Mike Nelson Biography
Mike Nelson is an American meteorologist working as a chief meteorologist at Denver 7 News in Denver, Colorado. He joined Denver 7 in June 2004 and is currently an eighteen-time Emmy award winner. He has spent 40 years forecasting the weather on television whereas 25 of the years he has forecasted weather in Colorado alone.
Additionally, he started working at a Madison-based private weather consulting firm, Weather Central. Later in 1979, he was an Executive Vice President of Weather Central where he supervised a staff of 14 meteorologists. He partnered with Terry Kelly and devised one of the first computer weather graphics systems for TV.
In 1982, he trained legendary Denver weatherman Stormy Rottman on the system after he brought it to Colorado. Later, he worked as a chief meteorologist in St. Louis, Missouri. He also approved candidates to receive the AMS Seal of Television Weather-casting. This was because he was a member of the American Meteorological Society’s Board of Broadcast Meteorology.
In addition, Mike was recognized in 2001 as the Citizen of the Year by the Colorado Broadcasters Association. Moreover, he attended the University of Wisconsin where he pursued and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology
Mike Nelson Age
How old is Mike Nelson? Mike has not shared her exact date, month, and year of birth. Due to this, we could not calculate his age or identify his zodiac sign. Nonetheless, judging from his physical appearance, he might be around his early 70’s. Age details for this person are unavailable or undisclosed, leaving their exact age unknown. We will keep you posted.
Mike Nelson Family | Parents
Nelson has currently not shared any information about his parents and their professions. He is devoid of any familial ties and navigates life independently. He has also not shared if he is an only child or if he has any siblings.
Mike Nelson Wife | Spouse
Is Mike Nelson married? Nelson is married to his lovely wife Cindy. Together they are parents to three children Anders, Becca, and Christiana. Moreover, they are grandparents to Liam and Owen. Additionally, they also reside in Denver with their little pugs namely Tinq, Tilly, and Torq.
Mike Nelson Height | Weight
How tall is Mike Nelson? Nelson stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 8 inches (1.72 m) tall. He also has a moderate weight which goes with his height.
Mike Nelson Salary
Nelson receives an approximate salary of $45, 000 annually. He receives this from his job as a chief meteorologist working for Denver 7.
Mike Nelson’s Net Worth
Nelson has been able to accumulate an approximate net worth of $3 million. He has earned this from his successful career as a meteorologist.