Height & Weight

Tellez stands at a decent height of around 5 feet and 7 inches (1.70 meters) and weighs around 137 pounds (62 kg). She has brown eyes & black hair.

Some Interesting Facts About Marla Tellez

  • Marla Tellez has appeared in movies like Being Charlie (2015) & The Phoenix Incident (2015) and the AMC show Breaking Bad (2008).
  • She won her first Emmy Award in 2006 for a 30-minute special on alternative fuels. Likewise, she won a second Emmy Award in 2008 for being a producer & correspondent of “Six Degrees of Love.”
  • She used to watch the game along with her father of their favorite MLB team San Francisco Giants.
  • She is active on Instagram with over 38.8k followers.