Tom Skilling Bio, Net Worth, Age, Ethnicity, Height, WGN-TV, Retire

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Who is the famous weatherman in Chicago?

Thomas E. Skilling III or shortly Tom Skilling is the famous weatherman in Chicago, United States. Tom is a popular American television meteorologist. He has been an active face in this sector since 1966 and famously since 1978 when he started appearing on WGN-TV.

Tom Skilling Weather & WGN TV

The weatherman served as the WGN-TV chief meteorologist. You could watch him appearing on WGN-TV on weekdays via WGN Evening News from 5-7 pm, WGN News at Nine, as well as WGN News at Ten. In August 2023, the veteran celebrated his 45th anniversary with WGN-TV.

Tom Skilling Biography

The meteorologist was born to Thomas Jr. and Betty (Clarke) Skilling. He is the oldest of the 4 siblings. Tom was born at Magee Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He grew up in Westfield, New Jersey, and then along with his family he moved to the Chicago suburb of Aurora, Illinois. He attended West Aurora High School. When he was just 14 he started working for WKKD and WKKD-FM and that was his beginning as a broadcaster.

Tom Skilling Age & Height

Born on February 20, 1952, Tom is currently 71 and eagerly waiting to complete his 73rd birthday as he is approaching to complete his 72. The experienced weatherman is 5 feet 7 inches (Approx. 1.7 meters) tall.

Tom Skilling Family & Brother

As we’ve already revealed, Tom’s father was Thomas Jr. Skilling and his mother was Betty (Clarke) Skilling. Many fans often ask who is Tom Skilling’s brother. Well, Jeffrey Skilling is the younger brother of meteorologist Tom. Jeffrey is the disgraced former chief executive officer of Enron Corporation.

Tom Skilling Retirement, Health Problems

Tom has had weight issues for years while in recent years other health problems developed. He has sleep apnea and hence he requires the use of a CPAP machine during sleep.

Tom Skilling Bio
Is Tom Skilling retired? When did Tom Skilling retire?

Is Tom Skilling retired? When did Tom Skilling retire?

Tom Skilling as announced the date of his retirement. By the way, he isn’t retired yet. He is still serving but doesn’t have much time left in his career. He will retire in February 2024. In October 2023, the meteorologist revealed the date of his retirement.

Tom Skilling Net Worth

Such a long career has helped him earn immense amount of wealth. He has been serving in media for more than 40 years. His major earning source was working as a broadcaster on TV and radio. Meteorologist Tom Skilling’s net worth in 2024 is 15 million US Dollars. He sold his condo in the North Side Edgewater neighborhood in 2019 for US$270,000.

Tom Skilling Salary

Tom’s average annual salary has ranged from $31,300 to $122,500. The yearly wage fee for Tom Skilling has been US$104,000 on average.

Tom Skilling Bio

Full Name Thomas E. Skilling III (Tom Skilling)
Date of Birth February 20, 1952
Place of Birth Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Age 71 Years
Nationality American
Profession Meteorologist
Career Status 1966–present
Notably appeared on WGN-TV, WITI

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