Steve Pool Biography
Steve Pool is a famous retired American 8-time Emmy Award-winning Weathercaster and Author who is best known for having worked at KOMO-TV (ABC) in Seattle, Washington. There he served as a weather anchor for 42 years.
Steve Pool Age
Pool is 69 years old as of 2022. He was born on November 5, 1953, in the United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 5th of November every year.
Steve Pool Height
Pool stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m).
Steve Pool Family
Pool was born to Barbara Thomas (mother) and John Pool (late father). He says that his dad was truly a great man! Pool grew up alongside his sister Yvonne Pool.
Steve Pool Father
Pool’s dad John Pool was so remarkable during World War 2, where he stormed the beaches of Normandy. He also served his nation in the Korean War. He was born on January 10, 1922, and passed away in April 2014. John’s burial was held on April 13, 2014, and he was buried with full military honors. At the burial, Steve gave a tribute befitting the hero he was. CLICK HERE to view more about John Pool, including his hero work.
Steve Pool Wife
Pool is married to Michelle Pool. They have been in marriage for over 2 and a half decades. Further details on their love life are under review.
Steve Pool Children / Kids
Pool and his wife Michelle Pool take great pride in being dad and mom to their 2 daughters, Marissa and Lindsey. Pool likes spending his spare time with his daughters.
Steve Pool Salary
Pool receives an annual salary of $40,000 – $110,500, which he earns through working as a Weathercaster for KOMO-TV.
Steve Pool Net Worth
Pool has an annual estimated net worth ranging from $1 Million to $5 Million, which he earns through his career as a Weathercaster and Author.
Steve Pool Career
Pool first joined KOMO-TV in the year 1977. At the time, he was covering sports news. After 7 years (1984), he transitioned to the principal weather anchor and held that position for 35 years (until 2019), when he now retired from that career. He began his career at KOMO-TV, where he worked as an intern. At the time, he was still a student in college.
Upon graduation from college, he first worked as a writer, then as a reporter, and then ultimately as a weather anchor. In the ’80s, he was hosting “Front Runners,” a program on KOMO, that aired on Saturdays. He hosted “Little Steps” (a children’s Direct-to-video series) in the ’90s.
He has appeared on “Good Morning America” over 70 times. Pool was also among the news crew that won the Edward R. Murrow Awards in the years 2008 and 2001, for the best newscast in the USA. When coming to his education, Pool is a proud 1978 graduate of the University of Washington. Pool was inducted into the University of Washington Department of Communications Hall of Fame in the year 2004.
Steve Pool Awards and Honors
He holds several awards, including 8 Emmys which he earned during his career as a weathercaster. He also holds New York International Film Festival Bronze and Gold Medals and an Academy of Religious Broadcasting Lifetime Achievement Award. Pool has also been recognized by NATAS – National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. He also holds a Sigma Delta Chi Society of Professional Journalism award, a “Telly” Award, and an American Scene Award. Additionally, he holds the premier award honoring outstanding regional, local, and cable TV programs and commercials.
Steve Pool Retirement / Steve Pool Prostate Cancer
Pool has served in the broadcasting business for more than 4 decades. In November 2019, he made the announcement of his retirement from his career in broadcasting after undergoing a successful prostate cancer treatment.
In his treatment, he used to switch his daily job from walking through the doors at KOMO to visiting the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance’s Proton Therapy Center daily. Pool once stated that the diagnosis of prostate cancer was done after a routine test showed an elevated PSA – Prostate Specific Antigen. He went through 44 rounds of proton therapy.
Steve Pool Books / Author
Pool has authored a book called “Somewhere, I Was Right,” which is about weather and its forecasting. He has also co-authored the book “Terror Bites: A Collection of Horror Stories” (November 27, 2019) with 4 disturbed writers; Emma Pullar, Rachael Howard, and Mark Walker. The book is a collection of short horror stories. Pool has also authored a recipe book called “PHO Cookbook: 120 Quick, Easy To Prepare Recipes Inclusive Of Desserts, Soups, Grains, And Main Dish” (published July 15, 2020).
Steve Pool Website / Comedy
CLICK HERE to view Pool’s website, where he has posted something about his comedy.
Steve Pool Obituary
Pool is still alive and healthy. There is no information regarding death that revolves around him.