Mark Peña Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, KXAN, Net Worth, Salary

Mark Peña Biography

Mark Peña is an American meteorologist known for having worked for KXAN-TV in Austin, Texas. He left KXAN-TV in February 2022, due to unknown reasons, and there is no information about his next stop. 

Mark Peña Age

Peña likes to keep his personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. However, he might be in his 40’s.

Mark Peña Height

Peña stands at a height of 6 feet tall.

Mark Peña Family

Peña 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 Peña has any siblings.

Mark Peña Wife

Peña is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of him being in any past relationship with anyone.

Mark Peña Net Worth

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


Mark Peña Salary

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

Mark Peña Career

Peña has served at KXAN as a meteorologist. He credits his fascination with weather to the devasting F5 tornado that struck Jarrell, Austin when he was 7 years and form then he searched for weather books in the library, watched Mother Nature documentaries on The Discovery Channel, and was stuck to the TV watching Jim Spencer and his severe weather coverage whenever it struck not knowing he would one day work along with him at KXAN.

He began his broadcasting career at Nexstar’s sister station KLBK in Lubbock, Texas in 2019 as the weekend forecaster and he was able to forecast for winter weather, severe weather, dust storms, and even chased by a tornado.

When coming to his education, he pursued his first degree in communication from The University of Texas at San Antonio, which was after he graduated from  Stony Point High School in Round Rock. He attained his second degree in meteorology from Mississippi State University, where he also attended its online meteorology program and graduated in May 2021.

He is back home doing what he knows and loves best hoping to inspire someone else to pursue their dreams. Peña enjoys eating at all the wonderful restaurants Austin is known for, running the trails, and hitting up the lakes.

Mark Peña KXAN 

 Peña has worked at KXAN where he worked alongside other famous KXAN anchors and reporters including;

  1. Kristen Currie
  2. Jennifer Sanders
  3. Sydney Benter
  4. Robert Hadlock
  5. Erin Cargile
  6. David Yeomans
  7. Jim Spencer
  8. Tom Miller
  9. Sally Hernandez
  10. Jacqulyn Powell
  11. Chris Tavarez
  12. Sean Kelly
  13. Amanda Dugan
  14. Arezow Doost
  15. Jody Barr
  16. Kevin Clark
  17. Jonathan Thomas
  18. Roger Wallace
  19. Josh Hinkle

Mark Peña Social Media Platforms

Peña is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Twitter. He has over 39k  followers on Twitter.

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