Mike Bettes | Biography

Posted On: 07 Jun, 2014


Mike Bettes | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth January 09, 1972
Age 46 Years 9 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Meteorologist
Wife/Spouse Allison Chinchar
Girlfriend Not Yet
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Partner Not Yet
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Yes
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Height N/A
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Unknown

Michael Bettes, popularly known as Mike Bettes is an American Meteorologist and storm chaser. He was born on December 28, 1983 in Tallmadge, Ohio. Since 2003, he is working as a co-host of AMHQ: America's Morning Headquarters for The weather channel in Atlanta, Georgia. Bettes graduated from Ohio State University with a B.S. degree in Atmospheric Science. He has also earned AMS and NWA seals of approval.

Bettes has already hosted many show including Abrams & Bettes Beyond the Forecast, Your Weather Today, Morning Rush, America’s Morning Headquarters and Wake up with Al. Bettes and Stephanie Abrams hosted the show Abrams & Bettes Beyond the Forecast, where they provide detailed analysis of the weather of the day. He joined The weather channel in 2003 and soon his responsibilities became the live coverage of severe weather. Bettes also won an Emmy Awards for a series on tornado coverage in 2001 while working as a meteorologist for WSYX-TV in Columbus. He has already covered different type of natural disasters like tornadoes, hurricanes, floods. He also reported Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Sandy lively from Florida as well as showed the damage caused by the hurricane. Bettes has also covered many tropical cyclones as well as floods and winter storms.

Bettes was also one of the storm chasers in EI Reno, Oklahoma. His SUV was rolled and tossed approximately 200 yards into a field. His driver Austin Anderson had to face severe injuries while he and photographer had only a minor injury.

Later in other similar incident, storm chaser Tim samaras, Bettes’ son Paul and TWISTEX colleague Carl Young was killed. Once he almost got hit by an air conditioner falling from the hospital window while covering news on Hurricane Bonnie.

Bettes has previously worked as Chief meteorologist for WLOS –TV in Asheville, NC, and weekend meteorologist for WKEF in Dayton, OH. Bettes is one of the most reputed meteorologists and is paid a good amount for his hard work. But he has not disclosed his net worth to the media.

Bettes has an appealing personality with an athletic body built and is tall. He has reached 30 years old in his age. His height in feet is not disclosed yet. His shirtless pictures can also be checked in internet sites. He is a short spoken man, which can be easily proved by his anchoring video.

Regarding his personal life, he is married to Allison Chinchar in the year 2012. This proves that he is not a gay. His wife is also a television meteorologist who also involves in the coverage of the dangerous tornadoes. In an interview, he stated that he said that he fell in love with her at first sight. Once there was also rumors spread that Bettes was married to his co-hosts Stephanie Abrams but was proved to be false. The couples seem to be living happily and there are no any speculations about their divorce. Currently, he lives at Akron, Ohio with his family.

Apart from his daily duties, he is also interested in watching football, surfing internet and listening music especially jazz, rock & roll and folk music. He stated in an interview that being a meteorologist is not all glitz and glamour and it is very science-based and informative.

Other information about him can also be found in his personal as well as official sites. His short biography can also be accessed via wiki and IMDb. Like other celebrities, he is also in twitter and Instagram. His fans can follow him in twitter and Instagram as well as like his page in Facebook to get his latest updates. We will also be updating his latest wiki. So, please log in to our page http://unapix.com/.