Who is Katie Fehlinger?
Katie Fehlinger is a popular American television personality, who is best known for being a meteorologist, and is widely recognized from regularly appearing on CBS3 KYW-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as well as on its affiliated television station WPSG-TV – popularly referred to as The CW Philly 57. Katie had also gained fame for previously appearing on Fox News and the Fox Business broadcast, as well as for working for broadcasting companies such as ABC, ESPN and WCBS-TV.
Early Life and Education
Katie was born under the zodiac sign of Cancer on the 1st July 1974, in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, and apart from being of American nationality, she is also of white ethnicity. Further details regarding her family’s background and her parents have never been publicly disclosed, so there isn’t much relevant data about her early childhood, except that she was raised alongside one brother by a single mother.
When it comes to Katie’s education, upon matriculating from a local high school, she continued her schooling at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, from which she later graduated cum laude, and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in communications. During her studies, being avidly interested in meteorology, she also worked for AccuWeather, Inc.
Upon graduation, Katie raised the level of her education by enrolling at Mississippi State University in Starkville, from which she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree majoring in geoscience. Taking into consideration all of the abovementioned, it can be concluded that Katie is quite an educated persona.
Fehlinger’s professional career started in the early 2000s when she joined the RCN 4 channel, based in Bath, Pennsylvania, where she dived into the world of broadcasting. During her early years, she also honed her professional skills by occasionally contributing to an Emmy Award-winning news and magazine show “Tempo!” which aired on Public Broadcasting Service’s member television station WLVT-TV.
In 2006 Katie shifted the focus of her professional broadcasting career towards meteorology and weathercasting. As a member of Fox News, she reported about that year’s tornadoes, covering the entire mid-western area of the US. Besides this, she contributed to Fox Business’ and the Sports Networks’ broadcasts. In the course of the next couple of years, Fehlinger sharpened her weathercasting expertise through a variety of engagements with CBS New York (often referred to as WCBS-TV) where she appeared in its morning news broadcasts and weekend forecasting programs.
Prior to joining CBS3 in September 2011, for which she continues to serve as a meteorologist, Katie had also worked for several other TV stations, including the ABC and ESPN as well as the Big Ten Network, Yes TV and NESN. Apart from her daily on-camera appearances on CBS3, Katie can also be seen on the WPSG-TV as a member of their The CW Philly’s morning news program.
Personal Life, Husband and Children
Curious about Katie’s personal life, aren’t you? Well, she is a married woman with her husband named Steve, who is serving as an AccuWeather’s strategist. The couple tied the knot on the 24th February 2012, during their vacation trip through Jamaica. Together, they have welcomed two children – twins named Kaedan Faye and Parker Janice who were born on the 26th August 2015.
Despite being exposed to body shaming during her pregnancy, throughout the majority of it (35 out of 40 weeks), Katie regularly appeared on-camera and it took her only three months after her children were born to return to her professional duties in November 2015.
Apart from these, there aren’t any other details about Katie’s private life, as she has somehow managed to keep it quite secret and far from the media. Her family reside in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
Personal Appearance and Social Media Presence
The 44-year old Katie sports a slim and toned figure, with a genuine hourglass silhouette, which in addition to her blonde hair and blue eyes make her appearance quite alluring. Although details of her vital statistics have never been revealed, it has been acknowledged that she stands 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall.
Katie is quite active on several popular social media networks such as Instagram, on which she has around 5,000 followers, Twitter, on which her official account is followed by nearly 18,000 , as well as Facebook on which she’s gathered almost 30,000 fans.
In addition, since January 2019 Katie is also active on YouTube on which she runs her own channel named Katie Fehlinger DIY. The channel, which currently counts over 20 DIY videos, is abundant with video tutorials covering a variety of topics from repairing and recycling antique furniture, to home decorating. It currently has around 13,000 subscribers.
Q: Did you DIY that wall? 😀
A: YES! I answer the #1 question I get in this week’s video, plus show youTWO other ways to update brick! 🙌 NEW VIDEO: https://t.co/tAupmjAtzh
*Outtakes always included! 😁 A marathon 80 sec. worth this week! 😳* pic.twitter.com/lDRzZbpEIG
— Katie Fehlinger (@katiefehlinger) July 18, 2019
Net Worth and Salary
Have you ever wondered how much wealth this popular American meteorologist and television personality has accumulated so far? How rich Katie Fehlinger is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total of Katie’s net worth, speaking as of mid-2019, revolves around an impressive sum of $2 million, acquired primarily through her professional broadcasting and weathercasting career that has been active since the early 2000s currently spanning for almost two decades. Her reputed annual salary is over $75,000.