Pete Delkus Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, WFAA, Height, Net Worth, and Salary

Pete Delkus Biography

Pete Delkus is an American Meteorologist working for WFAA in Dallas, Texas as a Chief Meteorologist. He has been working for the station since June 2005 after working for WCPO 9 News.

Pete Delkus Age

Delkus was born on September 4, 1965, in Centreville, Illinois, United States. He is therefore 57 years old as of 2022. He celebrates his birthday on the 4th of September every year.

Pete Delkus Height

Delkus stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 8 inches.

Pete Delkus Family

Delkus has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also unknown if Delkus has any siblings.

Pete Delkus Wife / Children

Delkus is married to her lovely spouse, Jacque Delkus. The couple tied the knot in the year 1991, at a private wedding ceremony. The couple takes great pride in being dad and mom to their 2 children, a son, Peter, and a daughter, Emily. The family happily lives in Plano, Texas. Delkus likes spending his leisure time with his wife and kids.

Pete Delkus Net Worth

Delkus has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Meteorologist.

Pete Delkus
Pete Delkus

Pete Delkus Salary

Delkus earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Pete Delkus Education

Delkus is a proud alumnus of Mississippi State University, where he completed his Master of Science in Geosciences with a concentration in Applied Meteorology. Prior to that, he was at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Radio and Television with a minor in Marketing.

Pete Delkus Career

Delkus serves at WFAA as a Chief Meteorologist. Prior to his time at WFAA, Delkus served as the chief meteorologist at WCPO-TV, an ABC affiliate located in Cincinnati, Ohio, from 1996 to 2005. His expertise and commitment to providing accurate weather information were duly recognized during his tenure, earning him 2 first-place Associated Press Awards for his consistently exceptional weather reports. Before joining WCPO-TV, Delkus worked as a dedicated meteorologist at WFTV, an ABC affiliate situated in Orlando, Florida, for a duration of four years.

In addition to his meteorological prowess, Delkus has a remarkable history as an outstanding athlete. He showcased his athletic talents as an All-America pitcher, achieving remarkable success during his college career, including a memorable trip to the College World Series. Notably, Delkus still holds various pitching records at SIUE, signifying his exceptional skills on the field.

Following his college years, Delkus embarked on a professional baseball journey as a Free Agent, signing with the Minnesota Twins organization in 1987. His talent shone brightly during the 1988 season, where he played for the double-A team in Kenosha, Wisconsin, boasting an impressive tally of 33 saves and an extraordinary ERA of 0.26. Delkus’s exceptional performance continued the following year in triple-A Orlando, where he played 140 innings, saving 10 games, and maintaining an impressive ERA of 1.87.

His outstanding achievements earned him the distinguished titles of “Minnesota Twins Minor League Player of the Year” and the Rolaids Relief Man award. Unfortunately, Delkus’s baseball career was cut short due to a severe elbow injury. Nevertheless, his time within the Minnesota Twins organization spanned six years, during which he showcased his skills and dedication to the sport.

He holds the esteemed approval of both the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society. Delkus’s exceptional talent and dedication to his craft have been recognized through numerous accolades, including an impressive collection of nineteen Emmy Awards. These prestigious honors were bestowed upon him for his remarkable contributions as a weathercast, weather anchor, host of special event coverage, and host of news specials, notably the Big D NYE. The Associated Press has also acknowledged Delkus’s exceptional skills, granting him 1st-place recognition for “Best Weathercast” in the state of Texas.

Pete Delkus Retiring

In late 2012, there were rumors that Delkus was retiring from his meteorology career. He confirmed the rumors through a tweet on November 29, 2012. However, in he has never retired, he actually talked about his retirement again in October 2021, saying that since he got a puppy, he would not retire.

Pete Delkus WFAA

Delkus is working at WFAA where he works alongside other famous WFAA meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;

  1. Jobin Panicker
  2. Kevin Reece
  3. Rebecca Lopez
  4. Greg Fields
  5. Susanne Brunner
  6. Adriana De Alba
  7. Tanya Eiserer
  8. Demond Fernandez
  9. Sean Giggy

Pete Delkus 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 435.1K followers on Twitter.

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