Steve Pierce Biography
Steve Pierce is an American Meteorologist and Pacific Northwest Weather Expert working for KOIN 6 News in Portland, Oregon. He joined the station in 2014 as a meteorologist.
Steve Pierce Education
After graduating from Fort Vancouver High School and earning his Diploma in General Education, he had to further his education. He went ahead and obtained a degree in Meteorology from Portland State University, a public research University in Portland, Oregon. Pierce also attended Mt. Hood Community College and Washington State University.
Steve Pierce Career
Pierce is a Meteorologist at KOIN 6 News in Portland, Oregon. He is known as Oregon and Washington’s “go-to guy” when it comes to fast, accurate historical meteorological research and forecasts. His love for “all things weather” began at the age of 7 when Mount St. Helens erupted in 1980. When he turned 11 years old, he was asked to publish an extended weekly weather forecast for his elementary school’s newsletter. He is always “watching out for you” when it comes to providing the area’s most accurate forecast. Those who are most familiar with him can attest to the fact that weather is his true passion.
He has been the President of the Oregon Chapter of the American Meteorological Society since 2012. In addition to that, he is the owner of Northwest Weather Consultants (NWC) based out of Vancouver, Washington. Northwest Weather Consultants provides meteorological and climatological research. It also forecasts the weather for all clients across the Pacific Northwest. Pierce has personally designed and integrated a proprietary system that gives him the ability to quickly locate and manipulate weather data as far back as the 1800s with access to the most extensive set of historical weather records available.
Pierce has always loved a classic Portland/Vancouver metro area snowstorm. He says that there is no better place to live from the Pacific Ocean to the valley, through the Gorge, and into central and eastern Oregon. As he says, “don’t just love the weather, live weather!” He considers himself a true weather geek and he is just fine with that label. During his leisure time, he likes vacationing at his family’s coastal cabin, traveling, skiing, and hiking, as well as spending time with his family.
Steve Pierce Age
Pierce was born in Vancouver, Washington, on February 26. He likes to keep his personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed the year he was born. He celebrates his birthday on the 26th of February every year. However, he might be in his 50s.
Steve Pierce Height
Pierce stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches.
Steve Pierce Family
Pierce was born and raised in Vancouver, Washington, United States. He is a third-generation native of Vancouver, Washington. His grandparents moved here from Iowa during World War II to work in the Kaiser Shipyards building liberty ships to support troops in the battle of the Pacific. He 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 he has any siblings.
Steve Pierce Wife
Pierce is married and has a wife but he has not shared her name with the public. The duo has a son together, Hunter, and a cat, Mercedes. He is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship.
Steve Pierce Net Worth
Pierce has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned from his successful career as a Meteorologist and Pacific Northwest Weather Expert.
Steve Pierce Salary
Pierce earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Steve Pierce KOIN 6
Pierce works at KOIN 6 where he works alongside other famous KOIN 6 anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Jeff Gianola
- Elizabeth Dinh
- Ken Boddie
- Jenny Hansson
- Emily Burris
- Wayne Havrelly
- Natasha Stenbock
- Kelley Bayern
- Josh Cozart
- Mary Loos
- Adam Bjaranson
- Brenna Greene
- Jamie Hudson