Mike Bettes

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Mike Bettes is an Emmy Award winning meteorologist who is best known as a co-host of America’s Morning Headquarters at the Weather Channel in Atlanta, Georgia.

Quick Facts About Mike Bettes

Name Mike Bettes
Profession Meteorologist
Gender Male
Birthday January 09, 1972
Age 45 Years Old
Star Sign Aquarius

Born on December 28, 1983, in Tallmadge, Ohio, US, he is 44 years old. He graduated from Ohio State University, in B.S in Atmospheric Science. And he started his career as a meteorologist in WSYX/WTTE, and then he worked as a chief meteorologist in WLOS in 1998 till 2003.

From 2006 to 2009, he was seen hosting Abrams & Bettes Beyond The Forecast. Then from 2009 to 2012, he appeared on Your Weather Today.

Later, in 2014, he hosted the same show but it was relaunched as Morning Rush and now the show is known as America’s Morning Headquarters. He was the host of Wake Up With Al for 5 years from 2009 to 2014.

From 2007, he joined NBC News and is still employed there. He is a fill-in weather anchor in The Today Show as well as a special reporter.

He used to cover some major natural disasters live including Hurricane Sandy, Hurricane Katrina, and cyclones too. He was one of the storm chasers who got stuck by the EF3 tornado in El Reno, Oklahoma. The tornado rolled him at 180 m.

Bettes and his photographer friend got some minor injuries and their driver, Austin Anderson broke his several bones. There was another incident where the same tornado took place where luckily Mike survived but many other people died.

Bettes is the recipient of many prestigious awards. He is an Emmy Award winner recognized for his outstanding contribution in the work field. For now, his net worth and salary are not known but we can predict it must be high.

Married man Mike Bettes was rumored to be gay.

Mike Bettes is married to the love of his life, Allison Chinchar. They got married on October in the year 2012.

She is a freelancing CNN meteorologist. Before joining CNN, she was employed at WXIA-TV for 3 years. She joined CNN after giving birth to their first child.

The pregnancy of Allison was revealed on July 2014 and on January 31, 2015, the couple welcomed their first child, Landen Benjamin Bettes.

The baby was mentioned to be healthy at the time of birth and weighed 8 pounds and 3 ounces. Not much information is available right now about his personal life so, we will keep you updated with any information we receive.

Looking at her happy married life, it doesn’t seem like he’s having any trouble with his wife. No rumors of his extra-marital affair.

In an interview, he has admitted that it was a love at first sight.

Bettes was rumored to have married his co-host Stephanie Abrams but the rumor didn’t last long and the news was proved wrong. Similarly, rumors of him being gay also came out but the news was false. Currently, the couple lives in Akron, Ohio together.

Bettes is active on social medias but he is not much into making unnecessary news that’s why he hasn’t posted any shirtless pictures yet.

Inspired by Dick Goddard, a local TV weather person, Mike Bettes himself is now an inspiration for youths who want to pursue their career as a weather forecaster.