Rafer Weigel

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Updated On December 18, 2022

Rafer Weigel, American broadcast journalist, news anchor, and general assignment reporter at WFLD-Channel 32 in Chicago. Rafer Weigel was the weekend sports anchor and reporter at WLS-TV in Chicago and an actor too.

Early Life and Childhood

Rafer Weigel was born on May 5, 1969, in New Haven, United State Connecticut. He is 53 years old and his real name is Rafer Weigel. He loves to be called by his birth name.

Weigel is the son of Tim Weigel (father), Chicago television sportscaster and newspaper columnist, and Kathy Worthington (mother), a former WGN Radio news anchor. He has two sisters: Teddi, who started high school in 2008, and Jenniffer Weigel, a former Chicago television news anchor and published novelist.

There is no information available about how Rafer Weigel was with his family and friends on any websites or in the media. Maybe in the future, he will give details about his childhood in the media or interviews at that moment we will update him here. His zodiac sign is Taurus and American by nationality.


Rafer Weigel studied at Evanston Township High School and graduated in 1987. He appeared on stage with the Young People’s company of the Piven Theatre Workshop. Then, he studied at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and earned a theater degree in 1992. He was very talented in his school and college days.

Career and Professional Life

In the locally produced TV series “The Untouchables,” he made his debut in a small role. In 1993, Weigel was hauled to Hollywood and given a job on a newsmagazine program with younger journalists.

Rafer appeared in roles on “ER” and “Party of Five” in 1995. Weigel joined the NBC sitcom as a series regular in 1997. Additionally, he participated in “Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II.” He appeared in the films “Rated X” and “Free Enterprise.”

He started his journalism career in 2001. After his father passed away, he composed an essay. Weigel regularly published articles on regional high school athletes while covering games throughout the Chicago metropolitan area.

Additionally, he was the host of the Celebrity Rock radio show. He wrote articles for The Times on a freelance basis before receiving a full-time job as a staff writer covering high school sports a year later.

Brand Endorsements

There is no information about Rafer Weigel’s brand endorsements and no mention that Rafer Weigel has endorsed some brands and their products. Rafer might reveal details about the companies he has recommended in the future.

We looked through Rafer Weigel’s social media sites but could not find any information on brand endorsements. Due to his privacy, he doesn’t want anyone to learn more about him or his personal or professional life.

Awards and Nomination

There is no information available about the awards and nominations of Rafer Weigel. He is a talented American broadcast journalist, news anchor, and general assignment reporter but till now he has not received any awards or nominations. Rafer has a great future ahead and has lots of chances to win many awards and nominations.

Rafer Weigel – Net Worth 2022

The estimated value of Rafer Weigel’s net worth is $1 Million to $5 Million. His work as an American broadcast journalist, news anchor, and general assignment reporter is his primary source of income.

He now enjoys a luxurious lifestyle and various expensive vehicles thanks to sales excellent job. He is one of the most honest and powerful American broadcast journalists, news anchors, and general assignment reporters.

Rafer Weigel posing inside his car in black outfit (Source Instagram)

Caption: Rafer Weigel posing inside his car in a black outfit (Source Instagram)

Relationship Status

Rafer Weigel married photographer Tiffany Weigel. They together have a son named Heathcliff John Weigel.

They were very happy together but their marriage didn’t last long and they split up. Later she got engaged to Margie Ellisor who is a news anchor.

Rafer Weigel with his loving son (Source Instagram)

Caption: Rafer Weigel with his loving son (Source Instagram)


Rafer Weigel, a television news anchor involved in a scandal for naked images and claims of revenge porn, claimed he was let off from Fox-owned WFLD-Channel 32 on Monday.

Body Measurements

Rafer Weigel’s actual height is 5 feet 11 inches and his weight is 77 kg. His hair color is light brown and his eye color is dark black. His body type is also unknown.  He is very concerned about his health and takes a proper diet, drinks lots of water and he has clear and fair skin.

Rafer Weigel posing for a photo in white and red outfit (Source Instagram)

Rafer Weigel posing for a photo in a white and red outfit (Source Instagram)

Rafer Weigel – Social Media

Weigel is very active on social media. On Instagram, he has 1333 followers and he has followed 535 people and has posted 488 posts. We didn’t find his official Facebook account but he is active on Twitter where he has 14.3K followers and has followed 2509 people. He has joined Twitter in April 2011.