Chris Shaffer Bio, WCCO, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Chris Shaffer?

Chris Shaffer is an American and a meteorologist who has won an Emmy award. Shaffer currently serves at WCCO-TV as a Chief Meteorologist. He has for a long time been actively participating in the American Meteorological Society.

Chris Shaffer
Chris Shaffer

Additionally, he is proud holder the AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) designation. Chris’s experience has been attained from working in different stations like KMSP FOX9 and WFTC/UPN 29. Also, he once served on radio stations like K102 (as Jack Wilde and himself) or KTLK and KOOL108, and BOB100 (as Blaze Bodean) among others.

Chris Shaffer Date of Birth / Age

Shaffer was born and raised in Stillwater, Minnesota. He is approximately 59 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.

Chris Shaffer Height

Shaffer stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 8 inches tall.

Chris Shaffer Parents and Siblings

Shaffer and his wife’s most extended family members are within the Twin Cities. Therefore, Shaffer excitedly forecasts to his community and his family in Pipestone, St. Cloud, Willmar, Sartell, and Blooming Prairie among others.

Chris is very passionate about weather especially Minnesota’s. Having lost his great uncle Wilbur from lightning strikes while farming in southern Minnesota in 1952 during summer. Moreover, Shaffer remembers vividly how his family vehicle at a particular time was chased by a tornado near Maplewood, Minn.

Further, during one of his Chrismas, while going to his Grandma and Grandpa’s house his family had to spend the night snowed in at a church in Winthrop, Minn. Their prayer was the blizzard would let up to enhance the get to Redwood Falls so that they can be able to their presents the next morning.

Chris Shaffer Spouse / Wife

Shaffer is happily married to his wife, Gloria whom she prefers to keep information about away from the limelight. We will update this information once more details regarding his wife are available to the public.

Chris Shaffer Kids / Children

Shaffer and Gloria are married with three children, twin daughters born in 2002 and the other one born in 2003. He can only compare his love for the weather with the raising of his three daughters, who sometimes become as loud as a thunderstorm, as strong as a straight-line wind as well as beautiful. The family enjoys the company of Pixie and Posie their two guinea pigs as well as a Boston Terrier named Bailey.

Chris Shaffer Education

Shaffer grew up in Stillwater, Minnesota, and later joined the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, where he graduated with degrees in Meteorology and Mass Communications.

Chris Shaffer Career

Shaffer has won an Emmy award during his career as a meteorologist and actively participates in the American Meteorological Society. Additionally, he holds the AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) designation. Chris’s experience has been acquired from working in various stations like KMSP FOX9 and WFTC/UPN 29. Also, he once served on radio stations like K102 (as Jack Wilde and himself) or KTLK and KOOL108, and BOB100 (as Blaze Bodean) among others.

Chris is very passionate about weather especially Minnesota’s. Having lost his great uncle Wilbur from lightning strikes while farming in southern Minnesota in 1952 during summer. Moreover, Shaffer remembers vividly how his family vehicle at a particular time was chased by a tornado near Maplewood, Minn.  Further, during one of his Chrismas, while going to his Grandma and Grandpa’s house his family had to spend the night snowed in at a church in Winthrop, Minn. Their prayer was the blizzard would let up to enhance the get to Redwood Falls so that they can be able to their presents the next morning.

Chris and his wife’s most extended family members are within the Twin Cities. Therefore, Shaffer excitedly forecasts to his community and his family in Pipestone, St. Cloud, Willmar, Sartell, and Blooming Prairie among others.

Chris’s love for the weather is because of how it changes with its constant challenge. He can only compare it with the raising of his three daughters, who sometimes become as loud as a thunderstorm, as strong as a straight-line wind as well as beautiful. In addition, their family enjoys the company of Pixie and Posie their two guinea pigs. They also have a Boston Terrier named Bailey.

How Much Does Chris Shaffer Earn?

Shaffer’s salary is in the estimation at about $51,000-$180,000 annually but exact amounts will be posted once available on social media.

How Much is Chris Shaffer Worth?

As a meteorologist, Shaffer has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1 million to $5 million.

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