Who Is Keenan Smith?
Keenan Smith is an American of African descent meteorologist, reporter, and anchor working for WXYZ-TV as a morning news anchor since March 2018.
Keenan Smith Date of Birth / Age
Smith was born on the 31st of October 1972. He is 50 years old as of 2022.
Keenan Smith Height
Smith stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 7 inches tall.
Keenan Smith Parents and Siblings
Smith was born and raised in Philadelphia. He manages to keep information regarding his parents, siblings, and extended members of his family away from the limelight. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.
Keenan Smith Spouse (Wife)
Smith is married to his wife Jameelah and has two sons, Grayson and Clark with her.
Keenan Smith Kids / Children
Smith has two sons, Grayson and Clark. Grayson is the eldest of the two. When Graydon was 3 years they welcomed their new born, Clark who had health problems. First, he was diagnosed as having Jaundice due to its characteristic of yellow eyes and skin. Later on, they were called into the hospital at 7p.m. to go to the ER. His condition was so serious that he was being seen by 8 teams of doctors. One day Clark fell off a cliff and was unable to stay upright and his limbs were limp.
After being rushed to the hospital, they were later informed that he had end-stage liver failure. He needed a liver transplant but he could not be operated on as he needed to get stronger in order to adapt to the new liver. Luckily, after a few months there was a liver available for the surgery. They went to Ann Arbor for the surgery and it was an almost perfect match for Clark. He recovered and is alive.
Keenan Smith Education
Smith studied meteorology at the College of DuPage, Oklahoma state University, Pennsylvania state University and Portland state University. Also he was nominated to be a full member of the American Meteorological Society, National Weather Association. and he has the AMS Seal of Approval.
On top of this, he is a 1994 graduate of Franklin and Marshall College with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Public Policy. He joined the college in 1991. Also, in 1998 he got a Dual Masters degree in Domestic Policy and Urban & Regional Planning from Princeton University, New Jersey after enrolling in 1995.
Keenan Smith Career
Smith works for WXYZ-TV as a morning news anchor since March 2018.He has held tis position for 4 years and 5 months. Also, he is the AM meteorologist since September 2010 and has held this position for 11 years and months. Prior to working for WXYZ-TV, he served WPTV News Channel 5 as a weekday meteorologist for 2 years and 5 months since joining in May 2008. Furthermore, he also worked as a meteorologist for WGN-TV and CLTV News – Tribune Company in Chicago having joined each in December 2003 and in 2000 respectively.
He held the position for the respective stations for 4 years and 5 months and 4 years respectively. In addition, he was the reporter and anchor for WLFL-TV Sinclair Broadcasting for a year since joining in 1999. Also, he served as reporter, anchor and weather anchor for WEEK-TV, Peoria for a year since joining in 1989. Furthermore, he acted as a freelance associate producer for NBC News, Lancaster for a year since joining in 1997. Last but not least, he served WZBN, Trenton as a reporter and anchor for a year having joined in 1997.
Smith had been selected for a Midwest Regional Emmy Award in 2005 for best weather. Also, he has received an Illinois Associated Press Award for investigative reporting. Additionally he has won other awards such as Michigan Association of Broadcaster for best weathercast and Associated Press Award for weather.
Also, he is a Michigan Emmy Winner. He specializes in live severe weather coverage and weather presentation consultation. Over his long career he has attained over 40 skills that are on his social media platform(Linked in). As of 2022, he is working for WXYZ-TV as a morning news anchor.
How Much Does Keenan Smith Earn?
Smith approximately earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.
How Much is Keenan Smith Worth?
As an anchor, Smith has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.
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