Ben Bailey Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, WDIV, Salary and Net Worth

Ben Bailey is an American meteorologist who is well known for having worked for WDIV-TV in Detroit from the year 2014 to the year 2021.

Ben Bailey Profile

Ben Bailey is an American meteorologist who is well known for having worked for WDIV-TV in Detroit, Michigan. He joined the station in the year 2014 and resigned in the year 2021. His next stop is unknown.

Ben Bailey Career

Bailey recently served at WDIV-TV Local 4 as a Chief Meteorologist bringing the weather forecast on weekdays on Local 4 News at 4, 5, 5:30, 6, and 11 p.m. He left the station on August 7, 2021, after a seven-year stint with the station.

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He has spent more than 14 years in the Detroit television market. He was the morning meteorologist on Fox 2’s News Morning for almost nine years. Ben has received two degrees from the University of Missouri. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism as well as a bachelor’s degree in atmospheric science.

He started his broadcasting career while still in high school, working at a radio station. He has worked in broadcasting for over 20 years, including commercial and public radio, as well as television news and weather.

The American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association have given him their seals of approval. His ancestors have lived in Detroit since before WWII when his great-grandfather moved there nearly 90 years ago. He is a private pilot with an instrument rating and a major college football and basketball enthusiast. In his spare time, he enjoys playing poker and studying his family history.

Ben Bailey Age 

Bailey was born and raised in Evansville, Indiana. Bailey’s age is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Bailey is or when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 40s.

Quick Facts About Ben Bailey

AgeNot Available
SpouseLaurence Bailey
Net Worth$1 Million – $5 Million

Ben Bailey Height

Bailey stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.

Ben Bailey Family

Information regarding Bailey’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Ben Bailey Wife and children

He is married to Laurence Bailey. In 1996, they tied the knot. According to, Ben met his wife in the mid-90s at Hennesey’s pub in Morristown. Emma Bailey is the couple’s daughter.

Ben Bailey Salary

Being one of the top reporters for Local 4-WDIV Detroit, Bailey earned an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Ben Bailey’s Net Worth

Bailey has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a meteorologist.

Ben Bailey WDIV-TV

At WDIV-TV Bailey worked alongside;

  1. Kimberly Gill
  2. Devin Scillian
  3. Rhonda Walker
  4. Evrod Cassimy
  5. Karen Drew
  6. Jason Colthorp
  7. Steve Garagiola
  8. Sandra Ali
  9. Priya Mann
  10. Grant Hermes
  11. Shawn Ley
  12. Kim DeGiulio
  13. Frank McGeorge
  14. Nick Monacelli
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