Jim Spencer Bio, Age, Height, KXAN News, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Jim Spencer Bio, Wiki

Jim Spencer is an American Emmy Award-winning weathercaster working for KXAN  serving the station as a senior forecaster. He has been working with this station since  1990. 

Jim Spencer Age

Spencer manages to keep information regarding his dates of birth away from the limelight. An update of his age will be done once he has made the information public. However, judging from his appearance, he might be in his 60s.

Jim Spencer Height

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

Jim Spencer Career

Spencer works as a senior forecaster at KXAN. In the history of Austin television, he has been predicting weather in Central Texas and Austin longer than anyone. On Austin’s first hour-long morning newscast, News 36 First cast he was the first weathercaster. He was chief weathercaster in 1993 taking over the evening broadcasts, until his semi-retirement on March 1, 2021.

Photo of Jim Spencer
Photo of Jim Spencer

The same month he started college at East Central University, in Ada Oklahoma is the same month when he began his broadcasting career. Before moving into television at Ada’s KTEN-TV in 1983 he spent two years at KADA-AM Radio. upon graduating college, and remained there until joining KXAN he became chief weathercaster at KTEN. He earned recognition for his work. Spencer has received three Emmys and has been nominated for several more.

Austin’s American Women in Radio and Television Chapter has named him TV Personality of the Year five times and in 2018 he was named Best Weather Reporter in the Austin American Statesman’s Best of the Best Awards. He has worked as a “buddy” to neglected and abused children served by the Home.

For abused and neglected children of Travis County he volunteered as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA). In Austin’s Communities, in Schools program, he has played the role of a mentor. He enjoys spending time with his nieces and nephews, Falicia, Krysta, Zach, Zak, Kandis, Joaquin, a.k.a. Broc, Jaxson, Braelyn, Zoey, and Kenedy.

Jim Spencer KXAN

Spencer works at KXAN where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Sally Hernandez
  2. Tom Miller
  3. Erica Brennes
  4. Daniel Marin
  5. Britt Moreno
  6. Jennifer Sanders
  7. Nick Bannin
  8. Sean Kelly
  9. Rich Segal

Jim Spencer’s Net Worth

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

Jim Spencer Salary

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

Jim Spencer’s Parents and Siblings

Born and raised in the United States, Spencer manages to keep information regarding his parents and whether or not he has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of his family information will be done when available.

Jim Spencer Wife/ Spouse

Spencer manages to keep information regarding whether or not he is in marriage private. An update of his marital status will be done when available.

Jim Spencer Kids

Spencer manages to keep information regarding whether he has any children away from the public. However, an update regarding his children will be done once available.

Jim Spencer Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 8,386 followers, and around 26k followers on his Facebook page.