Cheryl Scott: Meteorologist, Injury, Husband & Net Worth

If you have watched ABC7 Eyewitness News, you must have heard about Cheryl Scott, an American Meteorologist and Geologist.

This talented weather forecaster is best known for her working tenure at ABC7 Eyewitness News, Chicago, which she joined in December 2014.

Before that, she worked on several news channels such as NBC 5 in Chicago as a morning and weekend meteorologist.

American Meteorologist and Geologist, Cheryl Scott
American Meteorologist and Geologist, Cheryl Scott

Scott has also worked on more news networks: WBIR-TV, WSEE-TV, WCAU-NBC, and 24-hour Caribbean Weather Channel.

In the article, we have gathered detailed information about this talented Meteorologist and Geologist, Cheryl Scott, including her early life, career, relationships, and net worth.

Quick Facts: Cheryl Scott

Here are some quick facts about Cheryl Scott:

Birth Name Cheryl Scott
Age  37 Years Old
Nick Name Cheryl
Date of Birth January 29, 1985
Gender Female
Place of Birth Atco, Camden County, New Jersey, United States of America
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Horoscope Aquarius
Marital Status Married
Spouse Dante Deiana
Children None
Father Unknown
Mother Marie Picciano Scott
Siblings Kevin Scott and Brian Scott
Education Paul Vi High School, Brown University
Religion Christianity
Height 5 feet and 6 inches
Weight 56 kg or 123 pounds
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Brown
Net Worth $1 million – $5 million
Source of Income Journalism
Body Measurements 34-25-34 inches
Active Since 2006 – Present
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube
ABC7 Merch Programs
Last Update July, 2022

Early Life and Family of Cheryl Scott

Cheryl Scott, an American TV meteorologist, and geologist was born on January 29, 1985.

Moreover, Cheryl was born in the beautiful location of Atco, Camden County, New Jersey, United States of America.

Scott was born to her mother, Marie Picciano Scott, while the information regarding her father is not known. 

The family belongs to the white ethnic groups holding the nationality of the United States. 

Cheryl grew up with her mother and two older brothers, Kevin Scott and Brian Scott.

From an early age, she was interested in science and athletes.

During her school years, Scott played sports along with her brother. They were a big fan of the Philadelphia Eagles.

Education of Cheryl Scott

Talking about her education, Cheryl went to the Paul VI High School of Haddonfield, New Jersey.

During her high school days, Scott was an athlete who was a fast runner and a part of their track and field program.

Scott also played soccer for a while. However, she was more of a track and field athlete, which dragged the attention of various universities.

Similarly, after completing her high school education, she was enrolled in Brown University in Rhode Island. 

Cheryl Scott as a Weather Forecaster
Cheryl Scott as a Weather Forecaster

She chose to study and learn geological science and eventually graduated with a bachelor’s degree in geological science in 2007. 

After that, she attended Mississippi State University and got her Meteorology Certificate in 2010.

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How old is Cheryl Scott? Age and Body Measurements

American Journalist Cheryl Scott is currently 37 Years Old

Scott celebrates her annual birthday on the 29th of January and falls under the zodiac sign of Aquarius.

Moreover, it represents her personality as creative, humanitarian, and a person with strong determination.

Similarly, moving towards her physical appearance, Cheryl stands tall with an average body height of 5 feet and 6 inches or 168cm.

This American journalist weighs around 56 kg or 123 pounds having a slim and gorgeous body.

Furthermore, Scott has an attractive body with a measurement of 34-25-34 inches, representing her chest, waist, and hip size.

In addition, she is blessed with dark brown eyes and brown hair color.

Cheryl Scott: Injury

During her soccer matches at high school, Cheryl had an injury where she had to have treatment in hospital.

Unfortunately, her Achilles tendon has ruptured, which affected her athletic journey. Afterward, Cheryl didn’t participate in any of the recreational activities.

Still, in 2017 Cheryl admitted that her injury wasn’t fully recovered and was still into the recovering process.

Professional Career

Cheryl began her professional journalism career working at WCAU-NBC 10 in 2006. There she worked as an intern after completing her university education.

Similarly, after completing her internship in 2007, Scott was hired at WSEE-TV as the weekend weathercaster.

Likewise, Cheryl has also worked at the 24 hour Caribbean Weather Channel during her initial days.

But after a few years, she moved to Knoxville, where she joined WBIR-TV, an affiliation with NBC news. 

Cheryl Scott at ABC7 Eyewitness News
Cheryl Scott at ABC7 Eyewitness News

Similarly, in April 2011, during a catastrophe of a tornado in Knoxville, Scott was the one who reported the tornado and provided valuable information regarding its preventive measures.

Scott volunteered along with the Red Cross and helped recover from the disaster.

In September, the same year, Cheryl joined NBC 5 in Chicago, where she began to work as a morning and weekend meteorologist.

Meanwhile, this professional meteorologist is currently working at ABC 7 Eyewitness News which she joined in December 2014.

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Personal Life of Cheryl Scott

Cheryl Scott, an American Meteorologist & Geologist, is currently living a happy married life with her husband, Dante Deiana.

The couple began dating back in 2016 as they first met each other at a charity event.

Dante is a professional DJ who used to work as DJ at Barstool Sports and Pitbull’s globalization DJ at SiriusXM.

In addition, he has also worked as a mix show DJ at Kiss Fm and a music engineer for the Chicago Cubs.

Well, as of current, Deiana works as an entertainment director at Magnolia Cafe + Donuts and at FWD Day + Nightclub.

Cheryl Scott with her husband
Cheryl Scott with her husband, Dante Deiana

Moreover, her husband is also the senior vice president of brand management at Tally App.

Similarly, in July 2018, Deiana proposed to Scott during their vacation in Hawaii. Dante proposed Scott with a ring at the summit of the dormant Haleakala volcano.

Although Scott was blacked out during the proposal, she accepted his proposal. The couple married the same year and haven’t still become parents.

Cheryl Scott: Previous Relationships

Talking about her past relationship, this American meteorologist was in a relationship with Patrick Sharp, a former Chicago Blackhawks left-winger.

However, the couple went their separate ways.

After Sharp, she was in a relationship with Josh Lachelli, an entrepreneur who owns Homeslice Pizza at Lincoln Park, Chicago.

This couple began dating in 2015 and sadly broke up in 2016.

How much is Cheryl Scott’s Net Worth?

Cheryl Scott, as of now, is earning a pretty good amount of money as a lead meteorologist and geologist at ABC 7 Eyewitness News.

Likewise, as of 2022, the total estimated net worth of Cheryl Scott is around $1 million – $5 million.

This meteorologist earns an amount of $150K per year from her current career at ABC 7 Eyewitness News.

Similarly, Scott makes her maximum earning as a Meteorologist and Geologist.

Therefore, with her various sources of income, Cheryl is currently living a lavishing lifestyle along with her husband.

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Social Media Presence

Famous American meteorologist Cheryl Scott is an active social media user available on several social media platforms.

This talented weather forecaster is more active on her Instagram account, where she frequently posts her amazing pictures.

Scott usually posts a picture of herself while at work. Moreover, she has a massive 89.4K followers on her Instagram account.

Cheryl is also equally active on her Facebook account with over 81K followers. 

Similarly, this meteorologist has around 58.4K followers on her Twitter account and 385 subscribers on her YouTube Channel.

Frequently Asked Questions

How did Cheryl Scott tear her Achilles tendon?

Cheryl used to be a soccer athlete at a young age. But, while playing soccer, she tore her Achilles tendon that ended her athleticism career.

Where is Cheryl Scott currently working?

American Meteorologist and Geologist Cheryl Scott currently work at ABC 7 Eyewitness News.

Who is Cheryl Scott married to?

Cheryl Scott is married to Dante Deiana, a professional DJ and entrepreneur.

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