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Jill Gilardi Profile
Jill Gilardi is an American Meteorologist who is currently working at WBRC FOX 6 News. At the station, she serves weekday noon newscasts, doing traffic reports at 4:00 PM and 5:00 PM, and covering live weather updates on First Alert Weather Extra at 6:30 PM.
Jill Gilardi Age
Gilardi is 43 years old as of 2023. She was born on 23rd March 1980 in Hoover, Alabama, United States of America. She celebrates her birthday on 23rd March every year.
Jill Gilardi Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Jill Gilardi Family
Gilardi has neither disclosed the names of her parents nor those of her siblings as she likes to keep her personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Jill Gilardi Husband
Gilardi was engaged to her husband on 5th February 2018. They later tied the knot on an unknown date. She has not revealed the name of her husband and whether they have children or not. However, research is ongoing and we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Jill Gilardi Biography
Gilardi has nearly 15+ years of experience as a broadcast meteorologist, serving audiences in St. Joseph and Springfield, Missouri, before moving to WOWT in Omaha, Nebraska, in 2011. She’s covered blizzards, ice storms, floods, heat waves, tornado outbreaks, flash freezes, tropical systems, and arctic outbreaks. Jill has experienced several unforgettable events in her career, like “snowmageddon” just a couple of weeks after starting at WBRC. It was the first time she ever had to sleep at a TV station.
While working in Springfield, Jill won an honorable mention award for Best Weathercast. Weather is a passion of hers, especially severe weather. She started storm chasing in 2008 and even worked for a storm-chasing company called Extreme Chase Tours. She chases any opportunity she gets because Jill loves the weather and seeing the entire life cycle of a storm and capturing images of it. Jill studied weather at one of the top schools for meteorologists in the country, Lyndon State College in Vermont.
Jill Gilardi Career
She earned the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist Seal from the American Meteorological Society. She calls herself a weather nerd who has a way of communicating the weather and relating it to daily life in a fun and easy-to-understand way. Jill is originally from Massachusetts and her passion for weather erupted after Hurricane Gloria in 1985.
From that point on, Jill became obsessed with tracking hurricanes and always wanted to be in the thick of bad weather. She would beg her parents to either drive her around in 6 inches of snow or take her to the beach to see the waves from a tropical system. Jill is an animal and nature lover to the core! She enjoys loving her three dogs and eight cats. Jill is also a big supporter of local animal rescues and has 3 adopted cats from a local Birmingham rescue.
She is also into fitness, sports, gardening, yard work, and camping, and is an artist, in her free time. Look for her on our weekday noon newscasts, doing traffic reports at 4:00 PM and 5:00 PM, covering live weather updates on First Alert Weather Extra at 6:30 PM, filling in for the Chief when needed, and tag teaming with the Chief, during severe weather.
Jill Gilardi Salary
She has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from her career at WBRC FOX 6 News.
Jill Gilardi Net Worth
Gilardi has an estimated annual Net Worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from her career as a meteorologist.
Jill Gilardi Social Media Platforms
Gilardi is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 15.6k followers on Twitter, 8.4k followers on Instagram, and 37k followers on Facebook.