Chris Shaffer Biography
Chris Shaffer is an American Emmy award-winning meteorologist working at WCCO-TV as the chief meteorologist seen on the evening newscast. He joined the WCCO-TV weather team in 2006.
Shaffer was brought up in Stillwater, Minnesota and he attended the University of Utah in Salt Lake City where he graduated with degrees in Meteorology and Mass Communications. He is an Emmy award-winning meteorologist and a member of the American Meteorological Society. In addition, Chris was awarded the AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) designation.
Furthermore, Chris has served as a meteorologist on other television stations such as WFTC/UPN 29 and KMSP FOX9. He has also worked on the radio; K102 (as Jack Wilde and himself) or KTLK, BOB100 (as Blaze Bodean), KOOL108, Cities 97, and 104.1 The Point (as Cheeks). In addition, Shaffer gained interest in weather after his great uncle Wilbur was struck and killed by lightning in 1952 while farming in southern Minnesota.
Shaffer’s family vehicle was once chased by a tornado near Maplewood, Minn, and another one on a December as they drove to his grandparent’s house. Together with his wife, they have family members who are distributed all around the Twin Cities including; St. Cloud, Pipestone, Sartell, Willmar, and Blooming Prairie.
Chris Shaffer Salary
Shaffer earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Chris Shaffer Net Worth
Shaffer has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which he has earned through his career as a meteorologist.
Chris Shaffer Age
Shaffer was born on April 29, 1970, in Stillwater, Minnesota, United States. He is 53 years old as of 2023, and he celebrates his birthday on the 29th of April every year.
Chris Shaffer Height and Weight
Shaffer stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall. However, information about his weight will be updated when available.
Chris Shaffer Family
Shaffer likes to keep his personal life private hence he has neither disclosed the names of his parent nor those of his siblings. However, this information will be updated when available.
Chris Shaffer Wife and Children
Shaffer is married to Gloria Shaffer and together they have been blessed with three daughters including a set of twins. Over the years, his family has had pets such as a hermit crab, guinea pigs, a frog, a salamander, a turtle, and a number of fishes. As of the moment, they have to goldfish and their awesome Boston Terrier, Bailey.
Chris Shaffer Social Media Platform
Shaffer is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 15.9K followers on Twitter 1.9K followers on Instagram, and 16K followers on Facebook.