Who is Amy Freeze?
Amy Elizabeth Freeze was born in Utah, USA, on 19 June 1974 – her zodiac sign is Gemini, and she holds American nationality. She’s a meteorologist who’s probably known best for the work which she has done for some of the most popular TV stations in the USA, including Fox and ABC, while she’s today working for Fox Weather as their meteorologist and anchor.
Early life and education
Amy was raised alongside her four younger sisters in Utah, by their father Bill and mother Linda Freeze; not a lot is known about her family, as Amy respects their privacy, but it’s said that her father was a high school soccer coach, and that her mother was a social worker.
Amy studied at Jeffersonville High School and was around 15 years old when she chose to focus on studying, so that she could later pursue a college degree and start working on her career. It was in her teenage years that she became religious, and is today a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Upon matriculating in 1992, Amy enrolled at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in communications in 1995. She then attended Mississippi State University from which she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in geosciences, and Amy then studied at the University of Pennsylvania, attaining a Master’s degree.
Career as a meteorologist
Upon graduating from Brigham Young University, Amy moved to Portland, Oregon and began working at the TV station KPTV, serving as a meteorologist on their show “Good Day Oregon”.
She then moved to Denver, Colorado after having been invited to work at the TV station KWGN, while she soon transferred to ABC-affiliated station KMGH also in Denver. Amy moved to Philadelphia to work as a co-anchor and meteorologist for the NBC TV station WCAU, and she could’ve been seen co-hosting the entertainment show “10!”, which aired on NBC10; Amy simultaneously worked at New York City’s Rockefeller Center as a fill-in host for MSNBC and Weekend Today, and has also worked as a sideline reporter for Major League Soccer (MLS) for NBC, as well as their sideline reporter for the National Football League (NFL) team Chicago Bears.
She’s also a bit of an actress, having appeared in the 2005 episode “My Life in Four Cameras” of the comedy series “Scrubs”.
Amy joined WABC in 2011, a job for which she had to move to New York City, and in 2017, NJ.com named her Top Forecaster in New York; during her time at the station, she was an occasional fill-in host on ABC’s show “Good Morning America”.
Amy’s amongst the first 20 women who have become Certified Broadcast Meteorologists through the American Meteorologist Society, while she also holds both American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association Seals of Approval; she has won five National Academy of Television Arts and Emmy Awards.
In October 2021, Amy left WABC after having been offered the job of Fox Weather anchor and meteorologist.
Amy’s quite active on Instagram, and apparently enjoys the attention which she’s receiving from her close to 100,000 followers; she’s uploaded over 6,000 pictures onto the network, most of which have been taken during her everyday life, and thus reveal a lot about her. Amy has shown to her fans that she’s physically highly active, and has multiple training sessions at the gym every week; she has completed nine marathons, climbed Mount Fuji’s seven peaks, and reached the summit of both Mount Timpanogos in Utah, and Mount Snowdon (Wales). Amy’s also a certified scuba diver, and an avid surfer.
She launched her Twitter account in November 2011 and it’s today followed by nearly 150,000 people, while she’s tweeted close to 40,000 times. Most of Amy’s tweets serve to give her fans the latest updates on weather, although she occasionally writes about her life events, and shares her opinion on various matters.
Amy’s quite active on Facebook and is today followed by more than 30,000 people, and tends to update her account at least once a week, with similar content as onto her Instagram account.
She doesn’t have her own TikTok account but many videos featuring Amy have been uploaded onto the network by other users, mostly by Fox Weather, and these have been viewed over 100,000 times.
Love life and husband
Amy prefers to keep the details of her love life to herself, but it’s still widely known that she was a married woman. She was 20 years old when she married Gary Arbuckle in 1994 – the two had met while they were both attending Brigham Young University, where Gary was the university’s mascot Cosmo, while Amy was a cheerleader. Gary went on to become a chiropractor, and Amy gave birth to their three sons Tyler, Jared and William, and to their daughter Kate.
Amy and Gary divorced in 2016, and she hasn’t spoken of any men whom she has perhaps since been with, while it’s widely known that Gary’s today married to Andrea.
As of April 2022, Amy seems to be single, was married to Gary Arbuckle, and they have four children together.
Hobbies and other interests
Amy loves to spend her spare time outdoors, and prefers to stay at natural locations rather than in overcrowded cities; her Instagram account is filled with pictures which feature her diving with her children, and yachting with her friends.
She’s interested in fashion, and tries to keep up with all of the latest trends by reading fashion magazines such as “Vogue” and “Marie Claire”.
Amy’s a lover of animals, and has volunteered at an animal shelter in her hometown; her pet dog and cat can be seen featured in some of her Instagram pictures.
She enjoys watching movies in her spare time – her favorite actor and actress are Leonardo DiCaprio and Amanda Seyfried, while a couple of her favorite films include “Titanic”, “Dear John” and “Letters to Juliette”.
Age, height and net worth
Amy’s age is 47. She has long brown hair and blue eyes, her height is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) and she weighs around 130lbs (60kgs).
As of April 2022, Amy’s net worth stands at an estimated $2.5 million.
|Full Name||Amy Freeze|
|Profession||Weathercaster, TV Journalist, Newscaster|
|Education||Mississippi State University, Brigham Young University|
|Children||William Arbuckle, Tyler Arbuckle, Jared Arbuckle, Kate Arbuckle|
|Parents||Bill Freeze, Linda Freeze|
|TCS NYC Marathon 2015||2015||TV Movie||Herself|
|Good Morning America||2014||TV Series||Herself - Substitute Weather Anchor|
|NYC Half Marathon 2013||2013||TV Movie||Herself - Host|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia