Michael Estime Biography
Michael Estime is an American Meteorologist working for Fox Weather as an on-air host. He previously worked as a weekend meteorologist at WJBK-TV from 2020 to 2022. Estime graduated from the University of Central Michigan (CMU) and earned a degree in Mathematics with a minor in Meteorology.
Michael Estime Age
He is 35 years old as of 2021. He was born on May 6, 1986, in the United States of America. He as born on the 6th of May every year.
Michael Estime Height
Estime stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Michael Estime Family
He has an identical twin brother named David in his family. His brother is a Chicago-based businessman. Estime has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents.
Michael Estime Wife
Michael is an LGBTQ group member. He supports gay society in a timely way through his handling of social media. In addition, through the Pride Initiative, the American Cancer Society asked him to raise awareness of cancer in the LGBTQ community. And, he posted the news to Instagram on 21 September 2018, the national coming out day. Michael comes under the speculation that he is gay because of his involvement and support for gay people. On top of that, Michael kept the wraps under his married status.
Michael Estime Net Worth
Estime has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million -$5 Million which he has earned through his career as a journalist.
Michael Estime Salary
Estime earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Michael Estime Career
He worked for MHTV News Central 34 during his tenure at CMU and was named ‘Best Weathercaster’ in 2006, 2007 & 2008. In “Song & Soul of the South,”-Macon, Georgia, he started his professional broadcasting career. Before being promoted to Chief Meteorologist, he served as the Morning Meteorologist at WMGT for several years, a position he held for several years. From blisteringly hot summers and hurricanes to snow and ice storms, he witnessed just about everything in Georgia. In the southeast, which decimated parts of Central Georgia, the historic April 27-28, 2011 tornado outbreak serves as my piece of humble pie as to the extreme strength of Mother Nature.
He worked as the Morning, Midday & Noon Meteorologist at WTVQ in the “Horse Capital of the World” in Lexington, Kentucky, before moving to Cleveland. “His predictions of crippling snowstorms, record-shattering cold, devastating floods, and violent tornadoes as he was in Kentucky helped our weather team earn WeatheRate the title of Most Accurate Forecast in Central Kentucky.
Estime started his career at WWJ-TV CBS Detroit via the Emma L. Bowen Foundation (EBF) behind the scenes and was awarded a 5-year CBS News work/study scholarship. The EBF gave him the opportunity to work with meteorologists from New York, Chicago, Atlanta, and Detroit across the country.
“He worked for 4 years as the Weekend Meteorologist and weekday co-cost of “Live on Lakeside” in Cleveland at WKYC before joining the WJBK Fox 2 News family. Given its proximity to Lake Erie, Northeast Ohio is an awesome area of the country to live in. Lake Erie has affected day-to-day life with loads of lake effect snow every fall, winter, and spring! It was a challenge to anticipate, but one he accepted with open arms and a shovel in his hand.
Michael Estime Leaving Fox 2 News
Estime worked for WKYC as a weekend meteorologist from 2020 to 2022. He will be joining Fox Weather as an on-air host and will be based in New York and begins his new role on June 20. The of Fox Weather, Sharri Berg, made the announcement saying, “We are thrilled to welcome Michael to the Fox Weather team, as part of the exceptional pipeline of talent we have cultivated throughout the extended Fox family.”
Michael Estime Social Media Platforms
Estime is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 5.1k followers on Twitter, over 8.5k followers on Instagram, and over 5.2k followers on Facebook.