Veronica Tejera- Tragedy Of Dax Tejara Wife

by Manisha Thu Feb 09 2023 Updated On Fri Feb 10 2023
Veronica Tejera- Tragedy Of Dax Tejara Wife

Veronica Tejera is the wife of ABC executive producer, journalist, and businessman Dax Tejera.

She worked as a producer for CNN Right Now With Brianna Keilar in 2019.

Veronica and Tejara tied the knot in 2019 after dating for six years. They met in 2013 and were introduced to each other by a mutual friend. 

She is the mother of two kids Sofia Tejera and Ella Tejera. She is a graduate of Penn State University. She completed her BA in Broadcasts Journalism, Spanish, and International Studies

Veronica Tejera and Dax Tejera.
Veronica Tejera and Dax Tejera. Source: Instagram

Death Of Husband 

Veronica and Dax went to have Christmas dinner two days before Christmas day in 2022.

He choked to death while drunk. Dax died outside a Bobby Van's Steakhouse in Manhattan after enjoying a dinner with his wife. 

He died at the age of 37.

The medical examiner's office revealed that the cause of his death was asphyxia which prevented the airway flow by food bolus, complicating acute alcohol intoxication. 

Veronica Tejera with her late husband, Dax Tejera.
Veronica Tejera with her late husband, Dax Tejera. Source: Instagram


Veronica is 33 years old. She is 5 feet 3 inches tall. She weighs around 55 kg.

Net Worth

Her net worth is estimated at around $1.5 to $3 million. She has managed to earn this fortune from her profession as a producer and journalist. 

Arrested Hours Later Her Husband Died

Veronica was arrested on child endangerment charges as she and her husband went to have dinner, leaving their two kids alone at the hotel. 

The two were accused of leaving their children behind for several hours. 

Family of Veronica Tejera.
Family of Veronica Tejera. Source: Instagram

After the death of her husband due to a fatal heart attack, she was arrested. 

A criminal lawsuit was filed against her. She said she made a poor decision by leaving her two years old and five-month-old daughter alone. 

She said when her late husband collapsed, she accompanied him to the hospital in an ambulance and asked her friends and parents to go and get her children, who were all in the hotel room alone. 

When her friend arrived at the hotel, the hotel staff didn’t let her friend get her children; instead, they called the police. 

She said that she had two cameras on to monitor her kids closely, although she admitted that leaving them behind was a stupid decision. 

Dax Took Over The Job Of Executive Producer Of ABC News After His 35th Birthday

After becoming executive producer weeks before the pandemic shut down the United States.

He led the show, covered much news during the pandemic, and even took the show to Ukraine. 

Dax's last work was on the closing credits to Today's show. 

Dax Was Also Into Journalism

In high school, Dax served as a publisher of his school newspaper Dartmouth.

In his 20s, he launched two shows while working with NBC. He served as an executive producer foreign of journalism's true pioneer at Fusion ABC's joint venture with Univision

Dax noted that significant changes came to his life after he started working with ABC News.

A month before his death, Dax said that he got married to the love of his life and built a family together while working at ABC. 

Lesser Known Facts About Veronica

Veronica worked with the best Spanish-language news anchor in the United States, Jorge Ramos, in 2016.

She assisted him with a documentary. She joined The Washington Post as a Senior producer two months before her husband passed away. 

She worked at CNN for six years. She worked as a producer at Fusion, an ABC Univision joint venture. 

In 2011 she served as a production Assistant for Fox News Channel. 

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