Kelsey Gerckens Bio | Wiki
Kelsey Gerckens is an American anchor, reporter, and Meteorologist. She currently serves as a Chief Meteorologist and Reporter for NewsChannel312. Kelsey broadcasts the weather during the 5 PM, 6 PM, 10 PM, and 11 PM newscasts from Monday to Frida. Newschannel 3/ KEYT is a dual ABC/CBS affiliate in Santa Barbara, California. Winning the CBS reality show “The Amazing Race” is what Kelsey considers her biggest accomplishment.
She won the show along with her husband, Joey. Kelsey and her husband Joey raced around the world during the 21-day competition, where they competed against 10 other teams performing various challenges. The couple traveled to 10 countries across five continents. Kelsey and Joey covered more than 34,000 miles in order to win the race and a $1 million prize.
Her favorite thing to do is traveling the world with her lovely and amazing husband who became a father for the first time in 2019 thus making Kelsey a mother for the first time. Also, Kelsey loves visiting the beach along with her Goldendoodle Jeter. She spends her free time checking out the amazing restaurants and events the beautiful place she calls home has to offer.
Kelsey Gerckens Age
She was born in 1990, in Ventura, California, United States of America. Kelsey is 32 years old.
Kelsey Gerckens Height
She is a woman of above-average stature. Kelsey stands at the height of 5 ft 10 in ( Approx 1.78m).
Kelsey Gerckens Family
She was born to her parents in 1990, in Ventura, California, United States of America. Kelsey’s mother celebrates her birthday on September 21 every year. Despite her publicity, Kelsey has always maintained a low key about her family members.
Kelsey Gerckens And Joey Buttitta Wedding
The couple met on the job as TV reporters in Santa Barbara. Just days after the final episode of “The Amazing Race” aired, Joey proposed to Kelsey who said yes. They got engaged in December 2016 after winning $1 million on the 27th season of the CBS series, “The Amazing Race.” The couple walked down the aisle on August 26, 2017. Kelsey and Joey welcomed their first child into the world in August 2019.
Kelsey Gerckens Baby
She and her husband Joel Buttitta, welcomed their first child into this world on a Thursday night on August 15 2019 at exactly 7:27 p.m. The couple named their son Everett Gerckens Buttitta. The baby weighed 6lb14oz and 19 inches long at birth. On April 25, 2011, Kelsey gave birth to her second child called Joseph Trey Buttitta. He weighed 6lbs 14oz | 20.5” at birth
Kelsey Gerckens Education
She joined California Polytechnic State University based in San Luis Obispo in 2007. In 2010, Kelsey graduated and earned her B.S. in Broadcast Journalism and minor in Psychology. In 2017, Kelsey decided to further her education by studying meteorology. She enrolled for a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology at Mississippi State University which she completed in 2020.
Kelsey Gerckens Meteorologist
She became part of the NewsChannel 3-12 team in 2010. Currently, Kelsey serves as the channel’s Chief Meteorologist. She can be seen on KEYT NewsChannel 3 while forecasting the weather for the 5 p.m., 6 p.m. & 11 p.m. newscasts. Before Kelsey became a weather forecaster, she spent several years working as a reporter for NewsChannel 3. It was after finding that her favorite stories to cover were always weather-related, that Kelsey switched to weather full-time.
She is a third-generation Ventura who is thrilled to be working as well as reporting on stories that matter to her community. Kelsey reported live out in the field covering everything including the Solimar Fire as well as the Camarillo Springs debris flow. She also reported the Presidential visits and had the honor of flying with the U.S. Navy Blue Angels.
Since she launched her career in journalism, Kelsey has been honored with two Golden Mike Awards for Best Weather Segment. Also, she was nominated for an Emmy for best Weather Anchor after her coverage of the Thomas Fire. Kelsey has received two regional Emmys for covering the Thomas Fire and the Refugio Oil Spill. Additionally, Kelsey received an individual Golden Mike after her Spot News Coverage of the Ventura Oil Spill.
Kelsey’s colleagues at ABC include:
Kelsey Gerckens Salary
She eans a reasonable amount from her job as the Chief Meteorologist at KEYT. Kelsey has an average salary of $73,835 per year.
Kelsey Gerckens Net Worth
Her journalism career has enabled her to accumulate a lot of wealth. Up to now, Kelsey has managed to amass an estimated net worth of $1,673,543.
Did Kelsey Gerckens Have Her Baby
On August 15 2019 at exactly 7:27 p.m. Kelsey gave birth to her son Everett Gerckens Buttitta. The baby weighed 6lb14oz and 19 inches long at birth. On April 25, 2011, Kelsey gave birth to her second son called Joseph Trey Buttitta. He weighed 6lbs 14oz | 20.5” at birth
How Tall Is Kelsey Gerckens
Kelsey is a woman of above-average stature who stands at the height of 5 ft 10 in ( Approx 1.78m).
How Old Is Kelsey Gerckens
Kelsey is a 32-year-old American Meteorology who was born in 1990, in Ventura, California, United States of America.
Is Kelsey Gerckens Married
Yes. Kelsey married her husband Joey Buttitta. The couple met on the job as TV reporters in Santa Barbara. They got engaged in December 2016 after winning $1 million on the 27th season of the CBS series, “The Amazing Race.” The couple walked down the aisle on August 26, 2017.