Willard Scott Wiki
Willard Herman Scott Jr. best known as Willard Scott is an American weather presenter, author, TV personality, actor, clown, comedian and radio personality. He was born on March 7th, 1934 in Alexandria, Virginia.
He went to George Washington High School and started showing interest in broadcasting when he was just 16 years old working in 1950 as an NBC page at WRC (AM) in Washington D.C. He attended American University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and religion.
Willard Scott Age
He was born on March 7th, 1934 in Alexandria, Virginia. He is 84 years old as of 2019.
Willard Scott Wife
He was married to Mary Dwyer Scott as from 1959 to 2002 when she died. They had two children together, Mary and Sally. He then married Paris Keena on April 1st, 2014. The two met in 1977 while she was at WRC-TV in Washington D.C. The two have been together since 2003.
Willard Scott Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $ 10 million.
Is Willard Scott Still Alive
Despite his old age, he is still very much alive.
Willard Scott Today Show
He joined NBC in 1980 to be their weatherman in The Today Show. He came in to replace Bob Ryan. He used to do weather reports on the road in the 1980s while interviewing locals at community festivals and landmarks.
He used to appear from time to time on the program form Washington DC. that he still considered the place home. He was the True Value Hardware stores spokesman in the 1980s until the early 1990s. He was working alongside Pat Summerall.
He got the first incarnation of Ronald McDonald as a commercial for McDonald’s Burger King in 1992. He semi retired in 1996 and his job was taken over by Al Roker. He was his substitute for over 10 years until NBC bought the Weather Channel in 2009 and started using its meteorologists as substitutes.
He announced his retirement from TV in 2015 and Today had a tribute for him on his final day featuring highlights of his career on December 15th, 2015.
Willard Scott Today
He played himself in this Talk show. A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with newsmakers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.
Additionally, specific segments such as Today’s Money, Today’s Kitchen and Today Throws a Wedding target specific lifestyle issues, and the show’s anchors frequently report on special themes from around the globe.
Theme song: Scherzo for Today
What Is Willard Doing Now
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Willard Scott Books
He has written the following books;
- Murder Under Blue Skies
- Murder in the Mist: A Stanley Waters Mystery
- The Joy of Living
- The Older the Fiddle, the Better the Tune: The Joys of Reaching a Certain Age
- America is my neighborhood
- If I Knew It Was Going to Be This Much Fun, I Would Have Become a Grandparent First
- Willard Scott’s Down Home Stories
- Willard Scott’s All-American Cookbook
- For the Birds: Creating a Sanctuary : a Guide to Feeding, Housing, and Watching Our Feathered Companions