Tom Skilling Gay, Married, Net Worth

By Staff Writer | Updated On: 23 Oct, 2019
Tom Skilling Gay, Married, Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth 1952-02-20
Nationality American
Profession Meteorologist
Marital Status Single
Divorced/Engaged Not Yet
Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity White
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Children/Kids Not Yet
Height N/A
Education University of Wisconsin-Madison
Siblings Jeffrey Skilling, Mark Skilling (Brothers) Sue Skilling (Sister)
Parents Betty C. Skilling (Mother) Thomas Ethelbert Skilling, Jr (Father)

Tom Skilling celebrated his 41st anniversary of working as the chief meteorologist for WGN-TV in August 2019, and this is not just anyone's cup of tea.

No doubt, it consumed years of his hard work and dedication.

All the same, the career in broadcasting journalism provided him the contentment in life that he would have earned no otherwise.

Surprising to know, Tom started his career by the time he was 14 and was attending West Aurora High School when WKKD hired him in Aurora, Illinois.

The newbie, having witnessed the journalism world in the network for three years, then joined WLXT-TV, all the while going to school during the day.

Tom Skilling Salary / Net Worth

It was later in 1970 that Tom pursued his degree in Meteorology and Journalism.

The ace pupil at the University of Wisconsin-Madison continued her studies all the while going on-air in his radio and televison job.

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In between 1975-1978, early on his career, he was rated the Milwaukee city's #1 meteorologist. That indeed played a huge role in his flourishing fame.

And, today, sure enough, he gets to enjoy the best in life and a whopping net worth, which though never made it to media and public.

During the year of 2012, Tom reportedly signed a ten-year contract extension.

From what the headlines revealed, Tom agreed to continue in his position on Chicago's WGN all through 2022.

Although the specifics are yet to be unwrapped, Tom is believed to be the most-paid weather reporter in the business with a million-dollar salary.

Married To Wife Or Gay?

Whatever may be the expertise of the celebrated person or the line of work they gain prominence in, the audiences at the end of the day are curious- "who the celebrity is dating?" or "who they are married to?".

This being the way how things work in the present times, public faces are prune to rumors and speculations regards to their personal life.

In the same fashion, Tom has a massive fan following dying to know every bits and piece to his private affairs.

All the same, he has always been tight-lipped. Although, he admitted to being married to his job in the interview dated- 3 October 2016,

I’ve been married to my work my whole life. I say that to people and I know they don’t quite understand it and think I’m kidding or exaggerating. But no, it really has been my life.

And, this is all he has ever been candid on his matters. Hence, the specifics to his wife (if he has one) is a far fetched gossip altogether.

Meanwhile, all the gay speculations seem to have emerged based on his regular appearance in the pride parade in several years.

Tom Skilling attends the pride parade on 25 June 2017 (Photo: Jeff Coen's Twitter)

Nevertheless, the fact cannot be outlooked- one needn't belong to LGBTQ+ to support their cause.

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And, up until he divulges his story to everyone, it is better that we keep some patience and not hurt his right to being himself.