Dallas Raines Biography
Dallas Raines is an American chief meteorologist at KABC-TV the ABC7 Eyewitness News in Los Angeles. He joined this station in 1984 initially as a meteorologist and then became a weekend evening anchor. He was however shifted to weekday afternoons 4, 5, 6, and 11 PM along with David Ono, Ellen Leyva, Marc Brown, and Michelle Tuzee. As of 2020, Dallas covers weekday evening weather reports.
Dallas Raines Age
Raines turned 67 years old as of 2021. He was born on 15th October 1954, in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States of America as Kevin Feinstein. He celebrates his birthday every year on October 15th. His ethnicity is Caucasian.
Dallas Raines Height
Raines stands at a body height of 5 feet 9 inches which is approximately 1.75 meters. His other body measurements are currently under review.
Dallas Raines Education
Dallas graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University where he studied broadcast journalism and earth science with an emphasis on meteorology. Later, Raines taught classes about the weather in the geography department at California State University, Northridge
He is a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist and a member of the AMS and who has earned the Seal of Approval for TV Broadcasting.
Dallas Raines Family, Siblings
Dallas was born on 15th October 1954, in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States of America as Kevin Feinstein. Riley Gene Raines(father) and Sybil Jeannette Hambrick(mother). It is not known if he has any siblings.
Dallas Raines Wife
Dallas is married to his wife Danielle W. Raines who is a writer and recently served on the organizing committee for the Community Scholarship Foundation of La Cañada Flintridge. She was sentenced to three years’ probation and drug rehabilitation for beating and trying to strangle their adult daughter as they drove home from a La Cañada country club, prosecutors said. The incident took place on August 31, 2016, as Danielle was eating a meal and drinking with her daughter at the country club when she apparently “became belligerent.”
The prosecutors said that she struck and pushed her daughter before driving home. She persistently forced her daughter to pull to the side of the road. She beat her daughter and attempted to strangle her while they were pulled over, prosecutors said. Her daughter was eventually able to escape and Danielle was arrested later that day.
Dallas Raines Daughters
Dallas is a responsible dad to three daughters. However, he seems to have a strong bond with one of his daughters called Georgia.
Dallas Raines Salary
How much does Dallas Raines earn? Having been working as a Chief Meteorologist, he receives an average annual salary of $61,177 This is the average reporter’s salary according to ABC7 Eyewitness News as of March 29, 2022, but the range typically falls between $50,807 and $67,084. However, salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, and the number of years one has spent in his or her profession.
Dallas Raines Net Worth
Dallas’ net worth is estimated to be $3.5 Million as of 2022. He has accumulated his fortunes through his primary source of income mainly as a Chief Meteorologist and in the other businesses, he has invested in. However, his salary improves a year after the other, therefore we will keep updating you.
Dallas Raines ABC7 Eyewitness News, KABC-TV
Dallas serves as a chief meteorologist at KABC-TV the ABC7 Eyewitness News in Los Angeles. He joined this station in 1984 initially as a meteorologist and then became a weekend evening anchor. He was however shifted to weekday afternoons 4, 5, 6, and 11 PM along with David Ono, Ellen Leyva, Marc Brown, and Michelle Tuzee. As of 2020, Dallas covers weekday evening weather reports.
Prior to joining KABC-TV, Dallas he worked at CNN as the weathercaster for the CNN-produced TBS Evening News on what was then SuperStation WTBS (now WPCH-TV). He had also served in other stations such as; was the chief meteorologist for television stations WBRZ-TV in Baton Rouge and at WDSU in New Orleans, Louisiana before moving to CNN
As a result of his successful career, Dallas has been awarded and honored with several awards such as;
- Daily News People’s Choice Award for Best Weatherperson in Los Angeles.
- He was named Man of the Year by the American Cancer Society.
- He was voted Best Weather Presenter/World competition level in Paris, France.
- He received a Golden Mike Award for Best Weathercast in Southern California in the 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. division.
- He has received the Associated Press Award for Best Weather Segment.
- The Greater Los Angeles Press Club awarded him with Overall Excellence in a 60 Minute Newscast.
- KIIS Radio voted Dallas the Most Popular On-Air Newscaster in Los Angeles.
- He was also voted the Most Popular On-Air Personality on CNN by ON CABLE magazine.
- Through covering Hurricane Frederic, he was awarded the National Oceanic and Atmosphere Association (NOAA) Outstanding Coverage Award.
He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University where he studied broadcast journalism and earth science with an emphasis on meteorology. With the accompany of his wife, Dannie Raines, they published a children’s weather adventure book called, “Chester and the Hot Air Balloon” as of September 2021.
Dallas Raines Cancer Survivor
As of 2005, Dallas was diagnosed with prostate cancer. During an interview, he remarked that he has been leading a healthy lifestyle by eating well, exercising always, and maintaining an active life. He however chose to undergo radiation therapy and surgery where he later recovered after a while.
Dallas Raines Residence
Dallas and his wife Danielle W. Raines live in Pasadena.
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