Walter Kelley Wiki, Age, Wife, Salary

By Aditya Rana | Updated On: 02 Oct, 2020
Walter Kelley Wiki, Age, Wife, Salary

Honored as the best meteorologist at the annual Best of Seattle 2014, Walter Kelly was always fascinated by the beauty of the changing weather. He knew what he wanted to achieve in his life, so he decided and directed his career in weather study from an early stage to understand the mysteries of meteorological phenomena.

Now, Walter's dream has come true— he has been serving as a chief meteorologist at Q13 Fox Television since November 1997. He is also a certified meteorologist working for the American Meteorological Society since January 1992.

Wiki- Age, Family

Walter Kelley, whose birthday falls on 25 October, grew up in NW. He has lived in Medford, Eugene, Portland, Oregon, and Idaho during his young age. 

While he was residing in Oregon, Walter attended the University of Oregon in 1986 and graduated from university with a degree in Geography in 1990. For further education, he enrolled at Mississippi State University for a degree in Broadcast Meteorologist-Geo Science. Later in 1993, Walter graduated from there. He was the most curious student in his class in Portland, Oregon. He was always into understanding the weather when he was young. And by the time he reached college, his urge to become a meteorologist was on top of anything. 

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Walter had felicitous childhood days as he was grown up in an inspiring family who encouraged him to chase his dreams. His father, Colonel Kelley, is the retired Army Colonel.

Walter with his father, Colonel Kelley, in June 2019 (Source: Instagram)

Inspecting into his social media updates, Walter is not the only kid to his father—he has a sister and brother in the family. Both of his siblings are involved in voluntary work, and often, they participated in events like helping World War II veterans.

On his physical features, he stands at an average height but seems to be few inches shorter than his dad.

Besides busy schedules as a chief meteorologist, Walter likes skiing and golfing in his free time.

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Is Walter Married? Wife Details!

Walter falls under the categories of the celebrity who prefer to keep the personal life details away from public attention. Not much is known about the Q13 reporter as he has obscure his romantic entanglement for quite a while.

However, delving into his social media post, Walter seems to be a married man. His wife goes by the name Virginia Kelly. On the tweet shared on 24 July 2016, he did talk about his wife. Furthermore, in December 2016, Walter showcased the cookies baked by his mom-in-law.

Reciprocating the love, his wife had gifted the Kelly Nature Reserve to the Park District as a memorial to her husband, Walter Kelly. 

However, it's been almost four years since Walter has remained mum regarding his possible wife. At the moment, he might be trying his best to keep his love life away from the hassles of the fame light.

Whatever the reason is, Walter yet has to come forth to spill the beans about his affair.

Salary and Net Worth

Walter has done pretty well in a career as a Meteorologist. The certified Meteorologist, Walter, was the chief meteorologist for Q13 Fox Television, which is based in Seattle, Wa. And after 23 years of service, he moved to Arizona for family reasons. He was part of the original news channel in Q13 and helped launch the operation back in 1997. He is the only member who has been at Q13 longer than any on-air staff. 

Back then, the crew members loved to gather around the Metropolitan Grill in downtown Seattle, and he (Walter) was quick enough to befriend longtime manager Craig Summers. Even now, he spends time in Seattle, and he is often seen walking around Pike Place Market.

Apart from his job at the Fox network, he has also been serving as a chief meteorologist at Tribune Broadcasting and KCPQ since 1997.

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There is no doubt Walter's reporting career has inevitably attracted immense fame and relative wealth from his career. Regardless of the fact, as of now, his exact net worth is yet to get disclosed.

Note: The average salary of the Q13 Fox meteorologist is estimated to be around $85.733 annually. The salary is marked $84.189 at 25 percentile and $87,244 at 75 percentile with top brunch making close to $88.654 per year.