Bill Weir Biography
Bill Weir is an American anchor/reporter and correspondent working for CNN. He joined the network in 2013. He is the creator and host of the global documentary series “The Wonder List with Bill Weir”.
Bill Weir Age
Weir is 54 years old as of 2021. He was born on December 19, 1967, in the United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 19th of December every year.
Bill Weir Height
Weir stands s at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m) tall.
Bill Weir Family
Weir’s parents divorced while he was still young. However, he has neither disclosed the names of his parents nor those of his siblings.
Bill Weir Wife
Weir was previously married to Jacki with whom he had a daughter on 21st December 2003, who they named Olivia Weir. They later divorced and in September 2019, he got engaged to Kelly Dowd.
Bill Weir Net Worth
Weir has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as an anchor.
Bill Weir Salary
Weir earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Bill Weir Career
Weir serves at CNN as a correspondent and news anchor based in Manhattan, New York. He also serves as the creator and host of the global documentary series “The Wonder List with Bill Weir”. He has served as the co-anchor of Nightline on ABC television network in the United States, and from 2004 to 2010, he served as the co-anchor of Good Morning America.
Drawing on his experience creating and hosting the primetime CNN Original Series “The Wonder List with Bill Weir”, in 2019, he was named the network’s first Chief Climate Correspondent. With lush photography, his outstanding storytelling style, and a focus on our connected planet, Weir shot three seasons of his show across 26 countries, highlighting wondrous people, places, cultures, and creatures on the brink of seismic change. “One of the very best pieces of climate journalism ever run by a mainstream US news organization” is his 2020 CNN Special Report The Road to Change while his first book, Dear River; A Guide to Growing Up at The End will be published by Chronicle Prism in 2022.
He covered breaking news and uncovered global trends while reporting from 49 states and more than 100 countries. After Hurricane Katrina and Japan’s tsunami zone during the nuclear crisis of 2011, he was among the first reporters into the floodwaters of New Orleans.
He led network coverage from Iraq, was the first American to broadcast live from Tibet, and dodged Taliban bullets in Afghanistan. He produced several special hours for CNN and ABC primetime as an anchor and writer. During this time he covered topics ranging from brain science, religion, and Woodstock to the business of mail-order brides and the rise and fall of General Motors
Atop the Golden Gate Bridge and below the waters of the Great Barrier Reef is where his live shots have come from while some of his adventure reporting include hikes deep into the Amazon, jumping from hot air balloons, and one fun night spent lashed to the side of Yosemite’s El Capitan.
He has worked as a reporter and an anchor in Chicago, Los Angeles, Austin, and Green Bay, he also wrote and hosted projects for the FX and United States of America Networks. Additionally, Weir has worked for ABC News.
Bill Weir CNN
Weir is working at CNN where he works alongside other famous CNN anchors and reporters including;
- Anderson Cooper
- Guillermo Arduino
- Carl Azuz
- Jeffy Zeleny
- Julian Zelizer
- Jeff Zucker
- Vanessa Yurkevich
- Ryan Young
- Jasmine Wright
- Fareed Zakaria
- Fredricka Whitefield
- Whitney Wild
- Coy Wire
- Ben Westcott
- Nick Watt
- Ben Wedeman
- Hines Ward
- Ivan Watson
- Clarissa Ward
- Bianna Golodryga
- Brooke Baldwin
Bill Weir Social Media Platforms
Weir is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 135k followers on Twitter, over 22k followers on Instagram, and over 99k followers on Facebook.