Rich Marriott Bio-Wiki

Rich Marriott is an Emmy Award Winning American meteorologist working at KING5Seattle, as a Morning Senior Meteorologist. He has been part of this network since December 1987.

Rich Marriott Age, Birthday

Marriott was born in LongBeach, California, United States on the 17th of June. However, his year of birth has not been made public, though judging from his appearances he seems to be around his 60’s.

Rich Marriott Parents, Siblings

Marriott was born and raised to parents in LongBeach, California, United States. Growing up, the senior weather anchor credits his parents’ love and support. Apart from this, he has not revealed any further information about his dad, mom, or siblings if he has any.

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Rich Marriott Education

Regarding his education, Rich graduated in 1978 from the University of Washington where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology. He also spent eight years in college at UCLA where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Physics and a master’s degree in meteorology.

Rich Marriott’s Wife, Children

Regarding his marital status, Rich is a married man though he has not said much about their union. The duo has been together for over 3 decades and they are proud parents of two adult children and two granddaughters. Rich has also been blessed with another son, who is a nine-year-old boy whose delight in life keeps him from ever feeling old. During his spare time, Rich spends it traveling, skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, and pulling weeds. He still has climbing Kilimanjaro on his to-do list with his daughter!

Rich Marriott Career

Marriott serves as a morning weathercaster at KING 5 News based in Seattle, WA. He arrived at KING 5 in 1987 as a Weekend News meteorologist and shifted to his current position in 1990. Rich has had the unique experience of forecasting weather in Washington for 48 years, and he has had the privilege of being a member of KING 5 for over  35 years.

While at King 5, Rich has had the good fortune to meet wonderful individuals and has had amazing experiences. Probably his most notable moments have been flying with the Blue Angels (a lifetime experience) and assisting in reporting on the Vancouver Winter Olympics (I still love snow). Rich’s one journalistic claim to fame was an Emmy Award for work on their special on Climate Change.

Before coming to KING-TV, he served as a meteorologist for the U.S. Forest Service Northwest Mountain Weather and Avalanche Forecast Center. Rich also offered detailed avalanche forecasts and mountain weather for Washington and Oregon to government and private agencies, as well as the public.

While at College, he worked in the department of meteorology researching the earth’s upper atmosphere including computer modeling of the global circulation. It was fascinating to research, and he had wished to serve in the space program.

Apart from being a senior meteorologist at King 5, Rich belongs to the Oceanographic Society the Canadian Meteorological, the American Geophysical Union,  and the American Meteorological Society (and has their Broadcast Seal). He is also a skilled representative of the Board representative Emeritus of the Friends of NWAC and American Avalanche Association. Over the years Rich has co-authored research papers in scientific journals, including the Journal of Geoelecticity and Geomagnetism, Annals of Glaciology, Nature, Solar Physics, and others.

Rich Marriott Height

Marriott has an estimated height of 5 feet 8 inches equaling 1.75 meters.

Rich Marriott Salary

Marriott has an estimated annual salary ranging from $ 110, 285 to $ 228,235K.

Rich Marriott Net Worth

Marriott has an approximate net worth of $ 1 Million- $ 5 Million. Nevertheless, his profession as a meteorologist is his primary source of income.

Rich Marriott KING 5

Marriott works at KING 5 with his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;

  1. Mimi Jung
  2. Jake Whittenber
  3. Madison Wade
  4. Steve Soliz
  5. Shanté Sumpter
  6. Natalie Swaby
  7. Paul Silvi
  8. Taylor Mirfenderes
  9. Leah Pezzetti
  10. Joyce Taylor
  11. Christine Pae
  12. Jessica Janner Castro
  13. Farah Jadran
  14. Chris Ingalls
  15. Jake Garcia
  16. Susannah Frame
  17. Mike Everett
  18. Chris Egan
  19. Greg Copeland
  20. Adam Claibon
  21. Julie Calhoun
  22. Conner Board
  23. Drew Andre

Is Rich Marriott on Instagram, Twitter, or TikTok?

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

 

By Eunice