• Cheryl Scott was born in New Jersey USA in 1985, and is a TV meteorologist
• She enjoyed both science and sports as a child, and was part of the track and field team and the female soccer team during high school
• Cheryl's career began in 2006 and she is currently part of the ABC 7 Eyewitness News as their meteorologist
• Cheryl is dating Dante Deiana, an entrepreneur, who proposed to her in 2018
• Her current net worth is estimated to be over $500,000 and she is active on social media networks


Cheryl Scott Wiki Bio

Cheryl Scott was born in New Jersey USA, on 20 January 1985, so under the zodiac sign of Aquarius and holding American nationality – she came into the spotlight after becoming a TV meteorologist.

Education and early years

Cheryl spent her entire childhood in New Jersey alongside her two older brothers named Kevin and Brian, and their mother Marie Picciano Scott – she hasn’t talked about her father, which is why most of her fans believe he wasn’t around as she was growing up.

Cheryl grew up being interested in both science and sports. Sports came to her thanks to her brothers who are both very sporting and were into football during their high school years – Cheryl enjoyed wearing their football team’s hoodies to school. On the other hand, she was intrigued by science, especially weather, and would spend rainy nights looking at the sky and admiring how nature works.

During the years she spent at Paul VI High School, Cheryl was part of the track and field team, one of the fastest runners – she was also a member of the female soccer team. After matriculation, she enrolled at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in geological science in 2007. She decided to continue her education by enrolling at Mississippi State University, and received her Meteorology Certification in 2010.

Career of a meteorologist and other jobs

Cheryl launched her career in 2006 while still attending the Brown University in Providence – she started working for WCAU-NCB 10 station as an intern. They didn’t hire her after her internship was finished, but she rather switched to WSEE-TV network, and served as their weekend weathercaster throughout 2007 – she was also simultaneously working for the Caribbean Weather Channel, which airs 24 hours a day.

After leaving WSEE-TV, Cheryl moved to Knoxville, Tennessee, to work for WBIR-TV station, which is yet another affiliate of NBC. She gained most of her recognition after a couple of very powerful tornadoes roamed around Knoxville, destroying everything in their path – Cheryl was there to cover the disaster while also advising people to take measures against the new tornadoes which might appear.

After the danger was gone, Cheryl was surrounded by many people who were left without a roof over their heads, and was moved by the other people who were helping them – this made her join the Red Cross and volunteer to help all those who had been damaged by the weather in one way or the other.

In September 2011, Cheryl became part of the NBC 5 team in Chicago, and served as both the morning and weekend meteorologist. She left the network in December 2014 when she began working for the ABC 7 Eyewitness News as their meteorologist, and has been part of their team ever since – she is reportedly one of the most liked meteorologists in the US judging by people’s votes.

Love life and husband

Cheryl is somewhat secretive when it comes to her love life, as she hasn’t shared much about the men she has dated in the past, however, some things are still known.

Cheryl was allegedly dating Patrick Sharp back in 2014, although both of them denied these rumors – Patrick was a Chicago Blackhawks hockey left winger. In 2015, Cheryl began dating Josh Iachelli, who is an entrepreneur and the owner of Homeslice Pizza at Lincoln Park in Chicago – he is also one of the owners of The Happy Creamer. Cheryl and Josh broke up in the summer of 2016.

Cheryl Scott

She is currently dating Dante Deiana who is a DJ – he is better known by his professional name Dante The Don. Dante is currently a partner at Magnolia Café +Donuts, while he also serves as their director as well as FWD Day + Nightclub’s. He asked Cheryl to marry him in July 2018 while they were relaxing on a beach in Hawaii – according to Dante, Cheryl was completely confused and did not know what was happening, but eventually said ‘yes’. The two haven’t exchanged their wedding vows yet, and have no children.

Hobbies and likes

Cheryl is mostly focused on her career of a meteorologist, and it takes a lot of her free time as well, but there are still numerous other things she enjoys doing and is fond of.

She has been a soccer player since she was very young, and was competing with her female soccer team at tournaments, however, she was injured and was taken to a hospital. Her Achilles tendon was damaged, and the injury made it almost impossible for her to participate in several sports – she spoke about her injury in 2017, and stated that it still hurts, and that she is still unable to play a couple of sports.

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Cheryl grew up watching movies with her brothers and for a period of time had a dream of becoming an actress – she is in love with “The Notebook” romantic movie based on the book written by Nicholas Sparks, while her favorite TV series is “Lost”. Her favorite actor is Johnny Depp, while her favorite actress is Angelina Jolie.

Appearance and net worth

Cheryl is currently 34 years old. She has medium long brown hair and brown eyes, and is 5ft 6ins (1.68m) tall while her weight is not known.

According to authoritative sources, her current net worth is estimated to be more than $500,000, and is steadily rising thanks to her career of a meteorologist.

Social media presence

Cheryl is very active on the popular social media networks, as this is somewhat important for her career of a meteorologist – she is also active on the internet because she wants to keep people informed about the weather.

She launched her Twitter account in May 2010, and has gathered more than 52,000 followers and tweeted nearly 24,000 times. She is a bit more popular on Instagram where her account is currently followed by nearly 70,000 people, while she’s uploaded more than 3,700 pictures onto it – Cheryl is running a Facebook page as well, which counts nearly 75,000 fans.

General Info

Full NameCheryl Scott
Height1.68 m
ProfessionWeathercaster, Geologist
EducationMississippi State University, Brown University

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