Mike Caplan Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Son, Fox 32, Salary, Net Worth

Mike Caplan
Mike Caplan

Mike Caplan Biography

Mike Caplan is a renowned American journalist currently serving as a meteorologist for Fox 32’s Good Day Chicago. He shares his weather forecasts for Chicago and the suburbs.

In addition, Caplan joined the station in December 2015. Fox 32 (WFLD) is a Fox-owned and operated television station licensed to Chicago, Illinois, the United States of America.
Caplan began his career in journalism in Champaign-Urbana, IL, at WCIA. During his time there, he worked as a news reporter later becoming a weekend and noon weather anchor. Moreover, he hosted the station’s PM Magazine show. Mike earned a one-on-one interview with President Ronald Reagan at the White House. He was among the very first reporters to be granted such access.

In 1987, Caplan joined WTVD in Raleigh-Durham, NC as a chief weather anchor. Furthermore, he was selected to co-anchor early evening newscast at the station in addition to his weather tasks two years later. In his line of work, he was seen covering everything from tornados to hurricanes to snowstorms.

Moreover, in 1994, Caplan, moved to WLS-TV, a time when he earned his meteorologist credentials from Mississippi State University, hence becoming the 4 pm weekday meteorologist. Later on, he joined ABC 7 as a morning weather forecaster. From 1995-2003, Mike served as a weekend weather anchor. He was the host of the Perfect Pets segment at the station.

In addition, Caplan is also a professional photographer together with his wife Laura. Together they own a photographic and Webdesign business in the northern suburbs.

Mike Caplan Age

Caplan was born and raised in the northern suburbs. He calls Chicago home for most of his life. He was born on September 22, however, information about his year of birth is currently under review. In addition, Caplan celebrates his birthday on September 22nd every year.

Mike Caplan Family

Due to his secretive nature about his personal life, no information is available about his family. It is also not known whether he has any siblings. However, this section will be updated as soon as the information surfaces.

Mike Caplan Education

Caplan attended Warren Township High School in Gurne for his high school education. Later on, he went to the College of Lake County where he earned an Associates’ degree. Moreover, Caplan went to Illinois State University where he earned a Bachelors’s degree in Mass Communication.

Additionally, Caplan went to Mississippi State University where he earned his meteorologist credentials.

Mike Caplan Wife

The American meteorologist is married to his longtime love partner Laura. Laura works on their photography design business. Together they are blessed with an adorable son. The Caplan’s family resides in the northern suburbs.

Mike Caplan Fox 32

Caplan serves as a morning meteorologist for Good Day Chicago since joining Fox 32 in December 2015.
In Fox 32, he works alongside;

  • Elizabeth Matthews
  • Jake HamiltonLou Canellis
  • Brittany Garzillo
  • Brittney Payton
  • Roseanne Tellez
  • Bill Zwecker
  • Michelle Alegria
  • Anthony Ponce
  • Mike Flannery
  • Bill Bellis
  • Kaitlin Cody
  • Joanie Lum
  • Dane Placko
  • Scott Schneider
  • Sylvia Perez
  • Mar Strehl
  • Terrence Lee
  • Anita Padilla
  • Tia Ewing
  • Corey McPherrin
  • Dawn Hasbrouck
  • Natalie Bomke

Mike Caplan Salary

Information about how much Caplan earns as a meteorologist is currently under review. However, the average annual salary of a meteorologist in Chicago is $54,045.

Mike Caplan Net Worth

Caplan’s net worth ranges between $1 million- $5 million which he earned through his career as a journalist.

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