Dick Goddard Biography

Published On May 27, 2016
Facts of Dick Goddard
Date of Birth: 1931 , February-24
Birth Nation: United States
Name Ricky Dillon
Birth Name Richard Porter "Ricky" Dillon Jr.
Mother Sandy Sabara
Nationality American
Birth Place/City North Carolina
Ethnicity White
Profession Youtuber
Working For Movies and TV shows
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Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Red
Affair with Emily Osment
Girlfriend Shelby Waddell
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Movies Teen Lust
TV Show Generator Rex, Father of the Pride, Easy to Assemble
Siblings Evan Sabara
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Dick was married to Amber Williams but his married life was ended in 2003. His nationality is American and he is of white ethnicity.

Dick was born and raised in Akron, Ohio, U.S.. There he got enrolled at Green High School and he finally graduated from there in 1949. That year he joined United States Air Force. There he took meteorology classes to begin his weather classes. He also played an important role in forecasting atmospheric nuclear weapons tests. Later on he joined Kent State University with a major in drama and broadcasting. He graduated from there in 1960. In 1960, he joined Westinghouse Broadcasting-owned KYW-TV as a weather forecaster. Next year he joined KYW-TV. In the mid 1960s, he moved to Philadelphia but he went back to Cleveland and finally joined WJW-TV as its chief meteorologist in 1966. He also worked with NFL’s Cleveland Browns as its official statistician for home games. He is now aged 85 years old and his net worth is in millions.

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Born in Akron, Ohio

February 24 , 1931

Talented and enthusiastic guy, Dick Goddard was born as Richard D. Goddard in the early 1930s in Akron, Ohio, United States of America to American parents. He was also raised in Akron, Ohio, United States. His nationality is American and he is of white ethnicity.

Graduated from Green High School

1949

Dick was born and raised in Akron, Ohio, U.S.. There he got enrolled at Green High School and he finally graduated from there in 1949. Later on he joined Kent State University with a major in drama and broadcasting. He graduated from there in 1960. 

Worked with the United States Air Force

1949

In 1949, he joined United States Air Force. There he took meteorology classes to begin his weather classes. He also played an important role in forecasting atmospheric nuclear weapons tests. This test was done by United States Atomic Energy Commission. 

Joined KYW-TV

1960

In 1960, he joined Westinghouse Broadcasting-owned KYW-TV as a weather forecaster. This news channel is now called as WKYC-TV. Next year he joined KYW-TV. In the mid 1960s, he moved to Philadelphia but he went back to Cleveland.

Joined WJW-TV

1966

Dick is a television meteorologist from United States. He is best known for being the evening meteorologist at WJW-TV and he has been working there since 1966. He also worked with NFL’s Cleveland Browns as its official statistician for home games.

Hosted the game show, Bowling for Dollars

1977

He is also known for being the host of several shows. In 1977, he began hosting the game show Bowling for Dollars. He hosted this show till the start of 1979. He has also appeared in the Big Chuck and Lil' John Show.

Won Silver Circle Award

1992

He has been honored with several prestigious awards in his life. In 1992, he was honored with the Silver Circle Award for the first time in his life. He was awarded with this award by the Lower Great Lakes Emmy Awards chapter. 

Won Gold Circle Award

2011

He has also once been honored with the Gold Circle Award and that was in 2011. He was honored with this award by the Lower Great Lakes Emmy Awards chapter. At the end of 1980s, he was inducted into the Ohio Broadcasters Hall of Fame.

Released his first book, Dick Goddard's Weather Guide for Northeast Oh

1998

Besides being a renowned television meteorologist, he is also a talented author and he has authored several books in his life. In 1998, he published his first book under the title Dick Goddard's Weather Guide for Northeast Ohio.