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Alaina Pinto- Bio, relationships, career and net worth

Who is Alaina Pinto?

Alaina Pinto is an American journalist who gained popularity after her stint on WHDH’s 7News Today as a traffic reporter. Moreover, Alaina Pinto rose to fame after the same network fired her due to a contract violation. Alaina Pinto is not just known as a notable young broadcast journalist of today, but the reporter is also appreciated for her philanthropic and film work.

Quick facts

Full nameAlaina Pinto
Birthday10th April 1993
Birth PlaceCleveland, Ohio, USA
NicknamesUnknown
HoroscopeAries
Father’s nameNot available
Mother’s nameKathy Pinto
Siblings1
Height5 feet 3 inches
Weight48 kg
CollegeUniversity of Akron
Marital statusUnmarried
Eye colorBlue
ChildrenNone
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityItalian-American
ProfessionTV journalist
Net worth$450,000

Early life, parents, and upbringing

As a child, Alaina grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. Her mother’s name is Kathy Pinto. Alaina has not divulged many details regarding her father, and information regarding his whereabouts remains unknown.

In addition to this, Alaina has refrained from discussing how many siblings she has. It is, however, known that she has a niece named Charlotte, who she often features on her Instagram account. Charlotte’s mother is most probably Alaina’s older sister whose Instagram account is “brittfrow.”

Alaina Pinto date of birth

Alaina was born on 10th April 1993. She was born and raised in West Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

Alaina Pinto zodiac

Since Alaina was born on 10th April, she is an Aries. People with this zodiac are known to be passionate, motivated, and confident. Similarly, they are determined, direct, and natural leaders.

According to the Chinese zodiac, Alaina Pinto was born in the year of the rooster. This means that Alaina is honest, bright, communicative, ambitious, capable, and warm-hearted.

Nationality, ethnicity, and religion

Pinto is an American citizen. When it comes to her ethnicity, she is of American-Italian origin. She has chosen not to speak about her religious views till now.

Height, weight, and appearance

The popular news broadcaster is a petite beauty who weighs approximately 48 kilograms and is 5 feet and 3 inches tall. Her exact measurements are unknown.

Alain is slim and has attractive facial features. She has blonde hair and is fair-skinned with blue eyes, which gives her the classic American girl-next-door look.

Alaina Pinto

Educational background

Although Alaina Pinto has not disclosed the details about her early schooling years, it is known that she gained her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Akron, situated in Akron, Ohio, USA.

She graduated from the university in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Media Production and Radio/Television. Furthermore, she also has a theatre minor. This allowed Pinto to pursue her media career and help her understand the basics of acting, which undoubtedly aided in her recent film appearance.

Hobbies and Interest

Talking about Alaina’s hobbies and interests, the glamorous journalist enjoys traveling to new places and especially on road trips. To stay fit and maintain her slim physique, Pinto prefers to do yoga.

A self-described “kitchen dancer,” Alaina also likes to dance, although she herself is aware that she is no professional. Furthermore, as a hobby, Alaina also likes to snowboard and play the ukulele.

Pets

In 2016, Alaina Pinto adopted a blind cat from Chatopia. She named the cat Mozzarella and even went ahead and created an Instagram account for her dearest pet. Mozarella’s Instagram handle is “mozzarella_cat,” with 860 followers and 205 posts till now.

Alaina Pinto relationships and dating history

Even though there is no information regarding Alaina Pinto’s previous boyfriends and her dating history, fans speculated the news anchor was dating a man named Hector Mancebo in recent times. Mancebo first appeared on Pinto’s Instagram in June 2018, which led to such conjectures.

Taking their relationship a step further, Alaina and Hector made a trip to Acadia National Park. Many even speculated that the couple had probably tied the knot, but neither Alaina nor Hector ever confirmed or denied the rumors.

Despite a two-year-long relationship, the couple seems to have gone their separate ways as of 2020. Alaina Pinto has deleted all of her photos with Hector Mancebo on her Instagram account, which hints that they are no longer together.

Alaina Pinto Children

The young news broadcaster has no children, adopted or biological.

Alaina Pinto career

Career as a TV Journalist

During her time at the University of Akron, Alaina kick-started her career as an intern for WJW Fox 8 New Day. Post-graduation, she worked as a Health Unit intern with Ideastream. She handled the production operations, and her job entailed editing, research, handling guest relations, field shoots, and creating logging tapes.

Her time at Ideastream helped Alaina gain a good deal of understanding of mass media and prepared her for her future career in broadcast journalism. After this, Alaina became part of WVNY and WFFF in Burlington, Vermont, in 2014. However, she quit her job there in 2016.

In the same year, Pinto joined WHDH’s 7News Today as a traffic reporter. This was her rise to fame, and many people began noticing her beauty and talent during her time there. Despite three successful years with 7News Today, Alaina Pinto got fired in October 2020 due to a violation of contract rules.

Alaina Pinto at WHDH Channel 7 News

Acting career

Making the switch from journalism to acting, Alaina Pinto made her Hollywood debut when she briefly appeared in the Halloween film Hubie Halloween starring Adam Sandler. Pinto had a cameo role in the Netflix film where she appeared as Harley Quinn.

Pinto portrayed a news anchor that works for a fictional news station and hosts the Channel 4 Morning News show “Wake Up, Boston.” The film also stars other notable actors such as Kevin James, Julie Bowen, Ray Liotta, Rob Schneider, June Squibb, Kenan Thompson, Shaquille O’Neal, Steve Buscemi, Maya Rudolph, Tim Meadows, Karan Brar, Paris Berelc, and Noah Schnapp.

Awards and recognitions

Even though Alaina is still in her twenties, her brilliant work has already been recognized and widely appreciated. She was nominated for two back-to-back Student Emmys in 2012 and 2013 owing to her work as an editor, host, and promotions director.

There is no doubt that if Alaina continues her work and is doing it now, she will be showered with even more accolades and awards in the coming years.

Philanthropic Work

Alaina Pinto has not only focused on building an impressive career but has also devoted much of her time and energy to charity work. She has been long associated with Dress for Success Boston and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.

Likewise, Alaina participated in a rollercoaster challenge at Six Flags Amusement Park with twenty-two other people in 2017. At the end of the challenge, Alaina was successfully able to collect 100 tickets which she donated to the Boys and Girls Club of Boston.

Recent news and controversies

Alaina Pinto was making headlines when she became the judge for Miss New Hampshire USA and Miss New Hampshire Teen USA in 2019. Additionally, Alaina got involved in unexpected controversy when the news anchor got fired from 7News Today post her appearance in Hubie Halloween.

Speaking about the unfortunate event, Pinto tweeted, “Earlier this week I was let go from 7 News. I am posting this because I want to be open and honest with all of you. Last year, I participated in a cameo in the recently released Netflix movie by Adam Sandler, Hubie Halloween.”

She further clarified that the network sacked her due to a contract violation. While Pinto mentioned that she is deeply disappointed and saddened by the event, she also thanked all her viewers and colleagues for their continuous support.

The tweet ended as Pinto promised to stay in touch with the audience and keep them “updated on the next chapter.” She encouraged fans to remain hopeful and assured them that the future is bright.

Alaina Pinto net worth and income

Previously, Alaina’s salary was $55k, which she received for her work as a reporter at 7News Today. Her net worth is estimated to be approximately around $450,000 as of 2021.

Alaina Pinto social media

Instagram

On Instagram, Alaina Pinto is active under the username “alainapinto.” The account has a total of 444 posts, along with 25.1 followers. Similarly, Alaina Pinto herself follows 997 other accounts.

Her Instagram handle gives fans a glimpse into her daily life as Alaina often posts beautiful shots of herself, her travels, and the wonderful time she spends with her loved ones.

Apart from her main account, Alaina also has another Instagram account named “alainapintofails.” In this account, Pinto shares raw and unedited pictures which highlight her humorous and unfiltered self.

 
 
 
 
 
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Twitter

The young journalist joined Twitter in March 2011. Her username is “alainapinto,” and the account has around 17k followers and 821 followings.

Facebook

Boasting a following of 8k followers on Facebook, Alaina Pinto’s Facebook page is quite active. Her Facebook account has 8k followers who tune in to find out more about her daily life and her career accomplishments.

YouTube

Recently, Alaina Pinto joined YouTube as well. Till now, she has accumulated around 1.37k subscribers, and judging by the growing popularity of her channel; there is no doubt that she may soon have a very successful YouTube career as well.

Her YouTube channel mostly revolves around daily vlogs, travel videos, and short clips related to Alaina’s work as a reporter.

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