Mike Janssen Bio, WGN, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Mike Janssen?

Mike Janssen is an American journalist who is working for WGN as a weekend meteorologist for WGN Weather Center and CLTV. He joined the station in September 2010. Before WGN, he served WSIL-TV in Carterville, Illinois as a meteorologist and a reporter. 

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Mike Janssen Date of Birth / Age

Janssen is approximately in his 40s 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.

Mike Janssen Height

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

Mike Janssen Parents and Siblings

Janssen was raised in Kankakee County. He manages to keep information regarding his parents, siblings, and extended members of his family away from the limelight. Even so, his grandfather was born on October 7th, 1922.  Further, his uncle and grandfather served in the army.

Also, his father, David, and sister celebrate their birthday on September 16th. Unfortunately, he lost his father and grandfather. David served as a farmer and made is responsible for Janssen’s interest in weather. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.

Mike Janssen Spouse(Wife)

Janssen exchanged vows with his wife. They have a daughter together. Nonetheless, the information will be updated once available.

Mike Janssen Kids / Children

Janssen has a daughter with his wife. She celebrates her birthday on March 28th. Also, he has a dog named Millie. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.

Mike Janssen Education

After completing his high school education, Janssenwent on to attend Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 1995. Later, in 1998 he became its graduate with a Bachelor Of Arts degree in Mass Communication and Media Arts. Also, a Radio Television Major, and a Journalism Minor.

Further, he joined Mississippi State University in 2002 where he furthered his studies in Broadcast meteorology. Additionally, he gained his Certificate of Broadcast Meteorology in August 2005.

Mike Janssen Career

Janssen works for WGN as a weekend meteorologist for WGN WeatherCenter and CLTV. He joined the station in September 2010. Before WGN, he served WSIL-TV in Carterville, Illinois as a meteorologist and a reporter. Further, he served WYIN-TV in Merrillville as a meteorologist and a reporter. Also, he served in New Orleans at WGNO-TV as a meteorologist and a reporter.

Additionally, his first-weekend on-screen report in New Orleans happened just days before Hurricane Katrina made landfall in southeast Louisiana. Moreover, he is a member of the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society. Furthermore, he holds the American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval.


Janssen works with WGN where he serves alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Dina Bair
  2. Robin Baumgarten
  3. Tahman Bradley
  4. Ben Bradley
  5. Ray Cortopassi
  6. Lourdes Duarte
  7. Demetrius Ivory
  8. Mike Janssen
  9. Lauren Jiggetts
  10. Sarah Jindra
  11. Morgan Kolkmeyer
  12. Paul Konrad
  13. Sean Lewis

How Much Does Mike Janssen Earn?

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

How Much is Mike Janssen Worth?

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

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