|Birth Name:||Tammara J. Souza|
|Birth Place:||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
|Qualification:||Master’s degree in Applied Meteorology|
Tammie Souza is famous as Meteorologist, who works for NBC 10 affiliated WCAU-TV in Philadelphia. Before she is NBC 10 meteorologist, she also worked at Fox 32 Chicago News Chief Meteorologist. Importantly, she is a certified meteorologist from American Meteorological Society. While Tammie Souza’s net worth is mostly accumulated from the salary, she gets from the association with NBC 10.
Tammie also has worked as the chief meteorologist at CBS affiliate WTSP-TV in Tampa, Florida. Apart from her professional life, she is the wife of Greg Hendricks. But Tammie and Greg do not have any children together. Nevertheless, the couple has two dogs living together in Philadelphia.
Born as Tammara J. Souza in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania but she spends her childhood in San Diego, California with her sister Patty Souza. During childhood, she didn’t have the deep interest in the weather. But her interest in weather began to rise when used to fly in her Grandfather’s airplane. Her father was a design engineer, and he was associated with NASA’s Apollo space program.
Tammie completed her bachelor of science degree in biology from San Diego State University. Additionally, she has a degree in Meteorology from Mississippi State University. Souza’s interest in science began to build as her father was linked with NASA. Once she also had a pilot’s license while she was in college.
As she was certified Meteorologist and also holds AMS and CBM Certified Broadcast Meteorology Seal of approval. These certificated are provided by American Meteorological Society and the NWA seal of approval from the National Health Association.
Tammie had a license, and it wasn’t difficult for her to get a job. Eventually, she began working at KHSL-TV in Chico, California. Her debut led her to become a chief Meteorologist at WDJT-TV in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Then in the 2000s she came to Chicago and joined WMAQ-TV/NBC 5 until 2006.
After the resignation, she joined WFLD-TV until 2008. In the same year, she got involved with WTSP-TV in Florida. She was moving to Florida for the job, but her husband wanted to be in Chicago with their toddler baby.
So, in 2011 she returned to Chicago so that she can spend time with her parents. Importantly, she got the job through her agent, Matthew Kingsley at WFLD-TV which is affiliated with FOX Chicago News.
After serving for six years to FOX Network, she left the job for a better offer from NBC 10. During her transition to NBC 10, her former boss and FOX 32 Chicago News Director Matt Piacente and NBC 10 News director Anzio Williams were fully supporting her.
Not to mention, her sister, Patty Souza too is a television Meteorologist, and they together have forecasted the weather to became only sibling meteorologist in the country.
Caption- Tammie Souza and sister Patty Souza are the only sibling meteorologist in the country.
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Before landing in Meteorologist sector, she also has dabbled in acting with few roles in television shows and B- movies between 1980-1990. She appeared on TV for the first time as a contestant on CBS-TV game show The Price Is Right. Furthermore, she won a new car and a camping gear from then-host Bob Barker.
For sure, Meteorologist is one of the employees in America who receive an impressive amount of salary. It also depends on the network they are working on. For instance, the hourly or monthly or annual salary may vary with the network such as FOX News, ABC, and NBC. Moreover, these are the leading network in America.
Tammie works for one of the leading network NBC 10. According to Glassdoor, a meteorologist at NBC makes a total pay of $69k-$161k annually including the cash bonus, stock bonus, profit sharing or tips. Undoubtedly, this is good is a good amount of money to sum Tammie Souza’s net worth.
While Payscale says, in the United States a meteorologist makes average earnings around $51 thousand annually. But total cash compensation may begin from 31 thousand dollars to approximately 103 thousand dollars. Meanwhile, the biggest paychecks include the bonus of 10 thousand dollars and about 20 thousand dollars from profit sharing.
We cannot assume Tammie Souza’s net solely from her salary. But we can predict her fortune in millions. Apart from the salary, there is a house, car, assets, and accessories to include in Tammi Souza’s fortune.
Here the picture where Tammie’s son poses with Chevrolet Camero SS which she rented for a week. And it costs $19,895 to buy it.
Caption- Tammie and her husband rented a Chevrolet musical car, Camero SS for a weekend.
Image Source- Instagram
Tammie is a successful meteorologist, and she has traveled a lot to be with her family. As mentioned, she went back to Chicago while she was working at another network in Florida just to meet her husband and son. At this period she was traveling back and forth from Tampa to Chicago.
The couple adopted a child in February 2009 named Caleb Hendricks. Tammie Souza’s husband, Greg Hendricks was an industrial arts Teacher in Chicago Heights. As there were fewer job opportunities, he kept working in Bloom High School even though the wife, Souza worked in Florida.
The couple shows what a perfect bonding and also taught us that family must be together whenever and wherever. Still, she spends her spare time with her family and friends. Especially, the family goes on tour and trekking whenever they get chance.
Here is the picture they posted on March 26, 2018, on Instagram. Here, they visited Universal Orlando on her sons choice and captioned “Awesome Family Day.”
Although she has not revealed her wedding date or wedding venue we are pretty sure that Tammie might have been looking gorgeous in the wedding dress with beautifully decorated wedding venue.
And on June 4, 2017, Tammie celebrated the wedding day for her Nephew Reed and bride-to-be Hailey. The place where bride and groom exchange the vows was looking gorgeous with the mountain setting.
Tammie Souza has received many awards and honored during her lifetime for her exceptional contribution in the field of journalism. Tammie Souza has been nominated for a total of 17 Emmy Awards. She has managed to nab six Emmy Awards till date. Tammie Souza has received the Emmys for Best Weathercast, Best Weather, and Science Report and special Live Reporting.
She has also been honored with the first-place award from the Associated Press for one of her reports. She was nominated for an award by the National Association of Black Journalists for her report on Lake Michigan’s fugitive slave ships.
This Biography of Tammie Souza was published on 2/8/2017 and updated on 3/27/2018.