Lawrence Karnow Biography
Lawrence Karnow is an American meteorologist who currently serves as the Chief Meteorologist at KRON-TV Channel 4 News in San Francisco Bay Area. He joined the station in 2016 as part of the weekend news team. Prior to KRON-TV, Karnow served as a meteorologist for KPIX-CBS TV in San Francisco Bay Area from (April 1997 – June 2019).
Lawrence Karnow Age
Karnow is around 62 years old as of the year 2023, he was born in Salinas, CA United States of America. His exact date of birth is not yet known to the public. However, this makes it difficult for us to know his exact age, and when he celebrates his birthday. This section will be updated as soon as the information is available.
Lawrence Karnow Height
Karnow has not shared his exact height with the public. However, he stands at a moderate height when you look at his pictures and he is of a slim build. This section will be updated as soon as the information regarding her exact height is available.
Lawrence Karnow Education
After his elementary and secondary education, Karnow attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in History. In 2005 he was awarded the Seal of Approval of the American Meteorological Society in recognition of the quality of his weather broadcasts.
His career got started in Salinas, in 1986, when he was hired by KSBW after graduating from UCLA, Karnow realized it was taking a while to get into the TV business. He ended up interning at KSBW, eventually parlaying that into an on-air position.
Lawrence Karnow Family
Karnow was born and raised by his parents who are yet to be identified in Salinas, CA, United States of America. However, details regarding his parents’ names and siblings are not known to the public. This section will be updated as soon as the information is available.
His parents realized how excited he was about the weather that they bought him a weather set, complete with a temperature gauge, an anemometer to measure the wind, and a barometer. It was his first “weather station”, and he set it all up, even climbing up on the roof of his house (his mother wasn’t happy once she learned how he was measuring the wind speed) to install the anemometer on the chimney.
Lawrence Karnow Wife
Karnow is married to Sharon Chin, who is a General Assignment Reporter for KPIX 5 Eyewitness News. Chin joined KPIX 5 in 1997. However, the couple met for the first time while they were both working at KSBW TV at Salinas, CA. They both ended up working for the same station once again in San Francisco, Bay Area. This was after Karnow was hired by KPIX 5 in April 1997 and Chin was already working there.
The couple married in early 1998 in San Fransisco Bay Area in a private wedding attended by a few guests and family members. Together the duo shares one adorable daughter. They enjoy family adventures together with their daughter. Karnow and her family reside in San Fransisco, California, United States.
Lawrence Karnow Children
Karnow together with his wife are blessed with one child. However, he has not disclosed the name and age of his daughter. We are keeping tabs and will update you once this information is available.
Lawrence Karnow Salary
Karnow earns an average annual salary of $129,265, but the range typically falls between $99,862 to $160,480. This is according to KRON-TV Chief Meteorologist salaries in San Francisco Bay Area. However, their salaries vary mainly according to the level of seniority of the journalist in question. We will keep tabs and update his exact salary once it is available.
Lawrence Karnow Net Worth
Karnow’s net worth is estimated to be in the range of $1 Million – $5 Million as of 2022. He has accumulated his fortunes through his primary source of income as a broadcast journalist and in the other businesses he has invested in.
Lawrence Karnow KRON4
Karnow currently serves as the Chief Meteorologist at KRON-TV Channel 4 News in San Francisco Bay Area. He joined the station in 2016 as part of the weekend news team. Prior to KRON-TV, Karnow served as a meteorologist for KPIX-CBS TV in San Francisco Bay Area from (April 1997 – June 2015).
At KPIX, Karnow began as the weekend meteorologist and was promoted to the morning meteorologist the past 4 years. Along with his television duties, Karnow also produced and presented weather forecasts for KCBS Radio.
Before joining CBS 5 in 1997, Karnow served as the morning weather forecaster at KSBW-TV in Salinas, California. However, this is where his meteorologist’s dream came into reality. He began at the station as an intern in 1986 and got his big break when one of the regular weather forecasters became ill. Karnow served at the station from 1986 – 1997.
Karnow has also worked at several radio stations in California, including KRKC, KIDD MAGIC 63, KRKC, and KLA. While at KSBW, he worked as a substitute teacher at elementary schools in Salinas. In the year 2015, between the time he was laid off by KPIX and later picked up by KRON-TV, Karnow was developing his own app known as WeatherScope, the first live-streaming weather app in the world so users can stay connected to different parts of the world. WeatherScope is the first and only innovative mobile app to broadcast live streaming videos in stunning 4K. However, even though Karnow is now the chief meteorologist at KRON, WeatherScope is still his baby.
Lawrence Karnow Body Measurements and Facts
- Full Names: Lawrence Karnow
- Career / Profession: Meteorologist
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: White
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Age: Around 62 years old as of the year 2023
- Zodiac Sign: Under Review
- Date of Birth: Under Review
- Place of Birth: Salinas, CA
- Birthday: Under Review
- Body Measurements: Under Review
- Height: Under Review
- Weight: Under Review
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife/Spouse: Sharon Chin
- Children: One
- Net Worth: Estimated to be in the range of $1 Million – $5 Million as of 2022
- Salary: Earns an average annual salary of $129,265
Lawrence Karnow House
Karnow resides in San Fransisco, California, United States of America.
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