Liberte Chan is a 44 year-old American meteorologist, reporter, blogger, actress, and TV host born on 16 July 1979, and best known for co-hosting the KTLA show, LA Unscripted. Other stations she has worked for include KCOY-TV and NBC.
Liberte Chan has enjoyed relative success in her professional life but has somewhat struggled in her love life. She got married to American actor Brian Chase in 2012 and divorced two years later. Chan is hoping that her second marriage would be better than her first as she is now engaged to Luis Strohmeier.
What is Liberte Chan’s Age?
Liberte Chan was born in Los Angeles, California, on July 16, 1979, making her 44 years old. The American national was born to a Caucasian father and a Chinese mother. Chan is the last of three children, and she was raised in Los Angeles with her two brothers.
Growing up, Chan had a knack for figure skating and participated in both national and international events. She was so good that she got ranked as one of the best skaters in singles and pairs across the US.
At a young age, Liberte Chan knew she wanted to enter the world of journalism, but she was a shy girl and was terrified of speaking to a crowd. She once remarked that she could easily skate in front of hundreds but could not do it if she had to talk. However, she overcame that fear and began her education with her end goal in sight.
She Graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst
Liberte Chan took her education seriously from the beginning. She attended the Marlborough School for Girls— a secondary preparatory school in Los Angeles, graduating in 1998. From there, Chan attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. She studied abroad at the Sorbonne in Paris during her last semester at UMA.
From Mississippi State University, she got her degree in meteorology. The talented journalist also has a degree in broadcast journalism, which she obtained from the University of California, Los Angeles. To top it all, Chan also went to USC’s Keck School of Medicine, finishing with a Master’s in Public Health Communications.
What Does Liberte Chan Do for a Living?
Liberte Chan started her career in journalism by joining the CW-affiliated news station KTLA 5 in 2003. She was a news writer for the channel for the better part of three years before she left. During her time with the station, she worked under LA news legend, Hal Fishman, writing for his one-hour news show, KTLA 5 News at 10.
After leaving KTLA, she worked with KKFX-TV. Chan was a Central Coast reporter for two years, from 2006 to 2008. During her time with the channel, she received recognition for her work from then-California Governor Jerry Brown. The accolade was for her report on the Santa Barbara County Probation Department.
Following her state recognition as a reporter, Liberte Chan sought greener pastures with a move to KMIR-TV, where she began working as a weekday morning news anchor. She spent two years working for the station before she returned to KTLA.
In her return to KTLA 5 in 2010, Liberte Chan began working as a meteorologist for the station. Alongside the role, she also works as a reporter, covering news with local and national implications.
She Has Thrived as a Fashion Blogger and Lifestyle Guru
When it comes to news reporting, fashion is an understated element of the business. While many have overlooked the opportunity, Liberte Chan recognized it. Combined with rising interest from viewers who sought to know what inspires her dressing style, she started a blog called Life of Liberte.
Via the blog, Liberte answers viewers questions about her fashion choices and shares beauty tips. On Life of Liberte, she goes a step further to share lifestyle tips, covering healthy meal and snack options, decoration ideas, and fitness and travel tips. The meteorologist is an avid yoga practitioner who regularly works in the gym.
Chan Debuted as an Actress in 2014
Liberte Chan is an ever-busy woman. She is on TV show sets when she is not updating her viewers about the weather, reporting on the latest events, or updating her blog. Although not her primary profession, Chan has added acting to her resume with several appearances across multiple TV shows.
Often playing news reporters, she made her debut appearance in 2014 in an episode of Agents of SHIELD. She made another appearance in the show in 2015, as well as in Bosch and True Detective. In recent years, Chan has been seen in shows like Grey’s Anatomy, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and All American.
She made her film debut in the 2016 comedy Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates. Her second film appearance came the following year, in the action-adventure film Destruction Los Angeles.
Is Liberte Chan Married?
Liberte Chan is not married. She was married for two years during the 2010s before her union came to an end. The journalist has let her professional life shine a big spotlight on her and has been careful with the information she shares with the public about her private life.
Regardless, it is public knowledge that she is currently divorced. However, if reports are anything to go by, she may soon be married again as she is engaged to another man.
Who is Liberte Chan’s Husband?
Liberte Chan does not currently have a husband. Her ex-husband, however, is Brian Chase, an American actor. The news anchor got married to Chase in 2012. As of the time, he was the only person Chan was known to have been in a relationship with. They exchanged marital vows at the Greystone Mansion’s garden.
Is Liberte Chan Separated From Her Husband?
Liberte Chan is not just separated from her husband but divorced. The couple announced their divorce two years after their marriage. It was surprising as they looked happy together after the wedding. Chan did not disclose the reason for the divorce, and neither did Brian.
What Happened To Liberte Chan?
Since the divorce, Liberte Chan has been in at least two known relationships. She went into a relationship with fitness trainer Brett Hoebel, who is also her business partner. Together, they founded Chan’s clothing line, Sweat With Soul.
According to Brett, they met when he held a live workout demo at KTLA5 in January 2016. Their professional relationship quickly evolved into a romantic one, but they eventually parted ways.
After the breakup, Liberte went into a relationship with Louis Strohmeier, a partner and wealth adviser at Octavia Wealth Advisors. He is also an amateur chef, tennis player, and unlike Chan, a father to three children.
We do not know when Chan and Louis’ relationship began. However, going by her Instagram posts, they are now engaged and have been together since the latter part of 2019, at the very least.