Bill Wixey Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Net Worth

By Oshil Pokhrel | Published On: 12 Jun, 2019
Bill Wixey Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Net Worth

Emmy award-winning journalist Bill Wixey is a Q13 News anchor who had covered the news events from the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing to deadliest 2005 Tsunami, and 2010 Haiti earthquake. The journalist who successfully battled Hodgkin’s Lymphoma also broadcasted sports events like Super Bowls and Final Fours at Fox Sports Net.

Apart from his broadcasting career, Bill supports charity and has remain involve in The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, American Cancer Society, and Ronald McDonald House.

Married/ Wife/ Children

Regarding Albeit Bill's tight-lipped romantic spheres, his fans have managed to crack down that he is a married guy. And to those who are still wondering about his wife's identity, her name is Catherine, and they have together since October 1996. The exact details of when he got married remain low-key.

The couple is parents to two children- Will Wixey and Gigi Wixey. Will, their son, is the eldest of two, who was born in 2000. Later, Bill and his wife Catherine welcomed their daughter named Gigi in 2002.

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Birthday Party: Bill Wixey celebrates his 51st birthday with his children Will Wixey and Gigi Wixey on 22 August 2018 (Photo Source: William Wixey's Instagram)

Bill and Catherine's son Will is a graduate of the University of Washington, and during his high school education at Newport High School, he mostly played basketball. And he along with his father Bill, mother Catherine, and sister Gigi are residing peacefully in Kirkland, Washington.

Net Worth/ Salary

From his career in journalism since 1991, Bill has been summoning a hefty amount of net worth, which is under the review. He is reporting in the Seattle area since 1998 and concerning his more than two-decades stint; the Kirkland native might be earning more than the above-average salary of $40,077 per year, as reported by Payscale.

He is anchoring KCPQ's "Q13 Fox News This Morning", and before coming to Q13 FOX, Bill worked at Fox Sports Net and KIRO-TV till May 2003. He began his journalism career in 1991 in Great Falls, Montana.

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Family Suffered Cancer

Bill and his family have a record of suffering from cancer. In 2008, the Emmy-winning journalist got diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, and in October 2009, he recovered from cancer after the chemotherapy treatments.

(Photo Source: Bill Wixey's Twitter)

But unlike him, his mother Karen was not as lucky as him. She could not survive and died from small-cell lung cancer in February 2018.

Other than her mother, his grandfather, and mother-in-law also passed away due to cancer.

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Wiki (Age)- Height & Education

Bill Wixey, whose other name is Michael, was born in 1967 in Kirkland, Washington. The Emmy Award-winning journalist has his birthday on the 22nd of August. He had his upbringing in the Seattle area.

For his education, the 51 years old attended Lake Washington High School in Kirkland and graduated from Washington State University. His height is far smaller than his son Will Wixey, who stands 6 feet 8 inch tall.