Randy Meier Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Children, FOX 9 (KMSP-TV), Salary and Net Worth

Randy Meier Biography

Randy Meier is an American multiple Emmy award-winning journalists who currently anchors FOX 9’s KMSP-TV 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. news, and FOX 9 at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. in Minneapolis/Saint Paul. Previously, he served as an anchor for MSNBC for 3 years and later joined the network in 2003 from KSTP-TV in Saint Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Randy Meier Age

It is clear that Meier was born in the United States. However, his actual date of birth remains unknown to the public for one reason or the other. Could it be he likes to keep his age private? By the look, he seems to be 58 years old as of 2023.

Randy Meier Height

Meier stands at a height of 1.75 m, and his weight is about 72 kg.

Randy Meier Family

Meier has not disclosed his family members, parents, and siblings. Mostly because he does not necessarily find this information useful to the public. We will keep you posted should this information be available.

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Randy Meier’s Photo

Randy Meier Wife

Meier lives on the east side of the Twin Cities with his wife of 35 years, Kami Potterson Meier, raising around five daughters. Kami and her husband enjoy biking, hiking, skiing, and snowmobiling. In his leisure, Randy spends his family’s time at their cabin in northern Wisconsin. The couple is blessed with five daughters and her second daughter is already married to her sweetheart. Her daughter Abby Meier and Fiancee Aaron Rockford married on October 21, 2017, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hartington.

Randy Meier Career

Meier attended the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse in Wisconsin where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in mass communications. He is a multiple Emmy Award-winning journalist who has worked in the Twin Cities market for three decades currently anchoring FOX 9’s 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. news, as well as FOX 9 at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. Meier began as the 10 pm anchor while anchoring and reporting on the 5 p.m. news on September 26, 2011. Previously, he served as an anchor for MSNBC for 3 years and later joined the network in 2003 from KSTP-TV in Saint Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota. Unfortunately, Randy exited on Friday, June 23, 2006, after MSNBC decided not to renew his contract. However, Meier was the long-time host of the morning edition of MSNBC Live and also spent several years anchoring and reporting in New York for NBC News.

Randy has made coverage through many of Minnesota’s biggest stories, like the kidnapping and discovery of Jacob Wetterling.  Governor Jesse Venura’s time in the State Capitol and he was, like many, called a media jackal by the governor. Meier spent weeks reporting and covering Minnesota’s floods, fires, and tornados. In addition, he was on the Iron Range making coverage of the tragic loss of Minnesota Senator Paul Wellstone. Moreover, he is very active in numerous community and charity works/ events, helping to raise money for cancer research and outreach organizations.

These are some of the other anchors that Meier works with at Fox 9:

Awards and Recognition

In the bargain, Meier has received several awards for broadcast journalism and in 2002, he received an Emmy Award for his work on Oil Field of Dreams, an investigative report on the impact of oil drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Additionally, Randy has also received two Edward R. Murrow Awards and a Page One Award from the Society of Professional Journalists for Oil Field of Dreams. During his time at KSTP-TV, Meier received three other Emmys, the 2003 National Headliner Award for Best Newscast, and a National Iris Award.

Randy Meier Salary

Meier’s salary is about $71, 161 per year.

Randy Meier’s Net Worth

Meier’s estimated net worth is $2.1 million. His primary source is his job as an anchor of FOX 9’s KMSP-TV 5 and 6 p.m. news, and FOX 9 at 9 and 10 p.m.

Social Media Accounts

Meier is active on social media and he posts personal and work-related stuff from time to time. He has over 2000 followers on Instagram, 1500 on Facebook, and 2300 on Twitter.