Chris Shaffer Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, WCCO, Salary, and Net Worth

Chris Shaffer is an American Emmy award-winning meteorologist at WCCO-TV. He joined the station in 2006 and serves as a chief meteorologist. 

Chris Shaffer Profile

Chris Shaffer is an American Emmy award-winning meteorologist working for WCCO-TV. He joined the station in 2006 and serves as a chief meteorologist.

Chris Shaffer Education

He attended the University of Utah in Salt Lake City to further his education. While there, he pursued Meteorology and Mass Communications and after four years he received his degree.

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Chris Shaffer Career

Shaffer is an Emmy award-winning meteorologist at WCCO-TV. He joined the station in 2006 where he serves as a chief meteorologist. Prior to joining WCCo-TV, he was working at KMSP FOX9. He also served at WFTC/UPN 29. Throughout his career, he has worked also on radio including on KTLK, Cities 97, K102 (as Jack Wilde and himself), 104.1 The Point (as Cheeks), and also on KOOL108, BOB100 (as Blaze Bodean). He is a board member of the American Meteorological Society.

The American Meteorological Society has awarded him with the AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) designation. During the 1952 summer, he was in southern Minnesota, and his great uncle Wilbur was struck and killed by lightning while farming. Since then, his love for Minnesota weather generated.

Chris Shaffer Age

Shaffer was born in Stillwater, Minnesota, in the United States. He has disclosed the date, month, or year he was born. However, he might be in his 50’s.

Chris Shaffer Height

Shaffer stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Quick Facts About Shaffer

AgeNot Available
SpouseGloria Shaffer
Net Worth$1 Million – $5 Million

Chris Shaffer Family

Shaffer was born and raised in Stillwater, Minnesota by his parents. He has not much information about his parents or siblings but his parents divorced when he was in the 6th grade. One December on the way to Grandma and Grandpa’s house, his family vehicle was once chased by a tornado near Maplewood, Minnesota. They spent the night snowed in at a church in Winthrop, Minn., praying the blizzard would let up so they could get to Redwood Falls and open their presents the next morning.

Chris Shaffer Wife

Shaffer is married to Gloria Shaffer. They are proud parents of three children; twin daughters born in 2002 and another daughter born in 2003. Shaffer family has two guinea pigs named Pixie and Posie, two pets, and a Boston terrier called Bailey. Gloria and Shaffer’s families are around the Twin cities. Shaffer says that it is natural to forecast weather with his family member in Blooming Prairie, Willmar, Sartell, St. Cloud, and also Pipestone.

Chris Shaffer Salary

Being one of the top journalists for WCCO Shaffer earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Chris Shaffer Net Worth

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

Chris Shaffer WCCO 

At WCCO Shaffer works alongside;

  1. Frank Vascellaro
  2. Mike Max
  3. Amelia Santaniello
  4. Heather Brown
  5. Jennifer Mayerle
  6. Jason DeRusha
  7. Mike Augustyniak
  8. Ali Lucia
  9. Liz Collin
  10. David Schuman
  11. Lisa Meadows
  12. Katie Steiner
  13. Erin Hassanzadeh
  14. Jeff Wagner
  15. Bill Hudson
  16. Christiane Cordero
  17. Kate Raddatz
  18. Riley O’Connor
  19. Reg Chapman
  20. Pat Kessler
  21. Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield
  22. Marielle Mohs
  23. John Lauritsen
  24. Kari Patey
  25. Esme Murphy
  26. Adam Duxter
  27. Ren Clayton
  28. Kirsten Mitchell
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