Sam Champion Biography
Sam Champion is an American journalist who serves as a weather anchor at ABC7 News. He started working at Eyewitness News in 1988 as the weekend and 5:00 p.m. weather anchor, eventually becoming the main weather anchor for the 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., and 11:00 p.m. newscasts.
Sam Champion Age
Champion was born Samuel James Champion on August 13, 1961, in Paducah, Kentucky, United States. He is 59 years old as of 2020. He celebrates his birthday on 4th October every year.
Sam Champion Height
Champion stands at an average height. However, his exact height is not yet disclosed but will be updated as soon as his body measurements are available.
Sam Champion Family
Champion born in Paducah, Kentucky, is the son of Sylvia and James H. Champion. Teresa, his only sibling, is his only sibling. His father, a lieutenant colonel in the United States Marine Corps who served in Vietnam, died on October 25, 2010.
Sam Champion Wife
Champion is happily married to Rubem Robierb and together they have two children; daughter Emily Goldberg and son Ethan Goldberg.
Sam Champion Net Worth
Champion has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a journalist.
Sam Champion Salary
Champion earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Champion.
|How old is Sam Champion?||59 years old as of 2020|
|How tall is Sam Champion?||Not Available|
|Who is Sam Champion married to?||Rubem Robierb|
|How much money does Sam Champion earn?||$ 45,000 – $ 110,500|
|How much is Sam Champion worth?||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Sam Champion Career
Sam was a weekend anchor and news editor at WPSD-TV in Paducah, KY, before joining WABC-TV. He started his career as an intern at WKYT-TV in Lexington, Kentucky, and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Eastern Kentucky University. Sam joined Good Morning America as a weather anchor in 2006. He also established ABC News’ Weather, Climate, and Environment Unit as Weather Editor, and supervised all weather, climate, and environmental coverage and content across all ABC platforms.
He joined the Weather Channel as Managing Editor in 2012, where he produced and anchored AMHQ, a 4-hour morning show, and 23.5, a prime-time climate and science interview program. Sam has won four Emmys and a Peabody Award for his “Sandy Coverage.” In 2019, Sam returned home to WABC as the weather anchor for Eyewitness News This Morning.
Sam Champion ABC7
Champion is currently working at ABC7 where he works alongside other famous ABC7 anchors and reporters including
- Kristin Thorne
- Kemberly Richardson
- Nina Pineda
- Mike Marza
- Anthony Johnson
- Dave Evans
- Naveen Dhaliwal
- Jeff Smith
- Michelle Charlesworth
- Ken Rosato
- Sam Ryan
- Ryan Field
- Sade Baderinwa
- Bill Ritter
Sam Champion Social Media Platforms
Champion is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 519k followers on Twitter, over 145k followers on Instagram, and over 274k followers on Facebook.