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Dallas Raines Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Dallas Raines was born on 1954, in the USA, and is a television journalist and meteorologist, best known for working with KABC-TV in Los Angeles. He has won numerous awards throughout his career, as he is certified by the American Meteorological Society (AMS). All of his endeavors have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Dallas Raines? As of mid-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $3 million, mostly earned through his television appearances; he reportedly earns $500,000 per year as part of his work with KABC-TV. He’s worked as a weatherman for various networks, and as he continues his work, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.
Dallas Raines Net Worth $3 million
Raines attended Florida State University which he studied broadcast journalism and earth science, with an emphasis on meteorology. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree, and then started teaching classes about weather at the California State University, Northridge. He subsequently worked as a weatherman in Baton Rouge and New Orleans, before finding an opportunity to work for CNN, and his net worth really started to increase, as he did the national weather coverage across their channels. However, in 1984 he left the network to join KABC-TV as a meteorologist, and also worked for them as a weekend evening anchor.
During the following years his net worth and popularity continued to increase. He started working weekday afternoons, and has worked with Marc Brown and Michelle Tuzee. He’s won numerous awards over the course of his career, including the Daily News People’s Choice Award for Best Weatherperson., and other awards include Man of the Year by the American Cancer Society, Golden Mike Award for Best Weathercast, and the Associated Press Award for Best Weather Segment. Raines now holds the chief meteorologist position at KABC-TV. Dallas is well known for his various forecast moves including the “Dallas dip” – he also has moves called the swirl, the golf swing and the fist pump.
For his personal life, it is known that Dallas is married to Danielle W. Raines and they have three daughters. His wife was arrested and charged with beating one of her daughters during a car ride home. Raines was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2005, but recovered after undergoing considerable expensive therapy, including brachytherapy, radiation therapy, and laparoscopic prostatectomy.
His battle with cancer is the reason he was given an award by the American Cancer Society, but he is also seen on social media displaying a luxurious lifestyle, with cars and parties at locations in Hollywood. He owns customized cars which include a 1971 DeTomaso Pantera, a 1973 DeTomaso, and a Honda Sedan. He has a luxury home in Pasadena, California which occupies more than an acre of land. However, he also does volunteer work, helping the community with his family, fund-raising, and making community appearances. He also does speeches, coaching, and teaching, and is very active in events that promote the welfare of children.