Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Biography
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz is an American television personality, journalist, and meteorologist currently working at NBC10’s First Alert weather team in Philadelphia. He is the weekdays’ forecaster during the 11 a.m., and 5 p.m. newscasts
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Age
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz was born in 1952, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He is 69 years old as of 2021.
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Height
Schwartz stands at a height of 5 Ft 9 inches.
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Education
Schwartz went to Penn State University in 1972 where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology.
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Family
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Schwartz is one of two children his father, Morris. His father was an architect, and his mother Miriam Schwartz. His mother died in 2012 and his father also died in May of 2019. He has a sister named Debbie Cohen as well passed on in 1996 due to meningitis and left behind two children.
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Wife
Glenn is married to his wife Christie Wood. The couple dated for a few months before tying the knot. The family currently lives in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Salary
Schwartz receives an annual salary of $ 56,000 – $ 135,500 according to NBC10 anchors/reporters salaries.
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Net Worth
Schwartz has an estimated net worth of $1 million U.S dollars.
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Career
A native of Philadelphia, Schwartz has bed covering the Greater Philadelphia area for over 25 years. Schwartz’s passion is to deliver accurate and reliable forecasts to viewers. Glenn memorable reporting includes his live coverage during Hurricane Floyd, the Blizzard of 1996, and Superstorm Sandy
Schwartz was nicknamed “Hurricane,” after a colleague saw footage of him being blown around in a storm. the nickname stuck and he has been known as “Hurricane” ever since. Furthermore, he was the first “storm chaser”
Schwartz attended and graduated from Penn State in 1972 and earned a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. On his first day of work, he covered Hurricane Andrew from Fort Myers, Florida.
Schwartz loves and enjoys being a meteorologist in the Greater Philadelphia area. “Weather changes all the time. We get all types of weather too. It’s always a challenge,” said Glenn. He enjoys softball, swimming, and racquetball when he is not working.
Schwartz published his first fictional novel “The Weathermaker.” in 2020. In addition, he is also co-author of the award-winning “Philadelphia Area Weather Book” and was inducted into the Philadelphia Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame. He lives in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, with his wife, Sherry.