Ben Smith Bio, WHNT, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Ben Smith?

American Meteorologist, Ben Smith, works with WHNT News 19 where he serves the station as a meteorologist. He has been working with the station since April 2010.

Ben Smith
Ben Smith

Ben Smith Date of Birth / Age

Smith is approximately 47 years as of 2022 although his exact age is not known as he has managed to keep his date of birth away from the public. However, we will update the information once available.

Ben Smith Height

Smith stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 7 inches tall.

Ben Smith Parents and Siblings

Smith manages to keep information regarding his parents, siblings, and extended family members away from the limelight. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.

Ben Smith Spouse /Wife

Smith has for a long time been keeping details regarding whether or not he is dating private. It is therefore not known whether Smith is married or not but the information will be updated once available.

Ben Smith Kids / Children

Details regarding whether or not Smith has any children are not available to the public at the moment. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.

Ben Smith Education

After graduating high school, Smith attended East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina where in 1996 he received a bachelor’s degree in Communications and a minor in Geography. Smith, later on, received a certificate in broadcast meteorology from Mississippi State University.

Ben Smith Career

Smith landed his first on-air job right out of college at WNCT-TV in Greenville, NC where he did weather for five years. While working at WNCT, he went back to school and received a certificate in broadcast meteorology from Mississippi State University. Ben has also worked in Chattanooga and Birmingham, where he worked at News 19’s sister station, WIAT from 2001 to 2003. Ben was the Chief Meteorologist at WSAV in Savannah, Georgia for four years. From there, he worked for WFTV in Orlando, Florida.

Smith has been involved in the direct landfalls of several hurricanes including Bertha, Bonnie, Dennis, Fran, and Floyd in 1999. Along with the WNCT staff, he was honored to be awarded the prestigious National Edward R. Murrow Award for continuous coverage of Hurricane Floyd.

Smith holds seals from the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association and also has the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) seal of approval as well. He also serves on the National Weather Association seal evaluation committee.


Ben works with WHNT where he serves alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Aaron Ayers
  2. Jessica Camuto
  3. Claudia Chakamian
  4. Danielle Dozier
  5. Emileigh Forrester
  6. Jess Grotjahn
  7. Jerry Hayes
  8. Steve Johnson
  9. Hannah Jones
  10. Christine Killimayer
  11. Brian Lauson
  12. Lauren Layton
  13. Emily Moessner
  14. Madison Neal
  15. Dallas Parker
  16. Greg Screws
  17. Lynsey Smith
  18. Kayla Smith
  19. Kelley Smith
  20. Archie Snowden
  21. Samson Tamijani
  22. Olivia Whitmire
  23. Mariah Wiggs
  24. Addison Willmon

How Much Does Ben Smith Earn?

Smith earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.

How Much is Ben Smith Worth?

As a meteorologist, Smith has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1.3 million to $5.5 million.

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