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Paul Dellegatto Profile
Paul Dellegatto is an American chief meteorologist and television weather forecaster who is currently working at FOX 13 News. At the station, he serves weekdays on FOX 13 News from 4 p.m. to midnight. Additionally, he is the chief meteorologist at WTVT in Tampa, Florida.
Paul Dellegatto Age
Dellegatto is 63 years as of 2023. He was born on August 3, 1960, in Natick, Massachusetts, United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on the 3rd of August every year.
Paul Dellegatto Height
He stands at an average height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Paul Dellegatto Family
Dellegatto was born and raised in Natick, Massachusetts, and is the son of Antonio Lawrence who fought in World War 2 and Korea and honorable served his country, and his mother was known as Rita Nicoletta.
Paul Dellegatto Wife
Dellegatto happily married his beautiful wife Mary-Ann of Tampa Florida. The couple has three daughters Rachel, Caitlyn, and Lindsey. Furthermore, his wife is a real estate professional who works in real estate in the Tampa Bay Area. She is a realtor at Keller Williams Realty. The family resides in Tampa Bay.
Paul Dellegatto Biography
As a native of Natick, Massachusetts, Paul attended one of the most prestigious meteorology schools in the country, Lyndon State College in Vermont. He eventually graduated from the University of Rhode Island with degrees in Meteorology, Geography, and Marine Affairs. Paul began his career in meteorology preparing weather forecasts for clients of a private weather company in Ithaca, New York. Later, he took a similar position outside of Boston with Weather Services Corporation, one of the nation’s top private forecasting companies, where he helped develop USA Today’s familiar color weather page.
Paul leads a staff of five meteorologists who have all been certified by the American Meteorological Society. Some of the clients he provided meteorological information for included the Boston Red Sox, more than 50 radio stations across the country, and public works departments across the northeast. In 1984, he became a Meteorologist for WGME-TV in Portland, Maine. He then went on to become the Chief Meteorologist at WXII-TV in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he stayed for four years.
Paul Dellegatto Career
Paul has been with WTVT since 1990 and became the chief meteorologist when legendary meteorologist Roy Leep retired in 1997. Additionally, he is the longest-tenured chief meteorologist on Tampa Bay television. Moreover, he has continued WTVT’s legacy of being a weather pioneer and one of the top television weather departments in the country. Furthermore, Paul was the first meteorologist in the country to show the various spaghetti models that illustrate the complexity of tracking tropical systems.
Furthermore, FOX 13 continued to be a weather innovator under his leadership by adding ultra-high resolution satellite pictures utilizing McIDAS HD. Additionally, WTVT is the only station in the country that receives satellite pictures directly from space via its earth tracking station. Moreover, Paul’s weather passion is severe weather and tropical meteorology, which serves his viewers well. Furthermore, Paul spends his free time visiting schools and civic groups and talking about the fascinating science of meteorology.
Paul Dellegatto Salary
He has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from his career on FOX 13 News.
Paul Dellegatto Net Worth
Dellegatto has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from his career as a Chief Meteorologist.
Paul Dellegatto Social Media Platforms
Dellegatto is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 71.3k followers on Twitter, 7.3k followers on Instagram, and 468k followers on Facebook.