Sam Champion Biogarphy|Profile
Sam Champion is a skilled American journalist currently working at ABC as an anchor. Champion began at Eyewitness News in 1988 as the weekend and 5:00 p.m. weather anchor, eventually becoming the main weather anchor for the 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., and 11:00 p.m. newscasts.
Sam Champion Age
How old is Champion? He is 61 years old as of 2023. Champion was born Samuel James Champion on August 13, 1961, in Paducah, Kentucky, United States. He celebrates his birthday on August 13 every year.
Sam Champion Education
He attended and graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast news.
Sam Champion Height|Weight
Champion stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
Sam Champion Family
Champion is the son of James H.Champion and Sylvia Champion, his father James was a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Marine Army who served in Vietnam. However, he died on October 25, 2010. Champion has one sibling sister known as Teresa.
Sam Champion Husband|Gay
Is Champion Gay? He is openly gay. He got married on December 21st, 2012 to Rubem Robierb who is a Brazilian Visual Artist. The wedding was officiated by state supreme court justice George J.Silver. In attendance, were family and close friends. Champion shared a photo of their wedding anniversary on his Instagram account in 2016.
Sam Champion Children
He likes to keep his personal life private, hence he has not disclosed information about whether he has children or not. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Sam Champion Career
Champion began at Eyewitness News in 1988 as the weekend and 5:00 p.m. weather anchor, eventually becoming the main weather anchor for the 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., and 11:00 p.m. newscasts. Prior to joining WABC-TV, Sam was a weekend anchor and news reporter at WPSD-TV in Paducah, KY. He started his broadcasting career as an intern at WKYT-TV in Lexington, KY, and graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast news.
He became the weather anchor for Good Morning America in 2006. In his role as Weather Editor, he also built ABC News’s Weather, Climate and Environment Unit, and oversaw all weather, climate, and environmental coverage and content on all ABC platforms. In addition, he became the Managing Editor of the Weather Channel, where he created and hosted AMHQ, a 4-hour morning show, and 23.5, a climate and science interview program in prime time in 2021.
Champion was honored with a Peabody Award for his “Sandy Coverage” and has won four Emmys. Sam returned home to WABC in 2019, when he became the weather anchor for Eyewitness News This Morning.
Sam Champion Salary|Net Worth
Champion has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earned from his broadcasting career.