Brian Wilkes Biography
Brian Wilkes (born in 1968) graduated from Columbia College with a bachelor of science degree in science communication. He is an American chief meteorologist for FOX 59 in Indianapolis whereby he conducts a news program at night starting at 4:00 pm. He has been in this station since July 1995. He, therefore, had a two and a half year internship at WGN-9 (Chicago), under the meteorologist Tom Skilling.
Brian Wilkes Age
Brian attained 54 years old as of 2022 being born in 1968, in Indiana, the United States of America. He has not disclosed his date of birth thus making it difficult for us to known when he celebrates his birthday. However, this section will be updated as soon as the information is available.
Brian Wilkes Height
He is a man of 5 feet 4 inches tall which is approximately 1.67 meters
Brian Wilkes Body Measurements and Weight
Wilkes has kept his body weight and other measurements as his own secret. We are therefore doing research and will update as soon as the information is disclosed.
Brian Wilkes Education
He enrolled at Columbia College where he schooled and later earned a bachelor’s degree in science communication. For his internship, he served for two and a half years at WGN-9 (Chicago), under Meteorologist Tom Skilling.
Brian Wilkes Family, Siblings
He was born in Indiana, the United States of America. His father is the former United States Marshal. However much is not known about his parents i.e their names, professions and where they live. He has also kept the information regarding his siblings for privacy. This section will be updated as soon as the information is available.
Brian Wilkes Wife
Wilkes is husband to Gigi. The couple married in 2008 and they have been living happily since there is no heard case of divorce or disagreement between them. They are proud parents of two i.e Olive and Monkey (who is popularly known as Coach Monkey Bear). The family lives in the state of Indiana, United States.
Brian Wilkes Children
Wilkes and his wife Gigi are blessed with two children i.e Olive and Monkey (who is popularly known as Coach Monkey Bear). However, details regarding their ages are not found.
Brian Wilkes Salary
He earns an average annual salary of $51,984 but the range typically falls between $43,179 and $57,002. This is according to FOX 59 in Indianapolis chief meteorologist salaries as of September 27, 2021. However, the chief meteorologist’s salaries ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills and also the number of years you have spent in your profession. We will keep tabs and update you about his salary if any changes occur.
Brian Wilkes Net Worth
Brian’s net worth is calculated to be between $2 million to $5 million as of the year 2021. He has afforded to earn this wide wealth mainly through his career as a meteorologist.
Brian Wilkes Career
He developed an interest in weather when he was small of age. His dream came through when he joined Columbia College and managed to earn a bachelor’s degree in science communication. He thereafter had a two and a half year internship at WGN-9 (Chicago), under the meteorologist Tom Skilling.
He officially began his career at WSJV-TV in Elkhart, Indiana which is currently known as the Fox Affiliate whereby he served as chief meteorologist conducting 6 and 10 p.m. shows. While still at WSJV-TV, he wrote and hosted a documentary concerning the Palm Sunday tornadoes that ripped through South Bend in April of 1965.
Throughout his career journey, he has received a couple of awards like in 1996, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded him with an Emmy for his extreme weather special “Blown Away,”. He therefore in 2001, hosted two other extreme weather specials, including the Emmy-winning “Ahead of the Storm”
In August of 1996, he received his Seal of Approval from the National Weather Association thus becoming a member of both the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association.
When he is not working he is seen visiting central Indiana schools and neighborhoods, empowering them and donating his time and talents to a variety of charitable organizations.
Brian Wilkes FOX 59
Brian is an American chief meteorologist currently serving for FOX 59 in Indianapolis whereby he conducts a news program at night starting at 4:00 pm. He has been in this station since July 1995.
Brian Wilkes Body measurements and Facts
- Full Names: Brian Wilkes
- Career / Profession: Meteorologist
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: White
- Age: 53 years old as of 2021
- Zodiac Sign: To be updated
- Date of Birth: To be updated
- Birthday: To be updated
- Height:5 feet 4 inches
- Weight: To be updated
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife/Spouse: Gigi
- Children: Two; Olive and Monkey
- Net Worth: $2 Million to $5 Million as of 2021
- Salary: Average annual salary of $51,984
Brian Wilkes House
Wilkes resides in Indiana, United States of America with his wife and two children, in a gorgeous house they bought back in August 2014. However, we are keeping tabs and will update you with pictures of his house as soon as we have them.
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