Chris Wright Bio, Age, Height, CBS 4 News, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Chris Wright Bio, Wiki

Chris Wright is an 11-time Emmy Award Winning American meteorologist working at WTTV CBS4Indy in Indianapolis, IN serving as weeknights Chief Meteorologist from 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 11 p.m.   She has been working with this station since Nov 2014.

Chris Wright Age

Wright was born on the 11th of January in Memphis City in Tennessee, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 11th of January every year and his birth sign is Capricorn. However, judging from his look, he might be around his 60’s.

Chris Wright Height

Wright stands approximately 5 feet 9  inches (1. 8 m) and weighs around 99 kg.

Chris Wright Education

For his Education, Chris first attended Portland State University in 1979 and then proceeded to The University of Memphis where he graduated in 1983 with a bachelor’s degree in meteorology.

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Chris Wright Career

Wright works at WTTV CBS4Indy in Indianapolis, IN serving as chief Meteorologist. He anchors CBS4 weather, weeknights at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 11 p.m. Chris came to the Indianapolis Weather Authority family in 2014 having operated as a chief meteorologist in Indianapolis for 22 years. Prior to working at WTTV CBS4Indy,  Chris worked at WTHR-TV for 14 years as the primary meteorologist for the 5, 6, and 11 p.m. weeknight newscasts.

While in Indianapolis, he has been recognized with numerous awards. In June 2012, Chris was enlisted into the Silver Circle of the Lower Great Lakes Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS). The Silver Circle Award is reserved for an elite group of professionals acknowledged by the chapter for making a significant contribution to television for 25 years or more. Chris is the first, and only African-American in the Indianapolis market to earn this honor.

Chris has been awarded 11 Emmys from the Lower Great Lakes Chapter of the National Academy of Television Sciences and Arts and was titled National Weather Association Broadcaster of the Year in 1994. He holds the National Weather Association Seal of Approval and in 2005 was appointed the first African American in the nation to be designated a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) by the American Meteorological Society. In 2006, the Indiana Associated Press commenced presenting a Best Weather Operation Award. Chris, Chief, Meteorologist at WTHR-TV earned this honor in 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, and 2013.

Chris commenced his educational career in his hometown of Memphis where he served as a weather assistant for WMC-TV. In 1987, he was appointed the morning meteorologist for WBRC-TV in Birmingham and relocated to WLWT-TV in Cincinnati a year later. Chris made his central Indiana television launch as part of the original FOX-59 news team on WXIN-TV in 1991. He left the market in 1995 to serve at KOVR-TV in Sacramento, California but returned to Indianapolis in 1996. In each of those towns, Chris was the first African-American meteorologist in market history. In his spare time, he is an accomplished author. He has written ten mysteries, accessible on Amazon Kindle, and two children’s books.

Chris Wright’s Net Worth

In Chris’s career as a meteorologist, he has been able to amass a net worth ranging between $1 Million-$ 5 Million.

Chris Wright Salary

Wright acquired annual earnings that ranged between $ 106, 759, and $ 259,915.

Chris Wright’s Parents and Siblings

Wright was born and raised by his devoted parents in Memphis City in Tennessee, United States. He is the son of Mr. Wright and his wife. Growing up, his mommy and dad gave him the best upbringing and nourishment one could ask for. Besides this, Chris has not revealed any further information concerning his parents or siblings if he has any.

Chris Wright Wife

Wright is a married man though he has not revealed the identity of his Wife. The couple has been together for more than 2 decades.

Chris Wright Kids

He and his wife are proud parents of three daughters though their identities have not been revealed yet.

Chris Wright Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Wright is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts often. On her Twitter account, he has about 310 Followers around 2.1K followers on his Facebook page, and 1,152 followers on his Instagram account.

Chris Wright CBS4

He works at CBS4 where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Sabrina Aponte
  2. John MacLauchlan
  3. Mauricio Maldonado
  4. Dave Warren
  5. Steven “Goldie” Goldstein
  6. Kim Bokamper
  7. Lissette Gonzalez
  8. Mike Cugno
  9. Jim Berry
  10. Hank Tester
  11. Ted Scouten
  12. Jacqueline Quynh
  13. Lauren Pastrana
  14. Karli Barnett
  15. Peter D’Oench
  16. Joan Murray
  17. Lisa Petrillo
  18. Marybel Rodriguez
  19. Jim DeFede
  20. Austin Carter
  21. Eliott Rodriguez
  22. Nick McGrill
  23. Chris Widlic
  24. Jesse Wells
  25. Ruthanne Gordon
  26. Mike Sullivan
  27. Lindsey Eaton
  28. Justin Kollar
  29. Jill Glavan
  30. Courtney Crown
  31. Melissa Crash
  32. Bob Donaldson
  33. Karen Leigh