Ashlee Baracy Bio, Wiki
Ashlee Baracy is an Emmy award-winning weather anchor working at WDIV Local 4 Detroit, MI serving as a weekday morning, at noon meteorologist. She has been working with this station since January 2023.
Ashlee Baracy Age
Baracy is 37 years old as of 2023. She was born in Westland, Michigan, United States on the 22nd of April 1985. Consequently, Ashlee celebrates her birthday on the 22nd of April every year and her zodiac sign is Taurus.
Ashlee Baracy Height
Baracy stands approximately 5 feet 7 inches (1. 7m) and weighs around 63 kg.
Ashlee Baracy Education
For her education, Ashlee holds a Master of Science degree from Eastern Michigan University. She also has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and a Broadcast Meteorology Certification from Mississippi State University.
Ashlee Baracy Career
Baracy works at WDIV Local 4 Detroit, MI as a weekday morning, at noon meteorologist. Her profession has come full circle. Ashlee began at WDIV in 2010 as a traffic anchor, fill-in meteorologist, and general assignment reporter. She then went ahead to WBNS in Columbus, OH as a full-time meteorologist for 7 years, rising the ranks and finally being named the station’s first female Chief Meteorologist.
During that time, she earned multiple Emmy nominations including a victory for a severe weather special in 2021. Ashlee was also honored with “Best Weathercast” by the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors 3 times and voted as Best Weather Person in the Columbus Dispatch’s “CBUS Top Picks” for 4 straight years. She light-heartedly jokes that one of her greatest achievements was getting Buckeye country to like a Michigan Wolverine.
When she’s not occupied chasing after her 2 little ones or watching the radar, you will likely catch her watching baseball. Ashlee proudly cheers on her husband who is a former Detroit Tiger and currently coaches with the Baltimore Orioles. She is sincere about raising awareness for cancer in recognition of her parents who are both survivors. In 2013, Ashlee and her mom were celebrated as “Heroes of Breast Cancer” by the Karmanos Cancer Institute for their advocacy work. She also served as Miss Michigan in 2008 and was a top 10 finalist in the Miss America pageant. Ashlee is also a retired captain of the University of Michigan dance team.
Ashlee Baracy Net Worth
In Ashlee’s career as a meteorologist, she was able to amass a net worth between $1 Million-$ 3 million.
Ashlee Baracy Salary
Baracy acquires annual earnings that range between $ 73, 437, and $ 176, 035.
Ashlee Baracy Parents and Siblings
Baracy was born and raised by her devoted parents in Westland, Michigan, United States. Both of her parents are survivors of cancer. In 2013, Ashlee and her mom were celebrated as “Heroes of Breast Cancer” by the Karmanos Cancer Institute for their advocacy work. Besides this, Ashlee has not revealed much information about her parents and siblings if she has any.
Ashlee Baracy Husband
Baracy is married to Jeff Kunkel, an assistant coach of baseball. The duo exchanged their marriage vows at the Gem Theatre in Downtown Detroit in 2017. Ashlee and her husband met at a Detroit Tigers game prior to her moving to Ohio and eventually got engaged on Belle Isle.
Ashlee Baracy’s Kids
She and her husband are proud parents of two children, a son, Carter who is three, and our daughter, Caylee, who is one. Ashlee’s most incredible joy and pride are her two children. During her 1st pregnancy, she motivated a conversation about body positivity through her experiences with body shaming and her message went viral making headlines in the New York Post, People Magazine, and on the Today Show.
Ashlee Baracy Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
Baracy is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts often. On her Twitter account, she has about 7,784 Followers around 28K followers on her Facebook page, and 4,347 followers on her Instagram account.
Ashlee Baracy WDIV-TV
Baracy works at WDIV where she works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Jason Colthorp
- Will Jones
- Priya Mann
- Christy McDonald
- Pamela Osborne
- Kim Adams
- Ron Hilliard
- Brandon Roux
- Bryan Schuerman
- Jamie Edmonds
- Devin Scillian
- Kimberly Gill
- Rhonda Walker
- Karen Drew
- Darnell Blackburn
- Kim DeGiulio
- Mara MacDonald
- Hank Winchester
- Rod Meloni