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Net Worth: $ 700,000
Mia Gradney, a local TV personality, journalist, producer, reporter, and anchor, was born on June 17, 1976, in Houston, Texas, the United States. She is best known for her work as a news anchor at KHOU, a respected and well-liked local television station. She is also well known for having taken home one of the coveted Emmy Awards three times.
Mia Gradney: Early Life and Family
Mia Gradney was the third child and only girl born to her parents; she has never divulged the identities of her parents or brothers since she values privacy. But it is well known that she is incredibly close to her entire family and that keeping that bond strong is one of her top priorities.
Mia Gradney was brought up in an African-American, middle-class home; when recalling her early years, she claims that although her parents always wanted to make her feel good and grant all of her wishes, she was never spoilt. She began working at the age of 16 while still in high school, which is a well-known fact. She once claimed that she did so to gain “real-world” experience.
Even though she was extremely ambitious from a young age, had excellent grades in high school, and could enroll in many prestigious colleges, she realized that her greatest passion was journalism and thought that the best program for her would be in TV, radio, and film at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, also because it was one of the best. She attended Sam Houston State University at the age of 18 after graduating from Spring High School in Houston.
Professional Career Of Mia Gradney
She received a paid internship at the renowned station Channel 13 as a result of her undeniable skill and tremendous commitment to her studies and career. However, she always worked behind the scenes and assisted in the preparation of the daily news broadcasts. She was given the wonderful opportunity to work at KTRK-TV while still a student, creating news scripts, researching films and images that could be included in the news, and serving as an assistant producer of “The Deborah Duncan Show.”
Mia Gradney started her first on-air employment at the station KAVU-TV in Victoria, Texas, the day after she earned her university degree in 1998. She was happy with her duties and job description there, but since her annual income was only $12,000, she realized she wouldn’t be able to stick with it for very long. After a year, she relocated to Beaumont, Texas, where she worked for KBMT 12-TV, producing and anchoring newscasts in addition to reporting.
After a year and a half, she was allowed to work for the Houston station KIAH-TV as a producer, reporter, and anchor. Initially, she wrote and hosted the daily news there and then conducted interviews with well-known figures from a variety of fields, including politics, pop culture, art, and many others. She was then given a promotion to editing and social media assistant, where she was in charge of hiring new staff members and developing news items.
Moreover, she focused on developing, hosting, and producing award-winning programs, and she established and later produced the podcasts “Mia’s Style Files” and “Mia at the Movies.” Mia was one of the only reporters who received an Emmy Award for Magazine Style Program, Environment News, and Special Event Coverage three times in a row while she was employed there due to her talent and knowledge becoming highly recognized and regarded during that period. Additionally, she was chosen by the Tribune Broadcasting Company to host the “National News Desk,” which was hailed as a huge success. Gradney seized the chance to take part in the innovative, creative billboard campaign as well.
Until now, 2012
She hosted “Studio Movie Grill” from 2012 to 2014 before joining KHOU-TV as a reporter and anchor, where she currently works. In this role, she conducts interviews, writes stories, produces, and hosts newscasts.
Mia Gradney’s Relationship
Troy Clendenin and Mia have been married since November 10, 2001, and in 2007 Mia gave birth to their daughter Avery. Troy and Mia were high school sweethearts.
Mia Gradney Net Worth 2023
Regarding her financial worth, reputable sources indicate that as of the middle of 2019, she has money totaling $700,000.