Don Schwenneker Bio, Wiki
Don Schwenneker is an American Meteorologist working with the ABC11 Eyewitness team where he serves the station as the Chief Meteorologist. His forecasts can be seen every morning.
Don Schwenneker Dates of Birth
Schwenneker was born on the 17th of May 1972, in Des Moines, Iowa, United States.
Don Schwenneker Measurements
He stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 5 inches.
Don Schwenneker Education
He is a proud graduate of Mississippi State University where he graduated with a Certificate in Broadcast Meteorology.
Don Schwenneker Work Experience
Schwenneker works with the ABC11 News team where he serves as the Chief Meteorologist and weather anchor for the morning news. He was honored to receive two Associated Press Awards for Best Weathercast. Additionally, he holds the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist seal from the American Meteorological Society and a Seal of Approval from the National Weather Association.
Prior to ABC11 News, he was serving as a Meteorologist for the WBBM-TV team located in Chicago. Prior to the WBBM team, he was working with the WTAE-TV team located in Pittsburgh. He has also previously worked with WTAJ-TV in Altoona, Pennsylvania. Schwenneker kick-started his career in the weather industry working with KBIM-TV located in Roswell, New Mexico a lead forecaster over 20 years ago.
He was given the nickname, “Big Weather by a colleague for two reasons and has now made it his moniker. One of the reasons was his height making him among the tallest meteorologists on TV. The other reason was that during big weather events like tornadoes and flood warnings, he was always on TV. since then, the nickname has stuck.
He was also previously working as a volunteer firefighter a career he undertook for about 7 years in Pennsylvania. Don is a certified rescue technician and first responder. Asides from fire fighting, his public services include EMS dispatching, Fire, a national certification as a 911 call-taker/dispatcher, and Police.
Don Schwenneker Net Worth
In Schwenneker’s career as a Meteorologist, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Don Schwenneker Earnings/Income
He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Don Schwenneker Parents and Siblings
Schwenneker was born and raised in the United States. He manages to keep information about his family away from the public. However, we will update the information once it’s available.
Don Schwenneker Spouse
He is married to his wife, Kim. He posted a photo on his Instagram account wishing his wife a happy 25th Anniversary on the 23rd of March 2021.
Don Schwenneker Kids
Together with his wife, Kim, the duo are proud parents to their three children. On the 6th of November 2020, he went ahead to wish her daughter a happy birthday on his Instagram.
Don Schwenneker Weight Loss
He posts weekly videos on losing weight on his Facebook account. Schwenneker titles the blog, “Losin It with Big Weather.”
Don Schwenneker Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 13,635 followers, around 51,000 followers on his Facebook page, and 12,770 followers on his Instagram account.