Kait Parker, an American meteorologist and weather reporter, is well known for being the host of America's Morning Headquarters. She is the former weather forecaster of The Weather Channel (TWC). She left the television network in 2016. Parker then worked for Weather.com and TWC app as of 2018. She was named to the Grist 50 list of Climate Fixers in 2017 and was featured in Marie Claire Magazine's first issue on sustainability.
She is married to fellow meteorologist Michael Lowry since May 2017. They both are certified meteorologists by the American Meteorological Society.
Early Life And Education
Kait Parker was born and raised in Texas, US. She is American by nationality and belongs to the White-American ethnicity. Her parents were raised here in Texas. From a very early age, she is interested in observing the weather.
Parker earned a Bachelor's degree in Science in Atmosphere Science from the University of Missouri. During her college time, she was a cheerleader. From her college days, she was interested in meteorology and later became the leader of the Meteorology Club where she taught a course on Chasing for the University.
Kait Parker becomes one of the best meteorologists and weather forecasters in the world. Initially, Paker started her career by providing forecasts for local radio stations.
In 2006, she started her career as a fill-in anchor from KOMU-TV, in Columbia before her graduation. Upon graduation in May 2009, she served as a midday meteorologist for WAKA-TV in Montgomery, AL.
Moved to WPTP-TV
Later, she moved to WPTP-TV in West Palm Beach, Florida. Parker worked there until early 2014 and moved to The Weather Channel. During her tenure with the TWC television network, she worked alongside Al Roker.
She then worked at TWC for two years. In early 2016, she left TWC TV and worked for The Weather.com and its app until her retirement. She left the network in 2017. She is retired now and lives in a home with her family. She has not been involved in any news channel after leaving TWC.
In 2017, she was listed in the Grist 50 list of Climate Fixers and later was featured in Marie Claire Magazine.
Net Worth And Salary
Kait Parker’s net worth is $500 thousand, according to several online sources, but, the amount is still under review. According to some sources, a meteorologist earns an average annual salary of $150K at TWC.
Parker earns good money and has a net worth of thousands of dollars already. That number will definitely increase in the future and she will become one of the highest-earning individual weather forecasters. With such earnings, she is living a lavish lifestyle.
Earned Certified Broadcast Meteorologist
She has worked on various networks including KOMU-TV, WAKA-TV, and WPTV-TV, and went to work for The Weather Channel. She has also earned her Certified Broadcast Meteorologist Seal of Approval from the American Meteorological Society.
Parker released a mini-documentary called Toxic Lake: The Untold Story of Lake Okeechobee in 2016. The project has gone on to win The Society of Professional Journalists' top honor for Digital Video and received a nomination for the News and Documentary Emmy Awards for Outstanding Science and Environmental Reporting.
Married to Michael Lowry
Kait Parker is a married woman who tied the knot to a hurricane expert, Michael Lowry. After dating for months, the couple got engaged in 2015. The year, their engagement was announced by Kate's colleagues Al Roker on the show, ''America Morning Headquarters.''
Finally, Parker married her boyfriend turned husband Michael Lowry on May 3, 2017, in Piazza San Pietro- Vaticano, Roma, Italy attended by families and friends. Her husband, Lowry also worked in The Weather Channel for some time. He is also called Hurricane Specialist.
First Meet With Michael
They first met in Atlanta Georgia where Kait was the weather reporter while Lowry was the senior meteorologist. Their classic friendship later turned romantic. They are very happy in their relationship until now. The husband and wife share a daughter named Bruce.
Her husband Michael Lowry is a meteorologist. He is a former member of the National Hurricane Center, Storm Surge Unit. He’s been working in this field for a long time. After earning a master's in meteorology, he started working in a department of defense in Washington DC.
The Duo's Bonding
After several years, he moved to the National Hurricane Center. He also worked at The Weather Channel for some time. While working there, he met his future wife Kait Parker.
Besides, they frequently share their happy moment via their Instagrams. The couple also travels to different parts of the country for their jobs. Parker also loves animals, she has a pet dog who appears with her on her Instagram.
Kait Parker's Age, Body Measurement, and Other Facts
- Age: As of 2019, Kait Parker is 37 years old.
- Height: She stands 5 feet 8 inches tall.
- Weight: Kait Parker weighs 60kg.
- Body Measurement: She has a good physique with a body measurement of 36-25-36 inches.
- Eyes Color: Blue
- Hair Color: Brown
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by sanjeet, 14 Mar, 2015