Mark Kriski Wiki, Bio, Age, Health, Salary, Illness, KTLA, Wife, Parents, Height and Net Worth

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Mark Kriski Biography and Wikipedia

Mark Kriski is a famous American-Canadian meteorologist currently working as a morning news weathercaster at KTLA News in Los Angeles based in Los Angeles, California. He joined the television station in 1991. Formerly, he served as a DJ on Victoria, British Columbia’s Q-100 FM as well as Montreal’s 980 AM, known as CKGM. He later served as a weatherman on Canada’s The Weather Station in the late 1980s.

Mark Kriski Education

After his high school education, Mark attended Fanshawe College in London, Ontario, and studied radio and television arts.

Mark Kriski Age and Birthday

How old is Mark? Kriski is 67 years old as of 2023. He was born on June 29, 1956, in Nova Scotia, Canada. Besides, he celebrates his birthday on 29th June each year. RELATED: Rahshaun Haylock

Mark Kriski Nationality and Ethnicity

Mark holds Canadian nationality and citizenship by birth. In addition, he was born and raised in Nova Scotia, Canada. Besides, Kriski belongs to the white heritage/ethnicity/ancestry.

Mark Kriski Height | Measurements

How tall is Mark? Kriski stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m). Nevertheless, he has not shared his other body measurements in public places.

Mark Kriski Family | Parents | Siblings

Kriski was born and raised in Nova Scotia, Canada to caring and supportive parents. However, he has not shared any information about his parent’s and siblings’ identities in public places. Thus, this section is under review and we will update this as soon as we get precise data. RELATED: Kaj Goldberg

Mark Kriski Wife | Children | Married

Is Mark married? Formerly, Mark was married to Samantha Lewis, an owner of Digital Playground. The couple got married officially through a wedding held in 2004 and later divorced in 2009. The duo has three kids together including his son Derek. Besides, Kriski announced his engagement to Jennifer Gould on 18th May 2011. Moreover, the couple tied their wedding knot on September 24, 2011.

Mark Kriski Salary

Kriski working as a weatherman at KTLA News in Los Angeles earns an estimated annual salary ranging from $50,000-$120,000.

Mark Kriski Net Worth

Kriski is an American meteorologist and weather anchor with an estimated net worth ranging from $2 million-$5 million. RELATED: Jon Sopel 

Mark Kriski Health | Illness

Kriski was released from the Hospital of Northridge and is back home recovering from an over three-month battle with pneumonia. Mark said that the surgery was rushed and wasn’t a planned kind of thing. He states that it happened around 9 pm. Moreover, he also states that he was sedated into a virtual comma for four days while doctors performed surgery to remove upwards of a quart of fluid.

Mark Kriski KTLA 5 | Channel 5

Kriski is currently working as a weathercaster at KTLA 5 News based in Los Angeles, California for almost thirty years. He started his career as a broadcaster in the late 1970s. He worked as a DJ in various radio stations in Canada before he moved to Los Angeles in the early 1980s to pursue his career in television. He worked for several local television stations in Los Angeles, including KABC and KCAL.

Kriski became a household name in Los Angeles when he started working as the weatherman for KTLA’s morning news program, “The KTLA Morning News,” in 1991. He quickly became known for his sense of humor, witty banter with his co-hosts, and his love of music. Kriski’s weather segments often featured him singing or playing guitar, which became a trademark of his on-air persona.

In addition to his work as a weatherman, Kriski has also appeared in several films and television shows. He had a recurring role on the popular soap opera “The Bold and the Beautiful” and has appeared in movies such as “Beverly Hills Cop III” and “Lethal Weapon 4.”

Kriski is also a talented musician and has released several albums over the years. His music career began in the 1980s when he formed a band called The Mark Kriski Project. The band released several albums and toured extensively throughout Canada and the United States.

Throughout his career, Kriski has won numerous awards and accolades. He has been named “Best Weatherman” by the Los Angeles Daily News and has received several Emmy nominations for his work on “The KTLA Morning News.” Kriski is also a member of the Canadian Broadcasters Hall of Fame.

Kriski currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and children. He continues to work as the weatherman for “The KTLA Morning News” and remains a beloved fixture of Los Angeles television.