Erika Tarantal was born on September 8, 1979. She was raised in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, a place near Philadelphia with historic stone houses and old families.
Her father, Stephen M. Tarantula, is a painter and the Dean of the College of Art and Design at the University of Arts, Philadelphia. Erika’s mother, Elsa Johnson is a professor at the same university where her father works and also a sculptor.
She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Government from Connecticut College, located in New London, Connecticut. Since her childhood, she had been a vegetarian. She mentioned that she is a vegetarian in a newspaper interview on Sunday Today in New York.
Erika is an Emmy Award winning journalist. She began her television career as a production assistant at WHDH-TV. At one time, Erika wanted to be a marine biologist. She even did an internship on whales in the seas. But ultimately, she made a switch to journalism.
Before starting her career in broadcasting, she was a paralegal for the Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General in Boston.
Currently, she is a lead anchor/reporter for Boston’s news channel WCVB. WCVB’s online web page has website traffic with an estimated net worth of $110,489 US Dollars. Its servers are located in the United States.
She joined WCVB-TV for NewsCenter 5 in February 2014 as an anchor and reporter. She replaced Susan Wornick, who retired recently from WCVB-TV. She can be seen on weekdays anchoring the midday news at noon.
Previously, Erika worked for NBC’s flagship station in New York City. She used to anchor the weekend newscast at NBC. She was also a primary fill-in co-anchor for “Today in New York”, WNBC’s weekday morning newscast. Erika joined WNBC as a general assignment reporter in December 2007.
She is a very hard-working journalist. She runs some programs in the channel. She has changed her job a few times but was never fired.
Erika has not revealed anything about her salary or net worth.
Erika is currently at the age of 36. Even at this age, she looks hot and loves to wear a tight dress. There are video clips and pictures of Erika on the internet showing her wardrobe. Erika wears a dress that shows off her sexy legs. Some internet bloggers and Erika’s fans have said that she has beautiful feet.
She is 5ft 3.5 inches tall. Her height perfectly matches her body.
Erika is currently married. Her husband is Lucas Nathan, whom she knew since childhood. Lucas was her best friend’s cousin. Erika and Lucas met later in their college days. At that time they could not get closer as Erika had a boyfriend.
Later, she was impressed by Lucas’s confidence as he said he would kiss her. After knowing each other for a long time, they finally started dating and fell in love.
On January 9, 2010, they got married at the University of Arts in a ceremony hall. Erika then got pregnant. She gave birth to her first baby boy in March of 2012. Erika is not divorced. She is living with Lucas as a family.
More information about her can be found in Wikipedia and social networking sites like Twitter. Due to her beauty, hard work and commitment, many people, have seen and shared her biography. She is a known personality in the world of television news.