Brent Watts Bio,Height, Family, Wife, Salary, WDBJ

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Brent Watts Biography

Brent Watts, an American meteorologist, has been the principal meteorologist for WDBJ since 2004. He previously worked for the station as a meteorologist and digital content from May 2003 to October 2015. He started with the station in 1997, working as a news photographer and editor.

Brent Watts Age

Watts has not revealed the year of his birth. However, he could be in his 50s. Watts celebrates his birthday on December 26th, as proven by an Instagram post on December 26, 2022, captioned “Thanks for all the birthday wishes and for a family that always…”

Brent Watts Height

Brent Watts Watts has an approximate height of 5 feet and 7 inches.

Brent Watts Education

Watts enrolled at Old Dominion University after completing his high school degree. He later earned a bachelor’s degree in communications. He finished the Broadcast Meteorology Program at Mississippi State University.

Brent Watts Family

Watts has managed to keep his personal life out of the spotlight, thus he has not revealed any details about his parents. It is also unclear whether Watts has any siblings.

Brent Watts Wife

Watts and Vicky married on May 21, 2000. On May 21, 2023, he shared a wedding photo of them with the comment “23 years ago today, we were walking down the aisle.” I…”

Brent Watts Children

The couple has a daughter named Victoria, a dog named Riley, and a cat called Jaxson Cloud. Victoria was born on February 7, 2004, and will be sixteen years old in 2020. On February 7, 2022, he uploaded her on Instagram with the remark “Little bug…”.18 years may feel like an eternity to you.”Happy birthday, sweet girl. ❤️>☀️🌝✨.” In February 2024, she got admitted to the JMU School of Nursing.

Brent Watts Salary

Brent Watts’ annual pay ranges from $40,000 to $110,500.

Brent Watts’s Net Worth

Watts’ net worth is reported to be between $1 million and $5 million, obtained through his work as a meteorologist.

Brent Watts Career

Watts has been WDBJ’s principal meteorologist since 2004. He previously worked for the station as a meteorologist and digital content from May 2003 to October 2015. He began working behind the scenes as a news photographer and editor for the channel in 1997.

Since joining WDBJ, he has covered some of the area’s most dramatic weather events, including tropical storm flooding, tornado outbreaks (2004, 2011, 2016, and 2018), and the 2012 Derecho. His interest in predicting severe weather began in fourth grade. He witnessed the Flood of 1985, which nearly submerged Buchanan, his hometown.

Watts has the American Meteorological Society’s Seal of Approval (AMS) and three Emmy Awards for his work on documentaries about the 1985 Flood, Hurricane Michael, and the 2012 Derecho. Aside from forecasting, he visits schools and clubs to convey his enthusiasm for weather and environmental conservation.

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