Brittany Bell Net Worth and Bio – Is There Money in Meteorology?

Brittany Bell is an American journalist and a certified broadcast meteorologist. She is now in ABC7, New York, but previously worked in ABC 11 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Brittany Bell Net Worth

Brittany Bell has an estimated net worth between $1 million and $5 million USD. A big chunk of her earnings comes from her career as a meteorologist in ABC7

On Instagram, she has 12,000 followers. On her Twitter account, she has over 8500 followers. On her Facebook page, she has almost 17,000 followers. 

Personal Life

Brittany Bell comes from a multiracial family. Her mother is of Chamorro (Guamanian) race, while her father is a mix of African-American, Native American, and Southeast Asian heritage.

Her love and passion for weather started when she was still a child. One of the monumental events that led her to pursue a career in weather is the Nashville F3 tornado in 1998. She was actually in school when the twister hit several miles away. 

She loved how the meteorologists on TV were so calm in spite of bad or severe weather conditions. This inspired her to be one of them.

In their family, she is a first-generation college graduate. She strived hard to earn a degree in Broadcast Journalism. Bell attended the esteemed Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communications of Arizona State University.

When she was younger, she used to model for different magazines, catalogs, and billboards. During her first year of college, she became the lead anchor of Arizona State’s Cronkite NewsWatch television broadcast station called the Phoenix Suns.

She finished her college education and graduated with her bachelor’s degree in meteorology at Mississippi State in only three years with an outstanding 4.0 GPA. When Brittany was still at Mississippi State, she was selected to join in their school’s Great Plains storm chase.

In her free time, she loves spending time outdoors and exploring different restaurants. She has two dogs which she loves very much – a black lab mix named Stormy and a beagle mix named Summer.

She is married to a certified broadcast meteorologist like her, named Terran Kirksey. She now resides in New York and is working for ABC11 News. 

She also once talked about the change from living in a house with a yard in North Carolina to an apartment in New York. She stated that it was exciting and she was up for the challenge.

Professional Career

Bell spent some time in tornado alley and in her last year at Mississippi State, she worked at WMC-TV in Memphis. After her graduation, she also worked in various areas like at KHBS/KHOG in Fayetteville, and then at WAPT in Jackson, Mississippi.

She also worked at ABC 11 in Raleigh in the state of North Carolina. While she was there, she reported on a number of hurricanes like Florence, Dorian, and Isaias.

Brittany Bell Dating History

Brittany Bell is married to Terran Kirksey who is also a meteorologist. He works for WFMY News. He is an American Meteorological Society (AMS) Certified Broadcast Meteorologist. 

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