Brent Watts Bio, Wiki, WDBJ, Age, Height, Partner, Kids, Family, Salary, and Net Worth

Brent Watts Biography

Brent Watts is an American Meteorologist working for WDBJ in Roanoke, Virginia as the Chief Meteorologist. He joined the station in October 1997.

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Brent Watts Age

Brent celebrates his birthday every year on December 29th. On December 29, 2023, he posted his birthday photos on Instagram with the caption, “Had the pleasure of dining with these beauties for my belated birthday dinner at @fortunatoroa”

Brent Watts Height / Measurements

Watts is of average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches.

Brent Watts Wife /Children

Brent is happily married to Vicky. The two tied the knot on May 21, 2000, and have been together ever since. On May 21, 2023, Brent posted their wedding photo on his Instagram celebrating 23 years of being married. The post was captioned, ” “23 years ago today we were walking down the aisle. I…” Whenever he is not busy working, he enjoys trying out new food, canoeing area rivers, playing the piano and drums, and visiting Virginia’s hometowns.

The couple is proud to be parents to their daughter Victoria Watts who was accepted to the JMU School of Nursing in early 2024. On February 2, 2024, Brent posted a photo of Victoria on his Instagram congratulating her for being among the 113 accepted to the JMU School of Nursing that week. Tori was born on February 7, 2004, and is 20 years as of 2024. On February 7, 2022, Brent posted a photo of Tori on his Instagram wishing her a happy birthday with the caption, “Little bug…18 years probably feels like forever to you…Happy Birthday sweet girl. ❤️>☀️🌝✨”

Brent Watts Family / Relatives

On December 15, 2023, Brent publicized that he lost his last grandparent, Mee Maw the past week. His grandmother died at the age of 93 years and Brent posted her on August 28, 2023, when she turned 93 years old.

Brent Watts Education

He went to Mississippi State University where he attained his Certification in Broadcast Meteorology. He later joined Old Dominion University where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Professional Communications.

Brent Watts Career

Watts serves as the Chief Meteorologist at WDBJ based in Roanoke, Virginia. He started serving as a chief meteorologist in October 2004. On joining WDBJ in October 1997, he started off by serving as a news photographer and editor till May 2002. In this role, he also wrote, shot, and edited material for web content as well as broadcast for social channels. His next role was to serve as a meteorologist and digital content producer from May 2003 to October 2025.

Since joining WDBJ in 1997, he has enclosed a ton of extreme weather events including tornado outbreaks in 2018, 2016, 2011, and 2004. He also enclosed the 2012 Derecho and tropical storms. Brent is also the owner of the American Meteorological Society’s Seal of Approval (AMS). He has also won other awards and honors including 3 Emmy Awards for covering the Flood of 1985, the 2012 Derecho, and Hurricane Michael.

Brent Watts Salary

Watts receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.

Brent Watts Net Worth

Through Watts’s career as a Meteorologist, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1 Million and $ 5 Million.

Brent Watts WDBJ

Watts works with WDBJ where he serves alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Kate Capodanno
  2. Joe Dashiell
  3. Natalie Faunce
  4. Melissa Gaona
  5. Jean Jadhon
  6. Isabella Ledonne
  7. Neesey Payne
  8. Logan Sherrill
  9. Bradford Ambrose
  10. Brittany Morgan
  11. Kimberly McBroom
  12. Anthony Romano
  13. Leo Hirsbrunner
  14. Payton Major

Brent Watts Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

Watts is active on his social media accounts. He has about 42K followers on his Facebook Page, about 13.8K followers on his Twitter account, and around 6,341 followers on his Instagram account.

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