Troy Bridges Biography
Troy Bridges is an American Meteorologist working for News 6 WKMG (CBS Affiliate) in Orlando, Florida. He is thrilled to work with the WKMG Weather team.
Troy Bridges Age
Bridges likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year he was born. However, he might be in his 30s.
Troy Bridges Height
Bridges stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).
Troy Bridges Family
Bridges has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Bridges has any siblings.
Troy Bridges Wife / Partner
Bridges is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of Bridges being in any past relationship with anyone. Some fans wonder whether Bridges is gay. He has not yet come clear about his sexuality therefore it is not known whether he is gay or not.
Troy Bridges Net Worth
Bridges has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Meteorologist.
Troy Bridges Salary
Bridges earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Troy Bridges Career
Bridges serves at News 6 as a Weekday Morning and Noon Meteorologist. His forecasts appear from 5 AM to 7 AM. He has forecasted ice storms and other severe weather, as well as tracked the tropics and chased tornadoes, over the course of his career. Before joining WKMG, he served at KLRT-TV in Little Rock, Arkansas as a Chief Meteorologist. There he built the entire weather department from the ground up. While at KLRT, Bridges spent half a decade reporting on many ice storms and tornado outbreaks. During an unforgettable storm, he spent 8 hours straight cautioning people about the tragic tornadoes and strong winds. His evening newscast at KLRT won him an Emmy Award.
Before going to KLRT, he worked for KFOR-TV in Oklahoma as a meteorologist for 3 years. There he warned the Oklahomans about large-scale, dangerous tornadoes. He also forecasted numerous ice storms that left countless people without power across Oklahoma’s heartland.
Bridges began his TV career at WMAZ-TV in Macon, Georgia, in the year 1995, where he worked as a one-man-band reporter and meteorologist for 2 years. At the time, he was in college. From there, he went to work for WRDW-TV in Augusta, Georgia as a news anchor and morning/noon meteorologist for 4 years. There he provided live weathercasts from “The Masters” golf tournament. For Bridges’s extensive live coverage of Tropical Storm Floyd while at WRDW, he was honored as “Best Weather” by the Associated Press (AP). After that, he now joined KFOR.
For his education, Bridges is a proud alumnus of the University of Georgia. He also holds a certificate in Meteorology from Mississippi State University. Bridges is an active member of both the National Weather Association (NWA) and the American Meteorological Society (AMS). He holds AMS’s Seal of Approval. During his leisure, he likes listening to Alternative Rock songs, playing baseball, traveling (looks forward to visiting Africa and Spain, or watching his fav movie “Great Expectations”.
Troy Bridges News 6 WKMG
Bridges is currently working at News 6 WKMG where he works alongside other famous News 6 WKMG meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Matt Austin
- Lisa Bell
- Julie Broughton
- Amanda Castro
- Bridgett Ellison
- Ginger Gadsden
- Crystal Moyer
- Erik von Ancken
- Justin Warmoth
- Steve Montiero
- Tom Sorrells
- Candace Campos
- Samara Cokinos
- Jonathan Kegges
Troy Bridges 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 2100 followers on Instagram.