Things always do not turn up the way we want. But with hard work and determination, one can turn their aim into reality. Prooving the scenario best is the Honorary Mayor of Toluca Lake, Fritz Coleman.
Fritz always aspired of making a career as a comedy entertainer. But destiny had some other plans for him such that he became a weathercaster even without having a degree in Meteorology. Nevertheless, accomplishing his childhood dreams, he finally started a job of his forte.
Fritz Coleman's First Wife, Children
Fritz was once a married man. Though he never spilled the beans on the identity of his wife, it is likely that he got engaged before getting married to his woman.
After marriage, Fritz welcomed three children with his wife; two sons and a daughter. He had so much love for his kids that he even performed an act named, It's me! Dad! in actor's forum theatre on 1995. Through the play, he wanted his children to know his life in a better way.
Despite having a heartful of affection for his kids, he could not save his relationship with his wife as they parted ways after six years of marriage. Since his divorce, Fritz has been living his life as a single man.
Nevertheless, he maintains a very warming relationship with his family that consists of his children and two grandchildren.
Fritz, who stands at an average height, was born on 27 May 1948, in Phidalphelia, Pennsylvania.
He went to Salem College in West Virginia, For higher education, he enrolled in Temple University, Philadelphia. There he studied radio, television, and film. During his college days, he had a dream of becoming a recognized standup comedian. So, he even participated in a play called 'Reader's Theatre' for, which he achieved a West Virginia Award.
Despite his dream of entertaining people, Fritz entered the U.S Navy in the year around 1969-1970. He served as a radio broadcaster during his tenure at the Navy. After gaining experience in broadcasting, Fritz chose to make a career in the radio business. That's why, he worked as a DJ, a music director, production director, and a talk show host.
In the year 1980, he went to Los Angeles in hopes of pursuing a career in comedy. But, when he portrayed a role of a weather forecaster in a play, his friends and their bosses belonging to NBC News, proposed him with a real job at the company. Accepting the proposal, Fritz started working as a weather forecaster in NBC4. Along with the position of weather forecaster in NBC4, he also continued his work as a comedian.
Continuing his passion for producing laughter around people, he is working at the comedy club, 'The Ice House' since 2018.
Apart from being a weather forecaster and comedian, Fritz is also recognized as an actor and writer for The Glimmer Man (1996), On The Fritz (1988) and What a Week (1990).
His Achievements Plus Salary
Fritz is honored with lots of awards because of his excellent career performance. Fritz won two Los Angels Area Emmy Awards. Followed by it, he was honored with Stan Chambers Awards for extraordinary achievements by Associated Press Television and Radio Television. He also received 'Best Weathercaster' by major newspapers in South California.
Fritz Coleman makes a charity program named Defying Gravity for Children's Hospital, Los Angeles on 30 September 2017 (Photo: Fritz Coleman's Facebook )
Apart from career, he is also actively involved in charitable works. He primarily works for underserved communities. To support Children's Hospital Los Angels, he even conducted a program called 'Defying Gravity' in 2017.
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His social service was recognized, and he got humanitarian award From United States House of Representatives. Aside from fame and recognition, Fritz also has a good income from his career.
He receives a salary that is more than $500 K per annum.