Lelan Statom Bio, Family, Married, Wife, and Net Worth

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Quick Facts of Lelan Statom

  • Full NameLelan Statom
  • Net Worth
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, the United States
  • EthnicityBlack
  • ReligionChristianity
  • ProfessionAn American Meterologist and TV Host
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Active YearSince 1999-present
  • Eye colourDark Brown
  • Hair colourBlack
  • SpouseYolanda
  • HeightAverage
  • WeightModerate
  • EducationGraduate
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Twitter, and YouTube
  • Children1 Daughter and 1 Son
  • HoroscopeAries

Emmy Award-Winning, Lelan Statom is an American Meteorologist and Television Host serving as a meteorologist and Talk of the Town co-host for WTFV News Channel 5. Moreover, he is a member of the National Weather Association & the American Meteorological Society. 

Furthermore, he is the president of the Nashville Association of Black Journalists and a member of 100 Black Men of Middle TN. Besides, he works on several boards, including Cornerstone Financial Credit Union, Northwest YMCA, and the Board of Visitors for UTK College of Link and Information. Please read all the articles to know about his personal and professional life.

About Lelan Statom,

Statom was born on April 16, 1964, in Chicago, Illinois, the United States, under the birth sign of Aries. Likewise, he was raised in Dyersburg, Tennessee, to his parents. Nonetheless, he hasn’t revealed his parent’s and siblings’ information to the public.

Lelan Statom
Lelan Statom’s early pic in Shool, Source Facebook

Similarly, he belongs to the American nationality and prefers the Black ethnicity. And he follows the Christianity religion.

From our research, we got information that he is a highly educated and qualified person. He attended and graduated from the University of Tennessee- Knoxville, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Communications with an emphasis in news and public affairs. Additionally, he also graduated from Mississippi State University with a certificate in Broadcast Meteorology.

WTFV News Channel 5

An American meteorologist is helping Mid-Southerners start their day for over 15 years. Since 1999, he is the part of the station’s number one morning show, NewsChannel 5 This Morning. In 1993, he officially joined the NewsChannel 5 Network as a weather anchor for the weekend morning and evening newscasts. Likewise, the talented man began his broadcasting career in Knoxville, first at WTVK-TV and later at WATE.  

@benhillnews and I showing off our #fallcolors🍁🍂 on #thanksgiving eve
Lelan Statom on-air Photo Source: Instagram

Not only that but also his commendable work at News Channel 5 continues to be one of the highest-rated local morning newscasts in the country. At the same time, Talk of the Town remains among the country’s most successful local talk shows.

Statom Married Yolanda

The famous TV host married his long-time beautiful and caring girlfriend, Yolanda. However, it seems that he lives a very low-key life and hasn’t disclosed the details of their love life of dating history to their fans and followers.

Lelan & Yolanda giving their final tribute and salute following Ms. Harper’s Celebration of Life next to some of the senator’s hats on display.
Lelan & Yolanda in a single frame. Picture Source: Instagram

Moreover, Lelan and his lovely wife Yolanda are proud parents of two adorable children: daughter Kayla and son Taylor.

Big weekend for the Statom family! Kayela Statom, turned 25 Saturday & Taylor finally had his graduation Saturday night.
Lelan Statom with his wife, Image Source: Instagram.

And, he has done an outstanding job of maintaining his personal and professional life. Also, he has turned out as a good husband and a loving father too.

What’s His Net Worth?

The fifty-seven-year-old handsome hunk has earned a hefty amount of money from his career as a meteorologist and a TV Host. According to Celebrity Net Worth, his net worth is estimated to be around $1 million and 5 million dollars (Approx) as of 2021.

Moreover, he hits a salary of around $75000-$85000, which is an average salary for a meteorologist in the US. Likewise, the average salary for a news reporter on WTFV News Channel 5 is between $24,292 and $72,507. So the further experienced journalist can also make up to $1 million or more like an annual salary.

Besides, he has a luxurious lifestyle. With no doubt, his net worth and salary will increase even more in the upcoming days. Similarly, Marci Gonzalez and Chelsea Ingram are some famous journalists and meteorologists, respectively.

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