• Liana Brackett is a popular TV reporter and meteorologist for The Weather Channel.
• She has an ethnic background of half Mexican and has taken Spanish speaking classes.
• Her educational background includes a BA in Atmospheric Science and Meteorology and a BA in Communication and Media Studies.
• She is the winner of Mrs. Georgia America 2018 and has been awarded for her work as a meteorologist.
• Her estimated net worth is close to $1 million.


Liana Brackett is a popular TV reporter, who has worked as a meteorologist at The Weather Channel for almost three years already. Previously she worked in the same position at such channels as KCRA TV and FOX 12. Let’s find out more about her personal life, current husband, age, net worth, etc.

Early life and family

Liana Ramirez (Brackett) was born on 7 July 1986, in Temecula, California USA, so under the sign of Cancer, and holding American nationality. Her family later moved to Portland, Oregon as her father was offered work there. It’s known that her ethnicity is half Mexican, and that she tries hard to improve her Spanish speaking skills. From her early years, Liana has liked to pose in front of the cameras, and even her kindergarten profile photo looks like modeling work.

However, Liana dreamt of another profession: when she was seven years old, she was set on becoming an astronaut. She shared one of her pictures she drew for her school home task depicting Apollo 11, stars and planets, admitting that her dream lasted for a few years until she realized that she was afraid of heights.

When in high school, she wore braces on both rows of teeth, and was often anxious about that; when it was time to remove them, Liana decided to retain the lower row for a bit longer as she understood that she needed them to make her smile even more beautiful, so she overcame the anxiety and fear of wearing braces.

Little is known about Liana’s parents, as she posted their pictures a couple of times on her Instagram account but never exposed details, only sharing her gratefulness for all the love and support they gave to her and her younger sister, whose name is also unknown. It’s only known that her mother’s name is Alisia Ramirez.

Educational background

After her matriculation from her local high school in Portland in 2005, Liana entered the University of California, graduating in 2009 with a BA in Atmospheric Science and Meteorology. Later she graduated from The University of Arizona with another BA, majoring in Communication and Media Studies. As to her additional csubjects, she attended Latin & Ballroom dancing classes while studying in college; for a few years she danced en pointe in ballet.

Liana Brackett


Liana started her career in 2008, in the position of an intern working at KCRA TV channel , while still studying in the University of California. She worked there for a year, leaving to accept an offer from the National Weather Service, located in Portland, Oregon. For more than six years she held the position of the meteorologist there, enjoying her responsibilities and improving her skills. By the end of 2015 she left the National Weather Service to start working at FOX 12, also located in Portland.

However, her presence there lasted for less than a year, as in October 2016 she left to start working for The Weather Channel in Atlanta, where she took the role of on-camera meteorologist; she’s still working there, enjoying the company of her colleagues Paul Goodloe, Matt Reagan and Felicia Combs; one can see her in the weekend morning show called “Weekend Recharge”. She is also covering the devastation of Hurricane Dorian, which is close to Cat 5 as of September 2019.

During her meteorologist career, Liana has several awards for her personal outstanding forecasting, and her working in the team at the National Weather Service.

Pageant winner

Liana had never thought about participating in any pageant, however, this thought came to her mind after attending the conference “Firewalker” hosted by Tony Robbins in 2017. She was so inspired to discover other sides of her talents, so she signed for the Mrs Georgia America in 2018 and won it! In terms of her Beauty Queen duties she volunteered many times for various foundations and nonprofit organizations such as “Big Brothers Big Sisters”, “the Women’s Community Kitchen” and many others. In 2019 she passed her crown to Sabrina Ann Frawley Zielinski, who won Mrs Georgia America title this year, congratulating her and wishing her good luck on her reign.

Personal life

As to her personal life, Liana is married to David Brackett. They met in 2013 and married in August 2015 at a private ceremony, their Spanish-style marriage being featured in the 2017 December/January edition of “San Diego Style Weddings”. The couple now lives in Marietta, Georgia. Liana doesn’t have kids, but calls herself a ‘pupparent’, as she owns two dogs named Dolce and Dasher.

Not much is known about her husband except that he’s the president of “Linguava Services”, the company providing premium translation and interpreter services. While David is a professional and certified Spanish interpreter, he’s also a Flamenco guitar player.

Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts

She has a garden where she grows figs, peaches and various flowers such as daisies and hydrangeas – her favorite flowers are roses. She once shared her school photo in which she wears sports equipment, revealing that she was actually bad at sports during her school years, and never enjoyed any sporting activities, as she was not successful at all, neither in basketball nor football. Liana is a very passionate traveler, and enjoys visiting Spanish-speaking countries; her favorite destinations are Barbados, Mexico, Spain and Portugal. She’s also enjoyed visiting France and Italy.

Social media presence

Liana is very active on various social media platforms. Her Instagram and Twitter accounts are well followed.

She also has a Facebook page which is ‘liked’ and followed by almost 12,000 users. Liana also calls herself an occasional TikToker and sometimes posts her videos on this social media platform, previously called Musical.ly. She is always very active communicating with her followers and fans; she doesn’t skip most of the questions they ask in the comments to her photos and posts, and often shares her photos with her husband, praising her luck to have such a kind and loving spouse.

Appearance, clothing style

Liana has long naturally dark brown hair which she likes to wear down; she sometimes cuts bangs; she has brown eyes. Liana is 5ft 7ins (1.75m) tall, weighs around 130lbs (59kgs), and her vital statistics are 36-25-37.

As to her clothing style, she prefers classy smart looks and often wears dresses of middle length, blouses, shirts and skirts. She likes wearing high heels even if she’s not going to attend any special event. She doesn’t have any tattoos.

Net worth and salary

According to authoritative sources, an experienced meteorologist who is working in the company like “Weather Channel” may earn up to $103,000 per year, at least PayScale and Glassdoor statistics report such numbers. One can suppose her earnings are very close to the maxima, as she is indeed an experienced meteorologist and a hard-working person. Authoritative sources estimate that her net worth is close to $1 million. As she keeps on working on “Weather Channel” her net worth is sure to continue  growing.

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Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected].

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