Mike Nelson Biography
Mike Nelson is an American Denver7 news Chief Meteorologist who has been a television weather forecaster for 40 years, has been forecasting weather in Colorado alone for over 25 of those years, as well as joined Denver7 as Chief Meteorologist in June 2004. After receiving his degree in Meteorology from the University of Wisconsin, Nelson began work in 1976 at Weather Central, a Madison-based private weather consulting firm specializing in forecasts for ski areas, agri-business, power utilities, the Wisconsin TV Network, and over forty other radio and TV stations nationwide.
Mike was appointed Executive Vice President of Weather Central in 1979 and supervised a staff of 14 meteorologists. He helped to provide forecasts crucial to the construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline.
While in Madison, Nelson partnered with fellow meteorologist, Terry Kelly, in devising one of the first computer weather graphics systems for television. From the year 1979 through 1984, Mike installed TV weather computers at over 50 TV stations across the nation. Mike brought the first weather computer to Colorado in 1982 and trained legendary Denver weatherman Stormy Rottman on that system.
In the year 1985, Mike and his family moved to St. Louis, Missouri where Mike served as Chief Meteorologist at a local station until 1991. While in St. Louis, he was a member of the American Meteorological Society’s Board of Broadcast Meteorology, approving candidates to receive the AMS Seal of Approval for Television Weather-casting.
Mike has won 18 Emmy awards for Outstanding Weather Anchor. In 2001, Mike was recognized by the Colorado Broadcasters Association as their “Citizen of the Year” for his volunteer work in Colorado schools.
Nelson enjoys sharing his knowledge of the weather with young and old, visiting over 50 schools, clubs, and service organizations each year. Mike’s Tornado Dance is a much-anticipated event! In his career, he has spoken to over 750,000 school children.
Mike has also written two local bestsellers, “The Colorado Weather Book” and “The Colorado Weather Almanac.” Both books are available from Amazon.com. Nelson and his wife Cindy have three grown children; Christiana, Anders, and Becca, and two grandsons; Liam and Owen.
Mike Nelson Age
Nelson’s age, date of birth, and birthday are publicly not available. We will update this section once this information is available.
Mike Nelson Height
Nelson stands at an average height and moderate weight. He appears to be quite tall in stature if his photos, relative to his surroundings, are anything to go by. However, details regarding his actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We are keeping tabs and will update this information once it is out.
Mike Nelson Parents
Nelson was born and raised by her parents in the United States. Our efforts to find out more about his family came to no avail as no such information is publicly available. Thus, the identity of Nelson’s parents is still unclear. It is also not known if she has any siblings. We will update this section once this information is available.
Mike Nelson Wife
Mike Nelson is a married man to his wife Cindy, they have three grown children; Christiana, Anders, and Becca, and two grandsons; Liam and Owen.
Mike Nelson Salary
Nelson works as a Denver7 news Chief Meteorologist who has an annual salary of $400,000.
Mike Nelson Net Worth
Nelson has an estimated net worth of $1 million – $5 million as of 2021. He is a simple person and never likes to attract public attention by publicly displaying his wealth. However, this section is under review, we will update you when details about his net worth are revealed.
Mike Nelson Measurements and Facts
Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Mike Nelson.
Mike Nelson Wiki
- Full Names: Mike Nelson
- Popular As: Chief Meteorologist
- Gender: Male
- Occupation / Profession: Chief Meteorologist
- Nationality: American
- Race / Ethnicity: To be updated
- Religion: To be updated
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
Mike Nelson Birthday
- Age / How Old?: To be updated
- Zodiac Sign: To be updated
- Date of Birth: To be updated
- Place of Birth: United States
- Birthday: To be updated
Mike Body Measurements
- Height / How Tall?: To be updated
- Weight: To be updated
- Eye Color: To be updated
- Hair Color: To be updated
- Shoe Size: To be updated
Mike Family and Relationship
- Father (Dad): To be updated
- Mother: To be updated
- Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): To be updated
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife/Spouse: Married to
- Dating / Girlfriend: Not Applicable
- Children: Christiana, Anders, and Becca.
Mike Networth and Salary
- Net Worth: Under Review
- Salary: $400,000.
- Source of Income: Chief Meteorologist
Frequently Asked Questions About Mike Nelson
Who is Mike Nelson?
Mike is an American Denver7 news Chief Meteorologist who has been a television weather forecaster for 40 years, has been forecasting weather in Colorado alone for over 25 of those years, as well as joined Denver7 as Chief Meteorologist in June 2004.
How old is Mike Nelson?
Mike was born in the United States, he has not shared his date of birth with the public, as it is not documented anywhere as of 2020.
How tall is Mike Nelson?
Mike stands at an average height, he has not shared his height with the public. His height will be listed once we have it from a credible source.
Is Mike Nelson married?
Mike is a married man to his wife Cindy, they have three grown children.
How much is Mike Nelson worth?
Nelson has an estimated net worth of $1 million – $5 million as of 2021.
How much does Mike make?
Mike has an annual salary of $400,000.
Where does Mike live?
Mike and his family moved to St. Louis, Missouri where he served as Chief Meteorologist at a local station until 1991.
Is Mike dead or alive?
Mike is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.
Where is Mike Now?
Mike is an American Denver7 news Chief Meteorologist who has been a television weather forecaster for 40 years, has been forecasting weather in Colorado alone for over 25 of those years.
Mike Nelson Social Media Contacts
You may also like to read the Bio, Career, Family, Relationship, Body measurements, Net worth, Achievements, and more about:
- Janice Huff
- Katie Lasalle
- Robyn King (Meteorologist)
- Bill Martin
- Bill Evans (Meteorologist)
- Jennifer Mcdermed
- Michael Estime
We acknowledge the following websites that we have referenced as we were writing this article.:
- Instagram and
We endeavor to keep our content True, Accurate, Correct, Original and Up to Date.
If you believe that any information in this article is Incorrect, Incomplete, Plagiarised, violates your Copyright right or you want to propose an update, please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating the proposed changes and the content URL. Provide as much information as you can and we promise to take corrective measures to the best of our abilities.