Derek Van Dam Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, CNN

Derek Van Dam
Derek Van Dam

Derek Van Dam Biography

Derek Van Dam is an American weather anchor currently working for CNN based at the network’s headquarters in Atlanta since September 2015. He covers science bulletins and weather reports on weekday and weekend editions of CNN Newsroom. He has covered some breaking news such as the AirAsia flight #QZ8501 disaster which happened on 28 December 2014 and the Nepal Earthquake on 29 April 2015.

Derek Van Dam Age

Derek Van Dam was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America, on October 7, 1983. He is 38 years old.

Derek Van Dam Height

Derek Van Dam is a man of standard stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 9 in. (Approx. 1.75 m).

Van Dam Education

Derek Van Dam graduated with a BA in  Meteorology & Broadcast/Cinematic Arts from Central Michigan University. After his college studies, he served as a morning weather anchor at an NBC affiliate in Flint, Michigan.

Derek Van Dam Family

Derek Van Dam has not brought to light details concerning his parents’ or siblings’ identity. Once credible information is at our disposal, we will update this section.

Derek Van Dam Wife

Derek Van Dam is married to his supportive wife Tara. Together, the pair shares two children, a daughter called Maya Sophia who was born on 1 March 2017, and a son called Logan Malloy who was born on 31 July 2018. The family lives in Atlanta.

Derek Van Dam Salary

Derek Van Dam pockets an estimated salary of $100, 000 per year. This is in accordance with CNN weather anchors’ salaries.

Derek Van Dam Net Worth

Derek Van Dam has accumulated a decent fortune from his illustrious career and has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

Derek Van Dam Career

Derek Van Dam is currently working for CNN based at the network’s headquarters in Atlanta since September 2015. He covers science bulletins and weather reports on weekday and weekend editions of CNN Newsroom. He has covered some breaking news such as the AirAsia flight #QZ8501 disaster which happened on 28 December 2014 and the Nepal Earthquake on 29 April 2015. Moreover, he has the role of an on-air anchor with HLN and CNN International.

Van Dam got the chance after college graduation to present the daily morning weather bulletins with WEYI-NBC25. He worked from 2005 to February 2008 commencing a journalism career. Later, he joined eNCA and e.TV in South Africa, working as Chief Meteorologist.

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