Beth McLeod is a journalist, TV news anchor, media personality, and meteorologist from the United States of America. Beth Mcleod is better known as the wife of Fred McLeod.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Beth McLeod was born on May 14, 1965, in Bay Village, Ohio, USA. Beth’s zodiac sign is Taurus and she is currently 56 years old. Her real birth name is Elizabeth Heather Henningsen. Her father’s name is Richard Henningsen and her mother’s name is Martha Ann Henningsen. Beth’s parents moved to Detroit due to her father working for Detroit Diesel when she was in 1st grade. Moreover, Beth spent most of her childhood in Detroit.
Beth Mcleod studied and completed her high school education at Northville High School in Northville, Michigan. After that, Beth graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism. Beth later earned a Master’s degree in Meteorology from Mississippi State University.
Beth Leod started her career at CBS Sports in New York. Then, Beth worked at WDIV in Detroit, Michigan for over 15 years. She hosted the game show Michigan Lottery aside from covering traffic news for the station from 1995 to 2008. She gave out the lucky winning numbers during the daily drawing broadcast for 15 years alongside Aggie Usedly and Darryl Wood. The host of the game show was replaced by an automated speaking machine in 2012. Besides that, Beth covered the weather forecasts and sports events.
After that, Beth’s journalism career transformed from sports to socio-economic news. Beth joined the 19 News, Cleveland in September 2009. Beth started as a weather forecaster in WOIO in Cleveland. Moreover, Beth spent almost 10 years at WOIO working as a meteorologist, giving updates about the weather, and explaining the possible changes in the climate every day.
Beth left the traffic news department so that she could spend more time with her husband. Her husband Fred Mcleod was the play-by-play game announcer for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Beth and Fred met at the CBS channel for the first time. Moreover, they both worked for the CBS channel. Her husband Fred worked as an announcer for the NBA team Cleveland Cavaliers. On September 9, 2019, Beth’s husband sadly passed away.
The Cleveland basketball mourned his death and paid tribute to him. Fred was an ambassador of the team and they felt the great loss of a friend and teammate. On September 10, 2019, the team management issued the death statement. However, Fred’s parents and Beth has not publicly revealed the cause of death. According to sources, Fred died of a heart attack at the age of 67. Currently, Beth works as the resident meteorologist of Fox 8 News Channel in Cleveland.
Achievements and Net Worth
Beth Mcleod has won Emmy Awards and Lifetime achievement award for Z at CLE Sports Awards. Besides that, there is no other information about Beth’s other achievements and awards.
Beth Mcleod earned between $80 thousand to $90 thousand annually as a meteorologist. According to online sources, the estimated net worth of Beth is around $400 thousand US dollars.
Beth Mcleod was married to the late Fred Mcleod who was an announcer for the NBA team Cleveland Cavaliers. Moreover, the couple met through CBS where Fred worked as the CBS affiliate in Detroit. Beth and Fred were married for 28 years. They have three children named Sean, Jenna, and Molly Mcleod from their marriage. However, her husband Fred passed away on September 9, 2019, due to a heart attack.
Talking about Beth’s rumors and controversy, she’s not a part of them until now. Besides that, Beth is focusing on her personal and professional life. Furthermore, Beth prefers to stay away from gossip and controversy.
Body Measurement and Social media
Beth Mcleod stands at 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs around 57 Kg. Beth has blonde hair and black eyes. Besides that, there is no further information about Beth’s body measurements.
Beth Mcleod is pretty active on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Her official Instagram account @bethmcleodfox8 has over 13.9K followers. Beth has over 22K followers on Facebook and over 13.6K followers on Twitter.