Is Tom Skilling married? No, he isn’t. His relationship status shows him to be single and hasn’t been discovered being on a date with someone even at this age of 60’s. He rarely speaks about his personal life and therefore the curiosity about his personal love life has always been a mystery to the public.
He has never been rumored being in the relationship with girlfriend or wife and that’s the reason he was surrounded by the rumors of being gay. However, this hasn’t been confirmed and it seems like Tom is never bothered by such rumors. He has always kept his professional career over the personal love life. Let’s explore in detail about Tom Skilling wiki below:
Who is Tom Skilling?
Skilling is a renowned meteorologist Chicago, Illinois who is best known for contributing as the chief meteorologist on WGN-TV for weekday 5, 6, 9 and 10 p.m. newscasts. His bio also shows his experience serving at WLXT-TV and WKKD. The chief meteorologist at WGN-TV has received an Honorary Doctorate of Humanities in Romeoville, Illinois.
Early Life and Education
The American meteorologist was born as Thomas Ethelbert Skilling, III on February 20, 1952, which makes his age be 68 years old as of 2020. His place of birth is in Aurora, Illinois, United States. He was born to the parents named Thomas (father) and Betty (mother).
Regarding more about his family life, Tom is blessed with other three siblings named Mark Skilling, Jeffrey Skilling and Sue Skilling. Talking about Tom’s education and academic achievements, he attended West Aurora High School and later joined the University of Wisconsin-Madison. From the university, he completed his graduation majoring in meteorology and journalism.
Career and Professional Life
Tom initiated his broadcasting career by working for WKKD-AM & FM at the age of 14. He was in his school days enrolled at West Aurora High School. At the end of his teenage days, he joined WLXT-TV (Ch. 60) in Aurora, Illinois. While attending the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Tom served the WKOW-TV and WTSO AM. After graduation, he joined WITI in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1975 and worked there until 1978.
Tom returned back to Chicago and started serving the WGN-TV Channel 9 in August 2078. As of now, he is the chief meteorologist for WGN-TV. He is supposed to be one of the United States’ highest-paid local broadcast meteorologists. Further, he has been working the daily weather column in the Chicago Tribune. In the field of the latest computer imagery and animation techniques, Tom’s broadcast has always been featured. He is most noted for his incredible in-depth reports and striking accuracy.
The weatherman is currently signed with the contract at WGN until 2022. The weather forecaster is also a member of National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society. He is also working as the host for severe weather seminars at the Fermi National Accelerator Lab (Fermilab) in 2013.
Tom Skilling is not married yet and thus has no wife in his life. No information about his past relationship and dating stories has been recorded. There was confusion about his sexual orientation but most probably, his sexual orientation is straight. One of his brothers named Jeff Skilling is a celebrated public figure known for being the discredited former CEO of Enron.
The meteorologist has an average height and carries an appealing personality. However, the exact body measurement facts of Skilling are still not available. On his salt & pepper hair with brown eyes, Tom looks more charming.
Salary and Net worth
Tom Skilling has an estimated net worth of 14 million USD. He is supposed to be one of the highest-paid local meteorologists in the United States. He has been in million dollars contract with WGN – TV.
Wiki and Facts
The veteran meteorologist Tom’s profile is available on Wikipedia and some other popular wiki sites. Find him on Instagram @tom_skilling and on Twitter @Skilling. WGN’s weatherman is available on Facebook @TomSkilling. We have no verified email address to contact Tom.