Derek Van Dam Biography, Age, Wiki, height, Parents, wife, children


Who is Derek Van Dam?

Derek Van Dam is an American journalist who is currently working as a weather anchor for CNN International. He basically covered news related to weather and science for the network’s show, CNN Newsroom and is based on the network’s Atlanta bureau.

Short bio:

Full Name: Derek Van Dam


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Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Nationality: American

Hair Color: Black

Eye Color: Black

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Profession: Weather anchor

Wife: Tara

Children: One(Unknown)




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Age, Wiki, parents

He was born somewhere in the USA but he has not disclosed his exact date of birth and place of birth. Also, he has not disclosed his parent’s names, siblings, and childhood.


Derek began his career as a meteorologist at an NBC affiliate network in Flint. Later, he joined 3News Channel Africa and worked there as chief meteorologist for the network and he lived in Africa while working there. He conducted various awareness programs about either broadcasting as well.

Derek is currently serving as a meteorologist for CNN International and his reports can be seen on several of the network’s shows like CNN Newsroom. He declared that he achieved his degree in Meteorology & Broadcast/Cinematic Arts from Central Michigan University.

In addition, he was awarded a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist by the American Meteorologist by the American Meteorological Society. Also, he won the 2018 Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Innovation for his coverage of the solar eclipse.

He is also an avid Ultra Marathon runner and he has participated in two of South Africa’s toughest single-day road and trail events.

Wife, Children

Derek is a married person. He is married to his wife Tara a few years ago. The couple likes to keep their profile low and has not shared much information regarding their love life. The couple has welcomed a child and the identity of the child has been kept a secret from the public. He is currently living with his family in Atlanta.

Net Worth

He must have earned a huge sum of net worth from his professional career. However, he has not revealed his exact net worth, salary, and income. His career in CNN has helped him amass huge wealth and his net worth is assumed to be thousands of dollars.


He has black eyes and short black hair. But, other information regarding his height, weight, shoe size, dress size, etc. are not available.


He seems to be active on social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. he has around followers on Instagram, about followers on Twitter, and around followers on Facebook.

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