Joe Bastardi | Biography

Posted On: 07 Jun, 2014


Joe Bastardi | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth July 18, 1955
Age 62 Years 0 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Weather forecaster
Wife/Spouse Jessica Jane Strunck
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? No
Married Yes
Net Worth $1 Million Dollars(approx)
Height N/A
Weight N/A

Fifty eight years old famous meteorologist "Joe Bastardi" was born on July 18, 1955 in Providence, Rhode Island. He is popular weather forecaster on weather and climate change. He also appears frequently as TV news guest.

Moving on to his personal life biography, he resettled from Texas in 1960 to Somers Point, New Jersey in 1965. From his childhood days he was fascinated towards weather and he used to carry anemometer with him to measure weather speed.  He holds the Bachelor degree in Meteorology and was graduated in 1978.

At Penn State University he became the member of wrestling team. The good looking guy loves bodybuilding in his free time. His passion has made him owner of NABBA American Bodybuilding Championships. Talking about his married life, he married at the age of thirty seven in 1992. His wife name is Jessica Jane Strunck, she is also Penn State University graduate. The couple is blessed with two children. Their son Garrett was born in 1996 and daughter Jessica was born in 1998. They seem to be happily married and have no chance to get divorce.

About his work and professional life, from 1978 to 2011 he had worked for AccuWeather.  Later in March 2011 he joined WeatherBell where he provides weather forecast, videos and provides service for commercial clients. It also gives specific package for energy companies; hedge funds or businesses. The talented Joe is also active in CNN and Fox News during storms. He prefers giving definite and accurate forecasts.

Previously he had worked for Global Climate Coalition which is group that was against greenhouse gas reduction and was disbanded in 2002. At the American Tradition Institute (ATI) he is a senior advisor. It is a group that contributes to environment and enhances scientific findings and ideas.

His climate change solutions, implications of climate change, indicators of climate change and science of climate change is popular and accurate. According to him climate change is irreversible and he strongly believes in providing accurate date and model for Earth climate.

His popular saying is carbon dioxide gas is for responsible for global warming. As there is no scientifically valid proof that Co2 is responsible. Many climate scientists assume that main cause of global warming is expansion to greenhouse effect.  The certain gases that contribute to greenhouse effect include water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide and chlorofluorocarbon.

Carbon dioxide is minor but has diverse effect in climate change. Carbon dioxide is increased in atmosphere since industrial revolution. It is released by human being during respiration, uses of fossil fuels, deforestation and so on. However skeptical Joe completely disagrees with it and according to him carbon dioxide doesn’t cause global warming.

But the fact and findings of scientists in recent years due to its increasing concentration in the environment and implications in greenhouse effect cannot be ignored. The global change is believed to result tropical storms, droughts in some regions, wildfires.  As much adverse effect has already seen like shrinking of glaciers, ice on rivers, and rise in sea level and so on.

There is no doubt he is paid with handsome salary for his great job and his net worth is in millions. He has established himself as the reputed and recognized meteorologist at today’s age. His hard work, ambition, and ability to be successful have made him popular. He has millions of viewers and listeners tuning his programs. He is active in wiki.