Chris Shaffer Biography
Chris was born and raised in Stillwater, Minnesota. He then attended the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, pursuing a degree in Meteorology and Mass Communications.
He is an Emmy award-winning meteorologist as well as a proud member of the American Meteorological Society. Adding to his accolades, he has been awarded the AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) designation.
In his career, Shaffer has worked for several cable stations. For instance, you might have seen him forecast weather at KMSP FOX and WFTC/UPN 29. In addition, he has worked at radio stations such as KOOL108, BOB100 (as Blaze Bodean), 104.1 The Point (as Cheeks), Cities 97, K102 (as Jack Wilde and himself) or KTLK.
Several events that happened to his family members really made Chris have passion for his career. Everything he does, it’s out of passion. One of the events entails his uncle being stricken and killed by lightning ⚡ while farming in southern Minnesota.
Another scenario was when his family vehicle was chased by a tornado near Maplewood, Minnesota. Moreover, one December as his family were on the way to his grandparent’s house, they spent the night snowed in at a church in Winthrop, Minnesota praying the blizzard would let up for them to reach Redwood Falls and unbox their presents.
Chris Shaffer Age
How old is Chris Shaffer? Chris is around 59 years old as of 2021. However, he has always kept his personal life private. This has made it difficult for us to establish his age and date of birth. However, we are keen on details. Once he makes it public, we will update you immediately. Thank you for being part of oneworldinformation.com.
Chris Shaffer Height
Chris stands at a moderate height and weight. We promise to update you with his precise measurements once they are available to us.
Chris Shaffer Wife
Shaffer is happily married to his wife Gloria Shaffer. The duo is blessed with three daughters; twin daughters born in 2002, and a daughter born in 2003.
Chris Shaffer Family
Chris and Gloria have family members all around the twin cities. It has always been fun for him broadcasting for the entire region with family in Pipestone, Willmar, St. Cloud, Sartell, and Blooming Prairie just to mention a few.
Moreover, he lives with his wife Gloria and two children. To him, Minnesota is the best home.
Chris Shaffer Net Worth
Chris has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million. This is primarily earned through his career as a meteorologist.
Chris Shaffer Salary
As a meteorologist working at WCCO, Chris earns an annual salary ranging between $83,378 to $97,994.
Chris Shaffer Social Media Handles
Chris is quite active on social media. He often posts on his Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. Just for an update, Shaffer has over 1k followers on Instagram, over 14k followers on Twitter, and over 13k followers on Facebook.