Chris Yates Bio, Wiki, WMBD-TV, Age, Height, Partner, Kids, Family, Salary, and Net Worth

Chris Yates Biography

Chris Yates is an American Meteorologist working for WMBD-TV in Peoria, Illinois as the Chief Meteorologist. He joined the station in April 2015.

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Chris Yates Age

Yates manages to keep information regarding his dates of birth away from the limelight. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday and how old he is at the moment. Judging from his appearance, he might be in his 50s.

Chris Yates Height / Measurements

Yates is of average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 11 inches.

Chris Yates Wife / Children

Chris is happily married to Krista Yates. The couple tied the knot on September 13th, 2008, and celebrated their 15 in 2023 anniversary and are proud to be parents to their two daughters, Delaney and Kaelyn. Kaelyn was born on January 20, 2011, while Delaney was born in September 2014.

On September 13, 2023, Christopher posted his wedding photos on his Facebook celebrating their anniversary. Whenever he is not busy working, he enjoys spending his free time with his family and friends. He also enjoys playing and watching sports including football. Moreover, he also enjoys singing and was the lead singer for a local cover band based in Wyoming.

Chris Yates Family / Relatives

Yates manages to keep information regarding his parents away from the limelight. Additionally, he shares no information regarding whether he has any siblings or not. We will update this information once it’s available.

Chris Yates Career

He went to the University of Northern Colorado where he attained his Degree in“Earth Sciences with an Emphasis in Meteorology” in 2008. Yates serves as the Chief Meteorologist at WMBD-TV based in Peoria, Illinois. Prior to working at WMBD-TV, he worked at KGWN in Cheyenne, Wyoming where he served as the Chief Meteorologist from September 2009 to April 2015. He had previously spent 1 year serving the station as a morning meteorologist from August 2008 to September 2009.

He kickstarted his career at the Twistex Tornado Research Team where he deployed probes in the path of tornadoes and storm chasers. Since he started his journalism career, he has won several awards and honors including the Wyoming Association of Broadcasters’s 1st Place for “Weather Person of the Year” in June 2010, 2012, and 2011.

Chris Yates Salary

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

Chris Yates Net Worth

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

Chris Yates WMBD-TV

Yates works with WMBD-TV where he serves alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Rebecca Brumfield
  2. Thomas Garverick
  3. Kyreon Lee
  4. Shabnam Danesh
  5. Sheridan Hurtig
  6. Breanna Rittman
  7. Molly Naslund
  8. Nathan Kitchens
  9. Kurt Pegler
  10. Patrick Cunningham

Chris Yates Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

Yates is active on his social media accounts. He has about 34K followers on his Facebook Page, about 6K followers on his Twitter account, and around 113 followers on his Instagram account.

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