Chad Myers Biography
A native of Buffalo, New York, Chad Everett Myers is an American meteorologist. In addition, he is the severe weather expert for CNN. Myers reports on weather trends across the United States and Canada on a daily basis. Moreover, he joined the network in 1999 and is based at the headquarters in Atlanta.
Chad Myers Age|Birthday
Myers was born on May 15, 1963. Therefore, he is 59 years old as of 2022 and celebrates his birthday on 15th May every year.
Chad Myers Height|Weight
Myers’ height is 5 feet 8 inches (approximately 173 centimeters). Moreover, he weighs 65 kilograms.
Chad Myers Family
Myers was born and raised in Buffalo, New York by his parents. However, Chad has not disclosed his parents’ identities or if he has any siblings.
Chad Myers Wife
Myers is happily married to his wife. However, Chad has not mentioned his wife’s name. Additionally, the duo has a son whose name he has also not mentioned. Moreover, during spring break, the meteorologist enjoys fishing with his lovely son.
Chad Myers Education
Myers attended Nebraska Campus. Moreover, Chad later graduated with a bachelor’s degree in meteorology from the University of Nebraska in 1987.
Chad Myers Career
The Buffalo, New York active joined CNN in October 1999 moving up from working as the morning weather analyst at WXYZ-TV in Detroit. In addition, Myers has received Peabody Awards for contributing to the Gulf War coverage and for scientific explanations of the BP oil spill and its subsequent camping in the Gulf of Mexico. Moreover, Chad also covered the 2011 Japan tsunami and the nuclear meltdown of the Fukushima Daiichi reactors.
In addition, the Buffalo, New York native was spoofed on Late Show with David Letterman after climbing into a mock-up of the Chilean miners’ rescue capsule. Moreover, he was shot into the sun after showing him climbing into the mock-up by the show’s producers. Additionally, he had an on-air argument with anchor Carol Costello when she kept interrupting him during a broadcast in 2005 during Hurricane Katrina.
In addition, he claimed in 2010 in an on-air interview that climatologists were only reporting the climate is changing because their jobs were at stake and that “they worked for the government.” In Augustb2016, CNN was criticized by Bill Nye for having a “climate change denier meteorologist” However, Myers had changed his views on the science behind climate change and was no longer a skeptic and wrote that subsequent to 2013’s crossing of 400 ppm carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere.
Furthermore, the meteorologist was the subject of a segment on Lst Week Tonight with John Oliver, HBO’s popular satirical news show, entitled “CNN Weatherman Chad Myers Hates His Job, His Life, and Everyone Around Him.” Moreover, on February 22, 2015, the episode aired. Additionally, it was a compilation of clips of the meteorologist acting disgusted, bitter, or otherwise upset while reporting on CNN.
Chad Myers’s Net Worth
Myers’s net worth ranges between $1 million and $5 million.