Brett Kast Bio, WXYZ, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Brett Kast?

Brett Kast is an American Emmy awarded journalist working for WXYZ-TV as a general assignment reporter since joining in September 2020.

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Photo of Brett Kast

Brett Kast Date of Birth / Age

Kast is approximately in his 30s 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.

Brett Kast Height

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

Brett Kast Parents and Siblings

Kast was born and brought up in Troy. His parents have been married for 32 years as of June 2022. His mother is known as Paula Renzi and his father Rick Kast. They have three children together: Brett, Nancy and Jenna. Unfortunately, Jenna, the youngest  passed  away in July 2010 due to brain cancer. In addition, Kast has a grandfather named Renzi who turned 88 years old in March 2021. God-willing his grandfather will live to be 89 years old as of 2022. Additionally, they had a family dog named Ava, their 12 year family dog passed away in January 2021.  Kast seems to have a tight relationship with his family as he regularly posts them on his Instagram wishing them  well. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.

Brett Kast Spouse

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

Brett Kast Kids / Children

Details regarding whether or not Kast 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.

Brett Kast Education

Kast studied and graduated from Troy Athens High School. After high school he went on to join the Michigan State University in 2012. While there he was in the Delta Sigma Phi, Spartan Broadcasters Club and Impact 89FM Sports. Later, he graduated in 2016 with a bachelors degree in journalism.

Brett Kast Career

Kast works for WXYZ-TV as a general assignment  reporter as of 2022. Prior to joining WXYZ-TV he worked for WXIN-TV Fox 59, Indianapolis as a reporter. Also he served as a reporter for 7&4 News, Traverse City since joining in August 2016 for 2 years and a month. In August 2014, he joined HOMTV 2, Okemos and served its reporter for 2 years and a month. Fourth, he worked for WDIV, Detroit as a sports intern for 4 months having joined in May 2015.

In addition he was an intern for Quicken Loans, Detroit for 4 months since May 2014. Furthermore, He had previously worked for Quicken Loans in May 2013 and left in August 2013.

Last but not least, he served Impact WDBM 89FM Sports, East Lansing as a reporter and co-host since January 2014 for 8 months. Kast won an Emmy for broadcasting the story of 18 veterans who had been buried by strangers. The strangers took it upon themselves to burry the veterans because their families could not be found. He broadcasted this story in Indianapolis. Also, he covered the Black Lives Matter(BLM) protests after the gruesome death of George Floyd for the station.

In addition, he is the co-founder and board member of The Jenna Kast Believe in Miracles foundation, Metro Detroit which is a wish-according institution to children with serious illnesses. It is named after his late sister, Jenna who died from brain cancer. Further, the institution began in 2005 it has acquired over $1 million and has aided over 300 Michigan families and their children.

On a side note, Kast is a massive Spartan sports fan and supports for all the Detroit pro sports teams. When he’s not reporting he enjoys running a nearby trail or checking out a local distiller. Also, he likes to run-off Up North, snowmobile trails in the winter and dropping by the lake in the summer.

How Much Does Brett Kast Earn?

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

How Much is Brett Kast Worth?

As a reporter, Kast has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.

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