Mike Bettes Wife, Weather Channel, Bio, Age, Stephanie Abrahams, Net Worth, Height and Salary

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Mike Bettes Biography and Wiki

Mike Bettes is an American broadcast television meteorologist currently serving as a storm chaser and weather reporter for The Weather Channel based in Atlanta, Georgia. Before his work on the weather channel, he worked as a co-host and anchor on America’s Morning Headquarters (AMHQ news). Mike also served as a meteorologist for the Weather Underground TV and The Today Show.

Mike Bettes Education

Bettes attended a local high school based in his hometown in Tallmadge, Ohio. From there, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Atmospheric Sciences from Ohio State University.

Mike Bettes Age

How old is Mike? He is 52 years old as of 2024, He was born Michael Bettes on January 9, 1972, in Tallmadge, Ohio in the United States. His birthday is celebrated on 9th January every year. His zodiac birth sign is Capricorn. READ: Allison Chinchar 

Mike Bettes Nationality and Ethnicity

Bettes holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. He was born and brought up in Ohio, United States. He belongs to the White-American ethnicity/heritage/ancestry.

Mike Bettes Height

Mike stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches. He also maintains an average body weight of around 75 kilograms. His hair color is brown while his eye color is blue. However, information regarding his other body measurements is currently under review.

Mike Bettes Parents | Family

Bettes was born and raised in Tallmadge, Ohio, the United States by his parents. However, information regarding his mother and father is currently under review. It is also not known whether he has any siblings or not. Nevertheless, more details about his parents and siblings will be updated once it is confirmed available.

Mike Bettes Wife

Who is Mike married to now? Bettes is currently married to his wife Allison Chinchar, a CNN meteorologist based in Atlanta, Georgia. The two got married through a simple private wedding ceremony in 2012. Together they are blessed with two children Tallmadge Bettes and Ohio Bettes. Mike also has a son, Landen Benjamin Bettes from his previous marriage to Stephanie Abrams.

Stephanie Abrams Married To Mike Bettes

Stephanie Abrams is an American broadcast meteorologist currently working for the Weather Channel, since 2003. She is among the co-hosts of AMHQ  with co-hosts Jen Carfagno and Jim Cantore. Mike and Stephanie met and began dating in 2010.  Later, they got married in 2012. Mike and Stephanie were then blessed with one son named Landen Benjamin Bettes. However, both of them parted ways and Mike got married to Allison Chinchar.

Mike Bettes Salary

Bettes working as an on-air meteorologist and Storm Chaser for the Weather Channel based in Atlanta, Georgia, earns an annual salary ranging from $95,000 to $100,000.

Mike Bettes Net Worth

Mike is an accomplished broadcast meteorologist with an estimated net worth of $1 million.

Mike Bettes El Reno Accident, Joplin EF5 Tornado

In 2013, Mike and his team were struck by an EF3 tornado at El Reno, Oklahoma. The storm severely damaged his SUV and tossed it approximately 200 yards at a local Ohio field. Fortunately, they were rescued by another SRV dominator storm chaser team from KFOR-TV that spotted their SUV from a distance.

Mike Bettes Weather Channel Meteorologist

What Happened To Mike? Bettes currently serves as a meteorologist and weather reporter for The Weather Channel based in Georgia. He first began his career as a chief meteorologist for WLOS news in Asheville, North Carolina. READ: Lele Pons 

He also served as a weekend meteorologist for WSYX/WTTE based in Ohio for close to two years before beginning his current work at the Weather Channel. Mike is also described as one of the best storm chasers who was struck by an EF 3 tornado in El Reno Oklahoma.

According to sources, the storm rolled and tossed his SUV into a 200-yard field. His crew also suffered major injuries after the roof of the SUV crashed. Fortunately, they were rescued by an SRF Dominator team. The team was a storm-chasing KFOR TV crew that spotted Mike’s SUV wreckage with the Weather Channel markings.

In 2009, he worked as a Weather Center Live co-host. He also served as a presenter on the Weather Underground TV in 2015 and Your Weather Today news from 2009 to 2012. Additionally, Mike is the husband of Allison Chinchar, a popular freelance CNN broadcast meteorologist.