Ross Ellet Bio, Age, Family, Wife,13ABC, Salary, Net Worth

Ross Ellet

Ross Ellet Biography

Ross Ellet is an American, Emmy award-winning meteorologist working for 13abc. He is seen on the station’s Action News from 4:30 a.m to 7 a.m weekday mornings and Toledo’s main only hour-long noon newscast.

Ross Ellet Age

His age is publicly unavailable.

Ross Ellet Height

He stands at 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Ross Ellet Education

He attended Purdue University and then graduated with a degree in Meteorology and a minor in Sociology and Communications.

Ross Ellet Family

Ellet has not disclosed any information regarding his family members. He is a native of the turnpike in northeast Indiana, in the outskirts of the tiny town of Albion. There he encountered heat waves, floods, tornadoes, ice storms, blizzards and lake-effect snow. The server climate ignited his deep passion for Meteorology.

Ross Ellet Wife

He is married to Sara. Furthermore, when Ellet is away from work he enjoys the company of her partner.

Ross Ellet Children

Sara and Ellet are parents of twin boys, Simon and Bryce.

Ross Ellet 13ABC

Ellet works for 13abc as the morning meteorologist every weekday on Action News This Morning. Previously, he made his first debut at the station during the hot summer of 2012, after becoming the weather reporter and weekend meteorologist. His best story occurred in 2014 and 2015 when he reported on the Coast Guard’s icebreaking mission during the almost historic Great Lakes ice forecasting. As a result, Ellet together with his workmate Todd Gaertner received an Emmy award for the story.

Prior to that, he worked for KHBS/KHOG in Arkansas after his career made him travel straight into tornado alley. Ellen said, “Northwest Arkansas is much more extreme and wild than many people are aware of.” It only took him two months while there then a disastrous ice storm covered the Ozark Mountains in 1-3″ of ice. Electricity shortage was experienced for 21 days in spots. Usually, the spring season resulted in extreme tornadoes and flooding. Because of his unique reports and severe weather coverage on Arkansas black bears and also getting the opportunity to hold an untamed baby bear, Ellet won awards. Additionally, he was in Columbus, Ohio working for WBNS as well as the Ohio News Network.

Above all, in 2005 Ellet started his television career in West Lafayette, Indiana, spending two years as the weekend meteorologist for WLFI. Afterward, he moved to southern West Virginia to become the morning meteorologist. Then two months passed and he was promoted to the station’s Chief Meteorologist.

Before that, when Ellet was still a child, he had a passion for weather and forecasting. He used to watch tv daily and tried to participate in challenging the forecasters by creating his predictions when was 5 years old. Ellet said that “At the time I was just guessing and everyone laughed.”

Besides that, Ellet is an avid fan of Indiana Pacer and Colts, he enjoys adventure, traveling, hiking, photography and astronomy. in addition, he is a runner and enjoys local races and the trails the area provides. In conclusion, he has finished 7 half marathons and will be targeting his 4th marathon in 2020.

Ross Ellet Awards

He was nominated 11 times for the Emmy and won 5 times, 2nd place AP Award for Best Documentary (Arkansas) and 1st place AP Award for Tornado Coverage (Arkansas). Ellet also received the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) designation, which is the highest seal of approval presented by the American Meteorological Society.

Ross Ellet Salary

Ellet earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Ross Ellet Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million

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