Chris Holcomb Biography
Chris Holcomb is an American Meteorologist currently serving at 11Alive station (NBC affiliate) located in Atlanta Georgia as the chief meteorologist. He has been serving there for more than two and half decades. Chris is also an active member of the Board of Directors for the Southeastern Brain Tumor Foundation. He attends many events all over Atlanta including St. Jude’s Southern Evening of Hope and the Keep Georgia Beautiful Awards.
Chris often visits schools to talk to students about the weather. Furthermore, he reported live at the Race for research. He won an Associated Press Awards for the Best Weather Reporting and Gabby Awards for the Best Weather Coverage. In 2019, Chris was honored with the John Holliman Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award by Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia.
Chris Holcomb Age
Chris Holcomb was born in the year 1965, in Atlanta, United States of America. He is 57 years old.
Chris Holcomb Height
Chris is a man of standard stature and stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (Approx 1.7m).
Chris Holcomb Family
Chris Holcomb was born and brought up in Atlanta, in the United States by his loving and caring father and mother. Chris lost his sister to a Brain tumor. Nonetheless, he has not brought to light any information regarding his parents and other siblings to the public.
Chris Holcomb Education
Chris joined Elementary School and High School in DeKalb County. Later on, he decided further his studies and joined the University of Georgia where he majored in Journalism/Broadcast News. Additionally, Chris graduated from Mississippi State University. He also received his AMS Seal of Approval. He was given the highly coveted Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) designation by the American Meteorological Society after undergoing some rigorous testing and evaluations.
Chris Holcomb Wife
Chris is married to his beloved wife named Angie and they have been together for more than three decades. The two are blessed with two kids, a son named Griffin who serves New York in the finance industry, and a daughter named Claire currently a student at the University of Georgia.
Chris Holcomb Salary
He pockets a satisfactory salary of $76,351 per year. This is according to 11Alive chief meteorologists’ salaries.
Chris Holcomb’s Net Worth
Chris Holcomb has stockpiled a good wealth over the years and has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 million to $3 million.
Chris Holcomb Career
Chris is currently working at WXIA/WATL (11Alive) as the Chief Meteorologist since 1991. He got his first job at WMAZ AM/WAYS FM radio where he served as an afternoon news reporter. Nine months later, he joined the TV side where he worked for WMAZ-TV as a reporter and weather anchor. While there, Chris reported on every aspect of TV news reporting while shooting and editing his own stories. He worked as a fill-in anchor, as a fill-in weather anchor for the weekday morning and also evening newscasts, as a weekend weather anchor, and covered the Legislature.
After working at WMAZ for three and a half years, he joined WXIA-TV in his hometown. Chris became the Chief Meteorologist of the station in 2014. As of now, he appears on 11Alive Monday to Friday on the 5, 6, 7, 10, and also 11 pm newscasts on WATL and 11Alive. He received the Emmy Awards for Weather Anchor several times. He also attained Emmys for Special Continuous Coverage and Spot News/Team coverage while tracking storms.