Dallas Raines Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, ABC7, Salary and Net Worth

Dallas Raines is an American chief meteorologist for ABC7 Eyewitness News, providing weekday evening weather reports. He joined ABC7 in 1984.

Dallas Raines Profile

Dallas Raines is an American meteorologist working for ABC7 serving as the chief meteorologist. He has been working for the network since 1984 when he joined by serving as a meteorologist. Before ABC7, he worked for CNN as the weathercaster for the CNN-produced TBS Evening News.

Dallas Raines Education

Raines received his Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University, where he studied broadcast journalism and earth science with an emphasis on meteorology. He has also completed multiple graduate-level courses in meteorology and climatology. He has also taught classes about the weather in the geography department at California State University, Northridge.

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Dallas Raines Career

Raines is a meteorologist who provides weekday evening weather reports. He is a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist, an elite designation for individuals who have undergone rigorous examination by the American Meteorological Society. Meteorologists with this seal have passed a stringent written exam testing their understanding of weather and forecasting. Their on-air work is also assessed by a team of AMS experts who rate their ability to communicate critical weather information to their audience.

Raines is also a professional member of the AMS and has earned the Seal of Approval for TV Broadcasting, and also numerous awards for outstanding coverage of weather events. Raines and a 30-person scientist/climatologist went to the White House via an invitation to debate on global warming hosted by President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore.

Among his many awards, Raines also won the Daily News People’s Choice Award for Best Weatherperson in Los Angeles. The American Cancer Society named him Man of the Year. Furthermore, he was voted Best Weather Presenter/World competition level in Paris, France. Moreover, he received a Golden Mike Award for Best Weathercast in Southern California in the 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. division.

Raines has received the Associated Press Award for Best Weather Segment. He received Overall Excellence in a 60-Minute Newscast by The Greater Los Angeles Press Club. KIIS Radio also voted him the Most Popular On-Air Newscaster in Los Angeles. ON CABLE magazine voted him the Most Popular On-Air Personality at CNN. Raines’ coverage of Hurricane Frederic earned him the National Oceanic as well as the Atmosphere Association (NOAA) Outstanding Coverage Award.

Quick Facts About Dallas

Age70 years old as of 2024
SpouseDanielle W. Raines
Net Worth$1 Million – $5 Million  

When not on television, he has been a meteorology professor at Cal State University, Northridge, staying actively involved in multiple community service and fundraising projects.

Dallas Raines Age

Raines was born in 1954 in Georgia, United States (he is 70 years old as of 2024.) It is however not known when he celebrates his birthday.

Dallas Raines Height

Raines stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs about 75 kg.

Dallas Raines Family

Raines was born and raised in Georgia, United States with his father Sybil Jeannette Hambrick, and his mother Riley Gene Raine. However, he has not disclosed any information regarding his siblings.

Dallas Raines Wife

Raines exchanged vows with Danielle W. Raines and the couple is blessed with three children. In 2016, his wife was charged with assaulting their daughter.

Who is Dallas Raines’s Daughter?

In 2016, his wife, Danielle, was charged with assaulting the couple’s daughter. According to the L.A. County District Attorney’s Office, she was charged with one felony count of assault, allegedly having beaten her 25-year-old daughter as she drove Danielle home from a country club on August 31. Additionally, she pleaded not guilty and was released from custody around 2:30 pm on the same day after paying a $30,000 bond.

Dallas Raines Salary

Raines earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000 as the chief meteorologist for ABC7 Eyewitness News.

Dallas Raines Net Worth

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

Dallas Raines Cancer|Surgery

In 2005, Raines was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Furthermore, in 2012 he revealed he talked about beating prostate cancer when he said in an interview with Eyewitness News “It was shocking, to be honest. Because I felt fabulous, and I just couldn’t believe it.”

Dallas Raines House

Raines sold his house in 2017 within a month whereby its sale price was $3.3 million, or $5,000 over the asking price. Built in 2007, it is a gated two-story sits on a hillside lot of more than an acre. Surrounded by a spectacular view of the mountains and valley from the vantage, the house has luxurious details and appliances including an updated kitchen with stainless-steel appliances. 

Dallas Raines ABC7

At ABC7, Raines works alongside;

  1. Chris Cristi – Helicopter Reporter
  2. Jessica De Nova – Multi-Skilled Journalist
  3. Denise Dador – Health Specialist
  4. Tony Cabrera – General Assignment Reporter
  5. Alex Cheney – General Assignment Reporter
  6. Lori Corbin – Food Coach and Journalist
  7. Marc Cota-Robles – General Assignment Reporter
  8. Adrienne Alpert – General Assignment Reporter
  9. Rachel Brown – Anchor and General Assignment Reporter
  10. Marc Brown – Anchor
  11. Ashley Brewer – Sports Anchor/Reporter
  12. Rachel Jordan – Community Journalist
  13. Brandi Hitt – Journalist
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