Jerry Taft Age, Married, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, Children, Death, Family

Date Updated: July 24, 2020

Bio
Birth Date March 14, 1943
Death Date July 23, 2020
Birth Name Jerry Taft
Birth Place United States
Residence Chicago, Florida, US
Ethnicity White

Quick Stats
Age 77 years 6 months
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Nationality Amerocan
Height N/A
Weight N/A
Religion Christianity
Relationship Status Married
Wife Shana Taft (m. 1993)

Jerry Taft was a retired American meteorologist and a part-time uber driver. He served as chief meteorologist for WLS-TV in Chicago where he almost worked for 42 years.

Biography; Age, Career, Family

Jerry Taft was born on March 14, 1943, in United States of American. He holds an American nationality and belonged to white ethnicity. His birth sign was Pisces. 

Taft studied at Wartburg College for one year from where he got accepted into the Airman Education and Commissioning Program (AECP) where he became a pilot and fought in the Vietnam War for one year.

After a certain period of time, he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in meteorology from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1969. He disclosed that he initially did not think to be a meteorologist on television. He got interested in the field of meteorology during the time that he flew airplanes.

Not much information is available about his family members and their background.

Personal Life; Wife, Divorce, Children

Jerry Taft was married to his high school sweetheart at the age of 19 with whom he had his first child. After a couple of years, he got separated from his high school sweetheart.

He married two more women before marring Shana Taft. Taft went on to marry Shana Taft as his fourth marriage in 1993. They together had two children a son Storm & a daughter Skylar

(Jerry Taft talks about his marriages. | Source: Twitter)

He remained married to Shana until his death. His fourth wife was 25 years younger than him. She was born on March 30, 1968. His other two children are named Danna and Jay.

(Jerry Taft's daughter, Skylar Taft during her graduation. | Source: Twitter)

Death

Jerry Taft died on 23rd July 2020, at the age of 77. He worked as a meteorologist for 33 years at ABC 7 Chicago.

Net Worth & Salary

Taft had an estimated net worth of $1.5 Million and used to earn $300 Thousand per year as a senior meteorologist.

Quick Facts:

Profession, Education & Net Worth
Profession Meteorologist
College University of Wisconsin-Madison
Active Years 1976–2018
Net Worth $1.5 Million
Salary $300 Thousand
Detailed Physical Stats
Height N/A
Weight N/A
Shoe Size N/A
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black & White
Personal Life
Relationship Status Married
Sexual Orientation Straight
Partners

  1. Shana Taft (m. 1993) (Wife)
    • Wedding Date: 1993
    • Started Dating: Not Known
    • First Met: At a bar
Jerry Taft wishes birthday to his wife on her 41st birthday. | Source: Twitter Jerry Taft wishes birthday to his wife on her 41st birthday. | Source: Twitter
Ex-Partners

  1. Name Unknown (Ex-Wife)
    • Wedding Date: Not Known
    • Divorce Date: Not Known

  2. Name Unknown (Ex-Wife)
    • Wedding Date: Not Known
    • Divorce Date: Not Known

  3. Name Unknown (Ex-Wife)
    • Wedding Date: Not Known
    • Divorce Date: Not Known
Family Life
Father Name Unknown
Mother Name Unknown
Siblings Not Known
Children 4; (Two Daughter & Two Son)
Sons
  1. Storm Taft
  2. Date of Birth: N/A

    Age: N/A

    Profession: N/A

  3. Jay Taft
  4. Date of Birth: N/A

    Age: N/A

    Profession: N/A

Daughter
  1. Skylar Taft
  2. Date of Birth: N/A

    Age: N/A

    Profession: N/A

  3. Danna Taft
  4. Date of Birth: N/A

    Age: N/A

    Profession: N/A

Jerry Taft with Children}} Jerry Taft's daughter, Skylar Taft during her graduation. | Source: Twitter
Ethnicity
  • Self: White