Dallas Raines Biography
Dallas Raines (real name – Kevin Feinstein) is an American Meteorologist working for ABC7 Los Angeles since joining the station in the year 1984.
Dallas Raines Age, Birthday
Raines is 67 years old as of 2021. He was born in the year 1954, in Georgia, United States. His date and month of birth are unknown, therefore it is difficult to know when he celebrates his birthday.
Dallas Raines Height
Raines stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m).
Dallas Raines Family
Raines was raised with his loving parents, Sybil Jeannette Hambrick(mom) and Riley Gene Raines(dad). He has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his siblings.
Dallas Raines Wife
Raines is married to his lovely spouse, Danielle W. Raines.
Dallas Raines Daughters, Children
Raines and his wife, Danielle W. Raines take great pride in being mom and dad to their three daughters. One of the daughters’ names is Georgia Raines. In 2016, his wife was charged with assaulting their 25-year-old daughter, whose names are unknown. According to the L.A. County District Attorney’s Office, Danielle W. Raines was charged with one felony count of assault, allegedly having beaten her daughter as she drove Danielle home from a country club on August 31. She pleaded not guilty and was released from custody around 2:30 pm on the same day after paying a $30,000 bond.
Dallas Raines Net Worth
Raines has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Meteorologist.
Dallas Raines Salary
Raines earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Dallas Raines Education
Raines is a proud alumnus of Florida State University. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Broadcast Journalism and Earth Science, and a focus on meteorology. He has also finished multiple graduate-level courses in climatology and meteorology. After graduation, he went to be a meteorology professor at California State University, Northridge. There, he stayed participated in numerous fundraising projects and community service.
Dallas Raines Career
Raines serves at ABC7 Los Angeles. Previously, he was working for the Cable News Network(CNN), where he was the weathercaster for the CNN-produced TBS Evening News on WPCH-TV. Before that, he was working for WDSU in New Orleans, Louisiana, and WBRZ-TV in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as a Chief Meteorologist.
Raines passed a stringent written exam from the American Meteorological Society which tested his understanding of forecasting and weather. He is, therefore, a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist. He is professionally a member of the American Meteorological Society(AMS) and holds their Seal of Approval for TV Broadcasting. Also, he holds many other awards from the American Meteorological Society for outstanding coverage of weather events. Raines was fortunate to be invited to the White House in a 30-person scientist/climatologist debate. The debate was based on global warming, and Vice President Al Gore and President Bill Clinton were the hosts.
Throughout his career, he won numerous awards. For Best Weatherperson in Los Angeles, he holds the Daily News People’s Choice Award. In Paris, France, he was named Best Weather Presenter/World competition level. He holds a Golden Mike Award for Best Weathercast in Southern California in the division of 4 to 11 pm. The American Cancer Society voted him Man of the Year. ON CABLE magazine named him the Most Popular On-Air Personality on CNN.
He was named the Most Popular On-Air Newscaster in Los Angeles by KIIS Radio. He holds an Overall Excellence Award, received from the Greater Los Angeles Press Club for a 60 Minute Newscast. For Best Weather Segment, he was awarded the Associated Press Award. He holds the National Oceanic and Atmosphere Association (NOAA) Outstanding Coverage Award for covering Hurricane Frederic.
Dallas Raines Surgery, Sick
Raines has not undergone any surgery. It’s just that he says that the experience and news of Governor Brown’s excellent prostate cancer diagnosis remind men that early detection gives them the luxury of having options.
Dallas Raines House
Raines sold his home in the span of the year 2017 at $3.3 million, or $5,000 over the asking price. The house was built in 2007, and the gated 2-story sits on a hillside lot of over an acre. The 4,700 square feet of living space features an entry hall that opens to a formal living room and dining room. The kitchen is equipped with stainless steel appliances and a nearby breakfast room. The kitchen connects the family room with a fireplace.
When it comes to the upstairs, an office sits behind glass doors off a wide landing on the wooden stairway. The master suite features a stone fireplace and a sitting area for a total of 4.25 bathrooms and 4 bedrooms. Glass doors off the living areas open to a spa and a swimming pool. The park-area ground features a sports court, a putting green, a pool house with a kitchenette, and a fire pit. He bought the property in the year 2008 for $2.9 million, public records show. It is located on the hillside of Panoramic Mountain.
Dallas Raines ABC7 Los Angeles
Raines serves as a Chief Meteorologist at ABC7 Los Angeles. You can catch his forecasts every evening from Monday to Friday on ABC7 Eyewitness News. He is currently working at ABC7 Los Angeles where he/she works alongside other famous ABC7 Los Angeles anchors and reporters including;
- Josh Haskell
- Rob Hayes
- Jade Hernandez
- Brandi Hitt
- Leticia Juarez
- Dave Kunz
- Jovana Lara
- Ellen Leyva
- Leslie Lopez
- Ashley Mackey
- Rob McMillan
- Veronica Miracle
- Anabel Munoz
- David Ono
- Amanda Palacios
Dallas Raines Social Media Platforms
Raines is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 11.5K followers on Instagram.