Spencer Christian Bio | Wiki
Spencer Christian is a popular American television broadcaster, well known as the former weather forecaster at ABC’s Good Morning America from 1986 to 1998. As of now, Spencer serves as the weather forecaster at ABC-owned KGO-TV in San Francisco. Spencer also writes many children’s books.
Spencer Christian Age
He was born on July 23, 1947, in Newport News, Virginia, in the United States. Spencer is 75 years old.
Spencer Christian Height
He is a man of average stature. Spencer stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (Approx 1.7 m).
Spencer Christian Family
He was born and brought up in Newport News, Virginia by his caring and loving father and mother. Spencer is a proud son of Spencer Sr. and Lucy. He grew up in a Christian family, so God had always been a part of his life.
Spencer Christian Wife
Spencer is married to his wife Lynette Courtney. The two married in 2007. Previously from 1970 to 2000, Spencer was married to Diane Chambers. Spencer is is a proud father to her children namely Jason Christian and Jessica Christian.
Spencer Christian ABC7
He got his start in his broadcasting career at WWBT in Richmond, Virginia working as a news reporter, reporting on state and local politics, the public school system, as well as landmark cases in the Fourth US Circuit Court of Appeals. Spencer’s first stint as a weatherman came in 1975, in Baltimore, Maryland, when he was employed by news director Ron Kershaw at WBAL-TV to join the station’s Action News team which comprised of Sue Simmons, Mike Hambrick, Ron Smith, Curt Anderson plus Joe Krebs.
During his time in Baltimore, he also quickly gained a respectable following due to his quick wit and not-so-dry humor. Moreover, Spencer frequently made appearances at numerous community and charitable events held at shopping centers, elementary schools as well as little leagues.
He went to New York City’s WABC-TV, where Spencer worked as a general assignment reporter, weatherman as well as sportscaster for Eyewitness News from 1977 to 1986. He joined Good Morning America in August 1986 as their weather forecaster. Moreover, Spencer occasionally also traveled over the United States and abroad, covering a wide range of topics from current events to human interest stories.
He left Good Morning America at the end of 1998 and started doing weather forecasts at KGO-TV in San Francisco, California in January 1999, which was a position Spencer holds to this day. From 1995 to 1999 Spencer served as the host of HGTV’s Spencer Christian’s Wine Cellar.
Spencer’s colleagues at ABC include:
Cate Cauguiran -anchor
Eric Alvarez – reporter
Kate Larsen -reporter
Samantha Chatman– reporter
Phil Schwarz– Meteorologist
Crystal Cranmore -reporter
Matt Leach -chief meteorologist
Spencer Christian Book
He had a serious gambling addiction for many years. Spencer also describes his addiction and his recovery in his 2018 book, You Bet Your Life: How I Survived Jim Crow Racism, Hurricane Chasing, and Gambling. The book tells the roller-coaster story of Spencer’s rise to success and crash to rock bottom. Additionally, his book also details his rebounding, rebuilding, and recovering of hope and happiness.
Spencer Christian Salary
He earns a satisfying amount from his work as the weather forecaster at ABC-owned KGO-TV in San Francisco. Spencer’s average salary is $78,793 per year.
Spencer Christian Net Worth
Spencer gets his wealth from his work as the weather forecaster at ABC-owned KGO-TV in San Francisco. Therefore, Spencer has accumulated a decent fortune over the years he has worked. Spencer’s estimated net worth is $711,749.
How Old Is Spencer Christian
Spencer is a 75-year-old who was born on July 23, 1947, in Newport News, Virginia, in the United States.
Is Spencer Christian Married
Yes. Spencer married his wife Lynette Courtney. The two married in 2007. Previously from 1970 to 2000, Spencer married Diane Chambers. He is a proud father to her children namely Jason Christian and Jessica Christian.
Who Is Spencer Christian
Spencer is a television broadcaster, well known as the former weather forecaster at ABC’s Good Morning America from 1986 to 1998. As of now, Spencer serves as the weather forecaster at ABC-owned KGO-TV in San Francisco. Spencer also writes many children’s books.