Ed Curran Bio, WBBM, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Ed Curran?

Ed Curran is an American meteorologist who is working for WBBM as a meteorologist and reporter for CBS2 Chicago. He joined the CBS 2 Chicago team in May 2012. Further, he has served the station for more than half a decade.

Photo of Ed Curran
Photo of Ed Curran

Ed Curran Date of Birth / Age

Curran was born in 1956. He is 66 years old as of 2022.

Ed Curran Height

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

Ed Curran Parents and Siblings

Curran was born and raised in the U.S. He manages to keep information regarding his parents, siblings, and extended members of his family away from the limelight. Even so, he has a sister named Patti Orthwein. Patti tied the knot with her husband, Wayne. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.

Ed Curran Spouse(Wife)

Curran exchanged vows with his wife, Monica. The couple has two kids. Additionally, they have two granddaughters. Nonetheless, the information will be updated once available.

Ed Curran Kids / Children

Curran has two kids with his wife; Jeff and Jessica. Jessica tied the knot with her husband, Steve, and has daughters with him, Hayley and Elizabeth. Regardless, details regarding his children are not available to the public at the moment. Also, he has two dogs, Daisy and Shelby. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.

Ed Curran Education

After completing his high school education, Curran went on to attend Columbia College, Chicago in 1973. Later, in 1977 he became its graduate with a Bachelor Of Arts degree in Broadcast Communications. Further, he pursued his meteorology studies at 

Ed Curran Career

Curran works for WBBM as a meteorologist and reporter for CBS2 Chicago. He joined the CBS 2 Chicago team in May 2012. Further, he has served the station for more than half a decade. Additionally, he serves as a veteran Chicago broadcaster who has worked in both TV and Radio. Moreover, hie reported have spanned breaking news stories and doing aerobatics on the wing of a biplane.

Nonetheless, his career debuted when he served in weather at WGN-TV. Later, he served on WMAQ-TV from 1999 to 2002. From 2002 to 2011, he served WBBM as a meteorologist and a technical reporter. With a history of serving as a technological reporter, he served as a pioneer in online tech reporting and served CNN as a technology correspondent.

Before TV, he served as a host of his own show on WGN Radio and served WLS-AM, WIND, and WGCI-FM. Furthermore, he has been awarded excellence in broadcasting during his career. For instance, he serves as an 11-time Regional Emmy-awarded meteorologist. Also, he loves chasing storms in the CBS2 Mobile Weather Lab, working in the studio, and speaking to school groups.

In addition, he attained the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist seal awarded by the American Meteorological Society. Moreover, he loves playing acoustic and electric guitar, firing up his backyard smoker, and riding his tandem road bike with his wife. Ed and his wife have two adult children.

WBBM/ CBS 2 Chicago

Curran works with CBS 2 Chicago where he serves alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Brad Edwards
  2. Irika Sargent
  3. Audrina Bigos
  4. Ryan Baker
  5. Marie Saavedra
  6. Jim Williams
  7. Joe Donlon

How Much Does Ed Curran Earn?

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

Ed Curran Health/Surgery/Kidney/Weight Loss

In March 2022, Curran underwent a Kidney Transplant surgery. This was due to his suffering from an acute kidney injury in 2018. The injury later advanced to end-stage renal disease and he had to undergo dialysis in December 2019. For just about 9 hours, he was on the machine nightly for the last two years. Fortunately, he received a kidney from his sister, Patti.

Moreover, he meets Nephrologist Dr. James Paparello of Northwestern Memorial Hospital on a monthly basis. Additionally, he thanked the Director at Comprehensive Transplant Center, and Chief of Organ Transplantation in the Department of Surgery at Northwestern, Dr. Satish Nadig, Dr. Wenyu Huang, Northwestern Endocrinologist, U.S. Renal at Northwestern, Northwestern Transplant Center, Baxter Renal Home Dialysis Program, his sister and family for being with him during his journey.

“..There are simply no words to express my love and appreciation for my sister, Patti Orthwein (pictured). It took months of tests and many 4-hour commutes (each way) to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, with her supportive husband Wayne, to accomplish this life-saving organ donation. Thank you. I’m humbled…” he posted on his Facebook account. Additionally, he rejoined the WBBM team in April 2022 after his surgery and leave off the station.

No information regarding Curran’s weight has been made public. Even so, if he has lost weight it might have been as a result of the surgery he underwent. Further, it is not known whether or not he is sick or suffering from another ailment as of 2022. Even so, he seems to be healthy. However, we will update this information once is available to the public.

How Much is Ed Curran Worth?

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

Ed Curran Twitter