Chris Shaffer Bio, Age, Height, WCCO-TV, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Chris Shaffer Bio, Wiki

Chris Shaffer is an American Emmy-Award-Winning Meteorologist working with WCCO-TV serving the station as a Chief Meteorologist. There, he brings the weather news every evening alongside fellow journalists.

Chris Shaffer Age and Family

Shaffer who seems to be in his 60s was born in Stillwater, Minnesota United States. However, he hasn’t shared his birth date, month, and year. He is private when it comes to his dating life.

Chris Shaffer Height

He stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.

Chris Shaffer Education

He attended the University of Utah located in Salt Lake City. There, he obtained degrees in Meteorology and Mass Communications.

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Chris Shaffer Work Experience

He is an Emmy-Award-Winning Meteorologist and also a proud member of the American Meteorological Society. Additionally, he has also been awarded the AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist(CBM) designation. Previously, he has also done weather on television stations such as KMSP FOX9 and WFTC/UPN 29. He has also reported weather on radio stations such as BOB100 (as Blaze Bodean), Cities 97, KTLK, KOOL108, 104.1 The Point (as Cheeks), and K102 (as Jack Wilde and himself).

He is passionate about his career as a Meteorologist as his uncle, Wilbur was struck and killed by lightning while farming in Southern Minnesota in the summer of 1952. Additionally, his family vehicle was once chased by a tornado near Maplewood in Minnesota.

This was night on the way to Grandma and Grandpa’s house. His family spent the night snowed in at a church in Winthrop, Minnesota. They were praying that the blizzard would let up so they could get to Redwood Falls and open their presents the next morning. He and his wife have family members in Twin Cities. It is natural to forecast for the entire region with family in Willmar, Pipestone, Blooming Prairie, Sartell, and St. Cloud among others.

Chris Shaffer’s Net Worth

In Shaffer’s career as a Meteorologist, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Chris Shaffer Salary

He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

Chris Shaffer Wife and Kids

He is married to his wife, Gloria Shaffer, and together with Gloria, the duo are proud parents to their three kids, two twin daughters who were born in the year 2002, and their last-born daughter who was born in the year 2003. He states that he also loves the weather as it is a constant challenge such as raising his three kids. Shaffer describes them as loud as thunderstorms, as pretty as the sunset, and as strong as a straight-line wind. He lives with his family alongside their family pets. These include two guinea pigs (pixie and Poise) and a Boston named Bailey.

Chris Shaffer Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 15,625 followers, around 14,000 followers on his Facebook page, and about 1,845 followers on his Instagram account.