Allison Chinchar is a well-known name in the broadcasting industry. She is an American meteorologist working with the CNN. She is an Ohio graduate and member of several associations related to weather and its broadcast.
Allison Chinchar and her childhood growing days
Allison Chinchar was born on 9 April 1984 in the town of Mansfield in Ohio. There is no information available about Allison’s parents, siblings or other family members. She has been quiet on these issues and never spoken about them on any social or other media. She is an American with Native American ethnicity.
After graduating from high school, Allison joined the Ohio University in 2003. She took up the course of atmospheric science and meteorology and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in it. Allison completed her graduation in 2008. She was part of the school’s meteorology club and a member of the ‘delta delta sorority’.
Allison Chinchar and her career in broadcasting
The first job of Allison was at the WTVC-TV NewsChannel9. She joined it in March 2008 and worked as the weekend evening meteorologist for 2 years and 11 months until January 2011. From January 2011 up to June 2012, Allison was with WKRN-TV as again a weekend evening meteorologist. She was posted in the Greater Nashville area of Tennessee.
She followed this with working as a weekend weather girl with WXIA TV in the Atlanta region. She was on this post for almost 3 years and in June 2015 joined CNN.
Allison works here as a Meteorologist for HLN Weekend Express and CNN International.
Allison is a brilliant worker with a height of 5 feet and 6 inches. She is hardworking, talented, and sincere. She had once stated that she loves animals, clouds, and space.
She holds membership of AMS (American Meteorological Society) and NWS (National Weather Services). She is also keenly involved with the work of ASPCA (American Society for the prevention of Cruelty to Animals). She has covered numerous weather-related campaigns and news. She with her smiling face and good dressing sense is liked by her viewers.
Her exact net worth is not known.
Allison Chinchar and her personal life
Regarding Allison Chinchar’s love life, it has been noted that she is a married woman and a working mother. She began dating fellow meteorologist Mike Bettes around 2010 and the couple tied the knot in 2012. Like Allison, Mike is also a graduate of Ohio State University. Mike is also a storm chaser. He is 12 years Allison’s Chinchar but the wide age gap does not prevent them from being happy in their married life.
He has been in the field since 1988 and currently works for The Weather Channel and the NBC News Channel. They worked together in December 2015 for the Weather Channel.
Mike was previously married to Stephanie Abrams who was also a meteorologist.
Mike and Allison now have a child-a son named Landen Benjamin Bettes who was born on 31 January 2015. The pregnancy announcement was made on live TV in July 2014. Mike had tweeted about the baby’s birth and he also mentioned that the baby weighed 8 lbs 3 oz at birth.
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