Kristen Van Dyke KSL, Bio, Age, Husband, Baby, Leaving FOX 13, Pregnancy, Salary and Net Worth

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Kristen Van Dyke Biography | Wikipedia

Kristen Van Dyke is an American Meteorologist currently serving as a Chief weekend weather anchor and reporter for KSL Channel 5 News based in Salt Lake City, Utah. She also worked as the Chief Meteorologist for KSTU News FOX 13 News in Utah. Born and raised in South Carolina, Kristen also worked as an on-air meteorologist for a local TV station called WPDE News in her hometown.

Kristen Van Dyke Education

Van Dyke joined a local South Carolina-based college known as the College of Charleston where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in communications and Media Studies back in 2005. In 2009, she received her Bachelor of arts degree in Geosciences from Mississippi State University. Kristen also holds an AMS Seal of Approval certificate from the American Meteorological Society.

Kristen Van Dyke Age

How Old Is Kristen Van Dyke? Van Dyke is about 39 years old as of 2021. However, information regarding her exact date of birth and birthday is currently not yet available. Nevertheless, more details about Kristen’s age will be shared once it is confirmed available. ALSO READ: Lori Prichard

Kristen Van Dyke Nationality | Ethnicity

Van Dyke is an American national by birth. She was born and brought up in South Carolina, United States to an all-American family of Caucasian descent. Therefore, Van Dyke is of white-American ethnicity/heritage nad ancestry.

Kristen Van Dyke Height and Weight

How Tal is Kristen? Van Dyke stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches. She also maintains an average bodyweight of around 58 kilograms. Her hair color is blonde and long while her eye color is brown. However, information regarding Kristen’s other body measurements is currently under review.

Kristen Van Dyke Family

Van Dyke was born and raised in South Carolina, United States as the eldest daughter of her parents. However, more information regarding her mother and father is currently not yet publicly available. However, Kristen mentioned in an interview that her passion for Weather developed after their hometown was hit by Hurricane Andrea when she was a little girl. She has two younger siblings named Scott and Katie.

Kristen Van Dyke Husband

Is Kristen Married? Van Dyke is happily married to her husband, Tom Nelson. The couple tied the knot in a private wedding ceremony that was held in December 2018. Together Tom and Kristen are the parents of one adorable baby boy. The family resides in Salt Lake City, Utah with their two dogs.

Kristen Van Dyke Pregnancy | Baby

Did Kristen Have Her Baby? Van Dyke gave birth to her firstborn child in early 2020. Thus, she took maternity leave from her career as a meteorologist. She is now back on air at KSL News during the weekends.  More details about her baby will be updated once it is confirmed available.

Kristen Van Dyke Meteorologist at KSL News in Utah

What Happened To Kristen Van Dyke? Van Dyke is the most recently hired weekend meteorologist for KSL Channel 5 News based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Previously, she served as the Chief Meteorologist for KSTU-TV FOX 13 news based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

She first began her career in early 2006 as a weather anchor and reporter for WPDE news based in South Carolina and Florida. Kristen then went on to work as a noon and morning meteorologist for KASA FOX 2 news based in New Mexico and hosted a lifestyle show on KRQE news.

In 2014. she served as the chief meteorologist for KOIN CBS 6 News before announcing her official departure from the station in 2017 and joining KTSU News. As of 2021, Kristen left FOX 13 and she is now maintaining her new position as the weekend meteorologist for KSL News 5 in Utah. Additionally, she is a mother of one who enjoys hiking and mountain biking when she is not on-air.

Where Did Kristen Van Dyke Go?

Kristen left KSTU News after her baby bump was visible and her due date was just around the corner. As of October 2020, she is the current weekend meteorologist for KSL News channel 5.  Kristen revealed in an interview that she is more than happy and grateful to work on weekends because she gets to spend time with her newborn baby during the week when she is not at work.

Kristen Van Dyke Leaving FOX 13

Prior to her work at KSL News, Kristen worked as the chief meteorologist for FOX 13 KSTU news from 2017 to 2020. She first joined the station as a field weather anchor and reporter before working her way up to Chief Meteorologist. Kristen was also in charge of delivering the stations weekday morning, noon and evening weekday weather reports.

During her tenure at FOX 13, she was able to track various hurricanes, tornadoes and other major weather events both regionally and nationally. She also analyzed data from multiple sources and edited graphic videos for the station. Her most memorable reports include covering the Utah Snowstorms,  hurricanes and floods. Kristen still lives in Utah with her family.

Kristen Van Dyke Salary

Van Dyke working as a weekend meteorologist for KSL News based in Salt Lake City, Utah earns an annual salary ranging from $85,000 to $100,000 per year.

Kristen Van Dyke Mormon Religion

Mormons are religious and cultural groups that are related to a branch of the principal branch of the Latter Day Saint movement that was initially started by Joseph Smith called Mormonism. Kristen has not yet confirmed if she is Mormon or not. Nevertheless, we are keeping tabs and we will update you once she does.