Quick Facts of Ira Joe Fisher
- Full NameIra Joe Fisher
- Net Worth$1.3 million
- Date of Birth1947 /10 /31
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceSalamanca, New York, USA
- ProfessionBroadcaster, Poet, Educator
- SpouseShelly Fisher
- Height6 feet 1 inch
- Weight65 KG
- EducationSyracuse University, New England College
- Children4 children (Joshua Fisher, Shelby Fisher, Ashley Fisher, Dylan Fisher)
Ira Joe Fisher is an American Broadcaster, Poet, and educator who won two Emmy awards for his writing. People know him from his television broadcasting as a weatherman and currently from his Fearlessly Speaking seminars. Ira is also famous for writing backward on Plexiglas.
Ira married Shelly Fisher and is blessed with four children. Find out more about Ira’s Television Career, Poetry, and Net Worth below.
Who is Ira Joe Fisher? His Bio and Wiki
Ira Joe Fisher was born on October 31, 1947, in Salamanca, New York, USA. He was born under the sun sign of Scorpio. There is not much information about his parents and siblings but he spent most of his childhood in Cattaraugus County.
Ira Joe completed his schooling from Little Valley Central High School in 1965. After that, for his college education, he went to the State University of New York at Fredonia. But he did not complete his education and he went for a four-year stint in the air force.
Later he graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in Drama and Russian. Ira also completed his Masters of Fine Arts from New England College. He is currently 71-years-old and stands tall at a height of 6 feet 1 inch.
Want to know about Ira Joe Fisher’s Career?
After graduating from Syracuse University, he worked as a Russian translator for Air Force. Later, Ira started working at WGGO-TV and in 1970 he moved to Washington to work with KHQ-TV. He started as a reporter and later hosted The Noon Show.
After 10 years where he also served as a weatherman, he left the show and joined WKRC-TV in Ohio. He was there for three years and served as a weather reporter and also hosted PM Magazine. Ira left the show and worked at WABC for two years where he Worked on Live with Regis and Kathie Lee.
He moved on from there and returned to WKRC-TV hosting the show The Ira Joe Fisher Show and won two Emmy awards. Ira went back to serve as a weather anchor for WCBS and left in 2003 joining CBS. At CBS, he hosted Saturday Early Show and a voiceover artist for CBS Morning News and The Early Show.
Ira Joe Fisher’s Poetry and Educator Career
In his later years after quitting television career, he started writing poets and started teaching college students. He joined a college as a professor and started educating students. Ira also published three works of his poetry titled Remembering Rew, Some Holy Weight in the Village Air, and Songs from an Earlier Century.
Fisher has taught poetry in some of the top colleges and University like the University of Connecticut, New England College, Pace University, and Mercy College.
Know about Ira Joe Fisher’s Wife and Children
Fisher married Shelly Fisher a long time ago. However, the exact date of the couple’s wedding is not known yet. The couple met through a friend and after a couple of dates, they fell in love. Their strong love turned into wedding bells and is still going strong.
Ira and Shelly welcomed four children in their life, Joshua Fisher, Shelby Fisher, Ashley Fisher, Dylan Fisher. In his personal time, he spends time with his wife in Connecticut, USA. He also studied the life and works of Robert Frost and uses in his everyday writings.
What is Ira Joe Fisher’s Net Worth?
The net worth of Ira Joe Fisher is at $1.3 million. He earned this fortune with his career as a television personality, poet, and educator. Ira has hosted many TV shows and an average salary for a host of TV Shows is $55,593 per year, so he must’ve earned the same.
Not just hosting shows he was also a Weatherman on TV. The average salary of a TV weatherman is $88,850 so’ he must’ve also got a similar amount. According to the US Department of Labor, the average salary for College professors is $98,974 and Ira is working as the Professor teaching poetry.