Elena LaQuatra WTAE, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Parents, Husband, Wedding, Salary, and Net Worth

Elena LaQuatra Bio | Wiki

Elena LaQuatra is an American journalist working for Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 as a morning traffic anchor and noon news anchor. She joined WTAE in 2015 for the first time where she worked as a digital content creator for 4 the 412.

Following her reporting and anchoring stint at a TV station in Erie, Elena returned to WTAE in 2018 to work as a general assignment reporter. She lost 100% of her hearing in both ears due to bacterial meningitis at the age of four. After receiving a Cochlear Implant and taking years to rehabilitate her listening and speaking skills, Elena is now excellent in speech.

Elena LaQuatra Age

She was born on January 27, 1992, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in the United States. Elena is 31 years old.

Elena LaQuatra Height | Measurements

She is a woman of above-average stature. Elena stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (Approx 1.7 m). Her body measurements are 37-28-40. In addition, Elena’s bra cup size is 36 D. She has an average weight of 55 kg (121 lbs).

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Elena LaQuatra Parents | Family

She was born to her parents in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Elena has a big sister whose identity has not been revealed. However, she has not disclosed any information regarding her family. Therefore, we can’t tell whether she has any other siblings from her sister or not.

Elena LaQuatra Husband

She is married to her fiance-turned-husband named Jordan. Elena first disclosed news about her engagement in September 2019. She described her fiance as her protector, confidant, soul, and happiness breaking the news that Jordan popped the big question and she said yes while enthusiastically showing off her diamond ring. The couple originally planned to get married in February 2021 but postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and safety measures. Elena and Jordan finally got married in January 2022 after two and a half years of being engaged.

Elena LaQuatra Wedding | Wedding Date

The lovebirds finally got to say their wedding vows after a long wait. Jordan and Elena finally exchanged their wedding vows in January 2022. This was after their original wedding date which was February 2021 had to be pushed forward due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The pair did a traditional Greek Ceremony held at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church in Mount Lebanon. This was to honor Elena’s Greek heritage. The wedding ceremony was attended by the couple’s family members and friends. In addition, Elena’s wedding included three flavors of cake, a 360 degrees photo booth, fireworks, and also live painting.

Elena LaQuatra Engagement Ring

Jordan proposed to Elena on a Saturday night following their year trip to Europe. He went down on one knee and proposed with a well-fitted diamond ring.

Elena LaQuatra High School | Education

She enrolled in De Paul School for Hearing and Speech which is now located in Shadyside. During that time, Elena learned to speak again through activities, music, and academics. It wasn’t long before she started performing again on the stage along with her big sister.

Elena also attended mainstream elementary school in Mount Lebanon where she later completed her high school education. In addition, she later joined Point Park University where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Communications.

Elena LaQuatra WTAE

She currently works at WTAE (Pittsburgh’s Action News 4) as a morning traffic anchor and noon news anchor. Elena joined the TV station in 2015 where she worked as a digital content creator for 4 the 412. Following reporting and anchoring for some time in Erie, she made her return to WTAE in 2018 working as a general assignment reporter.

During her free time, Elena works as Mistress of Ceremonies for fundraising galas nationwide as well as an ambassador to several non-profit organizations. In 2016, she won the crown as Miss Pennsylvania USA. Elena has a passion for various things such as mentoring young women. In addition, she also loves traveling to Europe and spending time with her husband, family, and chihuahuas.

Some of Elena’s colleagues at WTAE (Action News 4) include:

Guy Junker – Weekend Sports Anchor & Reporter

Katelyn Sykes – General Assignment Reporter

Ashley Zilka – General Assignment Reporter

Ryan Recker – Morning News Anchor

Kasey Reigner – Meteorologist

Shannon Perrine – Co-Anchor

Kalea Gunderson – Reporter

Ashley Dougherty – Meteorologist

Elena LaQuatra Deaf

At the age of four years, she completely lost her hearing in both years due to bacterial meningitis. She stayed deaf for 9 months and during this time, she lost her speech to the point that she was only mumbling. Elena is among the first people in Pittsburgh to undergo the cochlear implant that was surgically placed in her left year to enhance her hearing. She later regained her speech and listening skills after spending years readapting.

Elena LaQuatra Miss Pennsylvania

She first became motivated to join a pageant by Heather Whitestone, who was the first deaf woman in American history to win Miss America in 1995. Elena entered her first beauty pageant at 14 years old. She then won the state title and came in second nationally in the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen pageant in 2007.

Elena later took some time off from the beauty pageants in order to pursue her education where she received a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Point Park University. In the years 2010 and 2016, Elena got the title Miss Pennsylvania Teen USA.

Elena LaQuatra Salary

She earns from working as a morning traffic anchor and noon news anchor for WTAE. Elena’s average salary is $75,507 per year.

Elena LaQuatra Net Worth

She has been working in the media industry since 2015. Elena’s estimated net worth is $1 million.

Is Elena LaQuatra Married

She is currently married to her husband Jordan. Elena and Jordan tied the knot in January 2022, at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church in Mount Lebanon

How Old Is Elena LaQuatra

Elena is 31 years old. She was born on January 27, 1992, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

Where Is Elena LaQuatra

She currently serves as a morning traffic anchor and noon news anchor for WTAE Pittsburgh’s Action News 4.

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