Jose Grinan Biography | Wiki
Jose Grinan is an American journalist currently working for FOX 26 Houston as a senior morning news anchor. He joined the station in August 1993 and has been an essential part of FOX 26 Morning News since its establishment.
Jose Grinan Age and Birthday
He was born on July 24, 1952, in Tampa, Florida, in the United States. Jose is 69 years old.
Jose Grinan Height
He is a man of average stature. Jose stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in (Approx 1.73 m).
Jose Grinan Parents
After doing our research, details about his parents are not available and it is also not known if he has any siblings. However, it is known that Jose was born to his parents in Tampa, FL., where he likewise experienced his childhood. His father was a native Cuban, while his mother was a first-generation Cuban-American. Furthermore, he speaks Spanish fluently and takes a great deal of pride in his dual heritage.
Jose Grinan Education
He attended the University of South Florida where he studied speech and theatre. As a result, Jose is fluent in Spanish. He developed an interest in Broadcasting from his filming and helping to produce documentaries for the U.S Army.
Jose Grinan Wife
He is happily married to his lovely wife Kathryn Grinan. The couple shares five children, all daughters. Jose and his wife are also grandparents to four grandchildren. The family shares a very strong bond which brings them close to each other. Jose likes showing his love for his wife and family as well as happiness and sorrows in his social media account.
His wife Kathryn hit the news in 2017 when she was recognized with the Oscar Romero Award for her efforts to fight and bring to an end sex trafficking. Her contribution focuses on rescuing women as well as helping them for a better life.
Jose Grinan Daughter
He is a proud dad to his five daughters named Lindsey, Syke, Tereni, Amora, and Heather. Jose has mentioned all of his daughters and their achievements in his Twitter account. At one point, he shared his youngest daughter Syke’s new music launch. However, little is known concerning his daughters.
Jose Grinan Health
Being informed about the warning signs of a stroke is very important since it could save your life. In May 2017, Jose started his day as usual by providing Houstonians the news they needed and begin their day early. He was sitting next to Mellisa when all of a sudden he got a double vision that wasn’t a side-by-side vision. He referred to it as an over-under vision. Jose initially thought that it was his vision but it wasn’t. His mini-stroke took place at the studio.
After a day and a half later, Jose’s alarm went off, and he wasn’t able to get up from his bed to turn it off. One of his daughters who was visiting came in and looked in the room since the alarm clock was going off. She asked him what was happening and that’s when Jose told him to call his doctor(his eye doctor). He was rushed to the hospital that instant and was saved from what was about to happen. He urges people to go for checkups whenever they feel something they haven’t felt before in their life. Currently, he is doing fine healthwise.
Jose Grinan FOX 26 News
Grinan currently serves as the Morning News Anchor at KRIV-TV since August 1993. Citing his time here, he has been an integral part of FOX 26 Morning News since its inception and is now the senior morning news anchor. Moreover, Jose has produced a variety of special series reports and has also hosted Hola Houston public affairs programs for several years.
Furthermore, he is a volunteer for Special Olympics, The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and the National Kidney Foundation. In addition to this, Grinan is also a board member of several community-based organizations such as Keep Houston Beautiful/Clean City America, the Houston READ Commission, and the Dive Pirate Foundation.
Most noteworthy, it is also known that Jose worked in the U.S. Army where his roles were filming and helping to produce documentaries. Nonetheless, he has covered the massacre at a Luby’s cafeteria in Killeen, TX, and was one of the first reporters on the scene of the Branch Davidian siege in Waco, TX.
In addition to this, he has been a member of the National Association of Black Journalists since 1978. Prior to his work at KRIV, Grinan anchored and reported at KDFW-TV in Dallas for 2 years. Nonetheless, it is known that he began his broadcast career in 1975 as reporter and weekend anchor for KTSM AM-FM-TV in El Paso, TX.
Jose Grinan Salary
He earns from working at FOX 26 as a senior morning news anchor. Jose’s salary is $56,434 annually.
Jose Grinan Net Worth
Having worked in the media industry for almost five decades, Jose has managed to accumulate a decent fortune. His net worth is $1.5 million.