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Keenan Smith Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Keenan Smith
Place Of Birth
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
51 years old
Birth Date
October 30 1972

Keenan Smith Facts

Child Star?
News Anchor, Meteorologist
Education & Qualifications
Princeton University
Net Worth
Current Partner
Kamila Smith
Grayson Smith , Clarke

About Keenan Smith 

Keenan Smith is a news anchor and reporter in Detroit for WXYZ-TV, Michigan's morning and noon newscasts.

Keenan Smith was born on October 31, 1972. Keenan Smith was born in the city of Philadelphia in the state of Pennsylvania.

Smith began working with the network in September 2010 as a morning and lunchtime meteorologist and remained there until March 2018. The zodiac sign of Keenan Smith is a Scorpio. Keenan Smith is of American nationality.

Keenan Smith Net Worth, Earnings, & Spending Habits

What is Keenan Smith's net worth?

Keenan Smith has a $1.5 million net worth. As a reporter/anchor, he has amassed a substantial net worth.

How much does Keenan Smith earn per year?

Keenan Smith earns an annual salary of around $70,500.

Height, Age, & Physical Attributes

How tall is Keenan Smith?

Keenan Smith has a height of 5 ft 7 in (170 cm).

How old is Keenan Smith?

Smith is 49 years old as of 2022. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on October 31, 1972. Every year on October 31, he celebrates his birthday.

Childhood And Education

Smith has succeeded in keeping his personal life out of the spotlight; thus, no information regarding his parents has been revealed. Keenan does not appear to have any siblings. Keenan earned his Bachelor's degree from Franklin College and his Master's degree from Marshall College. Marshall College is located in Lancaster. He went on to Princeton University, in Princeton, New Jersey, to acquire a double Master's degree. He acquired a Master's in domestic policy and urban and regional planning from Princeton University. He studied meteorology at Penn State, the College of DuPage, the University of Portland State, and Oklahoma State University. However, there are no additional details concerning his family background.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Keenan Smith's partner?

Keenan Smith is a husband and father. His wife is named Kamila Smith. The happily married pair has been together for quite some time. However, there are no specific facts about their wedding day or where they live. Smith and his wife have two children: Grayson Smith, a son, and Clarke, a daughter.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

'American Jesus' (2013), 'Love Thy Neighbor - The Story Of Christian Riley Garcia' (2021), and 'Car Warriors' (2011) are among Keenan Smith's films. Prior to entering WXYZ, Keenan Smith worked at WGN and CLTV in Chicago, as well as WEEK-TV in Peoria, Illinois. The first TV job he attended was at WGAL, Lancaster's dominant NBC affiliate. Keenan Smith started as an intern and was hosting cut-ins overnight just a few months later. Smith started working for CLTV for three years before moving to Channel 9 in 2003.

Keenan went back to work as a reporter/anchor at WZBN (W25AW) in Trenton, New Jersey, as a reporter and weather and news anchor at WEEK-TV in Peoria, Illinois, and then as a reporter/news anchor in Raleigh, North Carolina. The four distinct seasons in Michigan attracted him back from tropical weather predictions in sunny South Florida. Prior to joining WXYZ, Keenan worked at CLTV and WGN TV in Chicago and WEEK-TV in Peoria, Illinois. Keenan went to Lancaster to work behind the scenes for New York city's NBC News. At NBC News, he worked for the NBC News Bureau and Dateline NBC in New York. Keenan's major task at WGN-TV during his time there was to offer nighttime weather forecasts to the Tribune-owned cable network, CLTV. Smith started working for the network in September 2010 and was the morning and noon meteorologist until March 2018. Kevin Jeanes, a meteorologist with WXYZ-TV, took over as his successor in the same time frame.

What awards has Keenan Smith won?

Keenan Smith has won a couple of Michigan Emmy awards. He is the winner of the Best Weathercast Award from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters. And an Illinois Associated Press Award for Investigative Reporting was awarded to Keenan.

Other Interesting Keenan Smith Facts And Trivia

  • He holds the AMS Seal of Approval and is a permanent member of the American Meteorological Society.
  • In 2005, Keenan was considered for a Midwest Regional Emmy Award in the category of 'Best Weather'.
  • Keenan started his professional journalistic career by working for a brief time at WGN-TV and CLTV.
  • Keenan Smith worked for WPTV in Florida from 2008-2010.
  • Keenan worked as an anchor at WXYZ-TV both on the morning and noon programs from 2010-2019.
  • Prior to this, Keenan worked at CLTV, WGN, WEEK-TV in Illinois, among other Midwest stations.
  • Keenan Smith lives in Trenton, USA.
  • He is also a member of the American Meteorologist Society and the National Weather Association as of 2019.

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