Cheryl Scott Biography
Cheryl Scott is an American Meteorologist for ABC7 Eyewitness News, Chicago since she joined the station in December 2014. Previously, she worked as the morning and weekend meteorologist for NBC 5 in Chicago.
Cheryl Scott Education
Scott attended and graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Geological Sciences in 2007. In 2010, Scott received her Meteorology Certification from Mississippi State University.
Cheryl Scott Career
In Cheryl’s announcement, the ABC 7 News Director described her as “an experienced and knowledgeable meteorologist who enjoys the challenge of forecasting Chicago’s unpredictable weather.” Scott joined ABC 7 in 2014 from NBC 5 in Chicago where she served as the morning and weekend meteorologist since September 2011.
Prior to that, she worked as a weekend meteorologist for the NBC affiliate in Knoxville, Tennessee, WBIR-TV. Scott was on the air when several tornadoes devastated Knoxville in April 2011. Not only did she serve as an important source for updating viewers on storm developments while providing critical safety information, but she also volunteered her time working with the Red Cross following the disaster.
Prior to WBIR-TV, she worked as the weekend weathercaster at WSEE-TV in Erie, Pennsylvania, in 2007 while also providing forecasts for a 24-hour Caribbean Weather Channel. Scott got her start in 2006 as an intern at WCAU-NBC 10 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Currently, she is on the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross.
When she is not working, she enjoys traveling, watching movies, spending time outdoors, and playing with her Beagle Lola. Sports have always played a big part in her life. Even though Scott doesn’t run track any longer, she still enjoys working out and watching a lot of NFL/NHL/MLB.
Cheryl Scott Age
She was born on January 29, 1985, in Chicago, United States. She celebrates her birthday on 29th January every year. Scott is 38 years old.
Cheryl Scott Height
Scott stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) tall and weighs about 56 kg or 124 lbs.
Cheryl Scott Family
Scott is the daughter of Marie Picciano Scott (mother) and her father whose information is not yet revealed. She is the youngest child having two older brothers Kevin and Brian.
Cheryl Scott Husband
Scott is not yet married but is engaged to her long-term boyfriend, Dante Deiana who is an American entrepreneur and DJ. The couple began dating in 2016 and in 2018 they got engaged. The two have however not revealed when they plan to do a wedding.
Cheryl Scott Children
Scott is not a mother just yet.
Cheryl Scott Net Worth
Scott has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a journalist.
Cheryl Scott Salary
Scott earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Cheryl Scott Leaving Chicago
Scott is still working with channel 7 however she will be moved up to the 10 p.m. Monday-through-Friday newscast on WLS-Ch. 7.
Cheryl Scott Patrick Sharp
Back in 2015, there was a rumor that Cheryl had an affair with, Patrick Sharp, former left-winger of Chicago Black hawks.
Cheryl Scott Pregnant
Scott is currently not expecting.
Cheryl Scott Dog
Scott has a dog named Lola the weather beagle.
Cheryl Scott ABC7
Scott works at ABC7 where she works alongside other famous ABC7 anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Jesslyn Ferentz
- John Patrick
- Jim Dickey
- Josh Haskell
- Rob Elgas
- Alan Krashesky
- Veronica Miracle
- Geoff Harris
- Simone Cuccurullo
- Jen Stacy
- Krista Fogelsong
- Jeff Butera
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Scott.
Who is Scott?
She is an American Meteorologist
36 years old as of 2021
5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m)
$40,000 – $ 110,500
$1 Million – $5 Million