Kathy Orr is a well-known meteorologist who works for Fox 29 Weather Authority team.

Personal life

Kathy was born in 1965 in New York. She is an American by birth and spent her childhood in Geddes, New York. There is no other information about her childhood that is available to the media. She had her college education in University of New York in Meteorology and did bachelors in journalism and marketing from Syracuse University.

Her first known boyfriend is Peter. His second name is not known. They dated for a while and then decided to get married. They have two children together and live in South Jersey. Her relationship with Peter is smooth and there are no rumors of any extra marital affairs and thus, it is assumed that the relationship will go on without any divorce or separation news in the near future.

She never shared information about her personal life in any interview. She is active on social media where she posts pictures and information about her kids. When it comes to her romantic life, we know very little. Her past boyfriends are never known to the media. Her husband has never come up to the media to talk about their marital life. She never posted any pictures of their engagement or wedding. Details about where they met, how they met, how long they dated and other information are not known to media. Sometimes, the personal information of Kathy Orr gets confused with Kathleen Orr who is a Psychologist in Hamilton.


Kathy is a reporter who was awarded Emmy Awards consecutively for four years. She now works for Fox 29 Weather Authority team. She came to Philadelphia in 1998 as one of the first female meteorologists in the city. In 1999, she got her first Emmy and earned top honors from Philadelphia broadcast association. She was introduced in their hall of fame in 2013. She also worked as a mentor for American Meteorological Society for ten years. She has been an inspiration for many in her field. In 2003, she joined CBS3 after quitting from NBC10. She was a weekend weathercaster at NBC10 for a long time.

She worked in CBS3 for many years and reached the position of Chief meteorologist. In 2015, she was replaced by a colleague. The reason for the dismissal is that the base of audience was not growing for CBS3 and they wanted to make some format changes. After a night newscast, Kathy with two other people were informed that they were dismissed without any prior information.

For a long period of time, she was left without a job and then picked up Fox 29. She had received many awards for her work which includes New York Governor Award of 1998 and eight Mid-Atlantic Emmy for the Best Weathercaster. It is assumed that she has a generous salary and a decent net worth but, she has not revealed her financial status to media. She had also worked for MTV and Nickelodeon in the past. She also was a part of Kidcaster campaign of CBS3. She is also famous for her summer report, Orr at Shore.

Last Modified: Mar 12, 2020

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