Trent Okerson Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, WPSD-TV, Net worth and, Salary

Trent Okerson is an American meteorologist working for WPSD-TV as the chief meteorologist and weekday morning and midday meteorologist.

Trent Okerson Biography

Trent Okerson is an American meteorologist working for WPSD-TV where he serves as the chief meteorologist and weekday morning and midday meteorologist. He joined WPSD-TV in October 2007, after previously serving as a high school science teacher. 

Okerson began serving as the Chief Meteorologist for WPSD-TV in June 2020. He has won the Kentucky Associated Press award for Best Weather Anchor four times and he go an Emmy nomination for his coverage of the historic December 10, 2021 tornado. Metropolis, Illinois is his native home.

He is a native of Metropolis, Illinois and his interest in weather began during his childhood days when his fear of storms turned into fascination.  Part of his interest in weather is because of his families connections to past storms. Two of his grandparents resided a mile away from the 1925 Tri-State Tornado in Southern Illinois and another tornado in Massac County in the 1960s destroyed the home his father was brought up in. In addition, when his kindergarten teacher identified his love for weather, he organized an opportunity for him to take a tour of the WPSD weather center on his 6th birthday where he met former chief meteorologist Cal Sisto.

Before he came to Local 6, he spent more than five years in education as a junior high and high school science teacher. While he taught, he also went back and started working on his education at Mississippi State University where he studied meteorology. Later in the summer of 2007, he interned at WPSD and in  August 2008, Okerson graduated top of his class with a certificate in Broadcast Meteorology in addition to being awarded the National Weather Association Seal of Approval. in June 2011. During his free time, he enjoys cheering on the St. Louis Blues and the St. Louis Cardinals together with his son, Hansen, running, golfing, and finding yard work to do.

Trent Okerson Age

She was born in Metropolis, Illinois. Okerson likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday.

Trent Okerson Height

Okerson stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 8 inches.

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Trent Okerson Family

She was born in Metropolis, Illinois. Okerson 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.

Trent Okerson Wife

Okerson is a married man to his beautiful wife, Tiffany. The two tied the knot in June 2003. They were blessed with their first baby boy, Hansen, in July 2013.

Trent Okerson Net Worth

Okerson has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a chief meteorologist.

Trent Okerson Salary

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

Trent Okerson WPSD-TV

Okerson works at WPSD-TV where he works alongside other famous WPSD-TV anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Mike Mallory
  2. Todd Faulkner
  3. Jennifer Horbelt
  4. Brianna Clark
  5. Shamarria Morrison
  6. Temi Adeleye
  7. Jack Kane
  8. Jamey Tucker
  9. Noah Bergren
  10. Kaylee Bowers
  11. Jeff Bidwell
  12. Adam Wells

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Okerson.

Who is Trent Okerson?

 He is an American Chief Meteorologist

How old is Trent Okerson?

Not Available

How tall is Trent Okerson?

5 feet 8 inches

Who is Trent Okerson married to?


How much money does Trent Okerson earn?

$40,000 – $ 110,500

How much is Trent Okerson worth?

$1 Million – $5 Million

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