Nearly getting caught in a wildfire in California in 2003, while reporting its severity to the world which gained massive national attention, Chuck Henry is a profound example of today's world of media civilization for delivering an excellent performance as a Journalist and a newscaster.
Chuck Henry's Personal Life, Married, Wife
Chuck Henry is one of those few people whose high school love story turned into a beautiful happily-ever-after tale. Since 1964, he is married to his high school sweetheart, Kay. The love birds share an incredibly heartwarming amour for the past 55 years, setting an example for today’s love-complicated generation.
The duo tied the knot in Hawaii, at the Hawaii Temple before Chuck served in the Army in Alaska. After accomplishing the service, the couple was often seen driving the Volkswagen Beetle. On the Alaska-Canada highway.
The companions are married for over half a century and share a passionate time; they have welcomed four beautiful children. Moreover, the duo currently is the grandparents of six kids.
Chuck Henry and the Californian WildFire, 2003
In 2003, there was a series of wildfires active in California. There was a total of 9,116 fires that year which burned 1,020,460 acres (4,129.7 km2) of land. The wildfire also resulted in 24 fatalities where many of the victims were killed in their cars while trying to flee.
On the 14th of November, 2003, the KNBC-TV crew was covering the old fire in San Bernardino, reported by Chuck Henry and cameraman Christoper Lee. The team was continually being told by the fire department to leave the sight.
While escaping, the microwave news van, they were traveling from, caught the fire due to a sudden change in the wind direction. Lee, however, managed to escape but Chuck was still inside the van trying to turn on the van engine.
With Thick smoke enveloping the van, and the LAFD trying to control the situation, Henry soon was saved by the firefighters. The Los Angeles firefighters got Henry and Lee to safety as the fire engulfed the news van.
Henry, later on, in tears, reported the whole situation to the world. He rose to the extreme height of his career after this incident.
Chuck Henry’s Net Worth and Salary
Chuck Henry holds a net worth of $3 Million with a salary of $400 Thousand. He owns a black BMW which when always signs off by saying, "I'm Chuck Henry, so long everybody."
Since 1994, the journalist has been a co-anchor for KNBC-TV on the 5, 6, and 11 PM newscasts. Like Henry, another popular KNBC-TV journalist is Alycia Lane. Before starting as a co-anchor, Henry was an anchor, reporter, producer, and director at KABC-TV.
Whereas, from 1978 to 1982 he worked at WMAQ-TV in Chicago, Illinois. KENI-TV in Anchorage, from 1967 to 1968. Also, In 1989, he hosted a television game show ‘Now You See It’ on CBS.
Chuck Henry: Quick Facts
- Chuck Henry was born in 1946, on the 1st of January.
- He has won 12 regional Emmy Awards.
- Chuck has never once signed off by saying, “I, Chuck Henry, am so long, everybody.”
- Henry graduated his high school from Charter Oak High in Covina, California.
- He has also acted on The Tommyknockers (1993), Hart to Hart (1979), and End of the Road (1993).
- He stands 5 feet and 11 inches (1.8 m) tall.
- Since November 2004, he Lives in Pasadena, California.
- Chuck is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
- He is a licensed pilot.
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