Tracy Butler Net Worth, Age, Husband, Daughters, Meteorologist, ABC 7 News
Who is Tracy Butler?
Tracy Butler is an American Meteorologist famously known for hosting ABC 7 News This Morning. She also works as a meteorologist for the station’s 11 am Newscast and gives weather updates for ESPN 1000 Radio.
Butler previously worked for WRIC-TV where she was the anchor for the morning and noon weathercasts. She began her meteorologist career in 1998 working at WTRF-TV in Wheeling and later WFMJ-TV where she was the chief weather anchor until 1991.
Tracy Butler Age
Butler was born on 20 March, Butler was born in the United States, she has not shared her age or the year she was born. This section will be updated as soon as possible.
Tracy Butler Height
Butler has not shared his height measurements. His height, weight, and other body measurements will be updated soon.
Tracy Butler College
Butler joined the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and graduated with a B.S. in broadcasting. She later joined Mississippi State University, where she was awarded her meteorology certification in 2001.
Tracy Butler Husband
Butler is married to Michael. They met on a blind date organized by her cousin. At that time, Butler worked at ABC 7 while Michael was owning a personal training studio. Her husband proposed to her in Duquesne Incline, Pittsburg, and got married in 1992.
Tracy Butler Daughters
Butler and her husband have two daughters, Crystina and Cassandra. Her daughters participate in sports like tennis and golf.
Tracy Butler Salary at ABC7
Butler earns an annual salary of $60,000. She receives her income from her career as a meteorologist for ABC 7 Chicago.
Tracy Butler Net Worth
Butler has an estimated net worth of $3 million dollars as of 2022.
Tracy Butler Meteorologist
Tracy began her career in 1988 at WTRF-TV in Wheeling, West Virginia as a weathercaster. She later went to WFMJ-TV in Youngstown, Ohio, where she was the chief weather anchor until 1991.
She then joined the WRIC-TV news team in Richmond, Virginia, where she anchored the morning and noon weathercasts. In 1993 Butler joined ABC and worked as a fill-in anchor in the morning show Good Morning America until 2002.
Butler is a member of the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society. In 2014, Tracy together with the ABC 7 Weather Team was recognized with an Emmy Award for the special “Surviving the Storm.”
Tracy Butler ABC 7 News
Tracy joined ABC in 1994 where she worked as a fill-in weather anchor for Tony Perkins and Spencer Christian on Good Morning America. She then joined ABC 7 News This Morning in 1995 as a meteorologist and has served in this position ever since. She also works at 11 AM as a meteorologist and on ESPN 1000 Radio, where she provides weather updates.
Butler formed Weather Sketcher’s Club, where she promotes children’s talents. She does so by motivating children to send their weather-related drawings which are likely to be aired on ABC 7 News This Morning. “I LOVE seeing how children express their creativity through markers, crayons, paints, and pencils. Their interpretations of weather elements on paper bring new eyes to something that affects us all!”
Children below the age of 13 can send their weather-related drawings to ABC 7, 190 North State Street Chicago, IL 60601. Butler also co-hosts ABC 7’s annual summer broadcast of the Chicago Air and Water Show.
Tracy Butler Golf
Butler was named “Woman of the Year” by the Executive Women’s Golf Association and has won the Illinois Treasurer’s Public Service Award. In 2012, she was honored to receive the Public Education Award from the Illinois Chapter of the MS Society.
In 2013, she along with co-director, Scott Woodruff, started a golf outing called The Duke Classic, to honor the memory of long-time ABC 7 cameraman, Michael Dukewich, who passed away in 2012.
The outing has raised nearly $60,000 to benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository & the Wounded Warrior Project. She is a great lover of golf, and in her leisure, Tracy participates in charity golf programs.
Tracy Butler Breast Cancer
Butler was diagnosed with breast cancer during a routine mammogram in December 2018. She announced this in September 2019, via a statement and in a pre-recorded segment. She immediately began her treatment for breast cancer, since it was detected earlier.
The meteorologist revealed that she was cancer-free and doing very well with the strength and support of her family. Butler emphasized the importance of mammogram screenings which when detected early, it is easily treated.
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