Sam Champion WABC, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, First Wife, Husband, Salary, Net Worth

Sam Champion Biography and Wiki

Sam Champion is a beautiful and talented American meteorologist currently working for WABC News as a morning weather anchor. He also worked for WPSD News before becoming a news anchor for ABC News.

Sam Champion Age

Champion is 60 years old as of 2022, he was born on August 13, 1961, in  Paducah, Kentucky, United States.

Sam Champion Birthday

Sam celebrates his birthday on the 13th of August every year.

Sam Champion Height and Weight

Champion stands at an average height of 5 feet 10 inches with a moderate weight.

Sam Champion Family

Sam is the son of Sylvia Champion and James H. Champion. It is known that he grew up along with his sister Teresa. His father served in Vietnam and was a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps. Unfortunately, he passed away in 2010.

Sam Champion Education

Champion enrolled at Fairfax High School where he completed his elementary education. Later, he graduated with a B.A. degree in broadcast journalism from Eastern Kentucky University.

Sam Champion Wife and Married

Sam is openly gay. He is currently married to his partner, Rubem Robierb. Rubem is a well-known visual artist, sculptor, and photographer. They tied the knot in 2012. It is known that the couple welcomed a newborn baby into their family back in 2021.

Sam Champion Daughter

Champion has not disclosed any information on his daughter yet. Nonetheless, this information is currently under review and will be updated soon.

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Sam Champion Salary

WABC News’ Sam receives an annual salary of $2 Million from his career as a news journalist. The normal pay of a news journalist ranges from between $ 24,292 and $ 72,507 which translates to an hourly average wage of between $ 10.15 and $ 31.32.

Sam Champion Net Worth

Champion has an estimated net worth of $10 Million as of 2022, from his successful career. His primary source of income is his career as a Journalist. Through his various sources of income, he has been able to accumulate good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.

Sam Champion WABC Wikipedia

Champion is a well-known broadcast meteorologist who is currently working for WABC News. Here, he serves as a morning weather anchor for Good Morning America. Previously, he co-anchored 23.5 Degrees With Sam Champion on The Weather Channel.

Likewise, Sam was also the co-anchor of AMHQ: America’s Morning Headquarters. He also serves as the weekend anchor for Eyewitness News’ 5:00 p.m. newscasts. Afterward, he was promoted to the position of the main weather anchor at the 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., and 11:00 p.m. newscasts.

During this time, Champion also served as a weather editor for ABC News’s Weather. Here, he appeared in ABC News’s Weather, Climate and Environment Unit, and oversaw all weather, climate, and environmental coverage and content on all ABC platforms.

Before coming to the station, Sam worked at WPSD-TV as a weekend anchor and news reporter. It is known that he started his broadcasting career at WKYT-TV as an intern in Lexington, KY.

Sam Champion Awards

  • Emmy Award
  • Peabody Award