Paul Dellegatto Biography
Paul Dellegatto is an American Meteorologist working for FOX 13 – WTVT-TV in Tampa, Florida. He joined the station in January 1990. He is delighted to work with the FOX 13 weather team.
Paul Dellegatto Age, Date of Birth
Dellegatto was born on August 3, 1960, in Natick, Massachusetts, United States. As a result, he is 62 years as of 2022. He celebrates his birthday on the 3rd of August every year.
Paul Dellegatto Height
Dellegatto stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).
Paul Dellegatto’s Family
Dellegatto was raised in Natick, Massachusetts with his loving parents, Rita Nicholetta (mother) and Antonio Lawrence (father). His dad was a fighter in World War II. It is not known if Dellegatto has any siblings.
Paul Dellegatto’s Wife
Dellegatto is married to his lovely spouse, Mary Ann Dellegatto, a real estate professional. She is a native of Tampa, Florida. She works as a realtor at Keller Williams Property. The couple takes great pride in being mom and dad to their 3 daughters; Lindsey, Caitlyn, and Rachel. The family happily resides in the Tampa area.
Paul Dellegatto’s Net Worth
Dellegatto has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Meteorologist.
Paul Dellegatto Salary
Dellegatto earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Paul Dellegatto Education
In 1978, Dellegatto attended Lyndon State College and graduated 2 years later with a degree in Meteorology. He then enrolled at the University of Rhode Island in 1980. He graduated from there after 2 years with a bachelor’s degree in Marine Affairs, Meteorology, and Geography and a minor in Speech Communications.
Paul Dellegatto Career
Dellegatto serves at FOX 13 as a Chief Meteorologist. His forecasts appear from Monday to Friday from 4 pm to midnight. He also serves as the leading staff of 5 meteorologists who are all American Meteorological Society’s Certified Broadcast Meteorologists. Before the station, he served at WXII-TV in Winston-Salem, North Carolina as a Chief Meteorologist for 4 years (January 1986 – January 1990). Before that, he worked as a meteorologist at WGME-TV in Portland, Maine for 1 year (January 1985 – December 1985).
Dellegatto started his meteorology career at a private weather company in Ithaca, New York, where he prepared client weather forecasts. He later then went on to take a similar position at one of the country’s top private forecasting companies, Weather Services Corporation. There he assisted in developing Today’s familiar color weather page. The Boston Red Sox, public works departments across the northeast, and over fifty radio stations in the nation were among the clients Dellegatto provided meteorological information for.
In FOX 13, Dellegatto serves as the longest-tenured chief meteorologist. He took the position of chief meteorologist when legendary meteorologist Roy Leep retired in the year 1997. He continues FOX 13’s legacy of being a weather pioneer and among the top TV weather departments across the nation. Dellegatto was the 1st meteorologist in the nation to show the various spaghetti models illustrating the complexity of tracking tropical systems.
FOX 13 -WTVT continued to be a weather innovator under Dellegatto’s leadership by adding ultra-high resolution satellite pictures utilizing McIDAS HD. FOX 13 is the only TV station in the nation that receives pictures of the satellite directly from space through its earth tracking station. Dellegatto’s weather passion is tropical meteorology and severe weather. During his leisure, he likes to visit civic groups and schools, where he talks about the fascinating science of meteorology.
Paul Dellegatto FOX 13
Dellegatto is currently working at FOX 13 where he works alongside other famous FOX 13 meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Mariah Harrison
- Haley Hinds
- Linda Hurtado
- Dan Matics
- Matthew McClellan
- Laura Moody
- Kevin O’Donnell
- Dave Osterberg
- Russell Rhodes
- Tony Sadiku
- Scott Smith
- Cynthia Smoot
- Lloyd Sowers
- Jim Weber
- Mark Wilson
Paul Dellegatto Social Media Platforms
He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 7400 followers on Instagram.