Down the years, Hollie Strano has assumed several roles as a TV host. The TV host is best known for her appearance as a weather forecaster and co-host on WKYC-TV’s Channel 3. Even though Hollie has had a long career in Television, she has stayed loyal to WKYC-TV and has been working with them all her career. In the years that followed, Hollie rose to fame and was approached by several TV networks. Hollie, however, stayed with Channel 3 and also worked on the weekday show Live on Lakeside. The TV host holds the position to date and shows no signs of stopping. In this article, we take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Hollie Strano.
Hollie Strano was born on the 3rd of December 1972 in Lyndhurst, Cleveland, Ohio. Growing up, Hollie spent much of her childhood with her brother Mike and sister Stephanie. Raised by Joni Strano, the trio of three would often follow their father around in his exploits. Hollie finished her early education from the Saint Clare Grade School before passing her matriculation from Notre Dame Cathedral High School in 1980. Hollie continued her education and was awarded a bachelor’s degree from John Carroll University. Hollie’s final stop in her academic life was at the Mississippi State University for Agriculture and Applied Sciences, where she was awarded a post-graduate degree in science with a meteorology major in 1994.
Hollie is a certified meteorologist who is approved by the National Weather Association (NWA). The seal of approval from the NWA proved to be vital for Hollie in landing a job as a weather caster. Fresh out of college, Hollie started working at the TEGNA-owned and NBC-affiliated WKYC-TV. Hollie relocated back to Ohio for the job and was working out of her home state. She was asked to handle the weather forecasts for the early morning show, News Today. Down the line, Hollie impressed the higher-ups with her performance and which resulted in a position of host on the weekday show, Live on Lakeside.
In a career that has spanned over a decade, Hollie has only worked for WKYC-TV as a host for two of its shows. At present, she seems content with her work life.
Personal Life and Net Worth:
Even though Hollie has spent the majority of her life in front of a camera, she shies away from them when it comes to revealing details on her personal life. For the longest time, Hollie dated and got married to her high-school boyfriend, Brian Toohig. The pair got married right after graduation and welcomed a daughter Jessica in 2006. Two years later, the pair gave birth to a baby boy, Grady. Things ended for the pair in 2011 when they filed for a divorce citing irreconcilable differences.
After splitting up with Brian, Hollie began dating Alex Giangreco. Alex who comes from Florida married Hollie in June of 2014 and the pair enjoyed a short-lived marriage. Hollie and Alex chose to part ways in 2017 due to undisclosed reasons. Since then, Hollie has stayed away from the dating pool and seems to be enjoying her life as a single mum.
An avid sports fan, Hollie loves cooking in her spare time. The TV star also loves to travel and can often be seen backpacking through cities. Her career as a weather caster has netted Hollie a net worth of USD 500,000.