Chris Hohmann known as one of the famous ABC11 meteorologists has announced retirement. ABC 11’s President and general manager Rob Elmore announced on Thursday that Hohmann’s last day would be Friday, May 28.
Addressing his decision to retire after working at ABC 11 for nearly 3 decades, Chris expressed,
After nearly 30 years at ABC 11, it’s hard to put into words how full my heart is. To be able to move from the weekend weather to the morning show and then to evenings has been a dream come true. And I’ve been so fortunate to work with and learn from so many talented people along the way, including Larry Stogner.”
Chris Hohmann Career Biography
Chris Hohmann joined ABC 11 Eyewitness News as the weekend meteorologist in August 1991. He came from WRCB-TV in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and before that, WDAM-TV in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
While at WDAM-TV, Chris was awarded Best Weathercast in Mississippi four times. In December 1993, Chris moved from weekends to “Good Morning Carolina” and “Eyewitness News at Noon.” He was named Chief Meteorologist in June 2007 and now presents the weather at 4,5, 5:30 6, 10, and 11 PM on Eyewitness News.
Chris has forecast and covered many of central North Carolina’s biggest weather events, including the Snowstorm of 2000, The Ice Storm of 2002, and Hurricanes Fran, Florence & Floyd. He was on the air for over twelve hours during the tornado outbreak of April 2011, North Carolina’s worst tornado disaster in history.
How old is Chris Hohmann? Age, Birthday
Born in the year 1959 in Louisville, KY, Chris Hohmann is 62 years old now. Hohmann turned 62 just a couple of months ago, celebrating his 62nd birthday on 13 January 2021. Not much is known in regards to Chris’ early life and his family.
But we have come to know that Chris’ interest in the weather began as a child growing up in Louisville, KY. Tornadoes, thunderstorms, and snowstorms fascinated him, and he knew by the 8th grade that he wanted to be a meteorologist. He graduated from St. Louis University with a BS Degree in Meteorology and holds the American Meteorological Society’s Certified Broadcast Meteorologist designation.
Chris Hohmann Wife, Married, Daughter
One of the famous meteorologists, Chris Hohmann is a charming man, and people who follow his weather forecast simply love him.
And yet another person in the list of who loves Chris is his dear wife Elizabeth. Yes, Chris Hohmann is married to his beautiful wife Elizabeth Ghegan, whom he usually calls Beth. It was back in the year 1997 that Chris exchanged wedding vows with Beth. And as of 2021, they have been married for 24 years.
From their ever blossoming marriage, Chris Hohmann and his wife are blessed with a daughter, Ashley. Ashley is 20 years old now and will celebrate her 21st birthday on 20th November this year. She has also graduated high school.
Meanwhile other than his wife and daughter, Chris also has two dogs in his family. Chris loves to spend time with all of them.
Chris Hohmann Salary, Net Worth 2021
Mr, Hohmann has worked hard all his career-long and created a great fortune out of it. For his contribution as a chief Meteorologist for ABC 11 since 2007, Chris Hohmann now earns a salary of $169,000.
Before that too, Chris made an impressive amount in terms of salary working for ABC as well as other networks. Thus accumulating all his income and earnings to this date, Chris Hohmann has accumulated a net worth of over $1.5 Million as of 2021.
Quick Wiki Facts and Information on Chris Hohmann
|Full Name / Real Name||Christopher Thomas Hohmann|
|Birthday / Date of Birth||13th January 1959|
|Age||62 (in 2021)|
|Parents||Identity not disclosed|
|Education (High School / College / University)||St. Louis University|
|Wife||Elizabeth Ann Hohmann|
|Married||22nd August 1997|
|Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)||Twitter, Instagram, Facebook|
|Net Worth||$1.5 Million|
|Height in Feet||5 feet 9 inches|