Darren Leeds Biography
Darren Leeds is an American Meteorologist working with Fox Illinois in Champaign, Illinois where he serves the station as an Evening Meteorologist. He has been working with the station since February 2022.
Darren Leeds Career
Leeds works with Fox Illinois where he serves the station as an Evening Meteorologist. Prior to Fox Illinois, he was working with KRCR-TV where he was serving the station as a weekend meteorologist and weekday multi-media journalist. However, Daren is no stranger to Central Illinois. He is a proud graduate of Eastern Illinois University where he obtained a degree in Geography and minors in Broadcast Meteorology, Communications, and Environmental Science.
Leeds was raised in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, so it goes without saying that he is a die-hard fan of the Bears, Blackhawks, White Sox, and Bulls. In his time working in Northern California, he covered some of the largest wildfires in the state’s history. Asides from this, he extensively tracked the Dixie Fire which burned more than 1,500 square miles and destroyed several communities.
He states that California offered a wide variety of weather to forecast, from 100+ temperatures in the valley to winter storms in the mountains. Leeds learned a lot during his time on the west coast. After his graduation from EIU, he started his weather broadcasting career in the year 2011 in the Black Hills of South Dakota. This is where he met his wife, Shauna.
Among his most memorable weather event in South Dakota was Winter Storm Atlas in the year 2013 which dumped 3 feet of snow in Rapid City, SD. He states that he is happy to be back in his home state where his parents can enjoy the full grandparent experience. Away from work, he enjoys golfing, hiking, exploring the area with his family, kayaking, and playing lacrosse.
Darren Leeds Age
Leeds was born and raised in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. He likes to keep his personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday. However, judging from his appearance, he might be in his 30s.
Darren Leeds Height
Leeds stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Darren Leeds Family
Leeds has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Leeds has any siblings.
Darren Leeds Wife
Leeds is married to Shauna Leeds. The couple met in the Black Hills of South Dakota. He can be found playing lacrosse, golfing, hiking, or exploring the Northstate with his wife and Corgi, Yoda.
Darren Leeds Net Worth
Leeds has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a journalist.
Darren Leeds Salary
Leeds earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Darren Leeds Leaving KRCR
Leeds was previously working for KRCR News where he was serving the station as a Meteorologist. The month of February 2022 saw him join FOX 55/27 Illinois where he serves the station as an Evening Meteorologist.
Darren Leeds KRCR
Leeds worked at KRCR where he worked alongside other famous KRCR anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Sade Browne
- Kelly DeLeon
- Riley Carroll
- Dylan Brown
- Jessica Burch
- Daisy Caballero
- Tamara Damante
- Kassandra Gutierrez
- Nazy Javid
- Mike Krueger
- Mike Mangas
- Ryan Matthey
- Michael Patterson
- Mason Carroll
- Kelli Saam
- Alexandria Williams
- Scott Thuman
- Joce Sterman
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Leeds.
|Who is Leeds?||Darren Leeds is an American Meteorologist working with Fox Illinois in Champaign|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches|
|Salary||$40,000 – $ 110,500|
|Net Worth||$ 1 million-$ 5 million|