Glenn Hurricane Schwartz Biography
Glenn Hurricane Schwartz is an American author and meteorologist currently working for NBC10’s First Alert weather team in Philadelphia. You can watch Hurricane Schwartz’s live forecasts weekdays during the 11 a.m., and 5 p.m. newscasts.
Glenn was born and raised in Philadelphia and has been covering the Greater Philadelphia part for more than 25 years. He is committed to providing his viewers with precise and good forecasts. Some of his notable reporting includes his live coverage during Hurricane Floyd, the Blizzard of 1996, and Superstorm Sandy.
Hurricane Schwartz was the first “storm chaser” for The Weather Channel. He then got his nickname, “Hurricane,” after a coworker saw footage of him being blown around in a storm. The nickname then stuck and he has been referred to as ” Hurricane” since then.
Glenn graduated in 1972 from Penn State with a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. During the first day of his work, he covered Hurricane Andrew from West Myers, Florida.
In addition, Hurricane Schwartz enjoys being a meteorologist in the Greater Philadelphia area.” Weather changes all the time. We get all types of weather too. It’s always a challenge,” he said.
During his leisure time, Glenn enjoys softball, racquetball, and swimming. Besides, in 2020, Hurricane Schwartz published his first fiction novel, “The Weathermaker.” Similarly, he is also the co-author of the award-winning “Philadelphia Area Weather Book” and in 2020, he was inducted into the Philadelphia Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame. He is the only meteorologist in the area that blogs about the weather. You can watch his posts on nbc10.com.
Moreover, Glenn is also passionate about heart health. In 2012, he received double bypass heart surgery. The story about how he recognized the symptoms and sought medical attention has been credited with saving the lives of various viewers.
Glenn Hurricane Schwartz Age
How old is Glenn? Hurricane Schwartz is 69 years old as of 2021. He was born in 1952, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States of America. However, due to his secretive nature, he has not disclosed the month and date he was born in the public domain hence it is also not known when he celebrates his birthday. However, we promise to keep you posted once the information is available in the limelight.
Glenn Hurricane Schwartz Family
Hurricane Schwartz was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, one of two children, to his father Morris, an architect, and to his mother Miriam Schwartz. Unfortunately, his mother died in 2012 and his father also died in May of 2019. His sister Debbie Cohen as well passed on in 1996 due to meningitis. His sister left behind two children.
Glenn Hurricane Schwartz Wife
Glenn is happily married to his wife Christie Wood. The pair met on Match.com and married without a ring or license. The couple currently lives in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. However, more details regarding the family are currently under review.
Glenn Hurricane Schwartz’s Height
Glenn is a man of average body stature. He stands approximately at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall (1.7 m).
Glenn Hurricane Schwartz Salary
Hurricane Schwartz receives an average annual salary of between $80,000 to $100,000 as a meteorologist at NBC10.
Glenn Hurricane Schwartz Net Worth
Hurricane Schwartz has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million to $5 Million as of 2021. The primary source of his income is his successful career as a meteorologist.