Tracy Hinson (born July 6, 1989) is an American Journalist, Certified Meteorologist, News Anchor, and Television Reporter from St. Louis, Missouri, USA. She is known for appearing on the “5 On Your Side” KSDK Television station’s show.
The 30-year-old also gave weather forecast on the KSBW, KNTV, and KGO-TV channels.
Early Life, Parents, Childhood & Sister
Meteorologist Tracy Hinson was born to her parents in the year 1989 (age 30 years, in 2019) in Silicon Valley, California, USA. She cuts her birthday cake on 6 July every year with her family. Her birth zodiac sign is Cancer.
She is the younger daughter of Angie Hinson (mother) and her father. In her family, she has a sister named Ashley Hinson. Her siblings a third-grade school teacher, who teaches boys. Her dad always cooks for her and inspired her in her life.
She loves her grandparents. Furthermore, she also uploaded a picture of her grandmother on her birthday to wish her.
School, Education & Career
Tracy was raised in Sunnyvale, California. In 1998, she watched an “Anticyclonic tornado” formed over Sunnyvale, when she was in 5th grade in her school. This incident sparks her interest, passion, and curiosity for the weather. After that, she decided to become a meteorologist.
She completed her scuba diving training in her 6th grade and earned a “PADI certified scuba diver” certificate.
After completing her school graduation, Hinson attended San Jose State University to study Journalism. She was also a member of a college band where she played French horn, piano, and flute.
She also earned a Bachelor’s degree of Science in Journalism. Later, she completed her Bachelor of Science in Meteorology degree from Mississippi State University.
Love Affair, Boyfriend & Spouse
Hinson has engaged to her longtime boyfriend Garry Frank. He is her fellow meteorologist and a forecaster in Kansas City.
Her Fiancé is a professional Journalist and News Reporter as well. Tracy is planning to marry Garry in 2020.
Frank has also appeared on HBO’s “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” in 2018.
|Wiki & Bio|
|Real Full Birth Name||Tracy Hinson.|
|Profession||Journalist, Certified Meteorologist & TV News Reporter.|
|Famous for||1. Giving news related to weather and climate on the KGO-TV, KSBW, and KNTV channels.
2. Being the reporter for 5 On Your Side in St. Louis, Missouri.
|Controversy||On October 12, 2019, a viewer named "Mary" insulted with Tracy's stomach fat picture and body-shamed her on Twitter. Mary also suggested her to wear a girdle to hide her stomach fat. As a result, Hinson replied to her on twitter that she doesn't need any kind girdle.|
|Age (As of 2019)||30 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||6 July 1989.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Birthplace||Silicon Valley, California, United States.|
|Hometown||Sunnyvale, CA, USA.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Not Known.|
|Parents||Father: Name not known.
Mother: Angie Hinson.
|Siblings||Sister: Ashley Hinson (3rd grade School Teacher).|
|Height||Feet & Inches: 5' 4" tall.
Centimeters: 163 cm.
Meters: 1.63 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 59 Kg.
Pounds: 130 lbs.
|Body Measurements||Breast: 35".
|Shoe Size (UK)||5.|
|Highest Qualification||1. Bachelor of Science in Journalism degree.
2. Bachelor of Science in Meteorology.
|Alma Mater.||1. San Jose State University.
2. Mississippi State University.
|School||School in Sunnyvale, CA.|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Engaged to her longtime partner Garry Frank.|
|Boyfriend or Fiancé||Garry Frank (Journalist).|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris, India & London.|
|Movies||Transformers & Hidalgo (2004).|
|Books||Nancy Drew Mystery Books.|
|Her Interests||Horseback Riding, Zoos, Pets, and Travel.|
|Favorite Dishes||Cheese & Macaroni, Fries, Chicken, Burger.|
|Email Address||Not Known,|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: @tvalwx (5K+ followers).
Twitter: @tvalwx (6K+ Fans).
Facebook: facebook.com/tvalwx (12K+ likes on fan page).
|Net worth (approx.)||$510K US dollars (As of 2019).|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Tracy Hinson
- She is a good horse rider. In 2012, Tracy won the “Miss California Rodeo Salinas” competition.
- She is presently working and living in St. Louis, Missouri.
- A viewer named “Mary” has body-shamed her on 12 October 2019 on Twitter. She suggested her to wear a girdle to hide her stomach fat.
- However, Tracy refused this idea of fat-shaming and replied back with #nomorefatshaming hashtag to her on social media. She has also shared the screenshot of Mary’s tweet on her official Twitter account.
Dear Mary, yes I do watch my air checks. NO I will not be strapping myself into a girdle because you don’t like my belly. I like pasta, bread and cheese too much to obsess over my weight. I like my body and that’s all that really matters. ❤️ Tracy #nomorefatshaming pic.twitter.com/awQ0Rh7qMd
— Tracy Hinson (@tvalwx) October 12, 2019
- She does not believe in the idea that the News Anchors have to looks like a model.
- Hinson loves to eat Cheese and Macaroni. In addition, her official website i.e. “missmacncheese.com” is launched and inspired by her favorite dish.
- Her body is curvy and attractive in shape. Figure measurements are 33B-29-36. Tracy Hinson’s height stands tall at 5 ft 4 (163 m) and her weight is around 130 lbs or 59 Kg.
- She likes to wear a dress size of 8 (US) and 38 (EU).
- As per her salary, she is earning a decent amount of income. In 2019, her accumulated Net worth is around $510K US dollars.
- On many occasions, she brings her mom Angie Hinson and sister Ashley Hinson on her live TV show.
- She often watches Baseball matches with her sibling Ashley.
- Hinson has also worked on California’s Central Coast.
- She loves to read Nancy Drew mystery books in her childhood.
- This Meteorologist is a foodie and she is proud of that.
- She is living with her Fiancé Garry Frank in St. Louis, Missouri.
- Tracy has a soft corner for animals. She loves pets. In her residence, she also has a pet cat named “Oliver Nacho Hinson” and a Prairie Dog.