Tony Schumacher Biography
Tony Schumacher is a notable American meteorologist working for WAOW Mews 9. He rejoined the station in 2010 after taking a few years off to spend time with his family and manage his forecasting company, Great Lakes Weather Service. At WAOW, he serves as a StormTrak 9 Meteorologist.
Since he was a young boy, he has had the same love and excitement of the weather and is very thankful to be using the top-of-the-line weather technology Newsline 9.
Tony Schumacher Age
His secretive nature has shown up in his personal life. He has thus not disclosed any information about his birthdate and age. Therefore it is not known when he celebrates his birthday.
Tony Schumacher Height
He stands at an approximate height of 5ft 9 inches (1.75m).
Tony Schumacher Family
He is very secretive about his personal life. He has kept his parents’ information off the limelight. Also, he has not shared any information about whether he has siblings or was born as the only child.
Tony Schumacher Wife
He is married to the love of his life Kathy. However, information about how they met and when they married is not mentioned. Moreover, the couple has two kids, a son by the name of Douglas and a daughter named Elaine.
Tony Schumacher’s Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of between $1 and $5 million. His great fortune has accrued mainly from his career as a meteorological journalist.
Tony Schumacher Salary
His career as a meteorological journalist earns him a decent salary. Thus he has an annual salary ranging between $77,355 and $178,915.
Tony Schumacher Education
He received his education at The University of Wisocnsin-Madison. He holds the AMS Seal of Approval for TV weather casting. Moreover, he has Doppler radar training and certification and has enrolled in dozens of seminars on many weather topics through the National Weather Service and American Meteorological Society.
Tony Schumacher Career
After graduating, he started his career as a staff meteorologist for Great Lakes Weather Service and WSAW-TV in Wausau, Wisconsin in 1993. At WSAW, he quickly moved up to serve as chief meteorologist.
He then worked in the Green Bay area from 1997 to 1999 for WFRV-TV which gave him additional experience in dealing with the effects of the Great Lakes on weather patterns. Then he returned to Wausau in March 1999 to be a chief meteorologist at WAOW-TV and pursue a purchase of the Great Lakes Weather Service. His television casting has helped him receive the AMS Seal of Approval. Besides his meteorological career, he enjoys gardening and growing trees. He has thus planted various types of trees in the country on his parcel of land. He also consumes time with his family, his dogs, and his cats. Moreover, he owns a flock of chickens and enjoys playing trumpets and various sports such as softball, ice skating, cross, country skiing, and biking.
Tony Schumacher WAOW
He works as a StormTrak 9 Meteoroligist for New 9 WAOW in Wausau, WI. He returned to the Newsline 9 as a meteorologist in 2010. This was after he took a few years off to spend time with his family and manage his forecasting company Great Lakes Weather Service. In his entire life, he has worked and resided in Wisconsin. He developed a sharp interest in weather as a teenager, at his family’s dairy farm near Dorchester, Wisconsin. In his 30-year weather forecasting profession, he has reported every possible type of Midwest weather situation.
Tony works at WAOW alongside other well-known anchors and reporters including;
- Brendan Mackey
- Brad Hanson
- Isak Dinesen boo
- Jade Henschel
- Brittany Slaughter
- Kathryn Halvorsen
- Neena Pacholke
- Courtney Terlecki
- Natalie Sopyla
- Melissa Langbehn
- Sabrina Lee
- Jackson Garlock
- Justin Loew
- Brad Miller
- Addison Van Patten
- Alex Stewart