Sam Champion Biography


Sam Champion

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Birth Name: Sam Champion
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Sign: leo
Age:   55 Years
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American weather anchor and television show host, Sam Champion is mainly popular for his work in Good Morning America. He is also known for being the co anchor of the show, AMHQ: America's Morning Headquarters. Sam Champion was from the upper middle class family born as Samuel James Champion in Paducah, Kentucky, United States of America to Sylvia Champion and James H. Champion. He is an American and is of white ethnicity.

Sam Champion is an open gay. He had love affairs with Brazilian visual artist, Rubem Robierb for several years and then finally on 5th of October 2012, they got engaged. Two months later on 21st of December they announced that they got married.

Graduate of Fairfax High School, Sam earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast news from Eastern Kentucky University. He began his professional career from WPSD-TV. He then joined WABC-TV in 1988 as a weather forecaster. He is mainly popular for his work in Good Morning America and for this job he earned the salary of $1.5 million annually in 2012. His net worth is said to be around $10 Million Dollars.

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Born in Paducah, Kentucky

1961 13th of December

Sam Champion was from the upper middle class family born as Samuel James Champion in Paducah, Kentucky, United States of America to Sylvia Champion and James H. Champion. He is an American and is of white ethnicity.

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Graduated from Fairfax High School

1979

He received his formal education from Fairfax High School. He was also able to complete his high school graduation from there and he graduated in 1979. He then joined Eastern Kentucky University and he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast news. 

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Became a weather forecaster for WABC-TV

1988

 He began his professional career from WPSD-TV. After working there for few years, he joined WJKS and then finally from 1988 he began serving WABC-TV as a weather forecaster. He was a weather forecaster of the show, Eyewitness News.

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Joined Good Morning America

2006 5th of December

After serving WABC-TV for more than a decade, he finally joined ABC News at the end of 2006. He began serving them as the presenter of the show, Good Morning America. He is mainly popular for his work in Good Morning America and for this job he earned the salary of $1.5 million in 2012.

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Began dating Rubem Robierb

2010

Sam Champion is an open gay. He had love affairs with Brazilian visual artist, Rubem Robierb for several years. Both of them are the supporter of equal marriage and they have been supporting GLAAD and Point Foundation LGBT since a long time.

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His father died

2010 25th of December

He was born to Sylvia Champion and James H. Champion. His father James H. Champion was a lieutenant colonel and he served the U.S. Marine Corps in Vietnam. At the end of 2010, James died an unfortunate death.

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Married to Rubem Robierb

2012 21st of December

After being in love with Rubem Robierb for several years, they finally decided to enter into the new stage of their love life and they finally got engaged 5th of October 2012. Two months later on 21st of December they announced that they got married.

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