For the residents of Colorado, Brooks Garner was a very familiar face as he was the meteorologist for KDVR at FOX 31. But, now that the meteorologist-turned-weatherman announced that he was leaving FOX 31 at the end of May 2021, his fans were surely going to miss him.
In this Brooks Garner wiki, we will talk about the things that prompted Brooks to leave FOX 31 and where he headed next. Also, we will talk about Brooke’s age, net worth, and married life with his wife and kids.
Brooks Garner New Job, Leaving FOX31
Brooks first broke the news of him leaving FOX 31 to The Denver Post. In the interview, Brooks expressed gratitude for FOX 31 for giving him a chance to work with them.
In the same interview, Brooks also thanked his fans for the overwhelming support. He said, “Viewers have been so wonderful in their overwhelming volume of messages to me, expressing kind words and support.”
With that being said, Brooks did not comment upon the reasons for leaving FOX 31. We do not know if Brooks took that decision because of an offer from another company or some personal reasons.
Brooks Garner also did not talk about his new job — if he’s planning to join any TV network at all — in the interview. However, The Denver Post reports that Brooks switched over from being in front of cameras to the digital side of things. Until that point, Brooke had been appearing in video reports for KDVR and KWGN. While we don’t know if appearing in those video reports are his long-term career plans, his interview definitely did not sound like that.
All that Brooks said which can be a minor hint to his next job was a tweet to the Denver Post interview which said, “My personal forecast: Sunshine ahead!”
Brooks Garner Age, Birthday
Brooks Garner was reportedly born in the year 1979, which made him 41 years of age in 2021. Furthermore, the reporter celebrates his birthday on July 23.
Brooks, himself, made a tweet on July 23, 2019, letting his fans and followers know about his 40th birthday. Going by his birthday, his zodiac sign is Leo.
His Height: How Tall Is The Meteorologist?
The meteorologist Brooks Garner stands tall at a height of 5 feet 11 inches and did not weigh more than 75 kilograms as of May 2021.
Brooks Garner Family, Hometown
Brooks Garner was born and raised in his hometown in New England. Little is known about his family.
We know that Brooks’ dad, Patrick Garner, is a mythology historian and an author. As an author, Brooks has written books like The Winnowing, Cycladic Girls, and Homo Divinitas. Patrick’s podcast series called Garner’s Greek Mythology is also available to listen of Spotify.
Brooks has a very healthy relationship with his dad. He even wished a happy Father’s Day to him by making a post on Instagram on June 21, 2020.
As of 2019, Brooks’s parents were together and were living in Boston. Brooks posted two pictures — one of himself, his wife, and their daughter and another one of his parents–on his Twitter handle to wish a happy Thanksgiving day.
His Instagram, Facebook
For a meteorologist, Brooks had a decent social media reach. He was available on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
Brooks was active on all three platforms. As of May 2021, Brooks had over 3 thousand followers on Instagram, 9.3 thousand followers on Twitter, and 28 thousand followers on Facebook.
Brooks Garner Salary, Net Worth
Brooks went to The Bromfield School for education. He studied Film/Cinema/Video Studies at Massachusetts College of Art and Design for his undergraduate studies. Lastly, Brooks also received a certificate of Broadcast Meteorologist Program from Mississippi State University.
Brooks’ first sob was as a web developer. From September 2003 to October 2004, Brooks was a Boston TV Weather Producer at WHDH-TV.
Brooks’s career as a meteorologist began in October 2004 after he joined KMEG in Iowa. Until April 2019, Brooks did weather at different networks including South Carolina’s WIS, Tampa’s WFLA, Houston’s KHOU.
In July 2019, Brooks joined FOX 31 as a meteorologist. It will be exactly 12 years when Brooks would leave that job.
Brooks has licenses from both the American Meteorological Society and National Weather Association. Furthermore, Brooks has also received Emmy, AP, and a Murrow award.
Brooks received around $100 thousand annually for his job at FOX 31. His net worth was estimated to be under $1.25 million as of May 2021.
Brooks Garner Wife, Kids
Brooks Garner is happily married to his wife, Erica Garner, 32 (as of May 2021), and has two kids from his marriage.
He reportedly met Erica for the first time in 2013. Erica made an Instagram post celebrating the 7th anniversary of when she first met Brooks.
The two then dated for almost two years before getting engaged in April 2015. Brooks uploaded a picture of him and Erica, who flawlessly flaunted her engagement ring in the picture, on April 7, 2020, to his Instagram handle to celebrate their 5th engagement ceremony.
Five months later, on August 15, 2015, Brooks exchanged wedding vows with Erica.
The pair had their first kid, a daughter, Scarlett Brooks, on December 19, 2018. The adorable duo made Instagram posts to let their followers know about their first child.
On March 2, 2021, the Garners were blessed with a baby son, Jett Garner. Jett was born healthy, weighing almost 8 pounds and measuring 22 inches tall.
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Last modified: May 7, 2021