Jen Carfagno – Biography and Net Worth of The Weather Channel Meteorologist

Age/Date of Birth:
44 years old (July 19, 1976)
5 ft 5 inches (1.6m)
Husband or Boyfriend:Married to Neil McGillis
Net Worth:$1.5 million

Jen Carfagno is not one of those people known by everyone, except you are faithfully following what the weather holds. She is a media personality who works as a meteorologist on The Weather Channel (TWC) where she co-hosts Weather View with Eric Fisher.

She started her career when she was in school as an intern before going on to become a full-time weather person with the channel. Decades later, she still maintains her place with the outlet and has grown into one of the most experienced individuals in the weather business.

Jen Carfagno At A Glance

Jen Carfagno’s Childhood

It was on July 19th, 1979 that the American television meteorologist was born in Collegeville, Pennsylvania. It was also here that Jennifer Carfagno was brought up. Being a very private person, Jen has ensured that nothing about how she was brought up or even her family background is known.

Growing up, her earliest dream was to become a pilot. On the way, however, she fell in love with the weather and its intricacies, and she decided to dive into it. She was a very curious individual in her younger days, and this became her main motivation to become a weather girl. More so, Jen Carfagno revealed that if she had not become a meteorologist, she would have still worked in a similar field.

Another thing that attracted her fancy was the weather diversity of southern Pennsylvania where she grew up. It became easy for her to understand the weather that at a point in her growing up days, she became the person people would talk to about the weather. This became another thing that inspired her marriage to meteorology.

Her Education Led Her Into Meteorology

For her education, Jen attended the Perkiomen Valley High School before moving to Pennsylvania State University to study Meteorology. While still in school, Jen Carfagno like most other students in the same field would wake very early to study the weather. Once done with this, she would call local radio stations to make weather predictions for the day.

Before she was through with her education, Jen had a one-year internship program with The Weather Channel. She also got the opportunity of participating in an On-camera meteorologist apprentice program while with the channel. After this, she got hired and has remained one of TWC’s best meteorologists.

Carfagno has been with The Weather Channel for over two decades and has come to be known as one of the women in the weather business across the country. Among other things, she loves to cover hurricanes and is widely recognized for her contributions to the channel’s live coverage of Hurricane Harvey in 2017.

Jen Carfagno’s Salary and Net Worth

It has been reported in various quarters that this meteorologist earns as much as $300,000 annually. This is hardly a surprise for many as she is very good at what she does and is reputed as one of the most popular faces in the business.

From the figure quoted above, one can infer that Jen Carfagno makes $6,250 weekly and $25,000 monthly. Thanks to this and other things she has been involved in, the meteorologist has a net worth that is estimated at $1.5 million.

Meet Jen Carfagno’s Husband and Kids

Jen Carfagno
Jen, Neil, and their Children: Image Source

As already pointed out, Carfagno is a very private person who does not give out information about herself easily. She has also kept away all info about her husband and married life. While it is known that she is married to a man known as Neil, there is hardly anything else that has been revealed about him. It is also not known how long they dated or the exact date that they got married.

The two are known to be blessed with two kids, both girls, and the family is a happy one; judging by the pictures shared on social media. With that said, there was a rumor that once went round, claiming that Neil and Jen were getting a divorce but as time would later show, this is not true.

The meteorologist has revealed that her favorite days are those with blue skies and warm temps, and the things she loves are spending time outside with her husband and kids. Her plans for the future is simply to retire someday and live at the beach.

Although there are reports that claim that Neil is a sports analyst, there is no concrete source that supports this.

Jen Carfagno’s Biodata

Profile Summary 
First Name:Jennifer
Last Name:Carfagno
Also Known As:
Jen, Jennifer Carfagno-McGillis
The Weather Channel meteorologist and TV host
Famous For:Co-hosting AMHQ
Colleges/Universities Attended:
Penn State University
Educational Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Meteorology
Birthday & Zodiac
Age/Date of Birth:
44 years old (July 19, 1976)
Zodiac Sign:gemini
Birth Place:
Collegeville, Pennsylvania, United States
Country of Residence:
United States of America (USA)
Physical Attributes
5 ft 5 inches (1.6m)
52 kg
Eye Colour:
Hair Color:
Other Body Measurements:
Breast Size: 36 kg
Waist size: ‎25 inches
Hip size: ‎37 inches
Marital Status:
Neil McGillis
Family and Relatives
2 Daughters - Natalie Carfagno and Kelly Carfagno
Other Relatives:
Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth:
$1.5 million
Salary:$300,000 approximately
Source of Wealth:
Her career as a meteorologist

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