Lelan Statom is a veteran and talented On-Air personality presently in Nashville, where he works for NewsChannel 5 as a Senior Meteorologist & Co-host of Talk of the Town. Lelan has been a part of the station since officially joining the family in May 1993.
Before NewsChannel 5, he labored for three years in Bristol, where he worked as the weekend weather anchor and reporter at WCYB. During his free time, he loves spending time with his beautiful wife and their two adorable kids.
Lelan Statom Age
Lelan Statom was born on Apr 16, 1964, in Chicago, United States. He is 58 years old and holds his birthday on April 16.
Lelan Statom Height
Lelan stands at a moderate height of 5 feet 8 inches (approximately 1.72 meters).
Lelan Statom Family
Lelan was born in Chicago but grew up in Dyersburg Tennessee in the United States under the care of his loving and dedicated parents. He owns American nationality by birth but belongs to the African-American ethnicity.
Lelan Statom Wife
He is happily and contentedly married to a beautiful and supportive wife Kayla Statom. The duo have been married for several years and are now proud parents of their two kids, daughter Kayla, and Taylor their son. The family of 4 happily resides in Nashville.
Lelan Statom Education
He obtained his High School Diploma from a local school in Tennessee and thereafter joined the University of Tennessee. At the university, he served hard and was finally awarded his Bachelor’s degree in Communication. He thereafter decided to pursue his dream career at Mississippi University and was granted his Certificate in Broadcast meteorology.
Lelan Statom Salary
Lelan pockets an annual salary of $98,380, which is in accordance with NewsChannel 5 analysts’ salaries.
Lelan Statom’s Net Worth
Lelan has an estimated net worth of $2 million US dollars.
Lelan Statom Career
Currently, he operates in Nashville as the senior meteorologist and co-host of Talk of the Town at NewsChannel 5 since he was employed in May 1993. Earlier, he served as a weekend weather anchor and reporter at WCYB located in Bristol for three years.
Lelan commenced his broadcasting career in Knoxville, where he was first employed as a meteorologist at WVLT, formerly known as WTVK-TV. He thereupon left the station and joined WATE-TV, where he was employed as a weather anchor. While serving in Knoxville he performed several duties including a photojournalist, tape editor, weekend assignment editor, and also producer.
He was first employed as the weekend morning and evening weather anchor. In Sep 2006, he was advanced to co-host the “Talk of the Town”. Throughout his career, he has received numerous awards including the 2007 Mid-South regional Emmy award for coverage of the 2006 Tornado, the 2006 Best Weathercaster by the Tennessee associated press, and three weather nominations for best weathercast.