Best known as an Emmy Award-winning meteorologist and storm chaser for The Weather Channel, Mike Bettes, age 47, is currently working as a co-host of the American morning TV program ‘AMHQ: America’s Morning Headquarters’.
Mike Bettes was born on January 19, 1972, in Ohio under the birth sign of Capricorn. His birth name is Michael “Mike” Bettes. He holds an American nationality and belongs to a white ethnicity.
Regarding the education, Bettes completed his graduation from ‘Ohio State University’ with a B.S. degree in Atmospheric Sciences.
Mike Bettes was in a longtime relationship with Allison Chinchar. The pair got married in 2012 in a grand and lavish ceremony. Till date, their relationship as husband and wife is going very smoothly.
The couple has a son together. Mike announced that his wife, Allison is pregnant via his Instagram account. In January 2015, the couple welcomed their first child named Landen Benjamin Bettes.
The duo is doing so well with their relationship, and there is no chance of their divorce or separation. Well, it is Mike Bettes’ second marriage, whereas Allison Chinchar’s first one.
Bettes was married to Stephanie Abrams in mid-2000. She was the co-host of Mike on the show Abrams & Bettes: Beyond the Forecast. After staying together for nine long years, they separated in 2009.
Currently, he lives in Sandy Springs, Georgia, United States, with his wife and son.
The 47-year-old American television meteorologist has an estimated net worth of around $2 million. He has made a good sum from his career as a meteorologist.
According to some online sources, the average salary of an American television meteorologist earns $88,850 per year. So, he might be receiving at the same range from his career.
At the starting phase of his career, he worked as a chief meteorologist for WLOS in Asheville, North Carolina. Also, he worked as a weekend meteorologist at WSYX/WTTW in Columbus, Ohio, and WKEF in Dayton, Ohio.
Well, Mike worked as a field reporter for the ‘The Weather Channel’ from 2003. In 2006, he appeared as a co-host of the show called ‘Abrams & Bettes: Beyond the Forecast’. Also, he has hosted the show called ‘Wake Up With Al’.
In addition, he came in the headline with covering report live of the natural disaster news like ‘Hurricane Katrina’, ‘Hurricane Sandy’ and other tropical cyclones like floods and winter storms. As well as, he was awarded an Emmy Award.