Dr. Rick Knabb Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, The Weather Channel, Wife, Family, Net worth, and Salary

Dr. Rick Knabb Biography

Dr. Rick Knabb is an American meteorologist working for The Weather Channel serving as an on-air hurricane expert and tropical program manager. He leads hurricane and tropical storm reporting and provides expert in-depth forecast analyses and updates for the nation’s only 24-hour source of national storm coverage.

Dr. Rick Knabb Education

Knabb attained his Bachelor’s Degree in Atmospheric Science from Purdue University. He also received his Masters of Science and Doctorate in Meteorologist from Florida State University and completed postdoctoral work at the University of Hawaii.

Dr. Rick Knabb Career

Knabb is a meteorologist who worked in the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami from 2012 to 2017 where he served as a Director prior to TWC. In 2017, he announced his return to The Weather Channel after leaving the channel for his NHC position in 2012. While in NHC, he warned about tropical cyclones, hurricanes, and the effects they will bring about. He also supervised the development of various programs implemented to change the way the public understands. Additionally, he also directed the development of NHC’s new Potential Tropical Cyclone advisories and Wind Arrival Timing products.

Knabb has also managed to capture the trust, love, and support of his viewers due to his great skills as a meteorologist. During his first term with The Weather Channel, he was the lead in the reporting of several weather events including Hurricane Irene in 2011. While at NHC, he also managed to enclose different weather catastrophes that hit the headlines including Hurricane Sandy in 2012 and Hurricane Matthew in 2016

Knabb had also worked in different organizations serving different roles also prior to joining TWC. For instance, he worked for the Central Pacific Hurricane Center in Honolulu where he served as a Deputy Director. Prior to Honolulu, he served as a Senior Hurricane Specialist and the Science and Operations Officer at the National Hurricane Center in Miami. He also prepared and presented official forecasts during several historic weather events, including Hurricane Katrina reaching category 5 over the Gulf of Mexico in 2005. The Chicago native is also a member of the American Meteorological Society.

Dr. Rick Knabb Age

Knabb was born in Chicago Illinois in the United States. However, Knabb likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in his 50s.

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Dr. Rick Knabb Height

Knabb stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Dr. Rick Knabb Family

Knabb was born in Chicago, Illinois, and was raised in suburban Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and in the Houston, Texas suburb of Katy. However, Knabb 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  Knabb has any siblings.

Dr. Rick Knabb Wife

Knabb is a happily married man. However, information about the couple is not clearly known by the public.

Dr. Rick Knabb Salary

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

Dr. Rick Knabb Net Worth

Knabb has an estimated net worth ranging between $3 Million which he has earned through being a meteorologist.

Dr. Rick Knabb The Weather Channel

Knabb is currently working at The Weather Channel where he works alongside other famous The Weather Channel anchors and reporters including;

  1. Stephanie Abrams
  2. Mike Bettes
  3. Jim Cantore
  4. Jen Carfagno
  5. Kelly Cass
  6. Jacqui Jeras
  7. Dave Malkoff
  8. Stu Ostro
  9. Alex Wilson
  10. Reynolds Wolf
  11. Tevin Wooten

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