Kathy Orr Bio, Wiki, Age, Education, Family, Children, Husband, Net Worth, FOX 29, and Career

Kathy Orr Biography

Kathy Orr is a skilled American Meteorologist / Weather Anchor currently working at FOX 29. She joined the team in September 2015, as a weather anchor for the FOX 29 News evening newscasts.

Kathy Orr Age

She was born in Westvale, Geddes, New York, the United States on October 19, 1965. Orr is 55 years of age as of 2021

Kathy Orr Education

She attended and graduated from the State University of New York at Oswego where she earned her B.S. in Meteorology and a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism and Marketing from Syracuse University. She holds the NWA, AMS, and CBM Certifications in Meteorology.

Kathy Orr Family

She resides in South Jersey with her family, she has not disclosed information regarding her family.

Kathy Orr Husband

 She is happily married to her long-term boyfriend, Peter. The duo got married after being in a long relationship.  Currently, she resides in South Jersey with her family.

Kathy Orr

Kathy Orr Children

Orr and her husband Peter are blessed with two children a daughter named  Isabella and William.

Kathy Orr Height

She stands on an average height of 5 Feet 3 inches.

Kathy Orr FOX 29

Before joining FOX 29, she worked at CBS 3’s providing forecast weekdays on Eyewitness News at 5, 6, and 11 p.m., as well as for The CW Philly at 10 p.m. In addition, she provided forecasts for CBS 3’s sister radio stations, 94 WIP and KYW News radio.

In 1998, she moved to Philadelphia as the first female meteorologist in the Philadelphia television market. She was named as the “Rookie of the Year” by the Delaware County Times in 1999, additionally, she earned her eight Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards for “Best Weathercaster” for forecasting and reporting.

Furthermore, she has earned top honors from the Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcasters Association, was named “Best Weathercaster” in Philadelphia Magazine’s “Best of Philly” issue in 2008. In 2013 she was inducted into the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia’s “Hall of Fame”

Kathy Orr Forecast

Throughout her career she has been broadcasting live from the cockpit of a hurricane hunter aircraft while flying through Hurricane Ivan in 2004; serving as the official meteorologist of the Philadelphia Eagles and broadcasting live from the 2005 Super Bowl and 2008 World Series. She’s provided weather updates and commentary for CBS Radio, XM Radio, ESPN Radio, and Sports Illustrated.com.

She is a former board member of the American Meteorological Society’s Board of Broadcast Meteorology, Kathy selected candidates to receive the coveted AMS Seal. Additionally, she is a mentor for the American Meteorological Society’s DataStream Project. For nearly a decade she has educated teachers in the field of Meteorology so it can be added to the curriculum in local schools.

She attended and graduated from the State University of New York at Oswego where she earned her B.S. in Meteorology and a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism and Marketing from Syracuse University. She holds the NWA, AMS, and CBM Certifications in Meteorology.


The New Jersey Governor’s Office recognized her in 2003 for her “Orr at the Shore” series of summer reports that highlighted environmental awareness along the Jersey Shore. The Jersey shore is an issue dear to her heart since her family has vacationed “down the shore” for more than 30 years.

Kathy Orr Salary

She earns an annual salary ranging between $ 56,000 – $ 135,500.

Kathy Orr Net Worth

Orr has an estimated net worth of $1 million – $ 5 Million dollars

Kathy Orr’s Social Media Platforms

She has over 18.2k followers on Twitter, 3.1k followers on Facebook, and 2.9 k followers on Instagram.

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