Payton Major Bio, Wiki, Height, Family, Husband, WDBJ, Salary, and Net Worth

Payton Major is an American meteorologist working for WDBJ as a meteorologist since joining the station in July 2023.

Payton Major Biography

Payton Major is an American meteorologist working for WDBJ as a meteorologist since joining the station in July 2023. Previously, she worked for Blaze Radio ASU as a radio show host for 10 months.

Payton Major Education

Major joined Arizona State University (ASU) in 2019 when she finished her high school education at Beaverton High School. In 2023, she graduated with a Bachelor Of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism, Mass Communications, and Media Studies. Additionally, she received a Bachelor Of Science degree in Atmospheric Sciences, Climatology, and Meteorology as well as two certificates.

While in college, she experienced the baking Southwest heat and worked for Cronkite News as a meteorologist and digital producer. Also, she served WeatherRate and the Arizona State Climate Office. During the summer of 2022, she worked as an intern at CNN Weather in Atlanta, Georgia. There, she wrote digital weather/climate stories and forecasted big storms globally.

Payton Major Career

Major works for WDBJ as a meteorologist. She is thrilled to begin her career in the Star City and broadcast all four seasons. Since the age of 12, she has had her ‘head in the clouds.’ She realized she wanted to pursue a meteorology career after she visited a local news station in Portland, Oregon. She wants to bridge the communication barrier between science and the public to make weather approachable to all communities.

Payton Major Age

Major 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. However, she might be in her 20s.

Payton Major Height

Major stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 6 inches.

Photo of Payton Major
Photo of Payton Major

Payton Major Family

Major has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not if Major has any siblings.

Payton Major Husband

Major is very private about her personal life therefore it is not known if she is in any relationship. She has a cat named Dakota. During her free time, she loves to spend time with her cat, go on hikes, and explore the local food scene.

Payton Major Net Worth

Major has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a meteorologist.

Payton Major Salary

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


Major is working at WDBJ where she works alongside other famous anchors and reporters including;

  1. Kate Capodanno
  2. Joe Dashiell
  3. Natalie Faunce
  4. Melissa Gaona
  5. Jean Jadhon
  6. Isabella Ledonne
  7. Kimberly McBroom