Joel Barnes Bio, Height, Family, Wife, Salary, WBBJ

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Joel Barnes Biography

Joel Barnes is an American meteorologist who serves as the chief meteorologist at WBBJ, where his forecasts are broadcast every evening from Monday to Friday. He previously served as the head meteorologist for KYTX CBS 19 in Tyler, Texas.

Joel Barnes Age

Barnes was born in Omaha, Nebraska, but prefers to keep his personal life private, therefore he has not officially revealed the year and month he was born. Information as to when he celebrates his birthday is not available in the public eye and will be published on this website as soon as it is obtained. However, he could be in his 40s.

Joel Barnes Height

Barnes stands approximately 5 feet and 7 inches tall.

Joel Barnes Education

Barnes enrolled at the University of Northern Colorado after finishing his high school career. In 2003, he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology with minors in Speech Communications and Mathematics. He went to college on a football and academic scholarship.

Joel Barnes Family

Barnes and his family moved to Colorado when he was twelve years old. Even yet, he has managed to keep his personal life out of the spotlight, therefore he has not revealed any information about his parents. It is also unclear whether Barnes has any siblings.

Joel Barnes Wife

Barnes is married to Alexis. In February 2016, he proposed to her at Ocean Prime.  On February 5, 2023, he shared a picture of them and wished her a happy 7th engagement anniversary. The couple has one daughter, Ai Margaret, two dogs, and two horses. The family lives on a modest ranchette.

Barnes previously lived in Nebraska, Colorado, Wyoming, Texas, and Tennessee. He is an avid sports fan, rooting for the Nebraska Cornhuskers, Colorado Rockies, Denver Broncos, and Colorado Avalanche. He intends to support the Titans, Grizzlies, Vols, and Generals.

Joel Barnes Salary

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

Joel Barnes’s Net Worth

Barnes has an estimated net worth of $1 million to $5 million, which he earned as a meteorologist.

Joel Barnes Career

Barnes is WBBJ’s principal meteorologist, and his predictions appear in the evenings Monday through Friday. He began his career in Wyoming as a morning and noon meteorologist for KCWY News 13. In 2004, he was promoted to the station’s chief meteorologist position.

In 2015, he moved to Colorado and worked for WeatherNation as a prime-time meteorologist for three years. He then traveled to Tyler, Texas, where he served as head meteorologist for KYTX CBS 19.

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