Sam Champion Biography and Wiki
Born Samuel James Champion is an American meteorologist and weather anchor currently working at WABC-TV and Good Morning America. Sam is popularly known for his combined 25-year career at the station. He previously co-anchored AMHQ: America’s Morning Headquarters and 23.5 Degrees With Sam Champion on The Weather Channel.
Sam Champion Age and Birthday
Champion was born on August 13, 1961, in Paducah, Kentucky, United States. He is 60 years old as of 2021. His birth sign is Leo. Sam turns 61 years old on August 13, 2022.
Sam Champion Height
Sam stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (Approx. 1.78 meters)tall and weighs 68kgs (138.9 lbs).
Sam Champion Education
Champion attended and graduated from Fairfax High School in Fairfax, Virginia in 1979. He later enrolled at Eastern Kentucky University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in broadcast news. Further details regarding his academic credentials will be updated soon.
Sam Champion Family, Parents, Siblings
Sam is the son of Sylvia Champion(mother) and James H. Champion(father). His father was a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps who served in Vietnam, unfortunately, he passed away on October 25, 2010.
He grew up in Paducah, Kentucky alongside his sister Teresa. Further details regarding his family background will be updated soon when established.
Sam Champion Husband, Is He Married?
Moving on to his marital affairs, the famed meteorologist is happily married to his loving husband, Rubem Robierb, who is a Miami, Florida-based visual artist, sculptor, and photographer. The duo got hitched on December 21, 2012, in a wedding ceremony. Further details regarding his partner will be updated soon when revealed.
Sam Champion Salary
According to ABC estimates, Champion receives an average annual salary ranging from $27,300 to $77,500. His contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.
Sam Champion Net Worth
Sam Champion has an estimated net worth ranging from $300,000 to $700,000 as of 2021. This amount is from his extensive career as a weather anchor among other investments.
Sam Champion WABC-TV News
WABC-TV, channel 7, is the flagship station of the ABC television network, licensed to New York, New York, United States. The station is owned by the ABC Owned Television Stations subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company.
Sam joined the ABC news team on September 5, 2006. Champion announced his departure from ABC on December 2, 2013, to become an on-air presence at and managing editor of The Weather Channel.
Champion previously worked at WPSD-TV in Paducah, Kentucky, and WJKS (later WCWJ) in Jacksonville, Florida. In Addition, he hosted the New York City Anti-Violence Project’s 2002 “Courage Awards,” along with movie critic Frank DeCaro.