Nikki Dee Ray Biography
Nikki Dee Ray is an American meteorologist, is currently working for the WTVR-TV, reporting on geographical and climate of Virginia every morning and noon. She is well known as one of the youngest meteorologists in America who’s working for a long time.
Nikki Dee Ray Age
Ray was born on the 16th of May 1987 in the USA.
Nikki Dee Ray Family | Parents
She has a birth sign, Taurus and American citizenship and her ethnicity is Caucasian. There is no much information about his parents and siblings There is also no information about her parent’s occupation. She is said to have got interested in weather since childhood.
Nikki Dee Ray Married | Husband | Baby | Children
Ray is married to her longtime girlfriend, David Wren, the pair got married in August 2017. They met a few years before there marriage and started dating each other. The pair welcomed a child but his/her name is not revealed yet.
Nikki Dee Ray Education
She was enrolled at the Auburn University from 2005 to 2007 and studied radio, television and digital communication. She later joined Mississippi State University in 2007 and studied atmospheric science and meteorology where she graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science.
Nikki Dee Ray Career
Ray began her career taking first steps in her career as an intern for the WHNT News 19 channel in Huntsville, Alabama. This was in the year 2007 and she worked there for a year until August 2008. She later got was assigned to the weather production department and she even got to be the weather producer later. Latter on May 2010, Nikki joined KLBK-TV in Lubbock, Texas as a morning and noon meteorologist.
She as well reported on the current and upcoming weather and geographical conditions throughout the area. On January 2011, Nikki-Dee Ray was promoted to Chief Meteorologist. Along with the promotion, since August 2013, she also got to a co-host for a talk show program called “Trends & Friends”, which also aired on the KLTV channel.
Ray is also the winner of Best Local TV Weathercaster for April 2013 and 2014, published by The Daily Toreador, a college newspaper. she is a well quite popular for doing these small challenges called “Be Me” every Wednesdays on “Trends and Friends”, where she tries to do someone else’s job. She has also worked at Chick-Fil-A, tried CrossFit, made tamales, changed oil, and more. She later also volunteered for Big Brothers Big Sisters and High Point Village as a board member and advisory council respectively.
Nikki Dee Ray Controversies
Ray got in a scandal in 215 of which she had She had taken some private and inappropriate photos on her phone, which got leaked on the internet. The person who leaked the photos was posing as the CEO of KLBK-TV. It was speculated that she had sent the photo to some people, one of whom was responsible for the act.
Due to the scandal, Ray was unable to continue her position in the company, so she took an extended leave and, during the leave, sent a resignation letter to the company, leaving KLBK-TV. There are also rumors about the incident that the company itself fired Nikki, although this has not been proved or confirmed yet. She later moved to Virginia and joined WTVR-TV as a morning and noon meteorologist in Richmond, where she is currently working.
Nikki Dee Ray Net worth
Ray as a popular weather anchor of WTVR-TV and receives a good amount of salary from there. Her current net worth is around to be $1 million but it is yet not confirmed. Her main source of income is from her professional career.