Who is Amy Freeze?
Born Amy Elizabeth Freeze on the 19th June 1974, in Utah USA, she is a meteorologist and TV host, best known to the world as the weekend meteorologist at WABC-TV station in New York City, while she also appears in the show “Good Morning America”. However, it was back in 2007 that Amy first attracted notice, as the first female Chief Meteorologist in Chicago, Illinois, for WFLD, owned by Fox.
Do you want to learn more about this prominent meteorologist, from her early life to most recent career endeavors, and details from her personal life? If yes, then stay with us for a while, as we are about to bring you closer to Amy Freeze.
Amy Freeze Bio: Early Life, Parents, and Education
The oldest of five daughters born to Bill and Linda Freeze, she grew up in Jeffersonville, Indiana, although born in Utah, and went to Jeffersonville High School, from which she matriculated in 1992. She then enrolled at Brigham Young University, in Provo Utah, and graduated in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications. She furthered her education with a Bachelor of Science degree in geosciences from Mississippi State University, located in Starkville, Mississippi, but continued with a step forward by obtaining a Master’s Degree from the University of Pennsylvania on her dissertation “The Storm Water Action Alert Program”, in which she focused on sewer overflows in major cities.
Amy’s first job was in Portland, Oregon at KPTV, where she was seen in “Good Day Oregon”. She moved to Denver, Colorado, where she worked for KWGN and MKGH, and gradually as her skills and experience improved, she was able to move to more popular stations, and reached WCAU in Philadelphia, an NBC affiliate. She was a meteorologist for WCAU, and would also co-host the show entitled “10!”, which aired on NBC10. Parallel with her work for WCAU and NBC10, Amy was also stationed at the Rockefeller Center in New York City, as a substitute for “Weekend Today” on MSNBC, so Amy was taking big steps forward in her career.
Rise to Prominence
It was in 2007 that Amy first felt fame, when she was chosen as the first female Chief Meteorologist in Chicago, Illinois for WFLD. For the next four years, Amy became a prominent part of the station, creating her own weather segments, and also visiting more than 10,000 area students each year, giving weather presentations on tornadoes and other severe weather events. She remained at the station until 2011, when she left to join WABC-TV in New York City, as the weekend morning weathercaster, a position she still holds today.
Amy Freeze Net Worth, Salary
— Amy Freeze (@AmyFreeze7) November 13, 2018
Amy has come a long way from a small television station in Portland, Oregon to working in New York City for WABC. She has held positions at various television stations, all of which have contributed to her wealth. So, have you ever wondered how rich Amy Freeze is, as of late 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Freeze’ net worth is as high as $2.5 million, while her annual income is reputed to be $500,000. Undoubtedly, Amy’s net worth will increase in the upcoming years, assuming that she successfully continues her career.
Amy Freeze Personal Life, Husband, Marriage, Divorce
What do you know about Amy when she is not in front of the camera? Probably nothing much, as she isn’t someone who likes to share juicy details about her personal life. Nevertheless, we have discovered some interesting facts about Amy – she was married to Gary Arbuckle from 1994 until 2014; the couple met in 1993 and after less than a year of dating decided to tie the knot. Amy is the mother of four children, three of which are adopted. She is currently single and resides on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
Sweet trip… down the candy chute! @thecandytopia Delicious fun on location for this year’s “New York Holiday” airing @abc7ny December 15th #newyorkcity (btw #candytopia extended to Jan.. 6th) ???
When she is not working and is not with her children, Amy is involved in a number of outdoor activities. She has completed nine marathons, including plus a recent triathlon, and has conquered peaks of Mount Snowden in Wales, and all seven peaks of Mount Fuji, among other achievements. Furthermore, she is a certified scuba diver.
Over the years, Amy has become quite popular on social media platforms, especially Twitter and Instagram, though she is also no stranger on Facebook. Amy’s official Twitter account has more than 110,000 followers, with whom she has shared her most recent events, including the announcement of the first snow in New York City in late 2018, which is expected to be on the 14th December, among other posts. Amy is also quite active on Instagram, on which she has over 50,000 followers, who have enjoyed Amy’s pictures from her daily life but also from her work, such as the recent weekend weather announcement. You can find Amy on Facebook, on which she has just over 44,000 followers.
So, if you aren’t already a fan of this prominent meteorologist and television personality, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to become one, just skip over to her official pages.