Rick Katzfey Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Children, Leaves KNWA, FOX24, Salary and Net Worth

Rick Katzfey Biography

Rick Katzfey is a skilled  American meteorologist working as an anchor every weekday morning starting at 5:00 a.m. on KNWA Today. He is so thankful to be back in Northwest Arkansas.

Rick Katzfey Age

It is clear that Rick 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 56 years old.

Rick Katzfey Height

Katzfey stands at a height of 1.71m, and his weight is about 72kg.

Rick Katzfey Family

Katzfey 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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Rick Katzfey Wife

Katzfey is happily married to Donna and together they have 3 children,  Mackenzie, Nicholas, and Carson, and several grandchildren one being Kennedy.

Rick Katzfey Career

 Katzfey went to The University of Kanas, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Atmospheric Science, and Meteorology in 1992.  Katzfey has been watching the weather both professionally and non-professionally for over 50 years.  You would not believe that Rick has chased numerous storms and has videotaped several tornadoes, even coming within a mile of one destructive twister.

Katzfey works as a morning anchor where he presents daily meteorology at  KNWA Today and FOX24 News at 7.00 am. His interest in weather began when he was only 5 years old. By the time he was 12, he could already forecast the weather for his parents and others. At 14, Rick began his public service work by calling in rainfall amounts to a local Kansas radio station.  From age 14 to age 21 Rick kept a daily almanac of weather conditions for the Hesper community in Kansas. Ever since, he has passionately forecasted weather at KNWA and FOX24 News, something that gives him so much fulfillment.


  • The prestigious Emmy Award,  which is the television’s highest honor, for Outstanding Achievement in a Weathercast.
  • The 2014 Heart of America Award from the Kansas City Press Club.

This latest Heart of America Award made him join 100 of the top meteorologists in the country at the White House. Here he had the pleasure to meet the President and the Vice President to discuss environmental issues. What an honor!

Rick Katzfey Leaves KNWA, FOX24

Katzfey left KNWA, FOX24 News so as to spend his time with his family. He says that he values family so much and thus time has come for him to go stay with them and accord his attention to especially his wife, children, and grandchildren

Rick Katzfey Net Worth

Katzfey Earns a salary between $98,00-$145,000 annually. He has an estimated net worth of about $ 4 million.

Social Media Accounts

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