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Joe Bastardi is an elite American meteorologist and weather expert for several television networks. Joe Bastardi offers his opinion and outlook on severe weather events and climatic change, appearing regularly on TV shows including CNN and Fox News.

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  • Birthday: July 18, 1955 (Age 62)
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Meteorologist, Weather forecaster

Family and Personal Life

Joe Bastardi is married to wife Jane Strunck for over 25 years and yet adores a beautiful relationship. He has two children with wife Jane, a son Garrett and a daughter Jessica, making a complete family.

Joe was born in Providence, Rhode Island; however, he wasn’t fortunate enough to spend the childhood in his hometown having frequently moved to different states including Texas and Somers Point. Being enigmatic about his private life, this weatherman has concealed stories on more about his early childhood and parents.

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  • Parents: N/A
  • Wife: Jessica Jane Strunck
  • Children: 2 (Garrett Bastardi and Jessica Bastardi)
  • Marital Status: Married

Growing up in Pennsylvania during teens, he attended Penn State University joining the squad of college varsity wrestling team. Entranced by the sports, he continued to refine his combat skills throughout the University years until graduating in 1978, with a degree in meteorology.

While studying at the PSU, Joe Bastardi met a girlfriend and future wife Jessica Jane Strunck, who too was enrolled at the Uni. Graduated in 1978; it took the couple an entire 14 years to tie the knot but since then they have never parted their ways proving to be an ideal couple. In 1996, they welcomed their first child Garrett and two years after gave birth to daughter Jessica.

Body Measurements and Lifestyle


Joe Bastardi has undeniably got manly looks and elegant persona even at the age of 62. Even toned body with well-built abs, he completes his overall looks with a chic and trendy outfit.

It is indeed no wonder that Joe is a virile and hunk meteorologist ever in the Television history being an athlete for most of the life. Though in 60, he still radiates the same charm and sex appeal that he used to during his youthful days. The father of one has extremely rugged body traced by sturdy abs and biceps.

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Elegance, poise and style, he is one of the meteorologists who has got it all. He looks exceptionally handsome and glamorous when wrapped in stylish custom-made suit complemented by a sweet smile on the face.

Though Joe is mostly busy covering chasing storms and weather, he spends his downtime with divine family and friends. Since he is mostly traveling all across the state with regard to work and covering weather event, he uses his free time to cherish a blissful family life instead of traveling. He also treats himself with weightlifting and bodybuilding when free as the defender enjoys the sport more than anything.

Professional Career

Joe Bastardi is a weather forecaster who currently serves Weather Bell Analytics LLC. Prior to joining the website, he was a longtime host for AccuWeather, predicting weather and events.

Being a muscleman it generally appears tough for any guy to anchor the weather event but not for Joe Bastardi who consistently offers his opinion on global warming and weather change. He was a weather reporter at Pennsylvania’s commercial weather forecasting company AccuWeather for 33 years until departed from the firm in 2011 to join Weather Bell Analytics LLC.

Career Timeline:

  • 2012: Forecasted that Hurricane Sandy would form in the western Caribbean

He regularly provided his opinion on austere weather events and stories as well as a natural disaster for AccuWeather’s foremost site until 2000 and after the company launched its official site his reports were presented for only paying subscribers. After departing from the show in 2011, he became a chief weathercaster for WeatherBell Analytics. Currently he is entirely concentrated on escalating career in private forecasting; however, he makes a guest appearance on CNN and Fox News Channel during severe storms.

Additionally, he has been producing videos on storms and weather mostly on weekdays as well as on few weekends which includes ‘Long Ranger’ and ‘Bastardi’s Big Dog’. He has also written articles on the weather basically focusing on the approaching storms.

Apart from this has been a candid contrarian regarding global warming and climate change. Following his predictions on weather and climate, many multi-national and local companies have been benefitted including agricultural field, insurance company, and retail stores.

Prior to joining the broadcasting industry, he was a bodybuilder and had been active since joining the member of Penn State varsity wrestling team. Working on physique since the time, he currently serves the team as a coach.

Salary and Net Worth 2018

Joe Bastardi net worth counts an approx. $1 million while his salary is yet to be revealed. Considering the opulent life he relishes, Joe must be earning in thousands per month in Weather Bell Analytics LLC.

Though a bodybuilder and coach for the college team, he has mostly amassed his fortunes as a meteorologist for media houses. His exact forecasts, bold statements and ample knowledge on global oscillation has earned him numerous shows which further aids in boosting the net worth.

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  • Net Worth: Approx. $1 million
  • Salary: N/A