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Amy Freeze Biography

Amy Freeze
  • Age: 43 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
  • Birth Sign: Gemini
  • Name: Amy Freeze
  • Birth Name: Amy Elizabeth Freeze
  • Father: Bill
  • Mother: Linda
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Utah
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: TV Meteorologist
  • Working For: WABC-TV, ABC
  • Body Measurements: 37-26-37
  • Weight in KG: 66 KG
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Gary Arbuckle (m. 1994)
  • Children: William Arbuckle, Tyler Arbuckle, Jared Arbuckle, Kate Arbuckle
  • Divorce: Not Yet
  • Education: Brigham Young University
  • Awards: Emmy Award
  • TV Show: Good Morning America
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Synopsis

Amy Elizabeth Freeze, an American TV meteorologist, is known for working with Good Morning America. She currently works on ABC-owned New York’s WABC-TV. She is a former chief meteorologist of WFLD- the Fox-owned station based in Chicago, Illinois.

Amy Freeze has also made guest appearances on various TV series including Scrubs and My Life in Four Cameras. She has been working at WABC-TV since 2011. 

Early Life and Education

Amy Elizabeth Freeze was born on June 19, 1974, in Utah to parents Bill and Linda Freeze. Amy is of American nationality and White-American ethnicity. She was raised in Indiana along with her four siblings.

Freeze got her high school diploma from Jeffersonville High School based in Jeffersonville, Indiana, from where she graduated in 1992.

Amy earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from Brigham Young University, based in Provo, Utah in 1995. Freeze received a Bachelor of Science degree from Mississippi State University in Starkville, Mississippi in geosciences. She went on to receive a master's degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

Freeze was highly interested in working in the field of journalism, so she went on to pursue her dreams by working first for NBC's WCAU in Philadelphia. She began working there for four years as a meteorologist and co-host of 10! which was a live entertainment show on NBC10.

Amy also worked as a substitute for NBC's Weekend Today and MSNBC at Rockefeller Center in New York City. Freeze worked at KWGN and then at KMGH in Denver, Colorado.

Amy then worked at KPTV on Good Day Oregon in Portland, Oregon where her broadcasting career commenced. Freeze went on to work in Chicago where she visited more than 10,000 area students each year to whom she gave weather presentations on tornadoes and other stark weather.

Freeze is noted to be the first-ever female sideline reporter for Major League Soccer working for the Colorado Rapids, LA Galaxy, and the Chicago Fire as well. Freeze is also noted to have worked for four seasons on the sidelines for the NFL Chicago Bears.

Personal Life

Amy Freeze is single. She was married to Gary Arbuckle from 1994-2014. Freeze met her ex-husband Gary Arbuckle in Brigham Young University during her graduate level.

Arbuckle and Freeze began dating and got married in 1994. While Freeze was a cheerleader, Arbuckle was Cosmo the Cougar in Brigham Young. Arbuckle is a chiropractor.

The couple divorced after nearly two decades together in 2014. They both have four children named Tyler, Jared, Kate and William. Currently, she resides on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with her children. 

She is a member of Freeze is also an athlete who has completed 9 marathons. She also loves adventurous works like hike, mountain climb, cycling and scuba diving. Amy Freeze has climbed the peak of Mount Snowden in Wales, 7 summits of Mount Fuji, Japan and peak of Mount Timpanogos. She is also a certified scuba diver. 

Net Worth and Awards

Amy Freeze’s estimated net worth is $2.5 million. She also receives a huge salary from the WABC. According to a source, WABC pays $500K annual salary to its weather forecaster. So, we can believe that she also earns the same figure from the network, but is not confirmed officially.

Amy’s recognition and hard work depict her growing net worth and her huge salary. In 1999, she and her ex-husband won $100,000 in a weight loss contest. 

She is the recipient of certificate number 111 from the American Meteorological Society as a certified broadcast meteorologist which made her one of the first 20 women in the world to receive this certification.

Freeze received a National Weather Association and American Meteorological Society Seals of Approval and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Emmy Award three times.

  • Last modified : 19 January, 2018
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