Samuel James Champion is an American weather anchor best known for his combined 25-year career on the ABC flagship station WABC-TV and Good Morning America. He formerly co-anchored AMHQ: America’s Morning Headquarters and 23.5 Degrees With Sam Champion on The Weather Channel.
Quick Facts of Samuel James Champion
|Full Name||Samuel James Champion|
|Net Worth||$10 Million|
|Date of Birth||13 August, 1961|
|Birthplace||Paducah, Kentucky, The USA|
|Education||Eastern Kentucky University|
|Online Presence||Instagram, Twitter, Facebook|
One of the prominent American Weather anchors, Samuel James Champion aka Sam Champion has worked for over 25-year on the ABC flagship station WABC-TV and Good Morning America. Furthermore, he has also anchored AMHQ: America’s Morning Headquarters and 23.5 Degrees on The Weather Channel, prior to working with ABC.
Is Sam Champion Married?
The 59 years old anchor, Sam is currently in a marital relationship with his long-time spouse, Rubem Robierb. Before talking about his wedding details, let’s talk about his sexuality. As a matter of fact, Sam is gay. Well, he came out as gay during his wedding reception of Thomas Roberts and Patrick Abner in October 2012.
The two exchanged their wedding vows back on 21 December 2012 in a small wedding ceremony. Surrounded by family and close friends, N.Y. State Supreme Court Justice, George J. Silver executed their marriage in Champion’s NYC apartment. Prior to their wedding, Sam announced their engagement on 5 October 2012.
Sam’s husband, Rubem Robierb is a Brazilian visual artist who is currently working for the Pop-Art movement. According to USA Today, the gay couple first met through a mutual friend a few years ago in Miami.
Does Sam Champion Have Kids?
It has been 8 years of their togetherness and the gay couple is still going strong without any sign of divorce. Also, there is no sign of them being a parent for now. It seems like the gay partner is enjoying their marriage to the fullest and does not want to bear the parent’s responsibility.
Reportedly, Sam and Rubem are enjoying their vacation at Morro de Sao Paulo Bahia, Brasil. Not to mention, the two often went on to beaches together to chill and uploads pictures together on their Instagram account. Furthermore, both of them are activists for equal marriage and support GLAAD and Point Foundation LGBT.
Net Worth Of Sam Champion
Sam Champion has a net worth of $10 Million as of 2021. He earns this hefty amount of money through his career as an anchor. In fact, he has worked for several prominent companies such as WKYT-TV, WPSD-TV, WABC-TV, and Eyewitness News. Moreover, he has also worked as a weatherman for ABC and Good Morning ABC as well.
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During his tenure with ABC, he earns $1.5 Million per year. However, he left ABC on 2 December 2013 and joined The Weather Channel as a managing editor. On 3 June 2019, he re-joined ABC News and currently working for WABC-TV morning and noon newscasts.
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