Gil Simmons Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, WTNH, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter

Gil Simmons is an American meteorologist working at WTNH Hartford-New Haven, CT since February 2003. He serves as a chief meteorologist. 

Gil Simmons Biography

Gil Simmons is an American meteorologist working at WTNH Hartford-New Haven, Connecticut. He joined Storm Team 8 in February 2003. He serves as a chief meteorologist at the station. 

Gil Simmons Age

Simmons 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 50’s.

Gil Simmons Height

Simmons stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch tall.

Gil Simmons Family

He is a Foster, Rhode Island, and Killingly, Connecticut native. Simmons 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 Simmons has any siblings.

Gil Simmons Wife

Simmons is married to Elizabeth Simmons. The couple got married in October 2010. Simmons likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not revealed the names of his children.

Gil Simmons Net Worth

Simmons has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned throughout his career as a meteorologist.

Gil Simmons
Gil Simmons

Gil Simmons Salary

Simmons earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Gil Simmons Career

Simmons serves at WTNH Storm Team 8 as a chief meteorologist, appearing every weekday morning. He was named chief meteorologist of WTNH on August 26th, 2015. Before joining WTNH, he worked at MyNetworkTV, WCTX-TV-affiliated television WTNH’s sister stations.

From 1990 to 1996, he served as a meteorologist/oceanographer on active duty in the United States Marine Corps, forecasting weather conditions all over the world. Later relocated back to Connecticut to attend WCSU and, forecast the weather locally.

In 2002, he was awarded the Best Weathercast in Connecticut by the Associated Press. For his coverage in Connecticut, he received Emmy nominations. When coming to his education, he studied and graduated from Western Connecticut State University. He is a member of the American Meteorological Society.

The American Meteorological Society granted him the prestigious Certified Broadcast Meteorologist seal of approval, which is only privileged to a few meteorologists. During his downtime, he loves, motorcycle riding, running, snowmobiling, and skiing. He owns his own weather website

He participates in several community fundraisers and events including Thanksgiving Day, where he jumps into an icy lake to help raise money for Muscular Dystrophy. In addition, he sets time aside for groups fighting Multiple Sclerosis, Connecticut Red Cross, The American Heart Association, Veteran groups, St. Jude, various 5K charities, The Smilow Cancer Center,  Connecticut Red Cross, and, many others with great causes.

Gil Simmons WTNH

Simmons is working at WTNH where he works alongside other famous WTNH anchors and reporters including;

  1. John Pierson
  2. Erik Dobratz
  3. Garett Argianas
  4. Sam Kantrow
  5. Joe Furey
  6. Ashley Baylor
  7. Stephanie Simoni
  8. Alyssa Taglia
  9. MacKenzie Maynard
  10. Amber Diaz
  11. Darren Kramer 
  12. Ann Nyberg
  13. Keth Kountz
  14. Laura Hutchinson
  15. Rich Coppola
  16. Lisa Carberg
  17. Sarah Cody

Gil Simmons Social Media Platforms

Simmons is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram and Twitter. He has over 48k followers on Twitter and over 15k followers on Instagram.

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