To say Gianna Toboni is a brave woman would be a massive understatement. During 2015 when tensions with ISIS were rising, Gianna took to the field to report live from countries affected by the conflict. She took her reporting one step further and even interviewed proclaimed members of the terrorist group. From reporting on tomb raiders in Egypt to ISIS bombings in Iraq, Gianna has never shied away from a live reporting. Her incredible bravery and dedication in the field were reported by outlets around the world. While Gianna is primarily working for VICE, she has worked with numerous TV networks including, ABC News and Al Jazeera. In this article, we take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Gianna Toboni.
Gianna Michele Driscoll Toboni
Date of birth
July 14, 1987
Place of birth
Los Angeles, California, USA
Kyle Buckley (m. 2017)
Bachelor of Arts/Science in Journalism from New York University
Correspondent and producer for Vice on HBO
Estimated at $1 million
Small Town Secrets (2022), Vice (2013-present), The Real (2013)
ISIS fighters in Iraq, sexual assault on college campuses, disputed territories in the East China Sea, LGBTQ rights, etc.
ABC News as a booker, field producer, and digital correspondent
30 Under 30 – Media (2016)
Gianna Toboni was born on the 14th of July 1987 in San Francisco, California. Even though Gianna was born in San Francisco, her family later relocated to Los Angeles. One of the four siblings in the family, Gianna spent much of her early life with her siblings. After graduating from a local high school, Gianna enrolled at New York University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism.
Still at University, Gianna joined the ABC network for her internship and handled tasks of a field officer, booker, and digital correspondent. After graduating from college, Gianna decided to stick to her ideas and started working on a documentary. Centered around the sexual abuse that women and minors in Haiti receive from the UN peacekeeping forces, the documentary opened new doors for Gianna’s career. She was contacted by the VICE media who wanted to air her documentary. The one-time contract resulted in a full-time job at the media house.
Gianna officially took her position in VICE media from 2015 and has been there ever since. During her time at the media house, Gianna has produced more than 30 documentaries. She has also worked tirelessly on burning issues including ISIS attacks on Iraq and tomb raiding in Egypt. Her brave feats were admired by people around the world.
For all the times Gianna has appeared in front of a camera, she has not revealed much details about her personal life. Giana is currently married to Kyle Buckley. The pair met during the mid-2010s and tied the knot on the 2nd of September 2017. The ceremony was held at Sonoma, California.
Gianna Toboni and Kyle Buckley have been married for six years as of 2023. They have not announced any plans to have children in the near future. They seem to be focused on their careers and enjoying their married life.
Gianna is an avid supporter of the LGBTQ community which led to rumors about her being a lesbian. But it is safe to say, that Gianna is very much straight. Giana is also active on social media and prefers Twitter to Facebook. She often shares snippets on her work life to her viewers and regularly interacts with them. They have supported each other through their professional and personal endeavors. Gianna has praised her husband for his unconditional support and love on her social media accounts. They have traveled around the world together and have experienced different cultures and issues.
Hard work and professionalism have made sure Gianna takes home a good salary from her profession. Alongside working as a news reporter she invests her time and money as a producer. As of 2023, Gianna has an estimated net worth of USD 1 million.