Kelly Cass is a popular weather forecaster and host at the Weather Channel, who is a true old-timer of the network. She started her career as a model, though she soon switched to weather forecasting and reporting, so she’s made quite an impressive career on TV. Let’s find out more about her husband, kids, salary, body measurements, etc.
Early life and family
Kelly Cass was born on 27 November 1973, in Atlanta, Georgia USA, so under the sign of Sagittarius and holding American nationality. No much is known about her family, as she rarely mentions specific details about her parents or siblings.
It is known that Kelly is in a good relationship with her mother, and appreciates all the love, care and support she’s given her during her life. Kelly once shared that her mother always cared about the way Kelly looked, and even though they didn’t have much money, her mother always made her beautiful curls with bobby pins for her daughter to look great every day. Kelly has four siblings, and shared that she has many nephews.
Kelly liked studying at school, as she had good relationship with her classmates. She matriculated from her local high school in Atlanta in 1991, then entered Adelphi University graduating in 1995 with a BA in communications.
It is worth saying that she also earned the certificate in international studies from Yonsei University, located in Seoul, South Korea. In 1998 Kelly graduated from Mississippi State University with a BA in Broadcast Meteorology.
Kelly started her career as a model, working around the world – she stayed in Seoul, South Korea for a period of time, modelling there and studying in the local university in terms of the student exchange program. Later, after she graduated from her University, she started working as a meteorologist. In 1990 she was offered to join the team of WTZA in Atlanta, Georgia in the position of a weather forecaster.
In 1992 she left the channel to work for WRGB-TV in New York in the same position of a meteorologist, and worked there for seven years, enjoying her days there. She also had part-time jobs at WXIA-TV 11 Live News and WKRN-TV Nashville, working there as an on-camera meteorologist in terms of urgent short contracts. As of 2019, Kelly works in the same position of an on-camera meteorologist at The Weather Channel. She joined the team of the network in 2000 and has been there ever since.
She also holds the position of a weather reporter, an anchor and host, and sometimes even lifestyle reporter.
Kelly has been awarded with the Certificate of International Study after her successful educational period in Seoul, South Korea. She also got the NWA Seal of Approval and the AMS Seal of Approval, which makes her a high quality specialist in the field of weather forecasting. Kelly even got the New York State Broadcasting Award for her coverage on the severe blizzard in 1993, in the category “Best Storm Coverage”.
— Kelly Cass (@kellycass) September 10, 2019
Personal life, husband Chris Bee
Kelly is married to her former long-term boyfriend Chris Bee. They are said to have known each other for decades, as they were high school sweethearts. The couple married many years ago though they haven’t revealed the precise date of their marriage. It is known that they have a son and two daughters, and live in New York. As to Chris Bee, he is reported to be a Sales Representatives working at Dennison Trailers-South East. Earlier Chris worked as a Sales Ambassador at Life Trucks.
For a long period of time he was the manager of the business development department, and at the same time was responsible for the customer support department. Kelly doesn’t share much information about her kids, leaving all the details low-key. However, it is known that she and her husband Chris bought their daughter a car, a 1979 Oldsmobile Starfire, as a birthday present. Kelly once melted her Instagram subscribers hearts with a photo of a card from one of her kids which said: ‘You’re the best mom ever (all the other moms were lied to)’.
Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts
- Kelly likes dogs very much- she has a dog named Penny which she recently took to the vet with an injured leg.
- Kelly used to play the guitar and sing – in the early ‘80s, she was the lead singer of a music band which played mostly country and folk music, performing in churches, at talent shows and weddings.
- Her favorite flower is a daffodil.
- She also likes skiing. Among her other favorite sports there are tennis, soccer, softball and many other active ones.
- She studied Tae Kwon Do during her stay in Seoul, and is said to have a red belt.
- Kelly likes cooking very much; she sticks to the paleo diet and cooks in terms of this diet to all the members of her family.
- She likes baking cakes, cookies and brownies; all her recipes are paleo, gluten free and made with natural sugars, raw honey and coconut sugar.
Social media presence
Kelly is very active on social media, enjoying chatting with her fans on various social media platforms. Her Instagram is followed by over 15,000 subscribers, while her Twitter is read by more than 70,000 people. Kelly has the same number of followers on her Facebook page, which is also liked and followed by almost 70,000 fans.
Appearance, clothing style
Kelly has naturally light brown hair which she’s always dyed blonde during the last decade; she likes wearing her hair loosely curled. She has blue eyes.
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Kelly is 5ft 8ins (1.72m) tall, weighs around 152lbs (69kgs), and her vital statistics are 36-26-37. As to her clothing style, she enjoys wearing everything one wears in the winter season: jackets, boots, sweaters, sweatshirts, etc.
Net worth and salary
According to authoritative sources, Kelly’s net worth is estimated to be around $5 million, accumulated by working hard as a weather forecaster and TV reporter; she is reputed to have an annual average salary of around $100,000. As she keeps on working on The Weather Channel, holding several positions there, her net worth is only going to grow in future.