Sam Champion | Biography

Posted On: 13 Aug, 2014

Sam Champion | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth August 13, 1961
Age 59 Years 6 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Anchor
Husband/Spouse Rubem Robierb
Wife/Spouse Rubem Robierb
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian Gay
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Yes
Net Worth $10 Million Dollars(approx)
Height N/A
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Not Yet

Samuel James "Sam" Champion was born on August 13, 1961 (his age is 52 years old) in Paducah, Kentucky, United States of America. He was born as the second child to parents James H. Champion (father) and Sylvia (mother). His father, who was the lieutenant colonel in the US Marine, died on the October of 2010. Sam completed his schooling from Fairfax High School in VA and later did his bachelors’ from Eastern Kentucky University.

He has worked for WPSD-TV situated at Kentucky, and WJKS (later WCWJ) in Jacksonville, Florida. He turned into a climate forecaster in Eyewitness News for WABC-TV's in New York City in 1988. He went on Good Morning America (gma) where he earned as much as 2 million dollar per year. In 2012, he appeared as host of Sea Rescue, an instructive and enlightening program in Litton's Weekend Adventure that concentrates on the salvage, restoration, and in numerous occurrences arrival of creatures go into untamed life. In August 2006, GMA advertised Champion would join ABC News, successful September 5, 2006.

Champion proclaimed his way to ABC on December 2, 2013, to turn into on-air vicinity at and overseeing supervisor of The Weather Channel. His last day on Good Morning America was on the 4th of December 2013. He has sporadically showed up on Live! with Kelly and Michael, the everyday syndicated program created by WABC-TV, and CNN's Larry King Live. He regularly starts his weathercasts of about 30 seconds by saying, "How about we get to the sheets." His slogan when contraventing for climate reports from nearby ABC stations is, "That is the climate around the country. This is what you can expect today."    Quickly after his flight from Good Morning America, it was proclaimed that Champion would join The Weather Channel to have his morning show named America's Morning Headquarters. It was aired on the TV from March 17, 2014.

Being a TV personality, Sam does not have the greatest of heights. He is only 5 foot and about 10 inches tall. He is a good looking man and is sexually gay. Never did he try to conceal this fact and he was always open about his boyfriends to the media. Being a media person himself, he could never have that privacy about his personal life and in 2012, he announced of his wedding to his longtime partner and now husband, Rubem Robierb. The couple married in the December of 2012. They have no signs of getting divorced anytime soon. You can see some shirtless pictures of his on the internet.

Being a very iconic weather reporter, Sam has enjoyed a lot of name and fame himself. He has been a busy man for his job and has also been paid accordingly. His estimated salary per month is between 20 to 30 thousand dollars. Besides that, a recent survey in 2013 showed his net worth to be 10 million US dollars. He is also involved in many Charity events like March of Dimes NYC Walk America, Multiple Sclerosis Society Fall Bike Tour, "Stopping AIDS Together” and many more. From his own experience with skin diseases, he has also been contributing in the mass awareness programs about skin cancer.

After joining on twitter some years ago, Sam has received a wide number of popularity and fan following as well. On his official twitter account, he has been followed by more than 200 thousand people from different parts of the world. That proves that he is one of the leading figures in America’s weather broadcast. He has already tweeted more than 52 thousand times and has been following other 645 people. To know more about him, you can read his biography in sites like Wikipedia.