John Morales Bio, Age, Heights, NBC 6, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

John Morales Bio, Wiki

John Morales is an American Award-winning meteorologist working for  NBC 6 serving the station as a Chief meteorologist. He has been working with this station since 2009. 

John Morales Age

Morales 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 50s.

John Morales Height

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

John Morales Education

Born in Schenectady, New York to an Irish-American father and a Puerto Rican mother, Morales was raised in Puerto Rico and later returned to his roots in Upstate New York to attend the atmospheric sciences program at prestigious Cornell University. In college, Morales won the student weather forecasting contest, rowed for the Cornell Crew, and later worked as a disc jockey and sportscaster for student-run radio station WVBR.

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John Morales Career

Morales works as a meteorologist at NBC 6. He has been working for a long as a broadcast meteorologist in South Florida, where he worked as a reassuring television presence for almost three years. He earned recognition in 2017 with the John Coleman Broadcast Award at the National Tropical Weather Conference.

Morales became a civil servant with the U.S. National Weather Service after he graduated in 1984, where he became a Lead Forecaster in Puerto Rico before taking a position as Chief of the South American Desk at the National Center for Environmental Predictions in Washington D.C.

The Univision Network and its Miami station WLTV Channel 23 was his first job, where he worked as Chief Meteorologist from 1991 to 2002. Then worked as Chief Meteorologist for WSCV Telemundo 51 from 2003 to 2008. There he became the first Latino to substitute as a meteorologist on NBC’s Weekend Today show and did so multiple times. Morales became Chief Meteorologist for NBC’s Miami station WTVJ NBC-6 in 2009, where he still works today.

Morales is among the few weather presenters selected to be a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society (AMS). His most important scientific recognition is when he received the 2007 AMS Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Advance of Applied Meteorology. He holds the National Weather Association Seal of Approval for Radio, the AMS, and TV weather casting and has won from both organizations which is the Broadcaster of the Year Award. Morales won three regional Emmy Awards, one at each station he has worked in. Presently he has won the Silver Circle Award, recognized for the quality of his contributions to television.

Morales was part of Vice President Al Gore’s White House conference on climate change and global warming. He relocated to the White House at the invitation of President Barack Obama in 2014 for the release of the Third National Climate Assessment. He has been selected twice to co-authoring studies in 2012, and 2017 pertinent to America’s Weather Enterprise and National Academies of Sciences (NAS) committees.

Morales is the author of a Spanish-language reference book on hurricanes 2000 titled Huracanes. From being on the board of directors’ participation in multiple South Florida non-profits, Morales mentors young scientists, to having piloted for Angel Flight Southeast, an organization that provides free flights so children and adults can be able to access doctors from afar.

John Morales NBC 6

Morales works with NBC 6 where she works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Kelly Blanco
  2. Ruthie Polinsky
  3. Steve MacLaughlin
  4. Angie Lassman
  5. Adam Berg
  6. Ryan Phillips
  7. Phil Prazan
  8. Willard Shepard
  9. Alina Machado
  10. Kris Anderson
  11. Constance Jones
  12. Trina Robinson
  13. Roxanne Vargas
  14. Sheli Muñiz
  15. Jawan Strader
  16. Jackie Nespral
  17. Heather Walker
  18. Kim Wynne
  19. Laura Rodriguez
  20. Ari Odzer
  21. Chernéy Amhara

John Morales Net Worth

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

John Morales Salary

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

John Morales Parents and Siblings

Born and raised in the United States, Morales’s father is  Irish-American and his mom is Puerto Rican. He 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.

John Morales Wife/ Spouse

Morales is married to Carmen. They live in Coconut Grove in south Florida. The couple loves each other very much and lives happily together.

John Morales Kids

Morales 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.

John MoralesTwitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on her social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 118.7k followers, around 103k followers on her Facebook page, and about 27.9k followers on his Instagram account.