With over 30 plus years of experience backing him, Mike Caplan is a veteran in anchoring and reporting. Currently, a meteorologist at Fox 32, Mike's long stint in the journalism sector has garnered him praises, awards, and accolades.

When he is off duty, he is a happily married family man. The veteran meteorologist is married to his longtime partner Laura Caplan.

Get along to read more about Mike's bio, personal life with his wife, and his wife's bio details!

Happily Married to Wife Laura, Co-Owns a Private Studio with Her

Going by Mike's social media posts, it is evident that he is enjoying a happy married life with his wife, Laura.

On the anniversary of their wedding, Mike took to Facebook on September 23, 2016, to post a lovely message to his wife. He wrote, "Happy anniversary to the love of my life."

Meteorologist Mike Caplan wishes his wife Laura Caplan on the occasion of their anniversary

Meteorologist Mike Caplan wishes his wife, Laura Caplan, on the occasion of their anniversary. (Photo: Mike Caplan's Facebook)

That being said, the Fox 32 meteorologist is yet to disclose his wedding dates and the details of his relationship, including how long he has been with his wife.

In addition to that, some online sources have also reported that Mike had a first wife, making Laura his second spouse. But, again, all of his personal life and married details is kept under the wraps.

Moving on, in another instance, Mike posted series of his wife's [Laura] pictures on Facebook on August 27, 2015, to wish her a happy birthday. He captioned the post, writing:

Happy birthday to my lovely wife, Laura. Truly a classic beauty!!!

Not only do Mike and his wife enjoy a happy married life, but the two also co-owns a private studio, Caplan Studios, that creates art ranging from touching portraiture to compelling nature imagery.

The studio has been functioning since 2009, where Mike showcases his talent as a photographer, and his wife Laura occasionally serves as his artistic muse and model. In addition to that, they also host several workshops each year for beginners and enthusiasts.

Mike and Laura Has a Child Together

The power couple, Mike and Laura, are blessed with a son named Carter, who is about 21-year-old as of this writing.

Despite keeping the details of his son low-profile, the meteorologist often mentions his son on his social media. And going by his Twitter posts, it is understood that his son Carter is pursuing a career in hockey. 

On August 30, 2025, he shared a picture of his son on Facebook, writing, "This is an image of my son Carter taken several years ago when he was beginning his hockey "career"."

Mike Caplan's son Carter Caplan

He further wrote, "So proud to say that he just made the varsity team at Warren Township High School! He still needs work on his tough guy face though!!!"

Who Is Mike's Wife Laura?

Meteorologist Mike's wife Laura is an award-winning web designer, alluring model, and talented artist. 

She has designed, and crafted outfits for several models and also has been a set designer for some of the workshops held by Caplan Studios.

Besides her professional talents, Laura has not disclosed anything about her personal life, including her age and early life.

How Old Is Mike Caplan? Know His Bio

Mike celebrates his birthday on the 22nd of September every year. However, the year of his birth remains a mystery.

But he was born and raised in Chicago, the northern suburbs. He studied his high school at Warren Township High School in Gurnee and later earned an Associate’s Degree from the College of Lake County.

Following that, he enrolled in the Illinois State University, where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications.

Mike's Net Worth and Salary

Mike has been working as a reporter, anchor, and meteorologist for over 30 years. His countless years of experience have gained him immense fame as well as fortune.

He first began his journalism career in 1987 when he started a job as a chief weather anchor at WTDV. He later added to his duties when he was selected for the role of co-anchor for the station's early evening newscast.

After that, in 1994, he started his role as the meteorologist for the WLS-TV in Chicago. In the same year, he joined ABC 7, where he served as a weather anchor.

In December of 2015, Mike joined Fox 32 and started his new role as the meteorologist for the morning show Good Day Chicago.

With years of experience behind him, when it comes to salary and earnings, it is safe to say that Mike has pocketed a hefty chunk of wealth.

The exact amount of his salary and net worth has remained undisclosed, but according to Glassdoor, the average salary of a meteorologist in Chicago is over $55 thousand per year.