Chase Rutledge Biography, Wiki
Chase Rutledge is an American SKY 5 Chief Pilot working for KOCO 5 in Oklahoma City. He joined the station in the year 2012.
Chase Rutledge Age
Rutledge likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year he was born. However, he might be in his 40s.
Chase Rutledge Height
Rutledge stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m).
Chase Rutledge’s Family
Rutledge has a sister, Melesse. Much about Melesse is unknown at the moment. Rutledge 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 Rutledge has any siblings.
Chase Rutledge’s Wife, Children/Kids
Rutledge is married to his lovely spouse, whose names are currently under review. He and his wife take great pride in being mom and dad to their 4 children; 3 sons and a daughter. The name of the daughter is Abbey, and she is the firstborn. She celebrates her birthday on the 17th of January every year. Her year of birth is unknown at the moment. The names of the sons are currently under review. The family likes spending their leisure time outdoors enjoying what the great Oklahoma State and the world have to offer them.
Chase Rutledge’s Net Worth
Rutledge has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a SKY 5 Chief Pilot.
Chase Rutledge’s Salary
Rutledge earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Chase Rutledge Education
Rutledge is a proud alumnus of Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee, Oklahoma, where he pursued Telecommunications. He has also studied at Spartan School of Aeronautics in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he earned his airplane qualifications.
Chase Rutledge Career
Rutledge serves at KOCO as a SKY 5 Chief Pilot, flying every morning to provide the latest in breaking news, traffic news, and any information that will impact the day. He is also part of the First Alert Storm Team, where he provides the up-to-date and most accurate information about severe weather in Oklahoma. He began as a backup pilot at KOCO 5.
Rutledge has worked for the Oklahoma National Guard for 26 years, 20 of them as a full-time Army pilot and Instructor. He retired from the National Guard on March 31, 2018, and assumed the position of a full-time chief pilot. Rutledge has worked overseas and has gone on countless missions around Oklahoma State in support of Homeland Security, disaster relief, the war on terrorism, and many others.
Rutledge has been passionate about piloting since he was 6 years old. He has always been focused on his dream and he has never changed his dream or stopped pursuing that dream. After moving from college, he went to continue with flight training with the United States Army. He says that all the flight training prepared him for what he calls his “dream job” at KOCO 5. During his leisure, he likes spending time with his family and friends, hiking, exploring the world, camping, or skiing. He is also an avid wood-turner.
Chase Rutledge KOCO 5
Rutledge is currently working at KOCO 5 where he works alongside other famous KOCO 5 meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Evan Onstot
- Zach Rael
- Mecca Rayne
- Jessica Schambach
- Michael Armstrong
- Sabrina Bates
- Jonathan Conder
- Mark Fryklund
- Kyle Hamm
- Buck King
- Damon Lane
- Nick Smith
- Derik Kline
- Shane Helton
Chase Rutledge Social Media Platforms
He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 1400 followers on Instagram.