Bill Evans Biography & Net Worth

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Bill Evans Biography & Net Worth

Bill Evans Biography & Net Worth

Popular Name:Bill Evans
Real Name:William Howard Evans
Birth Date:16 July 1960
Birth Place:
Meridian, Mississippi, United States
Marital Status:Married
Sandra Foschi
Profession:Journalist, Meteorologist, Writer
Years active:N/A
Net Worth:$1.5 Million
Last Updated:2021


Bill Evans is an award-winning senior meteorologist best-known for his works as an anchor that has spent several years in the American broadcast scene. A 15-time Emmy Award winner, Evans has worked for many top networks including 77WABC, WPLJ-FM, and NASH FM. He is the former weatherman for the ABC affiliate WABC-TV based in New York City. We shall continue this investigative report by looking at the life and accomplishments of Mr. Evans, as well as his records in the journalism industry and his financial statement too.

Bill Evans’ Early Life & Education

William Howard Evans was born in Meridian, Mississippi, the United States on 16 July 1960. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration at Mississippi State University from which he graduated in 1980. He also bagged a degree in Meteorology from Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, in the United States in 1981.

Career & Professional Life

Bill Evans Net Worth
Bill Evans

Broadcast Journalism

As popularly told in the media, Bill Evans started his broadcasting career in his hometown of Meridian, in Mississippi when he was only 13 years old. He started by working on both WTOK-TV and WDAL Radio, and this helped him gain useful experience at such an early age. After his graduation from Mississippi State University, he moved on to Jackson State University, where he added a meteorology degree to his already bagged business administration degree.

Evans worked as a host on WABB-FM and as a meteorologist for WALA-TV in Mobile, Alabama before finding his way to New York. He also handled a similar position in Dallas where he worked as a host for KHYI-FM and also as a meteorologist at WFAA-TV.

Bill Evans is now on WLNG Radio after spending some years as the Senior Meteorologist for Eyewitness News at Noon and Eyewitness News This Morning. He had been with WABC-TV since December 1989.

For years, he portrayed himself in ‘The Christmas Spectacular’ show at Radio City Music Hall. He has also portrayed Lumiere (the candlestick) on Broadway in ‘Beauty and the Beast’. He has also appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America, and also appears on ESPN Sports Center as well as The Michael Kay Show on ESPN NY Radio 98.7FM. Additionally, he has appeared on the program Live with Kelly and Ryan and “How Stuff Works” on the Discovery Channel.

Evans also presents the weather for 95.5, WPLJ-FM. He also carries out a similar duty on sister stations 77WABC and NASH FM 94.7 in New York City.


Evans is also a writer and has published several books. His first novel titled ‘Category 7: The Biggest Storm in History’ was co-authored by Marianna Jameson. It was during a 2007 book tour that Evans promoted the work, and the book went on to attain critical success in terms of sales.

He has gone on to release several other novels in the “eco-thriller” genre, including “Blackmail Earth”, “Dry Ice”, and “Frozen Fire”, a sequel to “Category 7”. Evans has also written a weather book for kids titled “It’s Raining Fish & Spiders”.


  • Category 7: The Biggest Storm in History (10 July 2007)
  • Frozen Fire (23 June 2009)
  • Dry Ice (16 August 2011)
  • It’s Raining Fish and Spiders (22 May 2012)
  • Blackmail Earth (19 June 2012)

Awards & Achievements

Bill Evans is a 15-time Emmy Award winner. His works and performances as a weather broadcaster have been the primary reason for most of the awards he has won in his career so far. He received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor in 2016 in honor of his contributions as a weatherman. Way back in 1985, he was named “Outstanding Meteorologist” by the National Weather Service for his reporting and forecasting during Hurricane Elena.

Personal Life & Family

Bill is currently married to Sandra Foschi. He was previously married to another woman named Dana Lynne Lee from 1994-2012. Dana filed for divorce in April 2012 claiming that Bill was abusive and that their marriage was irreparable.

The experienced meteorologist is the father of four children – three daughters, and a son. His son’s name is William Evans, while his daughters’ names are Maggie Evans, Julia Evans, and Sarah Evans

On December 14, 2018, Bill and his wife Foschi paid thousands of dollars to purchase WLNG in Sag Harbor, New York, USA.

Charitable interests

Evans helps raise money for children’s charities, the National Young Adult Institute, Junior Achievement, the Juvenile Diabetes Association, and Babies Hospital at Columbia Presbyterian. He also hosts golf tournaments to solicit funds for Special Olympics of New York and The Red Cross of New Jersey.

Bill Evans Net Worth

From all that he has accomplished as a broadcaster and writer, 15-time Emmy Award-winning American journalist Bill Evans has amassed a net worth of $1.5 million. Although his salary is still under review, there’s a possibility that he earns a big amount considering his level of experience and expertise in the journalism industry.

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