Who is Allison Chinchar?
Allison Chinchar, best known for being a beauty with a brain, is a meteorologist for CNN and HLN. She appears on ‘New Day Weekend’ in CNN and ‘Weekend Express’ in HLN and CNN international programs.
Along with a successful professional life, Chinchar has a quality family life too. This balance between professionalism and personalism has earned her a lot of admirers.
This beautiful lady is also popular as the wife of Mike Bettes, a meteorologist and storm chaser.
So yes, everyone, you are guessing it right. This article is going to answer a lot of your curiosity about her life.
|Full name||Allison Anne Chinchar|
|Date of birth||April 9, 1984|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches|
|Hair color||Light Brown|
Allison Chinchar childhood and education
Allison was born on 9 April 1984 in Mansfield, Ohio. There is very little information about her childhood, parents, and siblings. She is of Caucasian ethnicity.
Allison Chinchar joined Ohio University in 2003, right after she graduated high school. She graduated from Ohio University in 2008. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in atmospheric science and meteorology.
Allison was a member of the ‘Delta Delta Sorority and a part of her school’s meteorology club.
Although we lack information on her parents, we can guess that her parents supported her.
Allison Chinchar relationship and family
The 36 years old beautiful lady, Allison Chinchar, is married to Mike Bettes. The lovely couple tied the knot on 12 October in Allante, Georgia. Fun fact: Mike also graduated from Ohio University.
Allison Chinchar and her fellow Meteorologist Mike Bettes were dating since 2010. But, after two years, they took their relationship a level ahead. Mike is 12 years older than Allison.
Three years later, the couple gave birth to their first child, Landen Benjamen Bettes. Landen weighed 8 pounds 3 ounces at the time of delivery. Allison announced her pregnancy on TV in July 2014.
Allison Chinchar is living a happy family life with her husband and son.
Allison’s husband, Mike Bettes
Mike Bettes is an American TV meteorologist and storm chaser. He currently works for ‘The Weather Channel’ in Atlanta, Georgia.
The famous meteorologist, Mike, was born on 9 January 1972 in Tallmadge, Ohio. He enrolled at Ohio State University. Mike graduated with a Bachelor in Science degree in atmospheric sciences.
Before dating Allison Chinchar, Mark was married to his co-worker, Stephanie Abrams. Mike has two children with Stephanie. They are Tallmadge Bettes and Ohio Bettes.
Before working for TWC, Bettes worked as chief meteorologist for WLOS, North Carolina.
Mike Bettes is famous as an Emmy award-winning storm chaser. He was among the several storm chasers struck by an EF3 tornado in El Reno, Oklahoma, on 31 May 2013. The deadly storm rolled his SUV approximately 180 meters into a field. It collapsed their roof and inflicted major injuries to his crew.
This heroic activity had earned him an award and a good reputation.
Career and road to fame
The talented Allison Chinchar is a well-known television weather reporter in America. She made her way through every twist and turn. Today she is in a position where she has a lot of admirers.
Chinchar is in the journalism field for more than a decade now. She started her professional career in 2008 from WTVC television ‘News Channel 9.’ There she worked as the weekend evening meteorologist for two years and 11 months.
Now, Allison Chinchar is working in ‘Headline News Weekend Express’ as a meteorologist. She is also working for CNN as a weather reporter.
Allison Chinchar has working experience from various Tv stations, including WKRN and WXIA.
Let’s take a look at her working history to this date:
|Weekend evening meteorologist for WTVC-TV News Channel 9 March||2008- January 2011|
|Weekend evening meteorologist for WKRN-TV, Greater Nashville Area||January 2011- June 2012|
|Weekend meteorologist for WXIA-TV, Atlanta, Georgia||June 2012- January 2016|
|Meteorologist for HLN Weekend Express, CNN & CNN International||June 2015- Present|
Chinchar has covered many commendable events as a meteorologist. Those events include the 2010 tornado, Hurricane Issac, EF2 tornado, and many more.
Allison Chinchar charity
Allison Chinchar is nowhere near any controversies or rumors. Out of her busy schedule, she manages time for different animal welfare campaigns.
She is a member of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). Anyone can easily guess that Chinchar has immense affection for animals.
Allison Chinchar net worth
Allison might have earned a reasonable sum working as a meteorologist must have earned her a reasonable sum of money. Yet, no exact information about her net worth is out to this date.
Allison’s husband, Mike Bettes, has an estimated salary of around $78000- $101,000.
So a long, Allison Chinchar has not received any award but has earned many appreciators. So we can guess that the couple is living a lavish life.
Allison Chinchar social media
Chinchar is active in some of the social media websites like Twitter and Linkedin. Chinchar has 5,277 followers in her Twitter account.