John Bolaris Biography
John Bolaris one of the renowned American meteorologists who is known for his work in NBC, CBS, and Fox networks. He has won a Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award, Best Weathercaster, and several more for his excellent job as a meteorologist. Bolaris has been active in the field for over 18 years.
John Bolaris Age
He was born on 27 June 1957 in the united state of America. Probably, he is 61 years old as of 2018.
John Bolaris marriage
He was married to a New York-based model named Pamela Duswalt. The couple tied the knot in 1988 five days later John’s mother died. However, Bolaris and his wife Pamela Duswalt divorced in the early 1990s. Actually, the duo never revealed the reason for their divorce. He also has a daughter called Reina Sofia Bolaris and was born back in 2004. The mother of the child is the former WCAU co-worker and current Philly media maven Tiffany McElroy. However, the couple didn’t tie the knot.
John Bolaris Education
America and studied at Connetquot High School in New York. When John was a child, he used to drag his little sister, Paula Bolaris, to the roof of their childhood home on Long Island to watch the sky.
John Bolaris Career
John Bolaris is an American meteorologist who worked as the Chief Meteorologist for NBC, CBS, and FOX for 18 consecutive years. He has won four Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards-three for Best Weathercaster and one for Best Entertainment Host for ‘Time Out’. A television show he co-hosted for five years on WCAU in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
He started his TV career in 1982 at Metro Weather Service where he worked as a syndicated meteorologist until 1987. When he joined News 12 Long Island. At age of 29, and with just a single week of television experience under his belt, Bolaris was named the weekend weather anchor for WCBS in New York and stayed there until 1990.
After a few months, he talked himself onto a C-130 bound for Hurricane Hugo. His live dispatches from the storm’s eye brought him on the national news with Dan Rather. On November 1, 2007, he moved back to Philadelphia to become the chief weatherman for WTXF-TV, for their 5 p.m and 10 p.m. newscasts.
He founded his own weather wire service, weathersavior.com, in 2014. It lasted about a year before he pulled the plug. In 2015, he began hosting a weekly local radio show, CenterStage with John Bolaris.
John Bolaris’ Reason For Losing His Job
In March 2010, when the weatherman was having a drink at South Beach bar in Miami, he met two women with Russian accents. He explained;
They came over and they said, “Do you want to do a shot?” And I go, “No I don’t want to do a shot
Then one comes behind me, rubs my shoulders, pulls back my head and says, “Come on, do a shot”. And I said, “All right, I’ll do a shot.
As a result, Bolaris woke up the next morning feeling sick vaguely remembering anything that happened last night. However, he received a call from the American Express telling him $43,712.25 charged to his card including $2,480 for the painting. Due to humiliation Bolaris got fired from Philadelphia FOx 29 affiliated WTXF. He worked there for four years.