Joel Barnes Biography
Joel Barnes is an American award-winning meteorologist currently working for WBBJ 7 in Jackson, Tennessee as a Chief Meteorologist. He is responsible for providing weekday live weather reports. Before joining WBBJ, Barnes worked as a chief meteorologist at KYTX CBS 19 in Tyler, Texas.
Joel Barnes Age
Barnes was born in Omaha, Nebraska on December 11, 1978. He is 42 years old as of 2020. Barnes celebrates his birthday on the 11th of December every year surrounded by close friends and family.
Joel Barnes Height
Barnes stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 9 inches. His height goes well with his bodyweight of 75kgs Further details about his body measurements and eye color are still under review. These details will be updated as soon as they are available.
Joel Barnes Family
Barnes was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He was born to his parents Theresa Leikvold Barnes and David Barnes. At the age of 12, Barnes and his family moved to Colorado. There is no further information about his parents.
Joel Barnes Wife
Barnes is a happily married man. He is married to his beautiful wife Alexis Walter. The two got engaged in 2016 and later had a wedding. However, there is no information about their wedding or where it took place. Barnes and Alexis are proud parents to their beautiful daughter Ali Margaret. The family lives in Jackson on a small ranch. They have two dogs and two horses.
Joel Barnes Education
Barnes went to the University of Northern Colorado. He graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology and a minor in mathematics and speech communications. Back in high school, Barnes was an All-State player. He excelled both in mathematics and sports. He was able to get into college on a football and academic scholarship.
Joel Barnes WBBJ TV
Barnes is currently working as Chief Meteorologist at WBBJ 7 in Jackson, Tennessee. He is responsible for providing weekday live weather reports. Prior to this, he served as a chief meteorologist at KYTX CBS 19 in Tyler, Texas. He joined KYTX TV in 2018.
Barnes began his broadcast career in 2003 when he took a job as a morning and noon meteorology at KCWY News 13 in Casper, Wyoming. In 2004, he was promoted to a chief meteorologist position for the news station. In 2015, after leaving KCWY, Barnes joined WeatherNation as a lead prime-time meteorologist.
Joel Barnes Salary
Barnes earns an annual salary ranging from $22K – $67K. This range is from WBBJ TV Salary estimates.
Joel Barnes Net Worth
Barnes has an estimated net worth in the range of $1 million – $3 million. His primary source of income is his career as a meteorologist working for WBBJ 7. His exact net worth details will be updated soon.