Mike Alger Bio, Age, Height, KTVN, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Mike Alger Bio, Wiki

Mike Alger is an American Meteorologist working for KTVN serving the station as a Chief Meteorologist. He has been working with this station since May 1989. 

Mike Alger Age

Alger 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.

Mike Alger Height

Alger stands at the height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.

Mike Alger Career

Alger works at KTVN-TV where he serves as a Chief Meteorologist. In addition to that, he has served the station for more than 3 decades. Prior to that,  Mike served KNDU in Washington. Additionally, he provided northern Nevada “Weather Coverage You Can Count On” during the 1990 President’s Day Blizzard. He also covered the drought in the mid-1990s, the historic Snowstorms of 2005, and the New Year’s Flood of the year 1997. Aside from this, he has been recognized for outstanding weather coverage with the Associated Press Best Weathercast Award in the year 1995.

Mike Alger photo
Mike Alger photo

Asides from this, he also received the Radio and Television Directors Association Best Weathercast Award in the years 19994, ’95, ’96, ’98, and 2001. Moreover, he also served as the consulting meteorologist to the Nevada Department of Transportation for their road sensor program. This is in addition to serving on the board of directors for the Animal Ark, the Reno/Sparks Crisis Pregnancy Center, and the Truckee Meadows Law Enforcement Chaplaincy. Asides from this, Mike happens to be the chairman of the Washoe County Sheriff’s Green Ribbon Community Panel and volunteers countless hours to various events, non-profit organizations, and schools.

Furthermore, he received his degree in Geology and Chemistry from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington where he was a Rhodes Scholar quarter-finalist. Asides from this, he also received his Certified Broadcast Meteorologist certification from the American Meteorological Society. Alger has also been elected to the AMS Board of Broadcast Meteorology. During his leisure, Mike loves biking, scuba diving, writing, golf, tennis, writing, and music. In addition to that, he has written and published one novel and is working on a second novel. Asides from this, he is the narrator of several audiobooks, and his work can be found on Audible.com

Mike Alger’s Net Worth

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

Mike Alger Salary

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

Mike Alger’s Parents and Siblings

Alger was born and raised in the United States, 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.

Mike Alger Wife/ Spouse

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

Mike Alger Kids

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

Mike Alger KTVN

Alger works at KTVN where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Andrew Nepsund
  2. Bryan Hofmann
  3. Jeff Martinez
  4. Landon Miller
  5. Andi Cassinari
  6. Angela Schilling
  7. Arianna Bennett
  8. Ryan Canaday
  9. Kristen Remington

Mike Alger Eyepatch

Alger was struck by lightning twice. In 2020, he underwent surgery to correct a macular hole in his right eye. Due to his surgery, he wore an eyepatch and thus the rise of pirate memes at the time. In September 2022, Mike underwent the same surgery on his left eye for the same reason as the first. The surgery was done by Dr. Elena Geraymovych. During his recuperation, he wore an eyepatch to shield people from his “angry red eye.”

Mike Alger Retirement/Leaving KTVN

There have been rumors and speculations of Alger leaving the station. However, he and the station have not commented on the issue. Nonetheless, we will update this information once available to the public.

Mike Alger Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 206 followers, around 7k followers on his Facebook page, and about 500 followers on his Instagram account.