Rob Perillo Bio | Wiki
Rob Perillo is an American certified meteorologist. He currently serves as a weather forecaster at KATC-TV3’s Acadiana’s News Channel ( ABC/CW+-affiliated). Over his working years, Rob has appeared on many hurricane and weather specials that aired on the Learning, Discovery, National Geographic as well as Weather Channels.
During the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster, he videotaped and broadcasted live coverage nationally to CBS and CNN. Rob has had interviews with the Weather Channel for “Cantore Stories – Life on the Bayou”, as well as The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on the state of climate change and also the perspectives of TV meteorologists. In 1992, Rob earned his American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval for Television Weathercasting.
Rob Perillo Age
He was born on December 23, 1960, in Bronx, New York, United States of America. Rob is 61 years old.
Rob Perillo Height
He is a man of below-average stature. Rob stands at a height of 5 ft 6 in ( Approx 1.68m).
Rob Perillo Family
He was born to his father Daniel Joseph and his mother Barbara Joy (Pollaro) Perillo in Bronx, New York, United States. He grew up along with his only brother Joseph Perillo who currently resides in West Babylon, New York.
Rob Perillo Wife
He married his wife Noemí Gándara. The couple shares two children together namely Olivia Luz Perillo and Joseph Paul Perillo. Currently, Rob and his family live in Lafayette.
Rob Perillo Education
In 1983, he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology from the State University of New York at Oswego. Rob missed only two courses for his mathematics degree at the State University of New York at Oswego in 1983.
Rob Perillo Weather | KATC
Currently, Rob serves as the Chief Meteorologist for KATC-TV3’s Acadiana’s News Channel. He has more than 33 years of experience in forecasting Acadiana’s weather. Also, Rob has tracked hundreds of tropical storms as well as many hurricanes during his career. He has covered major Louisiana storms such as Ike, Andrew, Gustav, Lili, Rita, and Katrina. As the most honored meteorologist in the state, Rob has won more than 25 Associated Press awards.
Those awards include “Best Weathercast”, “Breaking Weather” and also “Best Meteorologist” categories in Louisiana and Mississippi. Also, the National Tropical Weather Conference named Rob the 2020 Broadcaster of the Year. In 2021, He was the only local broadcast television meteorologist who got nominated for the prestigious National Weather Person of the Year. Apart from anchoring local weathercasts since the late 1980s, Rob served as an Aviation Forecaster for Air Routing International.
Rob was also a Marine as well as an Industrial Meteorologist for Wilkens Weather Technologies based in Houston, Texas. Rob started his career as a weather forecaster at the State University of New York Research Foundation. He served as an Emergency Planning Meteorologist for many nuclear power plants in Upstate New York. Additionally, Rob is an expert witness in forensic meteorology for the legal community.
Rob’s colleagues at ABC include:
Rob Perillo Salary
He earns a good amount from his job as the Chief Meteorologist for KATC-TV3’s Acadiana’s News Channel. Rob has an average salary of $82,683 per year.
Rob Perillo Net Worth
He has accumulated a decent fortune since he launched his career in the media industry. Rob has an estimated net worth of $1,783,556.
How Old Is Rob Perillo
Rob is a 61-year-old American meteorologist who was born on December 23, 1960, in Bronx, New York, United States.
Is Rob Perillo Married
Yes. Robmarried his wife Noemí Gándara. The couple shares two children together namely Olivia Luz Perillo and Joseph Paul Perillo. Currently, Rob and his family live in Lafayette.
Is Rob Perillo Still On KATC
Yes. The American certified meteorologist currently serves as a weather forecaster at KATC-TV3’s Acadiana’s News Channel. Over his working years, Rob has appeared on many hurricane and weather specials that aired on the Learning, Discovery, National Geographic as well as Weather Channels.