The atmospheric condition of the wind and cloud might seem like a trivial thing but the study and knowledge of it have been instrumental in keeping large human populations safe. The knowledge, in modern-day, is often passed down to the public through meteorologists who work on various TV channels. One of them is Stephanie Abrams, a TV presenter for one of the biggest weather channels in the world, The Weather Channel.
Stephanie Abrams has been working as an on-air meteorologist since 2000 and has expanded her resume beyond covering the weather through live reporting for events such as the 2010 Winter Olympics in Canada. She is one of the notable names in the world on meteorology and it took her years of hard work to get to where she is today.
What Growing Up Was Like For Stephanie Abrams
Abrams was born on the 27th of October, 1978, in Wellington, Florida. She was only able to spend a small fraction of her childhood with both parents as a family before they got divorced. Although she is known to have siblings, not a lot has been revealed about them.
She began her journey as a meteorologist at the US Space Camp, where she developed an affinity for sciences. She later headed over to the University of Florida where she majored in Geography, with a minor in mathematics. Abrams finished her studies and bagged her Bachelor’s degree, graduating with honors.
Despite holding a degree in Geography, Stephanie Abrams was still drawn to the weather, a call she answered subsequently. After earning her first degree, she enrolled into Florida State University to study Meteorology and she also graduated with honors. Consequently, she began her broadcasting career as a meteorologist on FSU Live, a student channel. While she was at Florida State, Stephanie also worked as a teaching assistant.
Speaking about her experience at FSU, Abrams applauded the professors on their skills in teaching their students. She was impressed with the difference it made on the students.
A Look At Her Professional Career Timeline
Stephanie Abrams’ professional career as a meteorologist has lingered for two decades and it seems she has been with one channel the whole time but this is not the case at all. Abrams actually began her career at WTXL in Tallahassee, Florida, kickstarting her role in 2000. She pitched her tent with the station for over a period of three years before she moved on to The Weather Channel in July 2003, where she has been working ever since.
At The Weather Channel, Stephanie Abrams has worked on shows like Abrams and Bettes: Beyond the Forecast and Weather Center. Nevertheless, she doesn’t restrict herself to the programs on TWC alone. While she established herself as an important part of The Weather Channel roster, Stephanie also expanded her coast to other roles outside of the channel such as hosting Wake Up with Al, a weekly morning show on NBC. She also reported on the 2010 Winter Olympics in Canada and has worked on Weekend Today as a weather anchor in 2012.
Other shows Stephanie Abrams has hosted include On The Radar, Morning Rush, and America’s Morning Headquarters (AMHQ). While she hosted the Morning Rush show from 2009 to 2014 during the weekdays, her time on The Radar lasted from 2012 to 2013. She is still a co-host of AMHQ alongside Jen Carfagno and Jim Cantore.
Outside of broadcasting and discussing the weather, Stephanie has appeared in a movie – Sharknado 2: The Second One, a horror/Sci-fi motion picture released in 2014 to critical acclaim. her versatility seems to know no boundaries.
What Is Stephanie Abrams’ Salary And Net Worth?
At the moment, Stephanie Abrams is estimated to be earning as much as $175,000 per year in her role as a meteorologist for The Weather Channel. The salary is considered to be competitive and having spent two decades working professionally in the industry, Stephanie has been able to accrue a net worth estimated at around $7 million.
Her fortune does not come as a surprise as she works for one of the biggest weather channels in the world and apparently knows her onions.
Who Is The Man In Her Life?
Not many know this but Stephanie Abrams, for a long time, used to be married to Mike Bettes. They formed a romantic union through their professional relationship when they hosted the show, Abrams and Bettes: Beyond the Forecast. In order words, Abrams married her co-host.
The couple seemed set to live a happy and long marital life but that proved to be false as they got divorced in an abrupt fashion that left fans wondering what went wrong. They didn’t set the record straight concerning the reason behind the breakup but they are seemingly happy with their decision.
Since they got divorced, both of them have moved on with their respective lives, with Mike going on to marry Alison Chinchar and Stephanie Abrams getting engaged to a man whose face she hasn’t hesitated to share but his name remains unknown. Her marriage to Mike Bettes never produced any children.
Other Facts About Stephanie Abrams
- Career Recognitions
Stephanie Abrams has come a long way in her career as a meteorologist and it’s only fair that she receives the recognition she deserves. She is currently a member of the National Weather Association (NWA) and the American Meteorological Society. The TV host was once the president of the North Florida chapter of the latter.
- Social Media Profile
On social media, Stephanie is also very popular with a Twitter handle that boasts more than 2 million followers. The nature of her job made it easy for her to attain such popularity on social media but she has such a lovable personality. Her Instagram account is also booming with fans to the tune of more than 53 thousand while her Facebook page is followed by over 165 thousand fans as of April 2020.
- Body Measurement
One of the qualities that made Stephanie Abrams into one of the leading names in meteorology is her beauty, which is apparent in every broadcast on The Weather Channel. She has a remarkable height of 5 feet 8 inches, which is well above the national average height for women, and with a weight of around 61 kg, Abrams is the ideal beauty onscreen. Stephanie’s body is further defined by her body curves, which are measured to be 37, 27, and 35 inches for her bust, waist, and hips respectively.