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Who Was Noella Bergener’s Father? About His Life, Death, and Career

Noella Bergener
  • Noella Bergener joined The Real Housewives of Orange County.
  • She had a rocky personal life with her partner.
  • Christopher Nance was a well-known name in weather reporting.

Who is Noella Bergener?

In 2019, Noella Bergener joined The Real Housewives of Orange County. She then confirmed her departure from the show after two seasons in July 2022. Her choice to leave came after a particularly trying 2021.

She had a rocky personal life with her partner, which resulted in a breakup, and she also lost her father, Christopher Nance.

Bergener was devastated by the death of his father.

But he wasn’t only her loss; an entire generation of people who turned on their televisions for weather updates lost Nance.

Christopher Nance, Noella Bergener’s Father — Life, Death, and Career

In the United States, Christopher Nance was a well-known name in weather reporting.

The iconic weatherman, known as “Weather Dude,” reported on the weather for several TV stations over the years.

Nance was born near Pacific Grove, California, in 1955, and had a brother who died in the early 2000s.

He graduated from Pacific Grove High School in the early 1970s and went on to work in the news.

He worked in news for KION-TV in Monterey and KNBC in San Francisco before,

earning his greatest and longest-running job as a weathercaster at KNBC in Los Angeles.

Nance began working for KNBC in 1985, first appearing on its weekend newscasts.

His jobs grew in importance, as did his celebrity; he appeared on the Today show and in the mornings.

He also got his nickname, “Weather Dude,” from KNBC.

Nance was involved in KNBC’s community outreach projects in addition to his day job.

He also wrote several children’s books and founded and maintained a non-profit foundation to promote awareness and finances for sickle cell anemia,

a disease he was diagnosed with at a young age.

He combined his personal and professional lives by dating a couple of interns at KNBC.

That all changed when he met Bergener’s mother.

Christopher Nance
Noella Bergener with her father Christopher nance source: RadarOnline

Noella Bergener was a child with her father, Christopher Nance

He was reportedly in Hawaii in his latter years,

living out his retirement but continues to engage in philanthropic activities and produce books for children.

Then, in October 2021, tragedy struck.

Nance died at the age of 66. Although the circumstances are vague,

Bergener’s Instagram post regarding his death implied that it was related to his sickle cell anemia.

Bergener noted in her post, “He was the oldest living guy in the United States with sickle cell anemia.”

She also emphasized his numerous good deeds for youngsters with terminal illnesses and his years as an NBC weatherman.

Nance’s relationship with his daughter was strained, but the father-daughter duo reconnected in 2020.

The RHOC actress said how he provided her with good memories to cherish from their time together.

“Your great understanding and support are something I will treasure for the rest of my life,” she added.

Bergener also mentioned how much he enjoys being a grandfather and how her son James has his eyes.

“If I didn’t tell you enough how proud I am to be your daughter while you were here, I pray you to hear it in the sky,” she said. “I adore you.”

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Christopher Nance’s Time at KNBC Was Cut Short Due to Sexual Harassment Allegations

Nance’s tenure as the Weather Dude on television was cut short in 2002 when the news station fired him due to sexual misconduct claims.

He was sacked in late December 2002 after being suspended in August.

He was suspended after an intern alleged that he was acting inappropriately toward her.

Nance was reinstated for a time but then received an unexpected termination letter from the employer.

Nance, who was 47 at the time, denied the claims were unfounded.

The charges came at a very difficult moment for him because he was experiencing marital troubles with his wife, which the accusations only compounded.

“Nothing about it was incorrect.

There was nothing physical involved “He spoke of his conduct with the intern.

“There was nothing sexual about it.”

Nance responded to the claims by saying that after 17 years at the station, he was bound to have some enemies.

The stress of the accusations, along with his brother’s recent death,

led his sickle cell anemia to recur. However, he quickly recovered.