Chrissy Russo was born on December 19, 1974, in San Diego, California, USA, of Italian ancestry, therefore bearing the zodiac sign of Sagittarius and holding American nationality- she is most known for being a FOX 5 weather reporter.

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Chrissy Russo Age & Early Life

Chrissy grew up in Suffolk, near Virginia Beach, with her older sister and is claimed to have adored her grandfather, whom she referred to as ‘Big Joe.’ She had a childhood desire of becoming a sportsperson, but that altered as she grew older.

Education Details

After graduating from a local high school, she enrolled at Old Dominion University, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Science and Communications in 1998. She continued her studies in 2005, when she enrolled at Mississippi State University, where she earned a Master’s degree in 2007. She went to San Diego State University as well.

Chrissy also obtained a credential from the American Meteorological Society for radio meteorology.

Chrissy Russo’s Relationship

She is a married woman, but she is one of those people who like to keep their personal things private; neither she nor her husband have disclosed anything about their marriage to the public. It is unknown who her other half is; they are supposed to have dated for a long time before deciding to marry. They now have four members in their family, as they recently had a boy named Enzo and adopted a dog named Sally.

Chrissy Russo Net Worth 2023

Chrissy’s present net worth is projected to be more than $2 million, and it is expected to climb as she continues to work – she is rumored to earn more than $200,000 per year from various sources.

Professional Career Of Chrissy Russo

Chrissy began her career shortly after receiving her Bachelor’s degree, working as a Beat Reporter for the New York Times Regional Media Group in February 1999, and stayed with them for two years until she quit in and in September 2001 landed a job as a host and meteorologist for the San Diego 6 XETV station – she worked with them for nearly seven years before leaving in July 2008, to work for FOX as their Live National Correspondent in December 2008, but it only lasted

Chrissy took a half-year sabbatical before starting her second position in August 2009 as the host and executive producer of the “Chrissy Russo Live” show for Tribune Media: KSWB FOX 5 San Diego. She was a member of that team for six months before switching to being a Meteorologist and Traffic Anchor for the same station, where she is still working as of mid-2019.

Chrissy is also a member of the American Meteorological Society and is on the board of the non-profit organization Protect Our Community (P.O.C.).

KSWB FOX 5 TV station

KSWB-TV virtual channel 69 is yet another FOX-owned television station. The Tribune Media Company owns the station, which is licensed to San Diego, California. KSWB’s offices are located on Engineer Road in the Kearny Mesa neighborhood of San Diego, while its transmitter is located southeast of Spring Valley.

Because of its primary cable channel position on most local cable providers, KSWB is often referred to as Fox 5 San Diego. It was founded on March 21, 1983, and debuted on October 1, 1984, with the phrase ‘So San Diego.’

Favorite things and other interests

Chrissy is a Level 4 (green belt) Krav Maga fighter. Krav Maga is a military self-defense fighting style developed for the Israel Defense Forces and their security forces that incorporates boxing, wrestling, aikido, judo, and karate. She enjoys listening to classic rock bands such as The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and Aerosmith.

During an interview with the “gas lamp ball,” she claimed that she enjoys meeting new people at the park or anywhere else, spending time outside, and her life in general. She also mentioned that she is always willing to accept responsibility when she fails at something and never blames others.

Chrissy Russo Height & Weight

Chrissy is 44 years old right now. She is 5ft 7in (1.7m) tall and weighs roughly 128lb, with long brown hair and brown eyes (58kg).

Honors and awards

Chrissy Russo has received numerous awards and honors throughout her career, including the “San Diego 944 Magazine” Platinum Award Best of the City: Favorite Weather Forecaster in 2006, being named one of the 50 people to watch by “San Diego Magazine” in 2009, being named the “TV Personality of the Year” by “City Beat Magazine,” and winning an Emmy Award in 2014 for her three-part series “Self-Defense against an Active Shooter.”

Interesting fact

Chrissy enjoys Halloween and dressed up as Belle from the film “Beauty and the Beast” for the event last year.

Social media

Chrissy Russo is quite active on prominent social media platforms; she started a Twitter account in December 2008 and has over 15,000 followers and has tweeted approximately 9,000 times. Her Instagram account has approximately 8,000 followers, and she has posted over 650 photos; she also has a Facebook profile, which has over 8,500 likes.

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