Rich Marriott Biography
Rich Marriott is an American meteorologist, weather anchor, and forecaster working at KING 5. He has been working for the station since joining in 1987.
Rich Marriott Education
Marriott earned a bachelor’s degree in physics and a master’s degree in meteorology from the University of California, Los Angeles. He also attended the University of Washington, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Atmospheric Sciences.
Rich Marriott Career
Marriott serves as the senior meteorologist at KING5 Mornings. He previously worked at NWAC for about 12 years serving as a forest service meteorologist based in the National Weather Service Office in Seattle. While there, he was in charge of detailing mountain weather as well as avalanche forecasts to private and government. During his tenure at NWAC, he went to the red zone at Mt. St. Helens in 1980. On joining NWAC, he also worked at the UW serving as station manager for the Blue Glacier Research Project in the Olympic Mountains.
Marriott is also involved with the snow and avalanche community serving as General Secretary of the Steering Committee. He also enclosed Vancouver Winter Olympics as well as flying with the Blue Angels. He won an Emmy Award for enclosing the station’s Climate Change forecasts. Marriott is also an active member of the American Geophysical Union, the American Meteorological Society, and the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society.
Marriott is also a Board Member Emeritus of the Friends of NWAC (though that sounds like I should be dead). He is also an active member of the American Avalanche Association. In addition to that, he has also co-authored research papers in scientific journals, including Solar Physics, Nature, Journal of Geoelecticity and Geomagnetism, and Annals of Glaciology, among others.
Rich Marriott Retirement
Marriott is still working at KING 5 as an anchor and forecaster.
Rich Marriott Age
Marriott grew up in Long Beach, California. 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.
Rich Marriott Height
Marriott stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.82 m).
Rich Marriott Family
Marriott 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 Marriott has any siblings.
Rich Marriott Wife
Marriott is married and the couple has three children and two grandchildren. He is very private about his personal life therefore not more is not known about his marriage.
Rich Marriott Divorce
Information about Rich’s divorce is currently unavailable but will be updated soon.
Rich Marriott Net Worth
Marriott has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a journalist.
Rich Marriott Salary
Marriott earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Rich Marriott KING 5
Marriott works at KING 5 where he works alongside other famous KING 5 anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Paul Silvi
- Chris Egan
- Rebecca Stevenson
- Adam Claibon
- Joyce Taylor
- Mark Wright
- Greg Copeland
- Jessica Janner Castro
- Steve Bunin
- Mimi Jung
- Jake Whittenberg
- Natalie Swaby
- Chris Cashman
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Marriott.
|Who is Marriott?||He is an American meteorologist, weather anchor, and forecaster|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches|
|Salary||$40,000 – $ 110,500|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|