Damon Lane Bio, Age, Height, KOCO-TV 5, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Damon Lane Bio, Wiki

Damon Lane is a certified American Meteorologist working for KOCO 5 First Alert Weather, Oklahoma City, serving as a Chief Meteorologist. He has been working with this station since 2009.

How Old is Damon Lane?

Born in Northern Virginia, the United States,  Damon manages to keep information regarding his dates of birth away from the limelight. An update of his age will be updated once he has made the information public. However, judging from his appearance, he might be in his early 40’s.

Damon Lane Height

Lane stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches  (1.75m) and weighs around 74 kg.

Damon Lane Education

For his education, Damon acquired two bachelor’s degrees in college. Upon graduating from Old Dominion University in less than four years in Communications/Mass Media, he earned his Bachelor of Science in Atmospheric Sciences/Meteorology from The University of North Carolina, Asheville.

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Damon Lane Career

Lane works as the Chief Meteorologist for KOCO 5 First Alert Weather since 2009. He is the only Chief Meteorologist who holds a degree in Atmospheric Sciences/Meteorology in Oklahoma City. He is also the only Chief Meteorologist to hold the CBM seal of approval from The American Meteorological Society in Oklahoma City, the highest level certification from the nation’s top association for broadcast meteorologists.

Damon and the KOCO 5 First Alert Weather family are independently certified as delivering the most accurate forecast in Oklahoma City by WeatheRate, an independent scientific organization that measures efficiency in weather forecasts across the country.

Lane also operated as a guest meteorologist for ABC’s Good Morning America and is a regularly featured speaker at weather conferences around the country. In 2016, he appeared in the nationally televised ABC 20/20 primetime special “In An Instant” about the 2013 tornado outbreak that impacted Moore, Oklahoma.

He also shared his own experiences covering the 2013 tornado outbreak that affected his hometown of Moore. The massive whirlwind struck his own neighborhood and he covered it live on air. Lane has been active in society’s recovery efforts ever since. His coverage of the Tornado Outbreak was appointed for an Emmy award.

Previously, Lane served at KTXS-TV in Abilene, TX as Chief Meteorologist, forecasting severe weather on the southern edge of “Tornado Alley.” While there, he was titled “Abilene’s Favorite Meteorologist” three years in a row.

During his free time, Lane enjoys having fun out in the elements. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoys hiking in summer and snow skiing in winter. He also shares his love of traveling and outdoors with his wife Melissa and their daughters. When he’s not exploring the outdoors with his family, he loves firing up the barbeque at home and is convinced that he makes the earth’s best “jalapeno poppers.”

Damon Lane’s Net Worth

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

Damon Lane Salary

Lane receives annual earnings that range between $ 75,000 and $100,000.

Damon Lane’s Parents and Siblings

Born and raised in Northern Virginia, the United States, Damon manages to keep information about his parents and whether or not he has any sister or brother away from the limelight. An update of his household details will be done when available.

Damon Lane Wife

Lane is married to Melissa Newton. The pair met in Abilene, and shortly after, Melissa moved to Oklahoma City and then down to Dallas to carry on with her career. Damon and his wife, Melissa tied the knot on September 22, 2012, in McKinney.

Damon Lane Kids

Lane and his wife are the blessed parents of two daughters namely Avery and the other one’s name is not mentioned. The first daughter was born on 2nd February 2015. He shares his love of traveling and outdoors with his wife Melissa and their daughters.

Damon Lane Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Lane is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 48.6K Followers, around 281K followers on his Facebook page, and about 15.6K followers on his Instagram account.

Damon Lane KOCO-TV 5

Lane works at KOCO-TV 5 where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Shane Helton
  2. Evan Onstot
  3. Zach Rael
  4. Mecca Rayne
  5. Jessica Schambach
  6. Michael Armstrong
  7. Sabrina Bates
  8. Jonathan Conder
  9. Mark Fryklund
  10. Kyle Hamm
  11. Buck King
  12. Chase Rutledge
  13. Nick Smith
  14. Derik Kline