Chris Cimino Biography
Chris Cimino is an American Meteorologist on WNBC television’s early-morning news program, Today in New York in New York City, New York. He also appears as a substitute meteorologist for the NBC network’s Today program.
He joined WNBC in December 1995. Previously, Cimino worked at WTXF-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he was the weekend meteorologist since January 1995.
Before that, he worked as a meteorologist in the Cincinnati, Ohio, television market and on the radio with Compu-Weather and Metro Weather Service, and WROC-TV in Rochester, New York.
He also worked for New York Yankees baseball outfit on September 20, 2004. The idea came after Cimino lost a bet to his eleven-year-old neighbor in which the Mets would have to win at least seventy-five games; the Mets were unsuccessful.
The report ended with Cimino’s colleague, sportscaster Otis Livingston, interrupting while dressed as the Mr. Met mascot, “beating up” Cimino.
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Cimino serves as a meteorologist for NBC 4 New York’s morning show “Today in New York” which airs at 4:30 a.m. – 7 a.m. weekdays. He joined NBC 4 as weekend meteorologist in December 1995 coming from WTXF-TV in Philadelphia.
He was also the weekday weather anchor for the morning and noon newscasts on WLWT-TV, the NBC affiliate in Cincinnati, Ohio.
His most memorable moments at NBC include covering landfall and the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina for the Today Show while filling in for Al Roker.
Chris Cimino Leaving NBC
Cimino left NBC on July 2nd 2019. On June 24, 2019, he announced that he is leaving the NBC flagship station. He is leaving WNBC to begin a new adventure– which includes one of his passions, travel. He summed up his experience at News 4 New York:
“To my friends and family at WNBC, as well as to all the loyal and devoted viewers, I want to thank all of you who had a part in helping my career evolve here as well as for being there for me in the tough times.
I’ve been through many life events in my time here, some wonderful, some personally difficult. I’m excited about the next chapters of my life’s journey.“
Before leaving, a get together was held in his honor on Friday, June 28th at Faces and Names on 159 W. 54th Street. from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Beyond forecasting, Cimino interviewed countless celebrities— highlighted by a one-on-one with singer Elton John, a moment he calls a dream come true.
Chris Cimino Age | How Old Is Chris Cimino?
He likes to keep his life private hence its not known when he was born or when he celebrates his birthday.
Chris Cimino Family and Children
He was married to Nancy Cimino from 1985 to 2016. He has two children, a son named Jeremy and a daughter called Carly.
Chris Cimino Wife | Chris Cimino Married | Chris Cimino Wife Death
Chris was married to Nancy Cimino from 1985 till her death in 2016. His wife who was born on January 16, 1962 died on May 21, 2016 , at New York Presbyterian Weil Cornell Medical Center, New York. His wife was at the age of 54 when she passed away.
His late wife Nancy was an accountant for many years. She was the daughter of Anthony and Betty Scipione, and four siblings, two brothers Frank and Anthony Scipione and two sisters Maria Wise and Christine Kallimanis.
Chris Cimino Salary | Chris Cimino Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand. His salary ranges between $27,985 – $30,246 per year as it is the amount of salary journalists at NBC earn.
Chris Cimino Pancreatic Cancer
Cimino’s health condition is not known and there are no rumors about him having cancer.
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