John Morales is an American meteorologist, atmospheric, and environmental scientist. John Morales is currently serving as the Chief Meteorologist at NBC 6 and has worked as the first Hurricane Specialist.
The exact birth year of John Morales is yet unknown. However, it is known that he was born on the 13th of May in New York, Schenectady, the United States. Looking at his appearance, he seems to early 50s. In addition, he holds US nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnicity.
He was raised in Puerto Rico to a Puerto Rican mother and an Irish-American father. However, he has not revealed any information about his parents publicly and has kept it in the spotlight. Likewise, he has not mentioned or shared about his siblings and seems to be the only child of his parents.
John Morales – Education
Coming towards his academics, he attended a local high in his hometown. Later, he enrolled at Cornell University based in Ithaca, New York. From there, he earned a degree in Atmospheric Science with a Bachelor of Science in 1984.
While he was still at the University, John Morales was hired by the National Weather Service (NWS) in the year 1984. In 1991, he was hired by the Spanish language television network Univision and founded his company Climadata Corporation (a boutique firm specializing in forensic meteorology as well as weather and climate consulting).
He also received Seals of Approval from the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and the National Weather Association (NWA). Moreover, he received the prestigious designation of Certified Consulting Meteorologist from the American Meteorological Society (AMS). He also serves on the Cornell University Board of Trustees and on several other nonprofit boards.
Caption: John Morales reporting about climate (Source: WNYC Studios)
In 2003, he became the Chief Metrologist at WSCV in Miami, and in May 2009, he moved to English language television, joining NBC O&O WTVJ in Miami. He was WTVJ NBC-6’s first Hurricane Specialist. Furthermore, he is known as South Florida’s longest-tenured broadcast meteorologist, having been a reassuring television presence for nearly three decades.
He is also the founder and CEO of ClimaData Corporation, which was founded in 1991 to provide expert consulting, forensic meteorological research, and tailored weather forecasts to government, industrial, and media clients throughout the United States, the Caribbean, and Latin America. In addition, he wrote the “Huracanes” a Spanish-language reference book on hurricanes, in the year 2000.
His most significant scientific honour came in 2007 when he received the AMS Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Advancement of Applied Meteorology.
He has received the National Weather Association Seal of Approval for Radio, AMS, and TV weathercasting, as well as the Broadcaster of the Year Award from both organizations.
Caption: John Morales with his Emmy Award (Source: YouTube)
Morales has three regional Emmy Awards, one from each station where he has worked. He recently received the Silver Circle Award, which recognizes the quality of his contributions to television. In 2017, he received the John Coleman Broadcast Award at the National Tropical Weather Conference.
John Morales – Net Worth 2023
Morales’s net worth is estimated at around $1 million while his salary and annual income are still unknown. Meanwhile, he has earned a good sum of money through his broadcasting career.
John Morales married his wife Carmen. Currently, the couple resides in Coconut Grove a Neighborhood in Miami, Florida. Their wedding date is kept private, and they haven’t revealed anything about their relationship. As a result, Morales has not disclosed any information about whether or not he has children.
Furthermore, he is not currently involved in any rumours or controversies. So far in his career, he has not done anything controversial.
Caption: John Morales enjoying in the beach (Source: Grist)
This meteorologist stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 70 kg. Moreover, he has a pair of brown eyes with salt-pepper while his other body measurements are unknown.
John Morales – Social Media
On his Instagram page ‘@johnmoralestv’ there are over 35.6k followers. Likewise, there are over 128.8k followers on his Twitter page ‘@JohnMoralesTV’ and over 106k followers on his Facebook page.
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