Who is Jen Carfagno?
Popular American meteorologist Jen Carfagno was born in Collegeville, Pennsylvania USA on 19th of July 1977. She is one of the most famous faces of The Weather Channel, and a co-host of the ‘’Weekend View’’ show alongside Erik Fisher.
Jen Carfagno Bio: Early life and Education
Jen grew up in the small town of Collegeville with her parents and her siblings, apparently dreaming of being a pilot.
In 1994 she matriculated from Perkiomen Valley High School, where she was pronounced as one of the best lifeguards – she was provided with a psychrometer to measure dew points in swimming pools, the same instrument used in meteorology which also led to her further interest in the field. Due to her curiosity and the fact that southern Pennsylvania had shifting weather conditions, she pursued a career in meteorology, and in 1998 graduated with a degree in Meteorology from Pennsylvania State University.
Career and Ne Worth
Her career is connected totally to the Weather Channel, where she has been working ever since her career began. At first, she was behind the camera, gathering knowledge necessary for weather forecasting, then after a few years had the chance to appear in front of the camera as well.
Jen was an intern at the Weather Channel in 1998, and after completing her one-year internship, she was hired as a full-time employee, participating in the on-screen meteorologist apprentice program.
Jen worked for ‘’Weather Underground’’, a commercial weather service which provides real-time weather reports, mainly through the Internet. In 2013, Alex Wallace and her started anchoring ‘’Weather Centre Live’’ on Thursday-Friday mornings and weekends; this popular show, which ended in 2016, introduced all-new ‘’Weather All the Time’’ graphics, and aired from 4 am till 5:30 am.
She has been working on the same TV station for over 20 years now, and likes to cover hurricane stories the most.
She currently works as a co-host of the ‘’America’s Morning Headquarters’’ popular talk-show of the Weather channel, along with Jim Cantore and Stephanie Abrams, broadcast every weekday from 6 am ‘til 9 am. Being a woman who works in a meteorology field, she is sometimes referred as ‘the weather girl’ – Jen said that, in time, she has learned to ignore it. The nickname she likes is the ‘Dew point Diva’, as her favorite weather measurements are those used for measuring dew points.
Jen Carfagno’s estimated net worth by sources is over $1.5 million, as of early 2020, mostly achieved through her career in broadcast journalism. Being a popular TV face certainly has its perks, as her salary is reputedly close to $100,000 per year. Her personal assets include a house, vehicles and other belongings.
Jen is married and has two daughters, Kelly and Natalie, with her husband Neil. Her husband proposed to her in the mid-2000s and after a few years of dating, the couple married in a private, intimate ceremony in front of their closest family and friends.
They currently live in Atlanta, Georgia. Jen often shares pictures of her family on social media platforms Instagram and Facebook. In the last two years, there were occasionally rumors that the duo had decided to divorce, however this was never confirmed by either of them. It is believed that her husband is a sports analyst, but this is yet to be confirmed too.
She is a member of the Chi Epsilon Pi society, which is a national honor society for outstanding students in the field of meteorology and atmospheric studies.
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The main purpose of this society is to reward students who have high scholastic abilities, and make significant achievements in the field of meteorology, and to promote student’s interest in the advanced studies of meteorology and related subjects.
Jen is very active on social networks, and has Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts. She is a good friend of Maria LaRosa, her colleague from the Weather Channel with whom she went to college. Jen is a huge fan of cooking, exercising and travelling. In her free time, she enjoys listening to country music.
Jen is a humanitarian as well, and participates in numerous charitable events organized by various charity movements and organizations. In 2017, Jen sold 10 jackets she owned for $1500 each to support a local charity in her hometown.
Jen Carfagno’s Body Measurements, Height and Weight
Jen’s ethnicity is American – she has blonde hair and brown eyes. Her vital statistics are 36-25-37, she is 5ft 5ins (165cms) tall, and weighs around 115lbs (52kgs).