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Michael Estime Profile
Michael Estime is an American Meteorologist who is currently working at FOX 2 News. At the station, he serves as a meteorologist. Additionally, he previously worked as a Morning, Midday, and noon Meteorologist at WTVQ in the “Horse Capital of the World” – Lexington, Kentucky.
Michael Estime Age
Estime is 37 years old as of 2023. He was born on 6th May 1986, in Detroit, Michigan, in the United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on the 6th of May every year.
Michael Estime Height
He stands at an average height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Michael Estime Family
Estime has neither disclosed the names of his parents nor those of his siblings as he likes to keep his personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Michael Estime Wife
Estime likes to keep his personal life private hence, he has not disclosed any information about his relationship status. However, research is ongoing and we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Michael Estime Career
Before joining the WJBK Fox 2 News family, he served for 4 years as the Weekend Meteorologist and weekday co-host of “Live on Lakeside” in Cleveland at WKYC. Northeast Ohio is an incredible part of the country to live given its proximity to Lake Erie. Lake Erie impacted day-to-day life every fall, winter, and spring with tons of lake-effect snow!
It was a forecasting challenge, but one that he welcomed with open arms and a shovel in hand. Prior to heading to Cleveland, he worked as the Morning, Midday, and noon Meteorologist at WTVQ in the “Horse Capital of the World” – Lexington, Kentucky. While in Kentucky, his forecasts of crippling snowstorms, record-shattering cold, and devastating flooding. Violent tornadoes helped earn our weather team the title of “Most Accurate Forecast in Central Kentucky” by WeatheRate.
Your safety before, during, and after a storm is his number one priority. Rain or shine, day or night, his passion for the weather, and his commitment to our community. An optimistic outlook is qualities that you can count on. Estime started his professional broadcast career in the “Song & Soul of the South,” – in Macon, Georgia. He served as the Morning Meteorologist at WMGT for several years before being promoted to Chief Meteorologist – a position he held for several years.
Michael Estime WMGT
He experienced just about everything in Georgia, from blistering hot summers and hurricanes to snow and ice storms. The historic April 27-28, 2011 tornado outbreak in the southeast, decimated parts of Central Georgia. Additionally, serves as his piece of humble pie as to the extreme power of Mother Nature. Estime is a proud graduate of Central Michigan University and earned a degree in Meteorology with a minor in Mathematics.
During his time at CMU, he worked for MHTV News Central 34 and was awarded “Best Weathercaster” in 2006, 2007 & 2008. Fire Up Chips!WJBK is not his first stop in metro Detroit. He started his career working behind the scenes at WWJ-TV CBS Detroit through the Emma L. Bowen Foundation (EBF) and was awarded a 5-year work/study scholarship with CBS News.
Furthermore, the EBF allowed him the opportunity to work/job shadow meteorologists all over the country from New York, Chicago, Atlanta, and Detroit to The Weather Channel. Additionally, In 2009, the EFB honored him with its coveted “Outstanding Student of the Year” award. He is an AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist through the American Meteorological Society.
Additionally, he also holds a membership with the National Weather Association. During his free time, he enjoys volunteering in the community and playing the clarinet. And spending time with friends and family (including his mirror-identical twin brother!)
Michael Estime leaving Fox 2
Estime is moving back to his hometown station to Fox Weather. He has served on Fox 2 Detroit since 2020. He will begin serving at Fox Weather on June 20, 2022.
Michael Estime Salary
He has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from his career at FOX 2 News.
Michael Estime Net Worth
Estime has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from his career as a Meteorologist.
Michael Estime Social Media Platforms
Estime is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 7.1k followers on Twitter, 17.5k followers on Instagram, and 4.9k followers on Facebook.