Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Profile
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz is an American retired meteorologist and author working for NBC10 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He joined the station in October 1995.
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz’s Career
Schwartz recently served at NBC10 as a meteorologist for the First Alert weather. His forecasts appeared on weekdays during the 11 a.m., and 5 p.m. newscasts. He was born and raised in Philadelphia and has covered the Greater Philadelphia area for more than twenty-five 25 years.
Schwartz was born in Philadelphia where he was also raised. He has been covering the Greater Philadelphia area for more than 25 years. Glenn is so committed to providing accurate and reliable forecasts to his viewers. He does not like making mistakes.
His favorite reporting includes the Blizzard of 1996, and his live coverage during Superstorm Sandy, and Hurricane Floyd. “Hurricane received his nickname, “Hurricane,” after his fellow meteorologists saw footage of him being blown around in a storm.
He actually, was the first “storm chaser” for The Weather Channel. “Hurricane” enjoys racquetball, softball, and swimming. This is where you will find him when he is not working. Furthermore, Glenn is the only meteorologist in Philadelphia who blogs about the weather.
Check his posts on nbc10.com. “Hurricane” loves heart health. He received double bypass heart surgery in 2012. His story of recognizing the symptoms of the disease and seeking medical advice has been credited for having saved the lives of many viewers.
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Retirement, Retiring
On February 25, 2022, NBC10 announced that Schwartz will be retiring in May of the same year. Friday, May 27, 2022, was Schwartz’s last day on air. On his last day, he tweeted;
— NBC10 Philadelphia (@NBCPhiladelphia) February 25, 2022
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Age
How old is Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz? “Hurricane” is 69 years old as of 2021. He was born in 1952 in Philadelphia, United States.
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Height
How tall is Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz? “Hurricane” stands at an estimated height of 1.7 m.
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz’s Family
“Hurricane” was born in Philadelphia, the place he also grew up. His parents are Morris Schwartz and Morris. “Hurricane” father was an architect but he passed on in May 2019. “Hurricane’s mother had died in 2012. Hurricane’s sister was Debbie Cohen but she also died in 1996 of meningitis.
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Wife
“Hurricane” is happily married to Christie Wood. The two met on Match.com and got married without a ring or license. They live in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz’s Salary
Being one of the top journalists for NBC10, “Hurricane earned an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz’s Net Worth
“Hurricane” has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a meteorologist.
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Books, Author
Schwartz loves writing. He published his first fiction novel “The Weathermaker” in 2020. In the year 2002, Schwartz co-authored the award-winning “Philadelphia Area Weather Book” Hence, he was in 2010 inducted into the Philadelphia Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame.
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz NBC10
At NBC10 Schwartz worked alongside;
- Kelly Bates
- Alison Bologna
- Frank Carpano
- Christina Erne
- R.J. Heim
- Mario Hilario
- Dan Jaehnig
- Joe Kayata
- Anthony Macari
- Tim McKone
- Tamara Sacharczyk
- Barbara Morse
- Mark Searles
- Gene Valicenti