Katie Horner Biography
Katie Horner is a renowned American meteorologist currently working for KMBC-TV since January 7, 2013. She spent over 17 years as a Chief Meteorologist in the Kansas City area before her career took her east and west along Interstate 70. For quite some time, Katie commuted to St. Louis every week to do weather on KMOV and KSDk while taking care of her terminally ill father.
After her father passed, Katieheaded west and took the position of Public Affairs Director for the Kansas Adjunct General in Topeka, Kansas. While there, she also became the spokesperson for the Kansas National Guard and the Kansas Division of Emergency Management.
Katie Horner Age
Horner is 49 years old as of 2022. She was born in 1973 in Washington D.C., the United States of America. However, she has not disclosed her date of birth hence it’s not known when she celebrates her birthday.
Katie Horner Husband
Horner is happily married to her lovely husband Allan Kovar. Alan is a Kansas City architect. Alan and Katie are blessed with four children namely Chelsea, Hannah, Anna, and Ava. They also have two black labs namely Stella and Harry.
Katie Horner Family
Horner was born and raised in Washington D.C. to her parents Stochdale Horner and mother Catherine Florence. Her parents lived in St. Louis for over 26 years where they were very active in the community programs. She belongs to the white ethnicity and holds an American nationality. However, she has not disclosed information regarding her siblings.
Katie Horner Height
Horner stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m).
Katie Horner Education
Horner attended the University of Kansas where she graduated with a B.S. ChE in 2009. She also attended USC as a part-time student while pursuing an MS in Engineering in Green technologies.
Katie Horner Career
Horner gained interest in weather at a very young age. She started her career in forecasting in 1989 at WEAR-TV in Pensacola, Florida. Katie then relocated to Kansas City in 1994 and joined KCTV in 1998 to replace Gary Amble, where she stayed for 18 years.
She then moved to St. Louis where she forecast the weather at KMOV as well as KSDK while still taking care of her terminally ill father. Sadly her father passed on and Katie moved to the west to take a position as a Public Affairs Director for the Kansas Adjunct General based in Topeka, Kansas.
Katie’s career highlights include serving on the Broadcast Board of the American Meteorological Society. She founded “Seal of Approval Consulting” to help new meteorologists. She even authored a children’s book, ‘Brainstorming: A Creative Guide to Help Parents and Children Through Severe Weather.’ And, she’s been voted one of Kansas City’s most influential women.
Horner has completed three half marathons, the Dublin, Ireland Marathon, and the Chicago Marathon. She also ran in more than three dozen short triathlons, and too many 5k and 10k are to remember. Moreover, she completed a 500-mile bike through the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
Katie Horner Net Worth
Horner has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million. Her income is mainly from her successful career as a broadcast meteorologist.
Katie Horner Salary
Horner receives an approximate annual salary of between $30,000 – $110,000. This is according to KMBC meteorologists’ salary range.