Topper Shutt Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, WUSA, Net Worth, and Salary

Topper Shutt Biography

Topper Shutt is an American Anchor, Reporter, Meteorologist, and Multimedia Journalist working for WUSA serving as a Chief Meteorologist for WUSA 9 appearing on weekdays on the station’s 5, 6, 7 & 11 p.m. newscasts, as well as during the day and night and all big weather happenings affecting the area. He has been working for the station since September 1988.

Topper Shutt Age

Shutt likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not disclosed the date, month, or year in which he was born. However, he might be in his 40s judging from his appearance.

Topper Shutt Height

Shutt stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 7 inches.

Topper Shutt Family

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

Topper Shutt Wife

Shutt is a married man who has chosen not to disclose details about his wife publicly. Together, they reside in Potomac, Maryland, accompanied by their two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels named Peaches and Cherry. The couple is blessed with three children. Further information about his family will be provided when available.

Topper Shutt’s Net Worth

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

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Topper Shutt Salary

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

Topper Shutt Education

Shutt enrolled at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, following his completion of high school at Landon School in Bethesda. Upon graduation, he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in History. Additionally, he pursued meteorological studies at both the University of Tennessee and the University of North Carolina/Asheville.

Topper Shutt Career

Shutt has been employed by WUSA as their Chief Meteorologist, appearing on weekdays during the station’s 5, 6, 7, and 11 p.m. newscasts, as well as providing coverage during the day and night for significant weather events in the area. He joined WUSA in September 1988 and has remained with the station for over three decades. Before this, he held the position of weekend weather anchor at WFMY in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Since 1988, he has also been delivering weather forecasts for WHUR 96.3 FM and All-News 99.1 WNEW. In 2008, readers of’s “Capital Weather Gang” voted him as their favorite local weathercaster. Before his time in Greensboro, he served as a weekday weather anchor at WTVK in Knoxville, Tennessee, from 1984 to 1987.

Shutt’s career in broadcasting began as a weather producer and substitute weather anchor at CNN Atlanta from 1981 to 1984. His interest in forecasting dates back to his fifth-grade years. He was awarded the Seal of Approval from the American Meteorological Society for both television and radio in 1988.

From 1994 to 2000, he worked as a substitute on the CBS network’s “CBS This Morning” program, filling in for Mark McEwen and Craig Allen. Additionally, he co-founded Automated Weather Source in 1992, a company dedicated to placing automated weather stations in elementary schools across the Metro region.

Beyond his broadcasting duties, he frequently speaks about meteorology at regional schools and rotary clubs, and he serves as an emcee at various charitable events. Shutt also enjoys spending time with his family, engaging in yard work, tackling house projects, playing golf, and of course, forecasting the weather.

Topper Shutt WUSA

Shutt is working at WUSA alongside other famous WUSA meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;

  1. Matthew Torres
  2. Sharla McBride
  3. Kaitlyn McGrath
  4. Delia Goncalves
  5. Michelle Logan
  6. Jess Arnold
  7. Abby Llorico
  8. Lesli Foster
  9. Allison Seymour
  10. Miri Marshall

Topper Shutt Social Media Platforms

He is active on his social media accounts and often posts on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.



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