Quick Facts of Kristen Renee Cornett

  • Full NameKristen Renee Cornett
  • Net Worth$2.5 Million
  • Date of Birth05 July, 1974
  • NicknameKristen
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceLexington, Kentucky, United States
  • Ethnicity African-American
  • ProfessionMeteorologist
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Brown
  • Hair colour Brown
  • Spouse ‎Steve Knapp (m. 2012)
  • Height5 feet 8 inch
  • EducationUniversity Of Kentucky,Mississippi State University
  • Online PresenceTwitter
  • Horoscope Cancer

Among the names of the famous meteorologists of the United States, the name of Kristen Cornett always lies on the list. Marking her 19th year of the career as a meteorologist, she is most remembered for being an important employee of the 4 Warn Storm Team for St. Louis based KMOV-TV, a CBS affiliate. Currently, she fills the responsibility of the weathercaster for the Saturday and Sundays’ morning, early evening and late evening newscast as well.

In addition, Cornett received the Seal Of Approval in 1999 from The American Meteorological Society and is also a member of the National Weather Association. Find out more details about the successful and renowned meteorologist, Kristen Cornett.

Who is Kristen Cornett? Bio and Wiki

Kristen Cornett was born on 5 July in the year 1974 in Lexington, Kentucky, the United States as Kristen Renee Cornett. Further, she is the daughter of Joyce Cornett and William Cornett and also revealed that she was adopted by her biological parents. Renee Cornett has three siblings named Ricky Cornett (brother), Scoti Cornett (brother), and Sarah Cornett (sister). Her zodiac sign is Cancer. Cornett holds American citizenship and belongs to African-American ethnicity.

Cornett went to Tates Creek High School. Later, she attended the University Of Kentucky with the aim of being a doctor. But Kristen left her dreams and fascinated for her interest in meteorology. Hence, she earned her degree from Mississippi State University in GeoScience with an emphasis in meteorology. From there, she started her career in 1996 as the weather forecaster at local Television Station WCBI in Columbus, OH.

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How much is Kristen Cornett’s Net Worth and Salary?

As we know already, Kristen Cornett’s is known to be a popular TV Reporter and meteorologist. So without a doubt, she has earned very high and suitable fortunes from her professional career as a weather forecaster. As of 2019, Cornett’s net worth is reportedly around $2.5 Million. In fact, Cornett is still active in the field of broadcasting so her wealth is likely to increase in the upcoming years because of her ongoing career.

As of now, Cornett is working as a weather forecaster for St. Louis based KMOV-TV, CBS affiliate. But the actual amount of salary and paycheck is only up to Kristen. As per some sources, the CBS meteorologist of St. Louis, MO paid over $57,584 per year. It means she might have accumulated a considerable salary ranging in thousands of dollars mark.

Therefore, as a notable journalist of America, Kristen undoubtedly enjoys a booming income or earnings which resembles her continuous hard effort and determination. We can assume, she lives a lavish lifestyle along with her successful career.

Kristen Cornett’s Married Life: Husband & Children

The weather reporter, Kristen Cornett is a married woman. She tied the wedding knot with the love of her life, Steve Knapp after fourteen years of dating. Her husband, Knapp is a fighter and a paramedic at Kirkwood fire district in Kirkwood.

Kristen Cornett and Steve Knapp in the wedding days

Cornett and Knapp wedded at Chandler Hill Vineyards in the year 2012 in St. Louis where family members, as well as few close friends, were invited. In the present time, the couple is living a low key married life. Therefore, most of their personal life is limited and away from the media.

Kristen Cornett with her husband, Steve

Till now, the duo has no children at all and if the couple welcomes their children, they will probably share this news to the media. As of now, it’s not that difficult for us to predict that their relationship is gonna last till the end.

Besides, Kristen is not very active on social media but only active on Twitter account. She occasionally talks about her husband and in one of her tweets, she said that Steve put on a scarf and now think he is John.

Kristen Cornett’s Career

Cornett initially started her career working for WCBI in Columbus, OH in 1996. Then, in 1997, Kristen worked as a StormTeam Meteorologist at WAAY-TV in Huntsville, AL alongside Adrian Gibson and Gary Dobbs. In 2001, she was a Storm Team Meteorologist at WHAS-TV in Louisville, KY and also worked at NBC affiliate WLWT in Cincinnati, OH in the same year.

In 2006, Kristen joined NBC Weather Plus where she appeared on MSNBC, NBC Nightly News, CNBC, Early Today and The Today Show as a staff meteorologist. Currently, she is working for KMOV since October 2007 alongside Samantha Davies and Emily Pritchard.