Sam Champion ABC, Husband, Daughter, and Net Worth

Sam Champion Wikipedia

Sam Champion is an eminent American weathercaster currently a weather anchor with WABC-TV and Good Morning America. Before WABC-TV, he was co-anchor of AMHG: America’s Morning Headquarters and also 23.5 Degrees with Sam Champion on The Weather Channel. Additionally, Sam was a contestant on season 31 of Dancing with the Stars in September 2022.

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Sam Champion’s Quick Facts

Profession:  Meteorologist (ABC)
Husband:  Rubem Robierb ( 2012)
Height: 6 ft 0 in or 1.83m
Age: 63 years (August 13, 1961)
Net Worth: $10 Million.

Family

Sam is the son of Sylvia and James H Champion born in Paducah, Kentucky, USA in August 1961. He holds American nationality and has a sister Teresa. James his father served in Vietnam as a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps. Sadly, James died on October 25, 2010, at the age of 76 years.

Sam Champion And Husband

Sam and his partner Rubem Robierb exchanged their wedding vows on December 21, 2012. Ruben his husband is a 48-year-old visual artist, sculptor, and photographer based in Florida. As a photographer, he uses metaphors to create overflowing images filled with hidden meanings for the viewer. Sam and Ruben are strong advocates for equal marriage.

First Wife

Sam has not shared any details regarding being married to a woman before. He has been married to Rubem his husband since 2012.

Sam Champion Daughter

Rubem and Sam welcomed a new member of their family a daughter, Gabriela in December 2021.

Education

He attained his high school diploma from Fairfax High School in 1979. Upon graduating, he joined Eastern Kentucky University where he graduated with a degree in broadcast news. He had his interview at WKYT-TV in Lexington.

Sam Champion ABC

Sam first joined Good Morning America in September 2006. After over six years, on December 2, 2013, he moved from ABC where his position was taken by Ginger Zee. He moved to The Weather Channel as an on-air presence and managing editor. Moreover, on several occasions, he appeared on Live with Kelly and Ryan and CNN’s Larry King Live.

At the Weather Channel, he was the host of his morning show, titled America’s Morning Headquarters on March 17, 2014. Sam left America’s Morning Headquarters (AMGQ) and worked as a contributor to other stations’ programs. The Weather Channel and Sam did not renew their contract in December 2016 which led to him leaving the firm. During Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee’s maternity leave, he returned to ABC as a fill-in weather forecaster on Good Morning America.

It was shared that Sam be returning to WABC-TV’s morning and noon newscasts and contributing to ABC News from June 3, 2019. Sam’s career began as he worked at WPSD-TV and WJKS. In 1988, he became a weather presenter for WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News. In addition, he became Good Morning America host in 2004 earning an annual salary of $1.5 Million.

Good Morning America Sam

Sam who was an evening meteorologist at WABC-TV became the new weather anchor for the program in 2006. He worked along with Chris Cuomo until he departed from ABC in December 2013. During Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee’s maternity leave, he returned to ABC as a fill-in weather forecaster on Good Morning America. Since March 2024, he filled in at the show after another host went missing.

Salary

He earns a salary of $1.5 Million per annum for working as a weather anchor with WABC-TV and Good Morning America

Net Worth

Through his profession as a meteorologist, Sam has earned a net worth of $10 Million.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Old Is Sam Champion?

Sam is 63 years old born in Paducah, Kentucky, on August 13, 1961.

Is Sam Champion Married?

Sam has been married to Rubem Robierb since December 2012.

Is Sam Champion Back On GMA?

Sam appears on Good Morning America as he returns to the station after a host went missing from the show.

Who Is Sam Champion Married To?

Sam’s husband is a visual artist, sculptor, and photographer, Rubem Robierb who is based in Florida.

What Happened To Sam Champion?

He is working as a fill-in host at Good Morning America.

How Tall Is Sam Champion?

Sam is a man of tall stature standing at 6 ft or 1.83m.

What Is Sam Champion Doing These Days?

He works as a weather anchor with WABC-TV and Good Morning America.

Who Is Sam Champion?

Sam is an eminent meteorologist who is working as a weather anchor with WABC-TV and Good Morning America. Before that, he was co-anchor of America’s Morning Headquarters and 23.5 Degrees at The Weather Channel.

How Much Is Sam Champion Worth?

Sam has a net worth of $10 Million.

What Does Sam Champion Husband Do For A Living?

Sam’s husband Rubem is a visual artist, sculptor, and photographer.

What Does Sam Champion Do For A Living?

Sam is a meteorologist.

Social Media Account

Twitter – @SamChampion

Instagram – samchampion