Chris Tatum Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, WAAY-TV, Net Worth, and Salary

Chris Tatum Biography

Chris Tatum is an American Anchor and Reporter working at WAAY-TV in Huntsville, Alabama as a morning anchor. Before joining the station in September 2021, he worked for WJCL-TV.

Chris Tatum Age

Tatum likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year he was born (he might be in his 50s). However, However, on January 15, 2024, Tatum’s colleague at WAAY-TV, Demetria Green (meteorologist), posted Tatum’s photo on her Instagram, wishing him a Happy Birthday. This means that Tatum was born in the month of January but the exact date is uncertain.

Chris Tatum Height

Tatum stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 0 inches.

Chris Tatum Family

Tatum was brought up in Northeast Mississippi. However, he 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 Tatum has any siblings.

Chris Tatum Wife

Tatum is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of Tatum being in any past relationship with anyone. During Tatum’s leisure time, he likes to read good books, chill with his cats, or explore The Tennessee Valley.

Chris Tatum Net Worth

Tatum has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million and $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an Anchor and Reporter.

Chris Tatum
Chris Tatum

Chris Tatum Salary

Tatum earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Chris Tatum Education

Tatum is a proud 2000 alumnus of Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), where he majored in Mass Communications and Broadcast Journalism. During his stint at the university, he was part of the school’s student-run TV station, Middle Tennessee Television.

Chris Tatum Career

Tatum serves at WAAY 31 News as a morning news anchor. This is his second stint at the station – his first one was from 2000 to 2001 where he served as a Sand Mountain Bureau Chief. Tatum proudly calls himself a “TV News Veteran.” He has been a broadcast journalist for over 20 years and has seen a lot of important stories during that time. He has reported on everything from powerful storms to crime and terrorism, as well as stories that show how strong people can be.

Tatum worked for WJCL-TV in Savannah, Georgia as a morning news anchor for 6 years (October 2015 – September 2021), before going to WAAY-TV. Preceding that, Tatum worked for WABG-TV in Greenville, Mississippi as a multimedia journalist and evening news anchor and reporter for 1 year (October 2014 – October 2015). For 8 months (February 2014 – September 2014), Tatum worked for WTVA-TV in Tupelo, Mississippi as a multimedia journalist, reporter and anchor.

Tatum started his career in broadcasting at a radio station in Northeast Mississippi, in the year 1985. He later took a break from radio to serve in the United States Navy for 7 years. But he still wanted to work in broadcasting, so in the year 1993, he left the U.S. Navy to pursue his dream of being a TV News anchor. Since then, Tatum has worked at radio stations in Tennessee and Mississippi, including the famous WSM radio, known for the Grand Ole Opry. In Tennessee, he finally switched to television, first anchoring at a small cable station in Murfreesboro, and later reporting for Nashville’s well-known WZTV and WSMV-TV.

Tatum worked at Birmingham’s famous ABC 33/40, as well as TV stations in Tupelo, MS, and Savannah, GA. He’s also reported for big networks like The Weather Channel, CNN, and ABC. Tatum calls himself a “news junkie” and enjoys sharing stories about people who can beat tough situations in life.

Chris Tatum WAAY-TV

Tatum is working at WAAY-TV alongside other famous WAAY-TV meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;

  1. Jeff Castle
  2. Grace Anello
  3. Amber Kulick
  4. Dan Shaffer
  5. Nakell Williams
  6. Marie Waxel
  7. Demetria Green
  8. Rob Sneed
  9. Georgia Clark
  10. Jillian Kay
  11. Paige Meyer
  12. Jamie Cooper
  13. Nolan Knight

Chris Tatum Social Media Platforms

He is not so active on his social media accounts and isn’t seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 770 followers on Instagram, over 580 followers on Facebook, and over 740 followers on Twitter.

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