Allison Chinchar

Inside Biography

American meteorologist Allison Chinchar started her professional career in 2008 and currently serves on CNN. She has been serving the American news-based pay television channel CNN since 2015.  Chinchar formerly worked in renowned channels including WTVC-TV, WKRN-TV, and WXIA TV. The Ohio-born meteorologist has a s sociations with AMS (American Meteorological Society) and NWS (National Weather Services). 


Ohio State University Graduate 

Allison Chinchar was born on April 9, 1984, in Mansfield, Ohio, the United States of America.

As of 2021, Chinchar is 36 years old. An American by nationality, Chinchar hails from a white ethnic background.

Regarding her educational background, Chinchar went to the Ohio State University in 2003 and graduated with Atmospheric Science and Meteorology in 2008.  

She is 5 ft 8 in or 178 cm tall. 

Allison Chinchar Is Currently Serving CNN: Career Highlights  

Having worked as a local meteorologist at Buckeye TV, Allison joined WTVC – TV News Channel 9 in 2008, soon after her graduation. She served the channel as a weekend evening meteorologist till January 2011.

Thereafter, Allison worked for WKRN-TV in Greater Nashville Area from 2011 to June 2012.  After leaving WKRN-TV, Chinchar joined WXIA TV as a weekend meteorologist where she worked for 2 years and 8 months i.e. June 2012 to January 2015.  

The American meteorologist gained wide fame after she joined CNN in June 2008. As of 2020, she is serving at the HLN Weekend Express, CNN, and CNN International


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Besides that, Allison's major coverage includes Hurricane Isaac, the Ef2 tornado, and the 2010's tornado outbreak.

She is also known for her collaboration with many prestigious societies like AMS (American Meteorological Society) and NWS (National Weather Services).

Lives In Atlanta: How Lavish Is Her Lifestyle? House And Car 

The CNN meteorologist currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband Mike Betteswhere the median house price is around $287 thousand.

As of March 2021, Allion Chinchar has a net worth of $200 thousand. She mainly makes her fortune from her career as a meteorologist on CNN. The average salary of a CNN reporter is estimated to be $92 thousand annually. 

A CNN meteorologist earns the salary in the range of $53 thousand to $58 thousand per year while the meteorologist in the United States gets the payroll in the range of $35,000 to  $75,000.

In comparison, Chinchar's husband Mike has a net worth of around $1 million. He makes his money as On-Camera Meteorologist for The Weather Channel since December 2003.   

Blissful Relationship With Husband Mike Bettes  

Allison Chinchar is a happily married woman. She is in a blissful relationship with longtime boyfriend-turned-husband Mike Bettes, an Emmy Award-winning meteorologist. The duo exchanged their marital vows in October 2012 in an intimate wedding ceremony held in Atlanta.      

After 2 years of marriage, Chinchar along with Mike announced that she was pregnant in July 2014 via Twitter. The couple later welcomed son Landen Benjamin Bettes on January 31, 2015. 

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Her husband Mike was previously in a marital relationship with Stephanie Abrams, an NBC Meteorologist. As per Wikipedia, Mike has two other kids named Tallmadge Bettes and Ohio Bettes, however, the identity of their mother is not revealed.  

by Bchrome, 09 Jul, 2017

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