Ashlee Baracy is an Emmy Award Winning Journalist from the USA. Her passion for weather reporting and vast experience in the meteorology field has helped her created a unique place in the domain. She is currently working at the Local 4 WDIV News as a meteorologist. There is so much to cover about her in Ashlee Baracy Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Married, Husband, Kids, Salary, Net Worth, etc.
Ashlee Baracy Wiki:
Born to her American parents, she never forget to thanks them and return love to them ten folds. Her parents are her inspiration and she has confessed many times that she wouldn’t have reached the height of success without them. Also her fans appreciate her gesture towards her parents.
There was a time in her childhood when her father took her to see the baseball games and they have some lifelong wonderful memories together as father and daughter. Her father instilled in her ethics, kindness, compassion and hard work.
Both her parents have survived the cancer and as a child she was very emotional seeing her parents have gone through this pain but they came back harder and fought the disease successfully.
Date of Birth / Birthday:
She is born on April 22nd, 1985. She celebrates her birthday with the people who are very close to her heart which includes her family members, her friends and some of her die hard fans. Wishes pour in from all around the world on her birthday.
Place of Birth:
She is born in the Westland, Michigan, USA. There are many old memories which she remembers from her born and brought up place.
How old is Ashlee Baracy? Ashlee Baracy is 38 years old.
Her nationality is American
Her ethnic background is White.
Her nickname is Ashlee, Ash. Mostly her fans like to address her with nickname Ash on Social media.
Her maiden name is Ashlee Baracy.
Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign:
Considering her date of birth, she is a Taurus by zodiac sign.
Ashlee Baracy Height:
How tall is Ashlee Baracy? Ashlee Baracy has not revealed her height details.
Her weight details are not available.
The color of her hair is blonde.
The color of her eyes is blue.
She wears 8(US) size shoes.
It is not confirmed yet, if she has got any siblings or not.
She went to the John Glenn High School located in Westland. During her time at the school, she was a captain of the dance team.
Later, she earned a Bachelor of General Studies in English and Sociology from the University of Michigan.
Also, she obtained a Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications program from EMU (Eastern Michigan University)
Further, she added a broadcast meteorology certification attending the Mississippi State University.
She is meteorology by profession.
During the initial phase in her career, she worked as an intern at the FOX TV Stations (WJBK – FOX 2 Detroit) for 4 months. She worked and given a helping hand to Shadowed Healthworks producer Sean Lee, anchor Deena Centofanti and Liza Lazarus. Plus she took interviews on the field and wrote many health reports.
Next she joined the likes of Miss America Organization and served as a state representative and spokesperson for the Miss America and Miss Michigan Scholarship Programs and worked till June 2009
Following that she helped in the planning of Komen Detroit Race for the Cure as a Race Coordinator to Susan G. Komen, worked for the planning and implementation of Karmanos Cancer Institute’s Heroes of Breast Cancer program.
In February 2010, she started hosting the This Week in Westland program on WLND which she continued till August 2012.
The Christmas month of 2010 bring her an opportunity to work in the meteorology field. She grabbed the opportunity provided by WDIV-TV Local 4 News Today (NBC) and she worked there in various positions including Traffic Anchor, News Reporter, Meteorologist.
During her time at the WDIV-TV, she worked as a fill-in anchor on the weekend morning show as well was a co-host of Live in the D. And it paid off well, when she was voted as Best Traffic Reporter in 2015 in Hour Detroit’s “Best of Detroit” as a meteorologist for the Local4casters.
The longest she worked was at the WBNS-TV (10 WBNS) as a chief meteorologist. It was for seven years and three months she served the position in Columbus, Ohio region. She got many accolades and awards while working for the WBNS-10TV.
She was the first woman Chief Meteorologist at the station and she received an Emmy Award for Severe Weather Special, three AP Awards by Ohio Associated Press for Best Weathercast and many more recognitions.
After leaving the WBNS-TV in December 2022, she joined the likes of WDIV-TV once again in January 2023 and this time as a 4Warn Meteorologist.
Husband / Spouse:
The name of her husband is Jeff Kunkel.
Marriage / Wedding
She engaged to her husband in 2016 and married him November 2017.
Kids / Children:
Yes, she is a mother of two kids. One son Carter Lee (born 2019) and one daughter Cayle Rochelle(born 2021).
She got a decent following of over 12k followers on Instagram(@abaracy)
While on her Twitter account (@AshleeBaracy), she got over 15k followers at the time of writing this article.
She got a decent following of over 29k on her Facebook page (@AshleeBaracy).
Salary / Net Worth:
No conclusive information about her salary and net worth is available in the public domain.
FAQs about Ashlee Baracy:
Is Ashlee Baracy married?
She is a married woman and the name of her husband is Jeff Kunkel.
How old is Ashlee Baracy ?
She is 38 years old.
How many kids does Ashlee Baracy has?
She is the mother of two kids named Carter and Cayle.
Is Ashlee Baracy a pet lover?
Yes, she is very compassionate about animals and she adopted a puppy named Lucy in 2014.
One Unknown fact about Ashlee Baracy?
She won Michigan’s Junior Miss in 2003.