Ben Cathey Bio-Wiki

Ben Cathey is a four-time Emmy Award-winning and Certified American meteorologist working for WVLT-TV Channel 8 in Knoxville, TN, as a weekday evening Meteorologist at 5, 6, 10, and 11 p.m. He has been part of this network since January 2019.

Ben Cathey Age, Birthday

Cathey was born in the United States on the 4th of May. However, his precise year of birth has not been mentioned yet, though judging from his appearance he seems to be around his 30’s.

Ben Cathey Parents and Siblings

Cathey was born and raised to his mother Kim and his father Dan in the USA. All of his family still lives nearby. From Etowah to Alcoa, generations of Catheys resided and worked around there. Ben’s granddad was a UT grad and worked for Alcoa for decades. On his mother’s side, everyone’s within a 2.5-hour drive of downtown Knoxville.

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Ben Cathey Education

Regarding his education, Ben went to Wake Forest-Rolesville High School. After graduating, he joined the University of Miami where he studied meteorology and broadcast journalism and graduated with honors and was part of two honors programs.

Ben Cathey’s Wife, Children

Cathey has not gone public with his marital status. It is not publicly known whether he is single, dating, married, gay, or has kids.

Ben Cathey Career and Wikipedia

Cathey is a weekday evening Meteorologist and Climate Reporter for WVLT-TV Channel 8 in Knoxville, TN. He forecasts WVLT-TV newscasts at 5, 6, 10, and 11 p.m. Ben came to this network in January 2019.

Ben’s love for weather happened around the third grade when Hurricane Fran hit his hometown off of I-40 in North Carolina. He even went as a meteorologist to Occupation Day in elementary school.

Ben has received four Emmy Awards. In 2020, he was appointed“Best Weather Anchor” in the state of Tennessee by the Associated Press. Ben also holds the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist seal by the National Weather Association and the AMS seal – the two highest certifications in the field.

When he’s not forecasting the challenging weather for Kentuckians and Tennesseans, Ben’s interest is personalizing science and climate reporting and that often takes him into the mountains he was raised next to as a child.

On to the fun stuff: Ben loves cooking, reading, traveling, and hiking. From comfort food to a managers’ special, you’ll catch it coming out of Ben’s kitchen. Ben also loves cheering on the Big Orange and exploring all the new things sprouting up around town.

Ben Cathey Height

Cathey has an estimated height of 6 feet 2 inches equaling 1.88 meters.

Ben Cathey Salary

He has an estimated annual salary ranging from $ 74, 175 to $ 170,385K

Ben Cathey’s Net Worth

Cathey has an approximate net worth of $ 1 Million- $ 3 Million. However, his career as a Meteorologist is his primary source of income.

Ben Cathey WVLT-TV

Cathey works at WVLT-TV with his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;

  1. Ted Hall
  2. Brittany Tarwater
  3. Casey Wheeless
  4. Harry Sullivan
  5. Rick Russo
  6. Jacob Durham
  7. Kyle Grainger
  8. Christyn Allen
  9. Whitney Turner
  10. William Puckett
  11. Paige Dauer
  12. John Sartori
  13. Paige Noël
  14. Jared Austin

Is Ben Cathey on Instagram, Twitter, or TikTok?

You can follow him via Twitter, or Facebook. Ben doesn’t appear to have a public  Instagram TikTok or Snapchat account.