Sam Champion is an American weather forecaster and television host who is very popular from his impact in the Good Morning America show. Sam has also featured on a similar appearance as a co-anchor known as America’s Morning Headquarters.
Sam Champion Bio: Age, Parents, Siblings
Sam was born on August 13, 1961, around Kentucky, United States. His parents were James H. Champion and Sylvia Champion, which they named him Samuel James Champion. Sam was not the only child born by James and Sylvia as he has a sibling sister named Teresa Champion. Sam’s family has already become famous during the time his father James H. champion. A lieutenant colonel served as a U.S. Marine Corps in Vietnam. Even though James later died in 2010, his son Sam tried his best to continue his father’s legacy by serving the United States as an outstanding weather forecaster.
Sam attended Fairfax High school during his education career, where he graduated with a high school degree in 1979 before moving to the University. Based on the effort of Sam, he got admitted to the University of Eastern Kentucky, where he graduated with a degree in Bachelors of art in the broadcasting of news.
Sam Champion Career Details
Even after graduating from University, Sam did not rest because he wanted to move his career forward, which he began working at WPSD-TV. He worked in the TV industry for a few years before moving over to the WJKS, where he didn’t stay long before joining the WABC-TV as a famous weather forecaster. He got famous from being a weather forecaster in the Eyewitness news.
He stayed while in the WABC-TV, promoting the company revenue before finally moving to ABC News in 2006. He worked as a presenter in the company while featuring in popular shows like Good Morning America. The show helps Sam in boosting his career to what it is today. It is this show that made him famous around the globe.
Working with the ABS News, he has also featured on another show known as NBC Today, which is managed and broadcast by NBC. It was in 2015 that Sam decided to leave the Good morning show formally known as America’s Morning Headquarters (AMHQ).
Sam Champion Net Worth And Salary
Sam’s net worth is estimated to be $10 million, even though The Weather Channel decides against not renewing his contract in 2016, which is the main reason why he left the company. The final episode of the show that aired in 2016 generated a whopping salary of $1.5 million.
Sam Champion Height, Weight
Sam has an average height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78) while weighing around 63 kg. Sam has a good body statue that makes him look huge.
Is Sam Champion Married?
Sam Champion is currently married to Rubem Robierb, but unfortunately, they now have no child yet. Rubem Robierb is a visual artist who got engaged to Sam in October 2012. Rumor has it that Sam Champion is gay as his marriage with Rubem Robierb is still going on without any news of a divorce.
Quick Facts About Sam Champion
Name – Sam Champion
Age – 58 years
Birthday – August 13, 1961
Birth sign – Leo
Birthplace – Paducah, Kentucky, United States
Nationality – American
Height – 1.78 m
Weight – 63 kg
Spouse – Rubem Robierb
Parents – Sylvia Champion and James H. Champion
Siblings – Teresa Champion
Children – None
Net worth – $10 million
Salary – $1.5 million