Rob Perillo Biography
Rob Perillo is the Chief Meteorologist for KATC-TV3’s Acadiana’s News Channel. He has 33 years of experience in forecasting Acadiana’s weather. And has tracked hundreds of tropical storms and hurricanes during his career including major Louisiana/Acadiana storms.
Such as Andrew, Lili, Katrina, Rita, Gustav, Ike, Laura, Delta, and Ida.
Rob Perillo Age
Rob Perillo was born on December 23, 1960, in the Bronx, United States of America. He is 61 years old as of 2021
Rob Perillo Height
Perillo stands at an average height of 5fits 6inces tall.
Rob Perillo Family
Perillo was born to his father Daniel Joseph and his mother Barbara Joy (Pollaro). He grew up alongside his brother only amazing brother Joseph Perillo. Joseph presently resides in West Babylon, New York.
Rob Perillo Wife
Perillo is happily married to his loving wife, whose name is unknown. The couple is blessed with two adult children whose names are also known. The family makes Lafayette their home.
Rob Perillo Children
Perillo together with his wife is blessed with two adult children whose names are unknown.
Rob Perillo Education
Perillo earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology. (and was two courses away from also getting a degree in mathematics). From the State University of New York at Oswego in 1983.
Rob Perillo Salary
Perillo receives an annual salary of $94,220, according to the KATC-TV3 meteorologist salary.
Rob Perillo Net Worth
Perillo has an estimated net worth that ranges from $1 million and $5 million.
Rob Perillo Career
Perillo is the most honored meteorologist in Louisiana and the recipient. Of more than 25 Associated Press awards, including “Best Weathercast”, and “Breaking Weather”. And “Best Meteorologist” categories in Louisiana and Mississippi.
Most recently Rob was nominated for an Emmy Award for hurricane coverage in 2020. He was named “Broadcaster of the Year” in 2020 by the National Tropical Weather Conference. Was a finalist (and the only broadcast meteorologist in the country” for “Weather Person.
Of the Year” in 2021 by the Federal Alliance of Safe Homes (losing to Ginger Zee!). Perillo was an Aviation Forecaster for Air Routing International. And a Marine and Industrial Meteorologist for Wilkens Weather Technologies, in Houston.
Texas before anchoring local weathercasts since the late 1980s.He began his career managing research at the State University of New York Research Foundation. While also serving as an Emergency Planning Meteorologist for nuclear power plants in Upstate New York.
Over the years Perillo has appeared on numerous hurricane and weather specials that have aired. On the Learning, Discovery, National Geographic, and Weather Channels. He also videotaped and broadcast live coverage nationally to CBS and CNN.
During the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster in 2003. Perillo has also been interviewed by the Weather Channel for “Cantore Stories – Life. On the Bayou”, and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on the state of the climate.
Change and the perspectives of TV meteorologists. He continues to stay active in the broadcast meteorological. And climate communities attending and presenting. At several conferences and symposiums throughout the year.
Perillo was awarded the American Meteorological Society Seal. Of Approval for Television Weathercasting in 1992.