Sam Champion Married, Wedding, Husband, Gay, Salary and Net Worth

Published On: 22 Aug, 2016

Sam Champion Married, Wedding, Husband, Gay, Salary and Net Worth

The veteran weather anchor, best known for 25-year long career with ABC flagship WABC-TV and Good Morning America, Samuel James champion, popularly known as Sam champion is weather anchor and Television host currently working for the Weather Channel. He holds American Nationality and is of white ethnicity.

He started his career at WPSD-TV in Paducah, Kentucky. He then moved to WJKS which was later known as WCWJ in Jacksonville, Florida. He later took the job as the weather forecaster for WABC-TV in 1988.He later joined Good Morning America in 2004.He hosted a program called Sea Rescue which was an educational show relating the rescue, rehabilitation and releasing animals back in wild life. He then switched his job from ABC to The Weather Channel where he assumed the post of Managing Editor. He hosts his own morning show at The Weather Channel titled America’s Morning Headquarters. The show debuted on March 17th 2014. He later became part of new primetime show 23.5 degree with Sam champion.

The seasoned weather presenter has made huge money in his career. His Net worth stands around 10.5 Million USD. He joined the ABC News for a whooping salary of 1.5 Million USD per year. After his switch to The Weather Channel, his salary is believed to have raised multiple folds. He has definitely piled up on his net worth since then. The veteran presenter has no stopping in his career and he is certain to make huge money in coming years.

His personal life is very interesting as depicted on his Wikis on the Internet. He was born to Sylvia and James H Champion on August 13th, 1961 in Paducah, Kentucky where he was brought up with his sibling. His father was lieutenant colonel in the U.S Marine Corps. He completed his schooling from Fairfax High School in Fairfax, Virginia in year 1979. He later completed his graduation from Eastern Kentucky University majoring in B.A in Broadcast News. Although his sexuality was well known among his friends and colleagues, he revealed that he was gay in October 2012. He also announced that he was set to get married to his partner. He married Fine arts photographer Rubem in December 2012. Ruben hails from Brazil. His wedding was held with an official ceremony in his apartment. His wedding was followed by Lavis New year reception in Miami. There are tons of photo on the internet in which he is seen chilling with his husband. He is seen in swim-suit standing on the beaches with his partner. He posted those photos which are from their honeymoon.