Derek Van Dam Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, CNN, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter

Derek Van Dam is an American meteorologist working at CNN. He has been working at the network since joining in September 2014. 

Derek Van Dam Biography

Derek Van Dam is an American meteorologist working at CNN. He has been working at the network since joining in September 2014. 

Derek Van Dam Career

Van Dam serves as the weekday and weekend weather anchor at CNN based in Atlanta. In this role, he is in charge of providing science bulletins and weather reports for the network. He is also a “Certified Broadcast Meteorologist” by the American Meteorological Society (AMS). Since joining CNN, he has enclosed on several devastating weather events including Hurricane Maria from San Juan, Puerto Rico; Hurricane Nate from Biloxi, Mississippi; Hurricane Harvey from Houston, Texas; and Hurricane Irma from Miami Beach, Florida.

Van Dam also made contributions in Tennessee to the network’s special live coverage of the solar eclipse. The network’s weather team won an Edward R. Murrow Award in 2018 for covering virtual reality coverage of ‘The Eclipse of the Century.’ He also enclosed Hurricane Joaquin in 2015 with the infamous ‘Hurricane Hunters’ U.S. Air Force squadron.

Prior to working at CNN, he previously worked at eNCA & e.TV where he served as the chief meteorologist and H.O.D Weather from March 2008 to July 2014. Prior to that, he previously worked at an NBC affiliate in Flint, Michigan/WEYI – NBC25 where he served as the morning meteorologist from January 2005 to February 2008.

Van Dam went to Central Michigan University where he attained his Bachelor of Science, Broadcast Journalism, and Applied Science (B.A.Sc.) in Meteorology. Whenever he is not working, he enjoys spending his free time with his family and friends.

Derek Van Dam Age

Van Dam was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 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.

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Derek Van Dam Height

Van Dam stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches.

Derek Van Dam Family

Van Dam 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 Van Dam has any siblings.

Derek Van Dam Wife

Van Dam is a married man. He is married to a Capetonian, Tara Van Dam. The couple has a daughter Maya Sophia.

Derek Van Dam Net Worth

Van Dam has an estimated net worth ranging between $5 Million which he has earned through being a meteorologist.

Derek Van Dam Salary

Van Dam earns an annual salary ranging from $40,000 – $ 110,500.

Derek Van Dam CNN

Van Dam works at CNN where he works alongside other famous CNN anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Alex Marquardt
  2. Jean Casarez
  3. Dylan Byers
  4. Katrina Pierson
  5. Reynolds Wolf
  6. Kirsten Powers
  7. Midwin Charles
  8. Anderson Cooper
  9. Jason Carroll
  10. Josh Campbell
  11. Ryan Browne
  12. Pamela Brown
  13. Gloria Borger

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

Who is Derek Van Dam?

 He is an American meteorologist

How old is Derek Van Dam?

Not Available

How tall is Derek Van Dam?

5 feet 9 inches

Who is Derek Van Dam married to?

Tara Van Dam

How much money does Derek Van Dam earn?

$40,000 – $ 110,500

How much is Derek Van Dam worth?

$5 Million

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