Mark Kriski Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Kids, KTLA 5, Salary, Health, Surgery and Net Worth

Mark Kriski is an American Journalist working as the KTLA Morning News from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. He was a fixture at Channel 5.

Mark Kriski Biography

Mark Kriski is an American Journalist working as the KTLA Morning News from Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. He was a fixture at Channel 5 for more than two decades.

Mark Kriski Career

The weather experience and knowledge of Kriski put him at the top of his profession and won him nine Emmy Awards and an Associated Press Radio-Television Award. Kriski was named the funniest weatherman in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Times; he also won a Golden Mike Award from the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association for the best weather segment.

Kriski attended Fanshawe College in London, Ontario, to study radio and television arts. After accepting the position of weatherman for the KTLA Morning News, he came to the United States in 1991. He is one of the few remaining original “characters” since the inception of the show.

As of 2012, Kriski has added to his resume for boxing and mixed martial arts (MMA) the position of professional ring announcer; most notably for boxing champions Oscar De La Hoya and Golden Boy Promotions, and Kronk Boxing of late, legendary hall-of-fame trainer Emanuel Steward. The distinct voice of Kriski can be heard on radio and TV advertisements as well.

Mark Kriski KTLA 5 News

Kriski works at KTLA 5 News where he works alongside other famous KTLA 5 News anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Ellina Abovian
  2. Frank Buckley
  3. Liberté Chan
  4. Kimberly Cheng
  5. Samantha Cortese
  6. Rich DeMuro
  7. Dayna Devon
  8. Henry DiCarlo
  9. Kaj Goldberg
  10. Jennifer Gould
  11. Steve Hartman
  12. Kirk Hawkins
  13. Vera Jimenez
  14. Doug Kolk
  15. Tim Lynn
  16. Brian Webb
  17. Jennifer McGraw
  18. Andy Riesmeyer
  19. Robert Puente
  20. David Pingalore
  21. Christina Pascucci
  22. Lu Parker

Mark Kriski Age

He was born on June 29, 1956, in Nova Scotia, Canada. He celebrates his birthday on June 29 every year. Mark is 66 years old.

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Mark Kriski Height

Kriski stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 8 inches.

Mark Kriski Family

Kriski 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 Kriski has any siblings.

Mark Kriski Wife and Children

Kriski was first married to Samantha Lewis, who is currently a senior postdoctoral fellow at the University of California, Davis Distinguished Professor Jodi Nunnari’s laboratory. On 8 May 2004, they were married and has three children. He still has a good relationship with his son, Derek, who works as a lifeguard for the State Parks. Mark was delighted and he congratulated his son on his 2016 graduation.

From 2004 to 2009, Kriski was married to Samantha Lewis,  owner of Digital Playground. Kriski later declared his engagement to Jennifer Gould, a KTLA colleague. On September 24, 2011, they got married. Mark’s dog, the Cowboy, who died from cancer in 2015, attended their wedding.

Mark Kriski Net Worth

Kriski has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a Journalist.

Mark Kriski Salary

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

Mark Kriski Health

Mark was suffering from a serious Viral pneumonia back in November 2010 and it only got worse when he contracted vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) at the hospital, which resisted medication and antibiotics. The doctors said that his lungs were full of fluids and his heart was also in a critical condition that he was in the hospital and incubated for two weeks. He also had to undergo a second operation to remove the fluids from his lungs.

Mark Kriski Surgery

Mark was off the air for a while because he was still recovering from his neck and cervical spine surgery.

Mark Kriski Head Injury

On 27th August Mark’s wife cleared the air after a rumor about Mark being sick due to pneumonia started going around, apparently, Mark suffered a concussion after hitting his head during a fall.

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

Who is Mark Kriski?

 He is an American Journalist

How old is Mark Kriski?

65 years old as of 2021

How tall is Mark Kriski?

5 feet 8 inches

Who is Mark Kriski married to?

Samantha Lewis

How much money does Mark Kriski earn?

$40,000 – $ 110,500

How much is Mark Kriski worth?

$1 Million – $5 Million

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