NBC's Laura Garcia Got Engaged After Failed Married Life With Ex-Husband
- Date of Birth Mar 05, 1969
- Age 52 Years, 4 Months
- Nationality American
- Profession Journalist
- Career 1993-present
- Relationship Status Engaged
- Ex-Husband Brent Cannon Schweigert(1997-2016)
- Divorce/Split Yes (Once)
- Ex-Boyfriend Scott Mcgrew(Rumored)
- Ethnicity/Race White
- Father Mike Garcia
- Mother Ruth Garcia
- Sister/s One
- Brother/s One
- High School Monache High School
- College Saint Mary's College
- Official Site lauragarcia.com
- Son/s Jack
- Daughter/s Katherine, Claire
- Birth Place Porterville, California, United States
- Fiance Name Not Known
- Siblings 2
- Hair Color Black
- Eye Color Brown
- Children/Kids 3
Laura Garcia is a multiple Emmy award-winning American journalist who is well-known for her current position as the weekday morning news anchor for NBC Bay Area.
Prior to her current position, she served as a reporter and anchor in San Francisco and Fresno and also worked as an investigative reporter and anchor in Phoenix, Arizona.
Get along to learn more about Garcia's bio, age, career, and personal life!
Garcia Discovered Her Ambition At High School
Raised in Porterville along with her three siblings, Garcia was born on March 5, 1969, in the family of parents Mike and Ruth Garcia.
Her family was the owner of the old Cassidy's Shoes on Main Street (currently closed down) with six stores around the valley.
Garcia attended St. Anne's School and graduated from Monache High School. An enthusiastic member of the Youth in Government Club at Monache, it was in high school where she discovered what she wanted to become.
Following her dreams, she joined Saint Mary's College of California in Moraga and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications and Government.
Her Salary as News Anchor at NBC
The ambitious Garcia started off her broadcasting career as a reporter and anchor at San Francisco.
Following that, she went on to work for KFSN ABC 30 in Fresno, California from 1993 to 1995.
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After Fresno, she moved to Phoenix, Arizona to work as an Investigative Reporter for KPHO CBS 5. Then, from Arizona, she moved to Bay Area in order to join NBC.
Currently, she anchors NBC weekday mornings, NBC Today In The Bay and NBC Midday In The Bay.
And although she has not revealed her salary, it is estimated that she earns more than the average salary of a reporter for NBC, which is around 80K per year.
More importantly, over the course of her career, she has won several accolades, including 'The Associated Press Reporter of the Year Award,' and multiple 'Emmy' and 'AP' awards for writing and reporting.
She was also recognized with a 'Best Daytime Newscast Award' for her work at NBC in the Bay Area by the Bay Area Women in Radio and Television.
Garcia Has Triplets From Ex-Husband
Garcia was once happily married to her husband Brent Cannon Schweigert who currently serves as a content marketing manager for DocuSign.
The couple met during their time in San Francisco covering news from different network channels on the same story. After meeting, they fell in love and hit the news by getting married in 1997.
The former pair's relationship in the initial years was stronger because they were partners professionally as well - they worked as co-anchors together for their NBC Morning Show.
Laura Garcia poses for a picture with the World Series trophies at NBC SF beside her husband and triplets (Photo: Brent Cannon's Facebook)
In 2009, after twelve years of their marriage, they welcomed [not one but] three bundles of joys into their family, as they gave birth to the triplets Katherine, Claire, and Jack.
Victim of Domestic Violence, Garcia Divorced Her Husband
Despite Garcia and her marriage with her ex-husband Schweigert looked perfect from the outside, it wasn't the same from the inside.
The truth was: the couple had a difficult relationship. And after going through an abusive relationship, Garcia separated from her husband in 2016.
She also charged her husband on the counts of physical abuse and domestic violence.
Laura Garcia clears up her dating speculations with Scott McGrew (Photo: Laura Garcia's Twitter)
After the divorce, Garcia was rumored to be dating her co-worker Scott Mcgrew. But she made it clear on Twitter that there was nothing between them.
Currently Engaged to a Mysterous Man
The NBC anchor Garcia has found a man in her life, after a failed relationship with her ex-husband.
However, she has decided to keep her "Mr. Perfect" under the wraps, as she is yet to reveal his identity amongst her followers and the general public.
That being said, she provides updates on her current personal life status - and doing that, she revealed through Instagram on September 30, 2019, that she got engaged to her long-time boyfriend.
In the post, she shared a picture of her fiancé holding her hands, as she flaunted her engagement ring.
One of her followers commented, "So so happy for you and your fiancé Laurie! You work so hard with your children and manage to b a star every morning!"
"Congratulations future MrsV," another wrote.
Besides that, Garcia has also given glimpses of how her fiancé looks through social media. She posted a picture of herself along with her triplets and fiancé on November 1, 2020, celebrating Halloween.
Hopefully, there is more details to come about her partner in the coming days.