Jackie Johnson is an American broadcast journalist. She previously worked as a weather forecaster at Los Angeles based CBS weather as a weather forecaster.
Besides her journalism career, she is also an occasional actress who is well received for her work in several movies and television series. Some of her few television credits are KCAL 9 News in 2005, Los Vegas in 2008, Samantha Who? In 2009, Icon News in 2012, Entertainment Tonight from 2013 to 2014, and NCIS from 2013 to 2016.
Similarly, Jackie is known for her role in a few movies like Blessing from the Food Court in 1999, Soul Men in 2008, All about Steve in 2009, and Battleship in 2012.
Bio - Age
Jackie Johnson was born on 23 January 1980 in Plymouth, Miami. She stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 meters). Her birth sign is Aquarius.
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She graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Married To Husband, Divorce
Jackie was married to John Kidd, a former NFL football star. After being married for four years, the couple moved on from their marriage with a divorce. It is also reported that Jackie filed for the divorce citing irreconcilable differences on 4 November 2014. Although Jackie and her husband were together for four years, they did not share any children together. Before the divorce was finalized, she was rumored to have dated Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl.
Married Again, Daughter?
Jackie is married to the man of her dreams. She tied the wedding knot with Patrick McBride on New Year’s day in 2017. The couple welcomed their daughter Bridgette on 12 January 2018.
Jackie Johnson poses with her husband Patrick and daughter Bridgette on Thanksgiving day on 28 November 2019 (Photo: Jackie Johnson's Instagram)
Before they were married, Jackie and Patrick were engaged back in August 2016.
Why Did Jackie Johnson Leave CBS2 News?
Jackie worked as a weather forecaster at CBS2 since 2010. She provided weather forecasts for the weekday edition of CBS2 News at 5, 6, and 11 pm. However, she bid farewell from the network in January 2018 after giving birth to her child. She also made it clear that her priority was her daughter, Bridgette, and that she was willing to stay back home and raise her daughter.
Further, she also thanked the CBS for providing her great opportunities, experiences, and friends, which she would cherish forever. On her departure, she also thanked her viewers for their love, support, and kindness, who trusted her with her weather forecast. Jackie gave her special thanks to Steve Mauldin and Lee Moonves for being a supportive boss.
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Steve Mauldin, president, and general manager of CBS stated that they were pleased to have Jackie as their team member for nearly 14 years. According to him, Jackie is a talented broadcaster and a finer person. Moreover, he stated he respects her for making her daughter a priority and wished much happiness to Jackie along with her husband and her baby girl and wished to continue a good friendship with her family.
Prior to joining CBS2 as a broadcaster, Jackie worked for five and a half years as the weathercaster on Sister Station KCAL9’s weeknight at 8, 9, and 10 pm newscast.