Mike Augustyniak Bio, WCCO, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Mike Augustyniak?

Mike Augustyniak is an American currently working at WCCO as the director of meteorology. He joined the WCCO team in 2008 and has achieved a new personal record where he has been able to consume the most cups of coffee in a 10-hour period. Mike became curious about the weather while a little guy since he was absolutely petrified of thunderstorms.

Mike Augustyniak
Mike Augustyniak

However, over time he was able to outgrow his fear with the help of a book called “Hippo Thunder”. Therefore in his eighth grade, he was sure he wanted to study meteorology in college. In addition, he gave answers to a 40-question ‘interest survey which was fed into a computer. Luckily Meteorologist as a career was one of the jobs the computer returned and right he knew it was the job for him.

Further, Augustyniak appears with Ellen DeGeneres on her nationally syndicated talk show, which is aired on the CBS Evening News, or CBS This Morning. Mike’s excellent work in broadcasting has been recognized with multiple Emmy Awards.

Mike Augustyniak Date of Birth / Age

Augustyniak is celebrating 44 years old as of 2022. He is originally from New York, United States. However, he has for a long time been keeping his personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed his exact dates of birth.

Mike Augustyniak Height

Augustyniak stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.

Mike Augustyniak Parents and Siblings

Augustyniak’s family details especially on his parents, and siblings are not available in the public domain. However, in  2017, his dad had a rare blood cancer where a  stem-cell transplant from an anonymous donor in Germany successfully cured him.

Mike Augustyniak Spouse / Wife

Augustyniak and his husband were recently featured in Lavender Magazine in he took a moment out of his vacation to share a touching, but a poignant, message with his Twitter followers.

The Magazine made highlights the WCCO Director of Meteorology and his husband, who is the WCCO Web Content Manager Eric Henderson. Additionally, Augustyniak also tweeted on the cover photo (featuring the happy couple), writing: “Grateful for the profile, [Henderson]’s love, and the irrefutable fact that we can still say ‘I do’ in all 50 states.

Further, Mike also highlighted the reality of recent political decisions in Florida that targets LGBTQ individuals and families in the state. Fortunately, the bars teachers from discussing sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten up to 3rd grade. In addition, Schools should not discuss LGBTQ topics “when not age-appropriate or developmentally appropriate for students.” Therefore,  parents can sue the school in case an educator violates this law. His tweet is hence getting support from fellow local news personalities, like Jana Shortal and Angela Davis.

Mike Augustyniak Kids / Children

Details regarding whether or not Augustyniak 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.

Mike Augustyniak Education

Augustyniak studied meteorology at the University at Albany under various world’s leading research scientists. Mike attained his Bachelor of Science degree in Atmospheric Science and holds the AMS Television Seal of Approval. Mike is an active member and is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

In addition, Mike graduated with a Master of Science degree in Atmospheric Science in May of 2008, from the University at Albany. Mike’s master’s thesis which is original research on a local terrain effect namely Mohawk-Hudson Convergence now assists meteorologists in making more accurate forecasts around the region.

Mike Augustyniak Career

Augustyniak has always been fascinated by active weather since his early age and hence this drew him to Minnesota. Therefore, Mike joined the WCCO team in 2008 and has achieved a new personal record where he has been able t consume the most cups of coffee in a 10-hour period.

Mike became curious about the weather while a little guy since he was absolutely petrified of thunderstorms. However, over time he was able to outgrow his fear with the help of a book called “Hippo Thunder”. Therefore in his eighth grade, he was sure he wanted to study meteorology in college. In addition, he gave answers to a 40-question ‘interest survey which was fed into a computer. Luckily Meteorologist as a career was one of the jobs the computer returned. Therefore, he knew the right way this was the job for him.

Further, Augustyniak appears with Ellen DeGeneres. This is on her nationally syndicated talk show, which is aired on the CBS Evening News, or CBS This Morning. Mike’s excellent work in broadcasting has been recognized with multiple Emmy Awards.

Mike loves going to the gym, biking, rock climbing, and playing with his Boston Terrier called  Lola whenever off duty. Additionally, he loves to travel within the U.S. and around the world. Therefore, has extensively toured the Caribbean, Spain, Morocco, and Australia.

Augustyniak is an advocate of LGBTQ. On behalf of the LGBTQ community, he began raising funds every year to cater to homeless youth as part of the national “GiveOUT Day,”. This has hence grown to ensure enduring relationships with PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center. Also, good relationship with the Twin Cities Pride organization, which is a  contributing author to Twin Cities Pride Magazine.

How Much Does Mike Augustyniak Earn?

Augustyniak’s annual salary is not publicly known but will keep you updated once the exact figure is available.

How Much is Mike Augustyniak Worth?

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

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