|education||Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Mississippi State University|
|place_of_birth||United States of America|
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Tracy Butler was born and raised in the United States of America. Her father used to serve as a U.S military. She is very close to her father, who lives back in Pittsburgh. Tracy grew up along with her two brothers.
Instagram: Tracy with her brother at Christmas with Santa;
Tracy's grandmother, Nora Collins, had rheumatoid arthritis. And used to come and stay with them in the summers when they were growing up when she was in high school. The only request her grandmother had each day when the summer was to see "her story,". All My Children, at one o'clock Eastern Time.
After four long years of pursuing continuing education at Mississippi State University. And The University of Oregon, Pennsylvania, she finally received her certification in April 2001.
Tracy's first weather gig was at WTRF-TV in Wheeling, W.Va., in 1988 and from there, she went on to work in Youngstown, Ohio, she was the chief weather anchor at WFMJ-TV in Youngstown, OH (1988-1991). Then, she anchored the morning and noon weathercasts at WRIC-TV in Richmond, VA. (1992-93).
She joined ABC 7 in 1994, Tracy Butler has been working as a meteorologist for ABC 7 News "This Morning" since 1995.
Youtube: ABC 7 Chicago morning Crew's Terrell Brown in Tracy Butler's shoes...Funny News:
She also provides weather updates during ABC 7's daily talk and entertainment program, Windy City LIVE. From 1993 to 2002, she anchored for weather anchors Spencer Christian and Tony Perkins on ABC's Good Morning America.
Butler is a fastener member of the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society. She was named "Woman of the Year" by the Executive Women's Golf Association. She also obtained the Illinois Treasurer's Public Service Award. In 2012, she was acknowledged to hold the Public Education Award from the Illinois Chapter of the MS Society.
Tracy was awarded in 2014 with an Emmy Award, with the ABC 7 Weather Team, for the special "Surviving the Storm."
She along with co-director, Scott Woodruff, began a golf excursion called "The Duke Classic" in 2013, to recognize the memory of long-time ABC 7 cameraman, Michael Dukewich, who passed away in 2012. The outing has accumulated nearly $60,000 to profit the Greater Chicago Food Depository and the Wounded Warrior Project.
Butler supported the talent of children through her Weather Sketcher's Club, which supports children to send their weather-related drawings for inherent airing on ABC 7 News.
Their discussions of weather factors on paper draw new eyes to anything that concerns us all!" Students ages 13 and younger can send their weather-related pictures to ABC 7, 190 North State Street Chicago, IL 60601.
Tracy is happily married woman and mother of two children. She met her husband of 23 years ago on a blind date organized by her cousin. Tracy and her husband presently reside in their house with their two daughters.
Her husband is very supportive. He even threw her a huge graduation party in 2001 when she completed her graduation.
Instagram: Tracy Butler on their wedding anniversary;
Tracy is a sexy meteorologist and a lot of people comments on her dress. Mostly, though, she gets calls about her clothes and hair. She said, 'I had a woman who said, 'You make way too much money to have your hair looking like a mop. She can't believe none of your friends tell you how bad you look,'" Butler said. "I called my best friend and said, 'You're my best friend. Why didn't you tell me I look like I'm wearing a mop?"
Butler uses the feedback in gait and most of it, she said, is positive."Over the years, she would get notes, especially from men who would say, 'My wife saw that you wore this sweater or suit or something, and it was back in April,' and this would be, like, August," she said.
"And I'm thinking, 'I can't remember what I wore yesterday.' So I started keeping a calendar of every single thing I wear. I've done it since the late '80s, early '90s."
Tracy relishes all of the comments. Then she knows, she is reaching people, and she saves all the good ones to show her husband so that she can justify going shopping. In her spare time, she loves to play golf and often participates in charity golf outings.
Tracy holds an American citizen and belongs to white ethnicity. Being a media personality, she has won millions of heart through her job. She has a huge fan following on social networking sites, where she often posts her stuff.
— Tracy Butler (@TracyButlerABC7) June 7, 2017
Tracy gains her handsome salary from her career and most of her salary hails from her journalism career. However, she has not mentioned her estimated net worth on social sites.