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Jim Castillo Biography, Age, Height, Career, Education, Family and Net Worth

Jim Castillo ( born Jim Castillo Phillips ) is an American broadcast television meteorologist for 27 years and made millions doing it. He is now in commercial real estate & a broker at NAI Hanning & Bean in

 

Jim Castillo Biography

Jim Castillo ( born Jim Castillo Phillips ) is an American broadcast television meteorologist for 27 years and made millions doing it. He is now in commercial real estate & a broker at NAI Hanning & Bean in Indiana. Jim was granted his real estate brokers license in 2017. As a television Meteorologist, he has enjoyed a successful career in three of the country’s top five media markets New York City, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, also Jim was the Chief Meteorologist at Q-13 in Seattle and has won numerous Emmy Awards, Associated Press awards, a Golden Mic and an Edward R. Murrow award.

He has also lent his on-camera experience to film and television projects including, the CBS drama Criminal Minds and the BBC America series Torchwood: Miracle Day. While working full time in television news, Jim also managed to land a few small roles in movies like Leap of Faith, Blink, With Honors, Duplex & Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Jim Castillo Age

The American broadcast television meteorologist was born on Born June 4th. He has been an American broadcast television meteorologist for 27 years and made millions doing it. He is now in commercial real estate & a broker at NAI Hanning & Bean in Indiana. Jim was granted his real estate brokers license in 2017.

Jim Castillo Height

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Jim Castillo Family

He was born to John and Judy in St. Louis, Missouri. His parents have a mix of American Indian, German, Irish and Spanish Blood. Jim’s great-great-grandmother on his mother’s side was full blooded Cherokee Indian and his father also has Cherokee & Lakota Indian blood. He has also been able to trace a connection to the Shawnee Indian tribe on his mother’s side. Jim’s mother died on March 17, 2010, after a long battle with multiple sclerosis. His father passed in 2017 in Kansas. He has an older brother, John and many cousins all over the United States and a few up in Canada.

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Jim Castillo Education

He attended the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri on leadership and academic scholarship and received his bachelor’s degree, with honors, in Atmospheric Science. While in college, he was secretary of the Meteorology Club, a member of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity and a cheerleader

Jim Castillo Career

He began his career as an intern for the National Weather Service in Jefferson City, Missouri. He also interned in the weather department at KOMU-TV, an NBC Network affiliate in Columbia, Missouri, eventually leading to his first on-air position as a weather anchor and host of a popular weekly exercise show, where he earned his nickname, “Beefcake. His career began as a storm chaser across the Midwest and Texas, even earning a storm chasing card from the National Weather Service.He was the first meteorologist on “Good Day Philadelphia” at WTXF-TV, the Fox Network station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he also hosted segments and conducted man-on-the-street interviews.

After nearly two years, he was offered his first chief meteorologist position at KCPQ, the Tribune Company owned station in Seattle, Washington. While at the station, he won his first individual Emmy for Best Weather in the Pacific Northwest in 1999. In 2001, Castillo moved up to the number 2 media market, joining the CBS Network affiliate KCBS-TV in Los Angeles, California as the chief meteorologist working on the 5, 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts. In September 2002, Castillo accepted an offer at WNYW-TV Fox 5 in New York City as the chief evening meteorologist.

He stayed at the station for over three years, where he was nominated for numerous Emmy awards, and, for the first time in a decade, the 10 p.m. newscast won an Emmy. In June 2010, Castillo joined the weekend team as the first-weekend meteorologist at KTLA-TV, the oldest television station in Los Angeles, California. He also anchored the weather on the 1 & 3 p.m. weekly newscasts. In 2013, Jim famously referred to female runners “nice tennies.” The clip became viral as many around the country believed he was referring to the woman’s breasts. The video is still widely spread today. Jim was happily married in July 2015 and moved back to the midwest where both he and his partner are born and raised.

Jim Castillo Net Worth

From her career as an American broadcast television meteorologist,  she has an estimated net worth of  $ $1.6 Million.