An american meteorologist who is currently working in 4 Warn Storm Team. She also provide the weather for News 4 Weekends. She is daughter to William Cornett and Joyce Cornett. Her step dad is Otis J. Cornett. She completed her high school from Tates Creek High School and graduated from University Of Kentucky. Her actual dream was to be doctor but later she joined Mississippi State University and studied geoscience. She started her career in weather forecasting as meteorologist by working as a weather forecaster in local television channel known as CBS.
Kristen Cornett was born on July 5, 1974, in Lexington, Kentucky, the United States to Joyce Cornett and William Cornett. She is American and belongs to the White ethnicity.
Kristen Cornett wants to be a doctor during her initial days but after soul-searching, she came up with an idea of being a meteorology.
She started her professional career in 1999 as a weather forecaster in the local TV, CBS affiliate. The same year, she became the member of National Weather Association of America.
Later, she got fired from NBC Weather Plus due to which she suffered from depression but soon she got hired in a renowned news channel, News 4 Weekends.
In October 2007, Kristen joined the 4Warn Storm Team where she worked as news forecaster. She provides the weather news for the morning, early evening and late evening newscasts on Saturday and Sunday.
In 2011, she became the NBC White House correspondent and traveled over the world along with Obama and Biden.
Exploring her personal life, Kristen Cornett is married to her longtime boyfriend, Steve Knapp. The duo exchanged a vow in 2012 at an intimate ceremony in the presence of their closed ones.
The couple dated one another for 14 years before officially tying the knot. She has not disclosed much information about her personal life as she prefers privacy.
Until now there has been no report of any kind of extramarital affair of her or her husband which also suggest that they are faithful to each other and they are leading happy married life. She has not yet given birth to any child.
Kristen Cornett is active in journalism filed since 1999. She has earned a quite impressive net worth from her career but due to her secretive nature she hasn't revealed the exact figure of her net worth.
Usually, the average salary of American Meterologist is around $51 k per annum and Cornett also gets paid around this figure.