Matt Kirkwood Biography
Matt Kirkwood is an American meteorologist who is currently working at WOOD-TV. He serves as a weekday meteorologist on WOOD-TV.
Matt Kirkwood Age
Kirkwood 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.
Matt Kirkwood Height
Kirkwood stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Matt Kirkwood Family
Kirkwood 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 Kirkwood has any siblings.
Matt Kirkwood Wife
Kirkwood is married to Jennifer Kirkwood. Together the couple has been blessed with fraternal twins who they named Logan Kirkwood and Richard Kahnoski.
Matt Kirkwood Net Worth
Kirkwood has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a meteorologist.
Matt Kirkwood Salary
Kirkwood earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Matt Kirkwood Career
Grand Rapids is his native home. He became interested in weather during his childhood days as he was afraid of thunderstorms but loved watching Craig James and Bill Steffen the two weather legends of West Michigan but little did he know that he would one day work with them.
He attended Creston High School in Grand Rapids where he graduated proudly. He worked as a camel rider at John Ball Zoo, worked at the Meijer warehouse, at Ryder truck rentals, and as a delivery paperboy for the Grand Rapids Press before he began his career.
He was able to pay for college classes from Western Michigan University, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids Community College, and lastly, Central Michigan University where he earned a degree in meteorology. Furthermore, he worked as an intern at the other at WNEM-TV in Saginaw, and with the National Weather Service office in Muskegon.
He was able to secure his first job at WPBN-TV/WTOM-TV in Traverse City, Michigan where he served as a weekday morning meteorologist from 1996 to 1998. During his leisure time, he enjoys helping with his kids’ various sports activities, golfing, and weightlifting. In addition, he enjoys visiting car shows with his son.
Matt Kirkwood WOOD-TV
Kirkwood is currently working at WOOD-TV where he works alongside other famous WOOD-TV anchors and reporters including;
- Seth Well
- Teresa Weakley
- Heather Walker
- Brian Sterling
- Bill Steffen
- Susan Shaw
- Emily Schuitema
- Rachael Ruiz
- Donovan Long
- Emily Linnert
- Casey Jones
- Tom Hillen
- Larry Figurski
- Jack Doles
- Terri DeBoer
- Whitney Burney
- Ellen Bacca
Matt Kirkwood Social Media Platforms
Kirkwood is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 518 followers on Twitter, over 774 followers on Instagram, and over 2k followers on Facebook.