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 chief meteorologist for ABC7 Eyewitness News, providing weekday evening weather reports. He joined ABC7 in 1984.

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 hasĀ also taught classes about weather in the geography department at California State University, Northridge.

Dallas Raines Career

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.

He is 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.

He was invited to the White House in a 30-person scientist/climatologist debate on global warming hosted by President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore.

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Among his many awards, Raines won the Daily News People’s Choice Award for Best Weatherperson in Los Angeles. Raines was named Man of the Year by the American Cancer Society. He was voted Best Weather Presenter/World competition level in Paris, France, and 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 was awarded Overall Excellence in a 60 Minute Newscast by The Greater Los Angeles Press Club. KIIS Radio voted him the Most Popular On-Air Newscaster in Los Angeles.

Raines was also voted the Most Popular On-Air Personality at CNN by ON CABLE magazine. Raines’ coverage of Hurricane Frederic earned him the National Oceanic and Atmosphere Association (NOAA) Outstanding Coverage Award.

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 66 years old as of 2020.) 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 is the son of Riley Gene Raines and Sybil Jeannette Hambrick.

Dallas Raines Wife

Raines is married to Danielle W. Raines and the couple is blessed with three children. In 2016, his wife 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.

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 estimated salary of $500,000 as the chief meteorologist for ABC7 Eyewitness News.

Dallas Raines Net Worth

Raines has an estimated net worth of $3 million dollars which he has earned through his successful career as a meteorologist.

Dallas Raines Cancer

In 2005, Raines was diagnosed with prostate cancer. In 2012 he revealed he talked beating prostate cancer where 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 ABC7

At ABC7, Raines works alongside;

  • Eileen Frere – Reporter
  • Rob Fukuzaki – Sports Anchor
  • Sid Garcia – General Assignment Reporter
  • Carlos Granda – General Assignment Reporter
  • Sophie Flay – Journalist
  • Kimi Evans – Metrologist
  • Chris Cristi – Helicopter Reporter
  • Jessica De Nova – Multi-Skilled Journalist
  • Denise Dador – Health Specialist
  • Tony Cabrera – General Assignment Reporter
  • Alex Cheney – General Assignment Reporter
  • Lori Corbin – Food Coach and Journalist
  • Marc Cota-Robles – General Assignment Reporter
  • Adrienne Alpert – General Assignment Reporter
  • Rachel Brown – Anchor and General Assignment Reporter
  • Marc Brown – Anchor
  • Ashley Brewer – Sports Anchor/Reporter
  • Rachel Jordan – Community Journalist
  • Brandi Hitt – Journalist
  • Miriam Hernandez – General Assignment Reporter
  • Jade Hernandez – General Assignment Reporter
  • Rob Hayes – General Assignment Reporter
  • Josh Haskell – General Assignment Reporter
  • John Gregory – General Assignment Reporter
  • Eileen Frere – Reporter
  • Jessica De Nova – Multi-Skilled Journalist
  • Denise Dador – Health Specialist

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