Tracy Butler Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, ABC 7 Chicago, Net Worth, Salary

Tracy Butler is an American Meteorologist working for ABC 7 News/WLS-TV in Chicago. She joined the station in the year 1985.

Tracy Butler Biography

Tracy Butler is an American Meteorologist working for ABC 7 News/WLS-TV in Chicago. She joined the station in the year 1985. Butler serves the station as a meteorologist for This Morning and the station’s 11 AM newscast and gives weather updates for ESPN 1000 Radio. She is known as the longest-running female meteorologist in Chicago.

Tracy Butler Age

Butler was born on 20th March. She likes to keep her personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed the year she was born. She celebrates her birthday on 20th March every year. However, she might be in her 60’s.

Tracy Butler Height

Butler stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 meters) tall.

Tracy Butler Family

Butler has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if she has any siblings.

Tracy Butler Husband

Tracy is married to Michael. The couple met on a blind date organized by her cousin. During that time Butler worked at ABC 7 while Michael was owning a personal training studio. She was proposed to in Duquesne Incline, Pittsburg, and got married in 1992. The couple is blessed with two daughters, Crystina and Cassandra. Her daughters participate in sports like tennis and golf.

Tracy Butler Salary

Butler earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45, 000 to 110, 500.

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Tracy Butler Net Worth

Butler has an estimated net worth of about  $1 million – 5 Million which she has earned from her career as a meteorologist.

Tracy Butler Education

She attended the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and graduated with a B.S. in Broadcasting. Tracy later went to Mississippi State University where she was awarded her meteorology certification in 2001.

Tracy Butler Career

Butler works for ABC 7 Chicago serving the station as a Morning Meteorologist. In February, she became an annual contributor to ABC 7’s live coverage of the Chicago Auto Show and as well plays in the CATA’s (Chicago Automobile Trade Association) annual golf outings. Before, she had co-hosted the Chicago Air & Water Show and All-Star Shootout Golf Show on ABC 7. She filled in for weather anchors Spencer Christian and Tony Perkins on ABC’s Good Morning America from 1993 to 2002.

Prior to joining ABC 7, she anchored the morning and noon weathercasts at WRIC-TV in Richmond, Virginia. (1992-93). Prematurely, she was the chief weather anchor at WFMJ-TV in Youngstown, Ohio (1988-1991). She started her broadcasting career as a weathercaster at WTRF-TV in Wheeling, West Virginia (1988).

In 2013, Butler along with co-director, Scott Woodruff, began a golf outing called The Duke Classic, to tribute the memory of the long-time ABC 7 professional of an operating camera, Michael Dukewich, who succumbed in 2012. The outing raised nearly $100,000 to benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository & the Wounded Warrior Project.

She promotes the expertise of young children via her Weather Sketcher’s Club, which inspires children to send their weather-associated drawings for ability airing on ABC 7 News This Morning. “I LOVE seeing how children specify their creativity via paints,  markers, crayons, and pencils”. Their interpretations of climate factors on paper convey new eyes to something that impacts us all!” Students at the ages of 13 and below can send their climate-associated drawings to ABC 7, 190 North State Street Chicago, IL 60601.

Tracy Butler Breast Cancer

In December 2018, Tracy was diagnosed with breast cancer during a routine mammogram. She statement and in a pre-recorded segment in September 2019. Immediately she started her treatment for breast cancer since it was detected earlier. She later revealed that she was cancer-free and doing very well with the strength and support of her family. She stressed the importance of mammogram screenings which when detected early, it is easily treated.

Tracy Butler ABC7 Chicago

Butler is working at ABC7 Chicago where she works alongside other famous ABC7 Chicago anchors and reporters including;

  1. Rob Elgas
  2. Alan Krashesky
  3. Stacey Sager
  4. David Novarro
  5. Val Warner
  6. Paul Meincke
  7. Diane Pathieu
  8. Eric Horng
  9. John Garcia
  10. Michelle Gallardo
  11. Evelyn Holmes
  12. Jessica D’Onofrio
  13. Sarah Schulte
  14. Leah Hope
  15. Janet Davies
  16. John Idler
  17. Samantha Chatman
  18. Jason Knowles
  19. Chuck Goudie
  20. Larry Mowry
  21. Mark Rivera
  22. Stacey Baca
  23. Dionne Miller
  24. Phil Schwarz
  25. Karen Jordan
  26. Ravi Baichwal
  27. Roz Varon
  28. Jim Rose
  29. Terrell Brown
  30. Hosea Sanders
  31. Tanja Babich
  32. Cheryl Scott
  33. Judy Hsu
  34. Mark Giangreco
  35. Cheryl Burton
  36. Eric Thomas
  37. Kristen Sze
  38. Sandhya Patel
  39. Dan Noyes
  40. Chris Nguyen
  41. Mike Nicco
  42. Dion Lim
  43. Jobina Fortson
  44. Liz Kreutz
  45. Spencer Christian
  46. Dan Ashley
  47. Larry Beil
  48. Reggie Aqui
  49. Chris Alvarez
  50. Kumasi Aaron
  51. Drew Tuma

Tracy Butler Social Media Platforms

Butler is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has over 19.9k followers on Twitter, over 14.4k followers on Instagram, and over 55k followers on Facebook.

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