Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Biography|Profile
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz is an accomplished American journalist currently working at NBC 10, Philadelphia as a meteorologist First Alert weather team. Catch His live forecasts on weekdays during the 11 a.m., and 5 p.m. newscasts.
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Age
How old is Schwartz? He is 70 years old as of 2023. He was born in 1952 in Philadelphia, United States.
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Education
He attended and graduated from Penn State in 1972 with a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology.
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Height|Weight
Schwartz stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Family|Siblings
Schwartz was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, his father is known as Morris, was an architect, and his mother Miriam Schwartz. His mother died in 2012 and his father also died in May 2019. His sister Debbie Cohen as well passed on in 1996 due to meningitis and left behind two children.
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Wife|Married
He is happily married to Christie Wood. The couple met on Match.com and married without a ring or license. The couple currently lives in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Children
Schwartz likes to keep his personal life private, hence he has not disclosed information about whether he has children or not. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Career
Schwartz was the first “storm chaser” for The Weather Channel. He received his nickname, “Hurricane,” after a colleague saw footage of him being blown around in a storm. The nickname stuck and he has been known as “Hurricane” ever since.
He was born and raised in Philadelphia, Glenn has been covering the Greater Philadelphia area for over 25 years. He’s dedicated to providing accurate and reliable forecasts to viewers. His most remarkable reporting includes his live coverage of Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Floyd, and the Blizzard of 1996.
He attended and graduated from Penn State in 1972 with a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. On his first day of work, he covered Hurricane Andrew from Fort Myers, Florida. He loves being a meteorologist in the Greater Philadelphia area. “Weather changes all the time. We get all types of weather too. It’s always a challenge,” said Glenn.
During his leisure time, he enjoys racquetball, softball, and swimming. In 2020, Glenn published his first fiction novel, “The Weathermaker.” He is also the co-author of the award-winning “Philadelphia Area Weather Book” and was inducted into the Philadelphia Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame in 2010. In addition, he is the only meteorologist in the area who blogs about the weather. You can see these posts on nbc10.com.
Schwartz is also passionate about heart health. He received double bypass heart surgery in 2012. The story of how he recognized the symptoms and sought medical attention has been credited with saving the lives of several viewers. He resides in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, with his wife, Sherry.
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Retirement, Retiring
NBC10 announced that Schwartz will be retiring in May of the same year on February 25, 2022. Friday, May 27, 2022, was Schwartz’s last day on air, he tweeted; on his last day
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz Salary|Net Worth
He has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earned from his broadcasting career.