Meteorologist Chris Sowers' Bio — Know His Age, Wife, Twin Brother, Surgery, and Salary Details
- Birth Place Glassboro, New Jersey, USA
- Profession Meteorologist
- Relationship Status Married
- Wife/Spouse Lori Buerklin (M.2016-Present)
- Wedding Date 24 June, 2016
- Ethnicity/Race White
- Brother/s Gary Sowers, Jason Sowers
- College Kean University
- Height/ How Tall? 5 Feet 6 Inches
- Hair Color Black
- Eye Color Black
- Date of Birth Oct 07, 1975
- Age 47 Years, 3 Months
- Nationality American
- Siblings 2
Chris Sowers is a meteorologist who has been with the 6 ABC’s Action News as the weekend morning meteorologist since May 2011.
Interestingly, he had started his career as a weather producer for the same network in October 2000. But he left his service there in 2005 and headed towards Bowing, Kentucky, where he served as Chief Meteorologist for WNKY.
Besides being a work-centered man, Sowers’s interest includes weight lifting, running marathons and doing his bit part to raise money for various charities.
Get along to know details about his age, family, twin brother, wife, and salary!
Sowers Is Married to Long Time Partner
Sowers is a happily married man. In June 2016, he tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend, Lori Buerklin, in South Jersey.
Meteorologist Chris Sowers being congratulated on the occasion of his marriage. (Photo: Twitter)
His wedding consisted of his friends, families, and loved ones, with his brothers Gary and Jason acting as best men.
His Action News family’s meteorologists Melissa Magee, Cecily Tynan, Karen Rogers, and David Murphy and anchors Nydia Han, Gray Hall, and Walter Perez were also present.
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Presently, the married couple Sowers and Buerklin are enjoying their married life to the fullest, as evident from Sowers’s numerous posts on his social media. They don’t have any children yet.
Sowers Has a Twin Brother
Sowers was born on October 7, 1975, in Glassboro, New Jersey, USA. He shares his birthday with his identical twin brother Gary.
On August 26, 2017, the meteorologist even took to his Facebook to share a picture with Gary. In his post, he shared that he and his twin brother were at the Disney, Polynesian, for a vacation with his niece Gabby and nephew Hayden.
Chris Sowers with his twin brother Gary. (Photo: Facebook)
Moreover, Sowers stands tall at the height of 5 feet 6 inches. He is a graduate from the Kean University in Union, New Jersey, with a degree in Meteorology.
News of His Brother’s Death
In a shocking turn of events on January 6, 2010, news began circulating regarding Sowers’s brother being killed in a shooting.
However, it was later revealed that it was not meteorologist Chris Sowers whose brother had been shot but rather a different person sharing the same name.
A tragedy regardless of the fact that the two shared a similar name. The shooter was later arrested and charged for his hideous crime.
Had Hernia Surgery
The meteorologist was diagnosed with Hernia in 2018, due to which he had to go through surgery.
He had successful surgery on June 6, 2018, and he took to his social media to update the news. On Twitter, he shared a picture from his hospital bed while writing, “Surgery today was a success! Very sore and sleepy, but doing good.”
Surgery today was a success! Very sore and sleepy, but doing good. Medium size Murphy is laying right besides me. He's a good boy. Lol pic.twitter.com/EpYsEanlaE — Chris Sowers (@chris_sowers) June 6, 2018
Similarly, Sowers also posted a picture on Facebook, where he stated that his surgery was successful and added that his dog Murphy stayed by his side the entire time.
I feel good so far and medium size Murphy has stayed by my side the entire time. Apparently, as I was in recovery, I invited the entire nursing and doctor staff over for a pool party. Got to love anesthesia. lol.
How Much Does Sowers Earn? Know Salary & Net Worth
Sowers has been in the reporting business for over 20 years, and from taking a look at his work history, he seems to be very good at what he does.
So when it comes to his salary and net worth, it could come as no surprise to see his figures reaching well above that of an average person.
The exact details have not yet been revealed regarding Sowers's salary. However, as per reports of Glassdoor, the average salary of a 6 ABC employee ranges from $96,296 to $104,464 per year.