Brigette Namata Biography & Net Worth
|Popular Name:||Brigette Namata|
|Real Name:||Brigette Namata|
|Birth Date:||May 1, 1987|
Hawaii, United States
Since 2014, American journalist and reporter, Brigette Namata, has been a part of the KHON News team in New York, United States. When she initially joined the station, she worked as a one-man-band; writing, shooting and editing her own reports before becoming a full-time anchor in 2018. At the current time, she is an evening anchor and handles KHON News at 5 pm, 7 pm, and 9 pm.
Growing up in the suburbs just outside of Washington D.C., Brigette was about eight years old when she set her sights on becoming a journalist with the intention of making a difference in the media. She attended and graduated from Marymount University and later took part in a Loyola Law School fellowship for journalists in 2017. Moreover, she is a member of the Asian-American Journalists Association as well and has earned respectable awards for her works so far in her profession. Her career highlights include reporting on and the historic eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii Island in 2018, the flash flooding event on Kauai’s north shore that set a national record for most rainfall within a 24-hour period in the same 2018, and former U.S. President Barack Obama’s various trips to Hawaii. When she is not chasing down a lead, Bridgette Namata, also a trained dancer, loves traveling, eating, and walking her senior Yorkshire terrier, Mimi. You can also find her playing “Big Sister” to her mentee for the Hawaii program ‘Brothers Big Sisters’. In addition, the award-winning reporter is a self-proclaimed thrill-seeker who likes to engage in hang gliding and skydiving. But if we’re to be honest, you’ll most likely find her sleeping as the self-proclaimed ‘queen of naps’ that she truly is.
Brigette Namata’s Early Life & Education
Brigette was born on May 1, 1987, in Hawaii, United States. She’s currently 33 years old. After graduating from a private high school in Hawaii, she moved on to Marymount University where she concluded a degree program before starting her career.
Career & Professional Life
This award-winning journalist and reporter has been working with KHON2 News since 2014. When she first came to the news network, she spent some years working as a one-man-band: writing, shooting, and editing her own reports before becoming a full-time reporter in 2018. As of now, she is an evening anchor, and you can see her on KHON News at 5 pm, 7 pm, and 9 pm. She has worked her way up to her current position after spending her first four years at KHII working in several demanding positions while also being in front of the camera. Her hard work as a “one-man-band” did not only pay off but also helped her to be recognized as one of the most dedicated and passionate newscasters at KHON.
She was just 8 years when she considered becoming a journalist. Being a natural thrill-seeker who likes to skydive and hang-glide, becoming a journalist was more of a bigger step for her adventure-seeking life. She loves telling stories as a reporter and relishes dedicating her time to collecting details that matter and have a positive impact on the community. Her role as an anchor who’s regularly seen in front of the screen also enables her to connect with her audience even more.
In her career so far, Brigette has reported several important events and disasters, including the historic eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii Island in 2018, the flash flooding event on Kauai’s north shore that set a national record for most rainfall within a 24-hour period in the same 2018, and former U.S. President Barack Obama’s various trips to Hawaii, among others. She has also taken part in the Loyola Law School fellowship for journalists and has had the opportunity of working with and gaining experience from several colleagues from major network news companies and broadcast channels.
It was in 2012 that Brigette Namata began her career as a television journalist at BRC TV-13 in Pennsylvania. It has been almost a decade since her professional debut as an anchor and reporter, and to this day, she has never slowed down on achieving her dreams and forging a respectable name for herself in the journalism business.
Personal Life & Family
Brigette Namata is not yet married for now. However, she has revealed that she is currently in a relationship with a businessman named Bobby. Details of her romantic connection to the named man can be found littered around her social media pages, particularly on Instagram where she frequently uploads pictures of her and her man spending sweet times and having fun among other things. Despite the level of exposure, her relationship with Booby has been given on the internet, we haven’t quite established if the lovers intend to take their relationship further by tying the knot anytime soon. Brigette also doesn’t have any children for now and appears to be focused on her work as a reporter, while taking other personal businesses gradually.
Brigette Namata Net Worth
The American Emmy Award-winning reporter is said to be entitled to a net worth of $700,000 as of 2021. She has been a staff of KHON2 News since 2014 and is currently entitled to an annual salary of $70,000-100,000, among other things.