Chris Cimino Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, WPIX-TV, Wife, Family, Salary, and Net Worth

Chris Cimino is an American Meteorologist who was the meteorologist on WNBC television’s early-morning news program, Today in New York

Chris Cimino Biography

Chris Cimino is an American Meteorologist who was the meteorologist on WNBC television’s early-morning news program, Today in New York in New York City, New York. He was also a substitute meteorologist for the NBC network’s Today program.

Chris joined WNBC in December 1995. Previously, Cimino worked at WTXF-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he was the weekend meteorologist since January 1995. Before that, Chris worked as a meteorologist in the Cincinnati, Ohio, television market, and on the radio with Compu-Weather and Metro Weather Service, and WROC-TV in Rochester, New York.

Chris also worked for the New York Yankees baseball outfit on September 20, 2004. The idea came after Chris lost a bet to his eleven-year-old neighbor in which the Mets would have to win at least seventy-five games; the Mets were unsuccessful. The report ended with Chris’ colleague, sportscaster Otis Livingston, interrupting while dressed as the Mr. Met mascot, “beating up” Cimino.

Chris Cimino NBC

Cimino served as a meteorologist for NBC 4 New York’s morning show “Today in New York” which airs from 4:30 a.m. – 7 a.m. on weekdays. He joined NBC 4 as a weekend meteorologist in December 1995 coming from WTXF-TV in Philadelphia. He was also the weekday weather anchor for the morning and noon newscasts on WLWT-TV, the NBC affiliate in Cincinnati, Ohio. His most memorable moments at NBC include covering landfall and the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina for the Today Show while filling in for Al Roker.

Chris Cimino Age

He was born on April 27, 1969, in East Brunswick, New Jersey, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 27 April every year. Cimino is 53 years old.

Chris Cimino Height

Cimino stands at a height of ‎5 feet 7 inches (174 cm) tall.

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Chris Cimino Family

Cimino has not yet revealed any information about his parents or siblings. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Chris Cimino Wife / Chris Cimino Wife Cancer

Cimino was married to Nancy Cimino from 1985 till her death in 2016. His wife was born on January 16, 1962, and died on May 21, 2016, at New York-Presbyterian Weil Cornell Medical Center, New York. Cimino’s wife was at the age of 54 when she passed away. His late wife Nancy was an accountant for many years. She was the daughter of Betty Scipione and Anthony, and four siblings, two brothers Anthony and Frank Scipione, and two sisters Maria Wise and Christine Kallimanis.

Chris Cimino New Wife

Cimino has been rumored to have a new wife however, these rumors have not been proven to be true.

Chris Cimino Children

Cimino and Nancy Cimino had two children, a son named Jeremy and a daughter called Carly.

Chris Cimino Salary

Cimino earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $110,500.

Chris Cimino Net Worth

Cimino has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he earns through his career as a meteorologist.

Chris Cimino Leaving NBC

Cimino left NBC on July 2nd, 2019. On June 24, 2019, he announced that he was leaving the NBC flagship station to begin a new adventure– which includes one of his passions, travel. He summed up his experience at News 4 New York:

“To my friends and family at WNBC, as well as to all the loyal and devoted viewers, I want to thank all of you who had a part in helping my career evolve here as well as for being there for me in the tough times.

I’ve been through many life events in my time here, some wonderful, some personally difficult. I’m excited about the next chapters of my life’s journey.“ Before leaving, a get-together was held in his honor on Friday, June 28th at Faces and Names on 159 W. 54th Street. from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Beyond forecasting, Cimino interviewed countless celebrities— highlighted by a one-on-one with singer Elton John, a moment he calls a dream come true. His final day at WNBC was July 2, 2019. His replacement, Maria LaRosa started work on July 29, 2019.

Chris Cimino Cancer

Cimino has never been diagnosed with any cancer.

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Cimino.

Who is Cimino?

 He is an American Meteorologist


52 years old as of 2021


5 feet 7 inches (174 cm)


Not Available


$40,000 – $110,500

Net Worth

$1 Million – $5 Million
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