Joel Barnes Biography
Joel Barnes is an American award-winning meteorologist currently working for WBBJ 7 in Jackson, Tennessee as a Chief Meteorologist. He is responsible for providing weekday live weather reports. Before joining WBBJ, Barnes worked as a chief meteorologist at KYTX CBS 19 in Tyler, Texas.
Joel Barnes Age
Barnes was born on December 11, 1978, in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. He is 42 years old as of 2020. Barnes celebrates his birthday on the 11th of December every year surrounded by close friends and family.
Joel Barnes Height
Barnes stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 9 inches.
Joel Barnes Education
Barnes went to the University of Northern Colorado. He graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology and a minor in mathematics and speech communications.
During his high school years, Barnes was an All-State player. Excelling in both mathematics and sports. Due to his talents, he was able to get into college on a football and academic scholarship.
Joel Barnes Family
Barnes was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He was born to his parents Theresa Leikvold Barnes and David Barnes. At the age of 12, Barnes and his family moved to Colorado. Further details regarding his family will be updated.
Joel Barnes Wife
Barnes is a happily married man. He is married to his beautiful wife Alexis Walter. The two got engaged in 2016 and later had a wedding.
Barnes and Alexis are proud parents to their beautiful daughter Ali Margaret. The family resides in Jackson, TN, on a small ranch. They have two dogs and two horses.
Joel Barnes WBBJ TV
Barnes is currently serving as Chief Meteorologist at WBBJ 7 in Jackson, Tennessee. He is responsible for providing weekday live weather reports. Barnes Started as the morning meteorologist and was promoted to chief meteorologist in less than two years. Prior to this, he served as a chief meteorologist at KYTX CBS 19 in Tyler, Texas. He joined KYTX TV in 2018.
Barnes launched his broadcast career in 2003 when he took a job as a morning and noon meteorology at KCWY News 13 in Casper, Wyoming. In 2004, he was promoted to a chief meteorologist position for the news station. In 2015, after leaving KCWY, Barnes joined WeatherNation as a lead prime-time meteorologist.
Joel Barnes Salary
Barnes earns an annual salary ranging from $22K – $67K. This range is from WBBJ TV Salary estimates.
Joel Barnes Net Worth
Barnes has an estimated net worth ranging from $300,000 to $700,000. This amount is from his career as a meteorologist working for WBBJ 7 among other investments.