Margaret Orr Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, WDSU, 1979, Net Worth, and Salary

Margaret Orr the Chief Meteorologist for WDSU News in New Orleans. She joined the station in 1979 as a general assignment reporter.

Margaret Orr Biography

Margaret Orr is the Chief Meteorologist for WDSU News in New Orleans. She joined the station in 1979 as a general assignment reporter. Orr began forecasting weather for the 5, 6, and 10 p.m. news in 2009 after many years on the morning news.

Orr became co-host of the “Breakfast Edition” with Bill Stanley, and later co-host of the “World’s Fair Show” with Alec Gifford. For over 2 decades, she has co-hosted the Children’s Hospital Telethon with Norman Robinson helping to raise millions of dollars for Children’s Hospital. She is a member of both the American Meteorology Society and the National Weather Association.

Margaret has Seals of Approval from both. Additionally, she has won first-place awards from the Associated Press and the New Orleans Press Club for breaking weather. In July 2019, she celebrates 40 years with WDSU. During her free time, Margaret is likely tweeting about the weather. Orr tweets the latest forecast and during severe weather, she gives the latest warnings to keep you safe.

Margaret Orr Education

Orr studied at Louise S. McGehee High School and later attended and graduated from Louisiana State University. He is also a certificate holder from the meteorology program at Mississippi State University. She had a fascination with weather ever since Hurricane Betsy hit New Orleans in 1965.

Margaret Orr Age

Orr likes to keep her personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed the year and month she was born. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday.

Margaret Orr Height

Orr stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 5 inches.

Margaret Orr Photo
Margaret Orr Photo

Margaret Orr Family

Orr was born to Gladys Raby (mother) and (father) R.S. Orr.

Margaret Orr Husband

Orr is married to Bill Settoon and the couple is blessed with three children and a dog named Bleu. Bleu is royalty — he was King of Barkus. Margaret is a grandmother of two, a grandson born in 2016, and a granddaughter born in 2018. She resides with her husband in New Orleans.

Margaret Orr Daughter

Orr’s daughter, Kathleen, is a cancer survivor. She was diagnosed with Stage 4 Hodgkins lymphoma at age 24. “I started to have all these symptoms like skin rash and night sweats. They did a chest X-ray and said, ‘We think you have Hodgkin’s disease,'” said Kathleen.

Kathleen’s mother shared this information with the public while she visited those kids who were battling the condition at a young age. She also revealed that her daughter has been taking a new drug named Adcetris which has been helpful in her journey to recovery.

Margaret Orr Net Worth

Orr has an estimated net worth of $1 Million – $5 Million. She has accumulated this wealth from her career as a Meteorologist.

Margaret Orr Salary

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

Margaret Orr WDSU

Orr works at WDSU where she works alongside other famous WDSU anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Daniel Graves
  2. Kweilyn Murphy
  3. Damon Singleton

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

Who is Orr? She is the Chief Meteorologist
AgeNot Available
Height5 feet 5 inches
SpouseBill Settoon
Salary$40,000 – $110,500
Net Worth$1 Million – $5 Million
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