Dallas Raines Biography
Dallas Raines is an American Meteorologist who is currently serving as a chief meteorologist at KABC-TV in Los Angeles and is a certified meteorologist by the American Meteorological Society.
Following his education, he received his Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University where he studied broadcast journalism and earth science with an emphasis on meteorology. Later on, he taught classes about the weather in the geography department at California State University, Northridge.
He has garnered awards in his career journey. Some of these awards include the Daily News People’s Choice Award for Best Weatherperson, Man of the Year by the American Cancer Society, Golden Mike Award for Best Weathercast, and Associated Press Award for Best Weather Segment.
Following his career, he was the chief meteorologist for television stations WBRZ-TV in Baton Rouge and WDSU in New Orleans, Louisiana before moving to CNN to run its national weather coverage. During this time, Raines also appeared as the weathercaster for the CNN-produces TBS Evening News on what was then SuoerStation WTBS.
However, he left CNN to join KABC-TV in 1984 as a meteorologist and then became a weekend evening anchor. He was later shifted to weekday afternoons 4, 5, 6, and 11 PM newscasts. In addition, he is popular for his forecasts, such as the “Dallas dip”, the swirl, the fist pump, and the golf swing.
Dallas Raines Age
How old is Raines? Raines is around 69 years old as of 2023. He was born on January 1, 1954, in the United States. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on January 1 every year and his zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Dallas Raines Height
Raines stands at an average height and is of moderate weight. He stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches.
Dallas Raines Family
Raines was born to a supportive and caring family. He is the son of Railey Gene Raines (father) and Sybil Jeannette Hambrick (mother).
Dallas Raines Wife
Raines is a married man. He is happily married to his loving wife, Danielle W. Raines. They are blessed with three children. However, his wife was accused of assaulting their daughter in 2016. According to the L.A. County District Attorney’s Office, she was charged with one felony count of assault, allegedly having beaten her 25-year-old daughter. Danielle pleaded not guilty and was released from custody around 2:30 pm on the same day after paying a $30, 000 bond.
Dallas Raines Net Worth
Raines has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million. Her income is attributed to her career as a journalist. His income is attributed to her career as a journalist.
Dallas Raines Salary
Raines receives an estimated annual salary of between $20, 000-$100, 000.