Rafer Weigel Biography | Wiki
Rafer Weigel is an American Actor and broadcast journalist currently known for serving as a sports news anchor for the Morning Express with Robin Meade on CNN News and WFLD FOX 32 News. Previously, he served as a correspondent anchor and reporter for WLST TV Channel 2 based in Chicago. Rafer even served as a weekend reporter and sports anchor for WGN Radio. In 2020, Weigel left FOX 32 and CNN to begin his own Media, Public Relations and Marketing Company.
Rafer Weigel Education
Weigel attended Evanston Township High School in 1987 and performed on the Piven Theatre Workshop before joining college. later, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in theatre from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Rafer Weigel Age
How old is Rafer? Weigel is 52 years old as of 2021. He was born on May 5, 1969, in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. His birthday is celebrated on 5th May every year. His zodiac birth sign is Taurus. ALSO READ: Paul Begala
Rafer Weigel Nationality | Ethnicity
Weigel holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. He was born and brought up in Connecticut, United States. He is of white ethnicity/heritage and ancestry.
Rafer Weigel Height
Weigel stands at an average height of 5 feet 11 inches. He is a man with average body stature and he also maintains an average bodyweight of around 77 kilograms ( 171 lbs). However, details regarding his other body measurements are still under review. Weigel’s hair color is light brown and his eyes are dark brown in color.
Rafer Weigel Parents
Rafer was born and brought up as the only child of a working-class family based in Connecticut, United States. He grew up as the grandson of the founder and CEO of the Weigel Broadcasting founder, John Jacob Weigel. Weigel has two siblings a sister named Jenifer Weigel and a brother named Teddi. Jennifer is a former Chicago television news anchor while his brother is an author. Weigel’s father worked as a veteran journalist on WSL TV before he passed in 2001.
Rafer Weigel Wife | Engaged | Margie Ellisor
Is Rafer Married? Weigel is engaged to his longtime best friend and girlfriend, Margie Elisor. Weigel proposed to Margie on December 24, 2020, during a Christmas Eve special on FOX 32. The two love birds had been friends for a very long time before they finally decided to make it official. We shall update more details about Weigel’s wedding once it is confirmed available.
Rafer Weigel | FOX 32 | CNN | HNL
Rafer is well recognized for working as an early morning weekday news anchor and general assignment reporter for WFLD FOX 32 News and CNN News. He also served as a weekend sports anchor and reporter for WLS News in Chicago. Weigel first began his career in broadcast journalism as an intern at WLS News while he was still a college student.
From there, he bagged his first acting job with Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre by playing the title role of Master Harold and the Boys. In 1993, he was hired for a news magazine show that featured younger upcoming journalists like him who were still in college. Weigel also wrote various articles for the Los Angeles Times before he was hired as a freelance reporter for KUSI News in San Diego, California.
In 2006, he joined KOVR News as a general assignment reporter for KOVR News in Sacramento where he covered a lot of breaking news and updates like the Lake Tahoe wildfires and wayward whales Delta and Dawn. Weigel joined CNN for the first time in 2008 as a sportscaster on Morning Express with Robin Meade.
Rafer Weigel Salary
Rafer working as a correspondent sports anchor and reporter for CNN? HLN News based in New York City earns an annual salary ranging from $58,000 to $98,000.
Rafer Weigel Chicago Fire
According to our findings, Weigel was suspended and fired from his work at FOX 32 because of sexual misconduct at work. This prompt many media sources to term his suspension from the station as the Chicago fire. As of 2020, Weigel runs his own media company. Rafer has also covered various stories about the dozens of wild fires happening in Chicago and its environs.
Rafer Weigel Net Worth
Weigel is a renowned American Sportscaster and correspondent who has an estimated net worth of around $12 million as of 2021.