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Reed Timmer was born on the 17th March 1980, in Grand Rapids, Michigan USA, and is a meteorologist and storm chaser, best known to the world as one third of the reality TV series “Storm Chasers” (2007-2010), with Sean C. Casey and Joel Taylor.
Have you ever wondered how rich Reed Timmer is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Reed’s net worth is as high as $250,000, an amount earned through his successful career in meteorology.
Reed Timmer Net Worth $250,000
Little is known about Reed’s early life and growing up, however, after finished high school, he enrolled at the University of Oklahoma, and earned a degree in meteorology, graduating in 2002. He continued his education at the same facility, earning a B.S and M.S degree, and years later, he obtained a PhD degree from the same University in 2015.
Reed actually filmed his first tornado in 1999, saying that initially he was mesmerized by it before realizing the destruction it was causing, but his career officially began in 2003, when he started the TornadoVideos.net Company and website, on which he posted his first tornado video. Little by little his name was becoming more and more well known, and in 2007 he was called up by Discovery channel, with Sean C. Casey and Joel Taylor to start the reality TV series “Storm Chasers”.
The first season had only four episodes, but thanks to the popularity of the show, they continued with production, and the second season had eight episodes, recording tornadoes in Kansas, Texas and other areas of the USA. He stayed on the show until 2010 – although it continued until 2012 – and two years later started his own show, called “Tornado Chasers” (2012-2014). The series had two seasons; the first one, wasn’t particularly exciting, since very few tornadoes happened, however, the second one was the rollercoaster. Numerous tornadoes were filmed, including the El Reno Tornado, in which Timothy Samaras lost his life. A third season was announced, but Reed decided not to continue with the show.
During his stint on storm chasing TV series, Reed created several storm chasing vehicles, including Dominator 1, 2 and 3, all of which cost around $100,000, and which have incurred damage, including injuries to Reed himself..
Regarding his personal life, Reed has been married to Maria Timmer since 2015. She is also a meteorologist, and has worked for Fox News.