Gil Simmons Biography and Wiki
Gil Simmons is a renowned American weather anchor and reporter who serves as the Chief weekday morning meteorologist for WTNH-TV, an ABC-affiliated television station for the Hartford-New Haven, Connecticut. Gil also works as the meteorologist for WTNH’s sister station, WCTX-TV. He became Chief Meteorologist of WTNH-TV on August 26, 2015.
Gil Simmons Age and Birthday
Gil was born on December 15, in Foster, Rhode Island, United States. His birth sign is Sagittarius. His age and birthday details will be updated when revealed.
Gil Simmons Height
Simmons stands at a height of 5 feet and 9 inches (Approx. 1.75 meters) and weighs 184lbs(84kgs).
Gil Simmons Education
Gil attended and graduated from Western Connecticut State University. Simmons is a proud member of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) with the television seal of approval, as well as a member of the National Weather Association. Further details regarding his academic credentials will be updated soon when revealed.
Gil Simmons Family, Parents, Siblings
Attempts to establish his parents’ identities were in vain since no information about them is available to the public. It’s therefore not clear whether if he has any siblings. However, Simmons is a native of Foster, Rhode Island, and Killingly, Connecticut. Further details regarding his family background will be updated soon.
Gil Simmons Wife and Wedding, Is He Married?
Moving on to his marital affairs, the famed weatherman is happily married to his stunningly gorgeous wife, Elizabeth Simmons. The romantic duo became espoused in October 2010 in a private wedding attended by family members and close friends at The Waters Edge in Westbrook, CT.
Gil Simmons Salary
According to ABC estimates, Simmons receives an average annual salary ranging from $35,300 and $77,500. His contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.
Gil Simmons Net Worth
Gil Simmons has an estimated net worth ranging from $500,000 to $1 million as of 2021. This amount is from his extensive career as a meteorologist among other investments.
Gil Simmons WTNH-TV News
WTNH, channel 8, is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to New Haven, Connecticut, United States, and serving the Hartford–New Haven television market. The station is state-owned by Nexstar Media Group, as part of a duopoly with MyNetworkTV affiliate WCTX.
Simmons previously worked on active duty in the United States Marine Corps as a meteorologist/oceanographer from 1990 to 1996. He then joined WTNH-TV in February 2003. Gil was shifted from the weekday morning and mid-day noon broadcasts to weekday mornings in October 2017.
He notably won an Emmy nomination for his snowstorm coverage in Connecticut and was awarded 2002 Best Weathercast in Connecticut by the Associated Press.