- 1 Early life and family
- 2 Educational background
- 3 Career
- 4 Personal life, husband Michael Cammarata
- 5 Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts
- 6 Charity and volunteering
- 7 Social media presence
- 8 Appearance, clothing style
- 9 Net worth and salary
Chelsea Ingram is a former pageants contestant, and now a well-known meteorologist, working at CBS Baltimore WJZ-TV. She has been interested in weather and nature in general since her early years, so her job of a meteorologist was her dream come true, according to her own words. Let’s find out more about her husband, net worth, new job, salary, etc.
Early life and family
Chelsea Ingram was born on 10 October 1988, in Raleigh, North Carolina USA, so under the sign of Scorpio, and holding American nationality. Little is known about her family except that her parents are of Greek descent; she’s never mentioned any other details about t norhem posted their photos on her Instagram account; Chelsea has a younger brother Trey.
Fall is in the air… and also in the studio ?. I’ll let you know the driving force behind today & Tuesday’s below average temperatures at 4/5/6pm on WJZ-TV | CBS Baltimore
She likes to remember that since being a young girl, she has always wondered about the laws of nature, wanting to know how the weather changes, so her childish interest turned into a profession.
Chelsea matriculated from Apex High School in 2006, and then entered North Carolina State University, where after four years she got a BA in Science and Meteorology. Then she proceeded further with her education, graduating from Lyndon State College located in Vermont, obtaining another BA, this time in Broadcasting. She is also a graduate of Johns Hopkins University, having an MS in Environmental Science and Policy.
Since Chelsea was a teenager, she’s been interested in pageants, and worked hard for the contests she participated in. She once shared the photos of her with the difference of five years, one of 2007 and one of 2012 – the changes were obvious: she worked out a lot and fully changed her lifestyle and diet to become slimmer and to get the curves of her dreams. She participated in the Miss North Carolina contest, however, she won a pageant only in 2012, when she was crowned as Miss Vermont, getting several commercial contracts as a model and a few thousand dollars prize, adding to this a lot of sponsored gifts such as cosmetic products among others.
A career in meteorology
Chelsea pursued her dream of becoming a professional meteorologist, and right after her graduation from North Carolina State University she started working as an operational meteorologist at V-Trans, in the Vermont Department of Transportation. She also performed some duties of a research meteorologist on a short-term contract with Earthrisk Technologies. In 2010 she started working as a broadcast meteorologist at Raleigh’s network WTVD-TV.
Then she got back to Burlington, Vermont to continue working as a meteorologist at WFFF/WVNY, until 2013 when she quit WFFF to join the team of WJZ-TV, and moved to Baltimore, Maryland. In May 2017, she left WJZ and started working at CBS’ KYW-TV network. Along with broadcasting, she is a consistent weather blogger. She once shared that she had a dream to become a meteorologist and weather anchor at GMA (ABC NEWs’ show, “Good Morning America”). Among her awards and honors there are NCSC Woman of the Year Nominee, a Dean’s List, and Outstanding Greek Life Academic Membership at her Alma Mater, Lyndon State College.
Personal life, husband Michael Cammarata
Chelsea is married to her former long-term boyfriend Michael Cammarata. They met in 2012, became engaged in December 2014 and eventually married on 9 April 2016 in a ceremony at Jones Chapel located in Raleigh, North Carolina, after which guests were invited to join the celebration dinner in The State Club. Chelsea’s colleagues, Kristy Breslin and Tim Williams, who are also meteorologists, attended her wedding.
Who is Michael A.Cammarata?
Michael A. Cammarata is a partner and certified financial planner at Tide Creek Financial Group. He manages strategic marketing and client acquisition, along with participating in the company’s financial planning operations.
Michael got his BS in Business Administration and Finance graduating from the University of Baltimore in 2003. He also underwent two certification courses during his work in the MetLife Company he joined in 2007, in the position of a financial advisor: The American College Retirement Income Professional Certification of 2014 and Chartered Financial Consultant Certification of 2016. He joined the team of Tide Greek Financial Group in 2017. Little is known about Michael’ hobbies and interests; though he has his Instagram account, he rarely shares any personal details about his life.
It is known that he is a big fan of beer and other alcoholic drinks, as he often posts the pictures of bottles of the drink he is going to consume, or has already drunk. Chelsea sometimes joins him, having a glass of wine or even a pint of beer, but doesn’t share a lot of photos of her drinking alcohol – Michael is less shy.
Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts
Chelsea likes to spend her leisure time by exploring the outdoors and traveling. She has a bright and sunny personality, with fabulous singing skills – she has performed the National Anthem at Orioles baseball home games when she worked in the Baltimore. She enjoys spending time with her adorable pet Yorkipoo dog, Doppler.
Charity and volunteering
Chelsea is a big fan of sports and works out almost every day to keep fit. She started her volunteering when she was crowned as Miss Vermont, as beauty queens take part in various charity events in terms of their contracts; however, she continued her charity activities even after passing on her crown. She worked in the American Heart Association, spreading the words about heart health and the prevention of heart diseases. She also worked a lot with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, visiting kids and spending time with them.
She once shared that it meant a lot to her, as she had some personal reasons for doing so: her father was diagnosed with serious heart problems, so she knows about the life one has when a person is undergoing specialist treatment. Chelsea likes dogs more than cats, and has a dog named Doppler.
Social media presence
Chelsea is quite active on various social media platforms. Her Instagram account is followed by more than 5,800 subscribers; her Twitter is read by more than 6,700 people, while her Facebook page is ‘liked’ and followed by more than 16,000 users. She posts her photos on an almost daily basis, removing some of them from time to time, and often communicates with her fans in the comments.
Tracking the tropics… I’ll let you know how #Dorian could impact Maryland, plus where the storm could make landfall in the southeast. Your forecast is just minutes away on @wjz. pic.twitter.com/QvCiiKVlJL
— Chelsea Ingram (@ChelseaWeather) August 31, 2019
Appearance, clothing style
Chelsea has long dark brown hair which she likes wearing down loosely curled; she rarely wears high ponytails. She has brown eyes. Chelsea is 5ft 8ins (1.76m) tall and weighs around 136lbs (62kgs). Her vital statistics are not available at the moment. As to her clothing style, she likes wearing feminine dresses and short skirts which emphasize her curves and fit body. She also likes wearing high heels, suits and blouses. Her favorite colors in clothes are pink, purple and fuchsia.
Net worth and salary
According to authoritative sources, Chelsea’s current net worth is estimated to be around $700,000, while her average annual salary gets close to $75,000, according to the information on meteorologists’ salary reported by such sources as PayScale and Glassdoor. As Chelsea keeps working at CBS Baltimore, being their affiliated meteorologist, her net worth is going to grow in future.