Who is Amy Freeze?
Popular American meteorologist Amy Elizabeth Freeze was born in Utah, USA, on 19th of June 1974, so of American nationality. She was the first female Chief Meteorologist in Chicago, Illinois when she worked for WFLD (Fox 32 Chicago News, Weather, Breaking News, Sports channel) from 2007 ‘til 2011. Since then, she has been working as a weekend meteorologist at WABC-TV (ABC7 Eyewitness News) in New York City, filling in on ABC’s “Good Morning America”.
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Amy Freeze’s Bio: Early Life and Education
Although born in Utah, Amy grew up in Indiana in a large family, the oldest of five daughters. Her parents, Bill and Linda are Mormons, and Amy was raised in that spirit too. She matriculated from Jeffersonville High School in Indiana in 1992, and afterwards graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, then earned another degree, Bachelor of Science in Geosciences, from Mississippi State University in Starkville, followed by a Master’s Degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, on the topic ‘’The Storm Water Action Alert Program’’, based on how major cities should deal with combined sewer overflows.
Career and Net Worth
Amy’s career began at NBC’s WCAU- TV licensed in Philadelphia, as a co-host and meteorologist of ‘’10!’’ a live entertainment show on NBC1. At the same time, she also worked for the Rockefeller Center in New York City, as a substitute for MSNBC (television network that provides news coverage and political commentary from NBC News on current events) and “Weekend Today”. She then lived in Denver, Colorado where she worked for two of their most popular TV stations – KWGN and KMGH.
While she lived in Chicago, Amy gave presentations to more than 10,000 students each year, in which she would teach them about severe weather conditions, such as tornados.
She was the first ever host of the ‘’Weather Education Days’’, an event held for the Chicago White Socks, Chicago Cubs and the Chicago Wolves hockey team. Not only that, she was the first ever female sideline reporter for Major League Soccer working for the ‘’LA Galaxy’’, ‘’Chicago Fire’’ and ‘’Colorado Rapids’’.
Amy appeared in an episode of ‘’My Life in Four Cameras’’ that aired in 2005, and the TV comedy-drama ‘’Scrubs’’. Authoritative sources estimate that her net worth is over $2.5 million, as of early-2020.
Achievements and Certificates
The American Meteorologist Society has Amy as a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist; her certificate number is 111, and she is one of the first twenty women in the world to receive it. She also has American Meteorological Society Seals of Approval and National Weather Association. Amy is a 5-time National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Emmy Award winner.
Amy tries to keep her private life as secretive as possible. She currently lives in Manhattan, New YorkCity with her four children – William, Tyler, Jared and Kate – three of them are adopted.
In 1994 she married Gary Arbuckle, a chiropractor, however after 20 years of marriage they filed for divorce. Amy and her husband met in University while Amy was a cheerleader for Brigham Young University. While Amy and Gary were married, they participated in the weight-loss and fitness competitions which they won in 1999. It is not known if Amy is currently dating, or if she is unattached.
Apart from achievements in her profession, Amy is a dedicated athlete, an avid runner who has completed nine marathons, climbed all seven peaks of Mount Fuji, and the summits of Mount Snowdon in Wales, as well as of Mount Timpanogus. She is a certified scuba diver, and likes to surf.
She is very active on social media and has Instagram, Facebook and Twitter accounts. She recently visited the Festival of Ballooning where she had a lot of fun, according to her Instagram pictures. She likes animals, especially cats.
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Amy is close to her family and visits them often in Utah, where her mother and grandmother are. Amy also went on a summer holiday with her children – she is very dedicated to them.
She uses social platform to cover weather news for viewers via Facebook, Twitter etc. Amy’s forecasts are known as ’’Freeze Frame’’, ‘’Super Cat Saturday’’ and ‘’Big Dog Sunday’’. She even started an innovative segment called ‘’The Freeze Factor’’ in which she rates the next day’s weather from 1-10. In 2017, Amy was named the best Forecaster in New York.
Rumors and Controversy
Amy is a respected meteorologist, and she has never been a part of any rumors or controversies.
Amy Freeze’s Height and Weight
Amy has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes . She’s 5ft 6ins (168cms) tall, weighs 146lbs (66kgs), and her vital statistics are 36-27-37.