Mark Kriski Biography

Updated On Jul 29, 2019 Published On Jul 29, 2019
Facts of Mark Kriski
Date of Birth: 1956 , June-29
Birth Nation: Canada
Name Mark Kriski
Birth Name Mark Kriski
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Nova Scotia, Canada
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist
Working For KTLA News
Net Worth $2 million
Hair Color Brunette
Face Color White
Famous for KTLA Mornig News
Married Samantha Lewis
Married to Jennifer Gould
Children 3
Divorce Samantha Lewis
Education Fanshawe College
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
Movies Speed
TV Show KTLA Morning News
View moreless Facts of Mark Kriski

Mark Kriski is a Canadian DJ and television personality. He has worked as DJ in British Columbia’s Q-100 Fm and Montreal’s 980 AM. He was also a weatherman on The Weather Network in Canada. The Emmy Award-winning star is also best known for his roles in movies like Speed, Speed 2 and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Mark Kriski: Early Life, Bio, Wiki, and Education

Mark Kriski was born on June 29, 1956, in Nova Scotia to Canadian parents.

Mark CAPTION: Mark Kriski SOURCE: Instagram

He has not revealed much about his parents nor has he mentioned any siblings, as of 2019.

Education

After completing his high school, Mark Kriski attended and graduated from Fanshawe College in London, Ontario. His major in college was radio and television arts.

How old is Mark Kriski?

Mark Kriski’s age is 63, as of 2019.

Personal Life: Ex-Wife, Kids, Marriage

Mark Kriski is married to Canadian actress and reporter Jennifer Gould. The couple tied the knot on 24 September 2011 in Huntington Beach.

The couple doesn’t have any children till date, but they maintain a happy and healthy relationship nonetheless.

Mark CAPTION: Mark Kriski with his wife, Jennifer Gould, on his wedding day. SOURCE: Instagram

Kriski was previously married to Samantha Lewis. They got married on May 8, 2004. Mark and Samatha have three children together. One of his children, Derek Kriski (son) is often seen on his father’s Instagram feed.

Kriski and Lewis were married for five years until they eventually divorced in 2009.

How tall is Mark Kriski?

Although Mark Kriski’s exact height is unknown, he is definitely well above 5 feet 6 inches.

Mark Kriski ‘s Career

Mark Kriski started his career as a radio disc jockey in Canada’s various stations. His first job as a weathercaster was on Canada’s Weather Network. He then worked the same job of weathercaster in CFCF 12, which was Montreal’s local station.

His shift to the United States of America began with him hosting segments for the show, Travel Travel. The show was a Canadian travel series which aired across North America.

In 1991, Mark officially moved to the USA after he landed the job of AM weatherman on the KTLA Morning News. He has been working there ever since.

Mark CAPTION: Mark Kriski with rapper, Snoop Dog. SOURCE: Instagram

Aside from working in KTLA Morning News, Kriski has also appeared in more than ten super hit Hollywood movies as newscasters. He was even featured in 1994-movie, Speed.

Mark has worked with many other celebrities like Snoop Dog, Alec Baldwin, Ice Cube and Eddie Redmayne.

Besides being a weather anchor, Mark is also an actor and has appeared in a handful of movies like Speed, starring Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock, Speed: Crusie Control, Gangland, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer featuring Sarah Michelle Gellar and Alyson Hannigan, to name a few.

Net Worth of Mark Kriski

Mark Kriski has had a busy career ever since he moved to the USA and has amassed quite a net worth from his career.

His major source of income is from the KTLA Morning News as the AM weatherman. According to sources, a weatherman in KTLA News makes an average of $142,873, annually.

Mark CAPTION: Mark Kriski with his dog, Cowboy. SOURCE: Instagram

Kriski also earned from appearing in many blockbuster movies as the newscaster. An actor earns an average of $4,200 by appearing in a movie.

Looking at all his accomplishments as a journalist and as an anchor, Mark Kriski has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

Mark Kriski facts on timeline

Born in Nova Scotia, Canada

June 29 , 1956

Mark Kriski was born on June 29, 1956, in Nova Scotia to Canadian parents. He is not known to have any siblings.

Joined the KTLA Morning News

1991

In 1991, Mark Kriski joined the KTLA Morning News as AM weatherman. He has been working there ever since.

Married Samantha Lewis

May 8 , 2004

Mark Kriski was married to Samantha Lewis. They got married on May 8, 2004. Mark and Samatha have three children together. 

Divorced Samantha Lewis

2009

Mark Kriski and Samantha Lewis eventually divorced in 2009. They were married for five years. The reason for their split is not known.

Married Jennifer Gould

September 24 , 2011

Mark Kriski married Canadian actress and reporter Jennifer Gould. The couple tied the knot on 24 September 2011 in Huntington Beach.

Net worth estimated to be $2 million

2019

Looking at all his accomplishments as a journalist and as an anchor, Mark Kriski has an estimated net worth of $2 million.