Dylan Dreyer Biography

Dylan Marie Dreyer is an American television meteorologist employed for NBC News. She is one of the most popular meteorologists in America. She is quite good at her job constantly traveling across the country to cover one natural disaster to the other. Hurricane Irma and Harvey were very stressful for her where she even got scared while covering the category 5 hurricane Irma. In the recent news update, she is pregnant with a third child and it’s a boy.

Early Life

Dylan Dreyer was born on 2nd August 1981 in Manalapan, New Jersey, USA. Dylan got her first ever job at an ice-cream corner called Jake’s Cree-Mee Freeze in her hometown of Manalapan, N.J. She is of Caucasian ancestry. Dryer educated at Manalapan High school graduating in 1999. She then attended Rutgers University where she graduated in 2003 with a B.Sc. degree in meteorology. She worked as a weather anchor for Rutgers T.V. network and radio station while in college.

Dylan Dreyer Career

After her graduation, she worked at WICU in Erie, Pennsylvania, WJAR in Providence and Rhode Island. She broke into the mainstream in September 2012 when she joined NBC News as a meteorologist after having worked at the now-former NBC station WHDH in Boston, Massachusetts since 2007. She currently works as a weather anchor and rotates along with Sheinelle Jones in the Orange Room on Weekend Today and MSNBC on weekends. Dreyer also appears as a fill-in for Carson Daly and Al Roker and on Today on weekdays as a weather correspondent.

Apart from that she frequently appears on The Weather Channel and on NBC Nightly News. In addition to her meteorological duties, Dreyer is also the host of the NBC educational nature program “Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer” broadcasted on The More You Know block of programming on NBC. Dreyer while en route to cover a blizzard for The Today Show met with an accident on February 9, 2013, in which she suffered a mild concussion.

Dylan Dreyer is soon going to write a new series of social-emotional learning picture books published by Random House Books for Young Readers which is an imprint of Random House Children’s Books. She will combine her extensive weather knowledge with her experience as a mom, introducing readers to Misty the Cloud in this new picture-book brand.

Social Media

Dylan has a social media presence on various platforms. She can be found on Instagram with thousands of followers. Dreyer is a weather girl on TV but can be a model on Instagram. She doesn’t hesitate to update her fans with what’s going on in her personal and professional life. Recently, she shared a photo that touched many of her followers who have young children.

She herself being a mother-of-two posted a picture of her son Oliver, one, standing in the middle of the living room surrounded by toys and books spread out on the floor. In the caption, Dreyer wrote: “It’s just… so… messy. How can a one-year-old cause that much mess?” She can also be found on Twitter by the username DylanDreyerNBC, where she keeps updating her audience with news on various topics.

Controversies

Dreyer is one brave lady. The well-known Today Show meteorologist shared the very personal news of her miscarriage and infertility struggle via a segment on the morning show. The weather anchor revealed she hopes to “shed the stigma” surrounding infertility by sharing her truth in honor of national infertility awareness week. Due to her emergency C-section with her firstborn, she was not able to conceive and had to turn to alternative methods.

Dylan Dreyer Biography

Real Name Dylan Marie Dreyer
Birth Date 2 August 1981
Age 39 Years
Birth Place Manalapan Township, New Jersey, United States
Nationality American
Profession Meteorologist
Religion Roman Catholic
Sun sign Leo

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 3” – in Centimetres – 160 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 53 kg  –  in Pounds –  117 lbs
Body Measurements 34-25-35
Bra Size 34B
Waist Size 25
Hips Size 35
Shoe Size 7 (U.S.)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Green
Body Type Slim

Family

Father Jim Dreyer
Mother Linda Dreyer
Sister Not Known
Brother Mike Dreyer, James Dreyer

Qualification/Education

School Manalapan High school
College Rutgers University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Is she a Lesbian? No
Husband? Brian Fichera
Children Two (Calvin Bradley Fichera, Oliver George Fichera)

Personal Life

Dylan married Brian Fichera who is an in-studio technician by profession in 2012 and currently resides in the New York area. Dreyer announced her pregnancy on The Today Show and gave birth to her first child, Calvin on December 17, 2016, and the second child, Oliver on January 2, 2020. She had a miscarriage in early 2019 after the birth of her first child. Dreyer also has two brothers named James and Mike. Her brother Mike who is an Air Force veteran lost his right lower leg in a construction mishap and now plays softball with the Wounded Warrior Softball Team.

Dylan Dreyer Net Worth

Dreyer’s net worth is estimated to be around approx. $4 million. Her salary from her TV career though not officially revealed to the public is estimated to be in the tune of $300,000. Her hard work has afforded her to live in some amazing houses. Currently, she lives in New York City in a house worth $580,000 which she bought in 2012 after her marriage.

Trivia

  • Dreyer would always put her full name “Dylan Marie Dreyer” on her resume when applying for jobs, so they knew that they were hiring women.
  • She suffered a miscarriage overwinter 2018/2019 and then she was diagnosed with secondary infertility.
  • Improper Bostonian Magazine named her the 2008 Boston’s Best Meteorologist.
  • She is a recipient of the American Meteorological Society’s Precious Seal of Approval Award.
  • Dreyer was a stock photo model and calendar girl before her TV career took off.
  • Doris Milke, Dreyer’s grandmother, was a record-setting winner on the original version of The Price Is Right.

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