His mass popularity can be predicted from the fact that, WGRZ tried to keep him in the business with the lucrative contract, but it simply wasn’t to be. John Beard is veteran news anchor who shed lights on the news for more than four decades, before calling it quit in 1st November 2016. He was reportedly suffering from insomnia in later career and had to give up to get a good sleep in spite of WGRV making his job a lot easier.
Career and Professional Life:
John Beard is a favorite news anchor who graduated from the East Carolina University. He was a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps in 70’s but adapted to journalism career after his graduation. He first worked at WIVB-TV in Buffalo before working for WXII-TV in North Carolina.
During broadcasting in KNBC-TV, a mentally unbalanced viewer broke into the news set and forced David who is a consumer advocate to read the manifesto at gunpoint and he lurked to snatch the weapon for the viewer. But he became a celebrated popular figure when he grabbed the role in Spider-Man, The Siege (1998), Home Room (2002), and Arrested Development (2003). Over the course of his career, he bagged several state AP Awards for breaking news
The veteran News anchor then announced his retirement on 1st November 2016 while working at WGRZ ending his long career. He even said that the cause of his retiring is his insomnia and he had the idea of leaving for past two or three years.
How much is His Salary and Net Worth?
Prior to his retirement from WGRZ, he revealed that the producers tried their best to keep him on the show with the lucrative deal, but they couldn’t give him a good night sleep. He was entitled to handsome salary over the course of her career. His job as news anchor and appearances in movies helped him amass his net worth. His expected net worth is around $1.7 million.
John’s Personal Life Behind the Camera!
The veteran anchor spent four decades in front camera giving his insights on the news, but he remains secretive when it comes to his personal life.
John beard who doesn’t have official Twitter account rarely reveals anything about his private life. He keeps his fan updated about the world affairs and also generating awareness for cancer through his posts.
When the terrorist bombing in Beirut destroyed US Barracks, he traveled to Lebanon and brought an infant baby with him. Then he handed over the baby to his new family on 20th December.
There is insufficient information about his wife and married life. The anchor is his late sixties and wants to spend as much time as possible with his family after his retirement from the news.
John’s Short Bio and Family:
According to the wiki, John Beard was born s North Carolina native on 24th August 1948 in St. Pauls, North Carolina and currently ages 68. He is all set to celebrate his 69th birthday in coming days. His friends and colleagues make sure his birthday remains a special day.
Matt Granite wished his friend birthday and said that John got him to join Twitter years ago.
He was born to American parents and holds American nationality. He belongs to white ethnicity and possesses decent height with beefed up body shape.