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Raphael Miranda

Raphael Miranda is a New York City-based meteorologist and weather producer for WNBC. Raphael Miranda has been a weatherman for Weekend Today in New York since 2009, as well as a primary fill-in meteorologist for weekday newscasts and the host of Saturday in New York’s Megaphone Interactive Trivia.

Early life

Raphael Miranda was born on 26th April 1977, in Bedford Hills, New York, the United States of America. As of now, he is 45 years old and he holds citizenship in America. He holds a mixed ethnicity of Brazilian-American.

Besides that, there is not much information regarding his parents, siblings, and his childhood life. We may assume from his accomplishments that he was well-raised by his parents as a child.

Raphael Miranda

Caption: Raphael Miranda posing for a photo (Source: The City University of New York)

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from New York University, with a focus on Latin American literature, and a Bachelor of Science degree in broadcast journalism from Brooklyn College.

Besides that, he also graduated from Mississippi State University with a degree in geosciences/meteorology.


He has earned an award for his work as a journalist. Moreover, he won the Emmy Award for weather coverage of Hurricane Irene in 20111. He is doing well in his field and we can assume that he will receive more awards and recognition in upcoming years.

Net worth

He earned a decent sum of money in his career. Talking about his net worth, is estimated around $100,000-$500,000 as per sources. Moreover, he earned between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000 annually.

Professional life

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Caption: Raphael Miranda working with his team at NBC4 Washington news channel (Source: Twitter)

WNBC career

In 2007, he began working at WNBC as a weather intern. He is presently the host of Weekend Today in New York and a fill-in anchor for weekday newscasts. He is also the host of Saturday Today’s Megaphone Interactive Trivia in New York.

In addition, he has worked as a meteorologist for a variety of networks, including MSNBC, CNBC World, and News 12 Westchester. Until December 2008, when Weather Plus closed, he worked as an occasional meteorologist for Early Today.

Currently working on NBC 4 network

As of now, he is working as a meteorologist for NBC 4. Moreover, he can speak the Spanish language fluently and he has appeared on Telemundo 47 as a meteorologist. In February 2010, he covered the event of snow which was more than three feet in New York.

Moreover, he has also covered the Blizzard of 2016 in Central Park. Again, he has covered the 2011 Halloween snowstorm.  He also appeared in a movie called ‘Sharknado 2: The second’.

He joins the American Meteorological Society, the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association, and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, among other organizations. Moreover, he has received approval from the National Weather Association.

Relationship Status

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Caption: Raphael Miranda with his partner Doug Simpson (Source: Twitter)

This reporter is a married man and gay. Furthermore, he is married to Doug Simpson. They have a child together, Sarah, who is a long-time friend of theirs. On December 3rd, 2003, they tied the wedding. Additionally, he and his family currently reside in New York.

In terms of rumors and controversy, he has yet to be a part of them. As he is focusing on his personal and professional career.

Raphael Miranda – Body measurement

Raphael Miranda is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 74 kg. Moreover, he has black hair and black eyes in color. Apart from this, there is no more detailed information regarding his other body measurements.

Raphael Miranda – Social media

Raphael Miranda is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. On his Instagram, there are more than 6k followers and on his Twitter, there are more than 12k followers. Likewise, there are more than 12k followers on his Facebook.