Tom Skilling Net Worth 2020, Bio, Early Life, Career, and Achievement
Tom Skilling (birth name – Thomas Ethelbert Skilling, III) is an American television meteorologist who is best known for hosting CW and WGN-TV.
Tom was born on February 20, 1952, in Aurora, Illinois, United States. He has three siblings, Jeffrey Skilling, Mark Skilling, and Sue Skilling. He is the son of Thomas and Betty. Talking about his childhood, there is not any information regarding it.
Concerning in his education, he joined West Aurora High School and later completed his graduation in meteorology and journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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.
Skilling is estimated to have a net worth of $14 million, as of November 2018. Despite his enormous net worth, he has kept most of his property details undisclosed.
He is considered as one of the richest meteorologists with an undisclosed salary that is rumored to be a 7-digit figure of annual income.