Dallas Raines Career, Age, Family, Wife, Salary, and Net Worth

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Who is Dallas Raines?

Dallas Raines is a prominent American chief meteorologist at KABC-TV in Los Angeles. Also certified by the American Meteorological Society (AMS). He has earned the Seal of Approval for TV Broadcasting as well as numerous awards for outstanding coverage of weather events.

Dallas Raines Career

He taught classes about the weather in the geography department at California State University, Northridge. Since July 1984, he has been forecasting the Southland’s weather for ABC7. And provides weekday weather reports for ABC7 Eyewitness News at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., and 11 p.m. He has The Seal of Approval from the American Meteorological Society. Moreover, he has been awarded the elite Certified Broadcast Meteorologist Seal (CBM) from The AMS.

He has received numerous awards including; the Daily News People’s Choice Award for Best Weatherperson, Man of the Year by the American Cancer Society, Golden Mike Award for Best Weathercast, and Associated Press Award for Best Weather Segment. He was then awarded Overall Excellence in a 60-Minute Newscast by The Greater Los Angeles Press Club. Also, he was voted the Most Popular on-air personality at CNN by ON CABLE magazine. He was the chief meteorologist for television stations WBRZ-TV in Baton Rouge and WDSU in New Orleans. Before moving to CNN to run its national weather coverage.

During this time, he appeared as the weathercaster for the CNN-produced TBS Evening News on what was then Superstation WTBS (now WPCH-TV). In 1984, he left CNN to join KABC-TV as a meteorologist and then became a weekend evening anchor. Years later, he was shifted to weekday afternoons 4,5,6, and 11 PM along with Ellen Leyva, David Ono, Marc Brown, and (until 2020) Michelle Tuzee. In September 2021, he and his wife Dannie Raines published a children’s weather adventure book titled “Chester and the Hot Air Balloon”. Dallas is popular for his moves during his forecast such as the “Dallas dip”, the swirl, the first pump, and the golf swing.

A Photo of Dallas Raines
A Photo of Dallas Raines

How Old Is Dallas Raines?

He is 68 years old as of April 2023, having been born on October 15, 1954, in Georgia, U.S. Dallas Raines shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Malu Trevejo, Daniel Gizmo, Bailee Madison, AllAroundAudrey, and many more.

Dallas Raines Family

Who are Dallas Raines’s Parents?

He was born to Riley Gene Raines (Father) and Sybil Jeannette Hambrick (Mother).

Does Dallas Raines have Siblings?

There is no news on the internet showing whether he has siblings or not. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.

Dallas Raines Education

He received his education at Florida State University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree as he studied broadcast journalism and earth science with an emphasis on meteorology.

Dallas Raines Wife

He is married to the love of his life Danielle W. Raines. But it is unknown how they met and when they married.

Dallas Raines Kids

News on the internet shows that he and his wife Danielle have three kids. However, his kids’ names are not mentioned on the internet.

Dallas Raines Height and Measurements

Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 9 inches (1.75m) and a weight of about 75kg (165 lbs).

Dallas Raines’s Salary and Net Worth

News on the internet shows that she has a salary of $500,000 and a net worth of $3 million.