Heather Tesch is worth more than a fine face on Television. At a first glance, one may think her near-blonde hair, flossy looks, and fine fashion sense are all she’s got, but Heather is passionate about many things and never fails to make them known.
Also, she’s known to be bright, having graduated Magna cum Laude from the university. She is an American TV personality, meteorologist, animal lover, writer, artist, and mother. She’s known to help viewers plan their day with the weather in mind, warning them and providing safety tips on The Weather Channel (TWC). Read on for all there is to know about her.
Heather Tesch – Biography
Almost everything regarding Heather’s childhood exists in trickles. She joined the population of the earth on the 2nd of May, 1967. She was born in Buffalo, Minnesota, USA. Ironically, despite being jovial and approachable, she has been very mysterious with the details of her family and upbringing.
Similarly, the details of her high school days have been hidden from the public. However, while as a college student, Heather Tesch while trying to elaborate her love for animals, revealed that she adopted a mouse which subsequently caused a rift between herself and her roommate. As per her certifications, she first bagged a Meteorology degree at Plymouth State University before obtaining a degree in Journalism from the University of Minnesota.
After graduating from college, she didn’t wait long to make her debut as a journalist/on-camera meteorologist at WCCO-TV, a local television station, from 1996 to 1998. In 1999, she got grafted into The Weather Channel (TWC) to become one of many on-camera meteorologists and was based in Atlanta, Georgia throughout her time there.
Heather’s main jurisdiction was solely based on news regarding Northeastern America. Spanning from news about fishing, landslides, hurricanes, floods, to other good-for-news topics regarding weather. Heather Tesch has been quite resourceful and her actions have made viewers trust her reports and warnings on oncoming calamities and their likely repercussions. Furthermore, Tesch’s involvement with the news outlets also involves covering weather stories about animals.
Sadly, in 2018, TWC fell into hard times and began selling off their assets. Subsequently, the assets were jointly purchased by Blackstone Group, NBC Universal and Bain Capital. As a result of this, TWC’s first change in ownership in 26 years caused an upset in the company’s system. More so, it affected the entire workforce, and a lot of people, including high-profile meteorologists, lost their jobs. So, in their bid to reduce cost, the company kept downsizing until 2012, and Heather Tesch was finally laid off. This welled up a lot of negative reviews from her fans about the channel.
While her colleagues riled and railed in courts, Heather Tesch quietly retreated and was fallow for a while. In the meantime, she got immersed in other projects, one of which is a book published in 2016 titled Hairdoodle by Heather Tesch: A Calming and Brain-Building Adult Doodle and Coloring Book. Subsequently, she joined the local TV station, WXIA-TV, returning to work as a meteorologist in 2016.
Net Worth and Salary
Heather Tesch pockets a salary of $62,000. Apart from being a meteorologist, her book HairDoodle by Heather Tesch: A Calming and Brain-Building Adult Doodle and Coloring Book is worth $12 on Amazon. Her net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
Heather Tesch’s Marital Life
Tesch is married, however, being tightlipped, she has kept the details of her marriage under lock and key. More so, the name of the husband is yet to be disclosed. She has been seen with her husband on rare occasions, and seem to be in a steady relationship with him. She once suggested to her husband that she’d like a de-scented for a pet, but he didn’t find that appealing. Heather Tesch once had a dog who was with them for 19 years before passing on. The reporter is a mother of two, and her children, a son and a daughter, have also been kept far from the spotlight.
1. Heather Tesch is five feet, two inches tall and weighs fifty-two kilogram.
2. She is very active on Twitter and promotes pet adoption by posting adoption posts.
3. She is not only a mother to her kids but a mother to five cats and a lizard.