Sam Champion Net Worth 2023
Sam Champion is estimated to have a net worth of $10 million dollars as of 2022. He has accumulated his net worth with the versatility he has shown in each field he has worked in.
His main source of earnings is his media personality career. As he progresses in his career, his net worth is projected to rise.
Sam Champion Salary 2022
Sam Champion’s salary is $2 Million every year and gets a monthly salary of $166,667, he is an American weather anchor. Champion is currently the weekday morning and noon weather anchor.
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Sam Champion Biography
He formerly co-anchored AMHQ: America’s Morning Headquarters as well as 23.5 Degrees With Sam Champion on The Weather Channel.
After December 4, 2013, his final day with ABC, Champion became the managing editor of The Weather Channel, beginning on January 1, 2014. He also appeared on the Today show on NBC.
After leaving NBC and the Weather Channel in the year 2016, he returned to ABC on a fill-in basis and returned to become the weekday morning as well as noon weather anchor at WABC-TV in June 2019.
Sam Champion Wiki
Birth name: Samuel James Champion
Date of birth: August 13, 1961
Place of birth: Paducah, Kentucky, United States
Sam Champion’s age: 61 years (as of 2022)
Birth sign: Leo
Height: 5′ 10″
Spouse: Rubem Robierb (m. 2012)
Education: Eastern Kentucky University (B.A.)
Profession: Weather Anchor, Television host
Salary: $2 Million
Net worth: 10 million dollars (2022)
Sam Champion Age
Champion is 61 years old as of 2022, he was born on August 13, 1961, in Paducah, Kentucky, United States. He normally celebrates his birthday with his family and close friends every year on August 13. His zodiac sign is Leo.
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Sam Champion Height
Champion stands at an average height of 5 feet 10 inches approximately 1.78 m.
Sam Champion Parents and Siblings
Champion is the son of Sylvia Champion and James H. Champion. He was born in Paducah, Kentucky, his father was a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps who worked in Vietnam. Champion’s father died on October 25, 2010. He has one sister called Teresa.
Sam Champion Husband / Gay
Champion is openly gay, he is married to Rubem Robierb since December 21, 2012. His partner is a Brazilian visual artist, whose current medium as well as style are linked to the Pop-Art movement by using the two-dimensional image and its repetition as a resource.
Sam Champion Wedding
The couple tied the knot in December 2012 and their wedding was officiated by State Supreme Court Justice George J. Silver as well as attended by family and close friends. On December 21, 2016, Champion shared a photo of their Wedding Anniversary on his Instagram.
Sam Champion Daughter
Champion posted a photo of a newborn baby daughter on his Instagram account on December 17, 2021, and captioned that they were thrilled. Many people congratulated him as well as his husband but he later clarified that they are not parents yet but are proud uncles.
Sam Champion ABC News
In August 2006, Good Morning America announced he would join that show and ABC News, effective September 5, 2006. He announced his departure from ABC on December 2, 2013, to become an on-air presence at and managing editor of The Weather Channel.
His last day on Good Morning America was December 4, 2013, Champion was immediately replaced by Ginger Zee. Prior to joining WABC-TV, Champion was a weekend anchor and news reporter at WPSD-TV in Paducah, KY.
He started his career as an intern at WKYT-TV in Lexington, Kentucky. In 2006, Champion became the weather anchor for Good Morning America.
In his capacity as Weather Editor, sam also built ABC News’s Weather, Climate and Environment Unit, and oversaw all climate, weather, as well as environmental coverage and content on all ABC platforms.
He became the Managing Editor of the Weather Channel in the year 2012, where he created and hosted AMHQ, a 4-hour morning show, and 23.5, a climate as well as science interview program in prime time.
In his weather reporting career, Champion received a Peabody Award for his “Sandy Coverage” and has won four Emmys. In 2019, Champion returned home to WABC, when he became the weather anchor for Eyewitness News This Morning.