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Sam Champion’s new position, pay, wealth, and husband were revealed.

Sam Champion’s new position, pay, wealth, and husband were revealed.

American weather anchor Due to his advancing age, Sam Champion made the decision to take a break from his years of employment with GMA. But destiny would not let him depart; he wound up in the same spot and received his significant career break.

The Paducah, Kentucky native had contributed 25 years to Good Morning America and WABC-TV, the ABC flagship station (GMA).

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He received a $1.5 million annual salary from GMA.

Samuel James Champion, who was born on August 13, 1961, began his career as an intern at Lexington, Kentucky’s WKYT-TV. He started his career at Paducah’s WPSD-TV and Jacksonville’s WCWJ.

In 1988, Champion made a minor detour and started working as a weather forecaster for WABC-Eyewitness TV’s News. He joined Good Morning America in 2004 and began hosting Sea Rescue in April 2008, earning $1.5 million yearly pay.

In August 2006, he joined ABC News. His $10 million net worth increased as a result of the new job (present). Champion left ABC in December 2013 to serve as an on-air managing editor for The Weather Channel following seven years of service to the network.


Currently, what is Sam Champion doing?

After leaving GMA, Sam began anchoring America’s Morning Headquarters in March 2014. However, he left AMHQ in September 2015 to contribute to its prime-time shows, therefore his term as host of AMHQ was short-lived.

Sadly, Sam’s contract with The Weather Channel was not renewed in December 2016, and he retired as a result. However, it was only a temporary situation because he had a new job to attend to.

Following Ginger Zee’s maternity leave, he returned to ABC in February 2018 as a stand-in weather forecaster and volunteered his time for the weekend edition of Good Morning America. Then, on May 22, 2019, it was revealed that he would return to WABC-TV newscasts and begin providing commentary for ABC News in June 2019.

During a friend’s wedding, I came out as gay.

At the Thomas Roberts and Patrick Abner wedding celebration in October 2012, Champion came out as gay.

He raved about how they had been engaged in October 2012 as he and his companion, Rubem Robierb, took to the dance floor. At a New Year’s celebration in Miami in 2011, the two had initially connected through mutual friends.

The wedding of Sam and his Brazilian-American companion was hastily planned. They exchanged their wedding vows at Champion’s NYC apartment on 12 December 2012.

At the wedding celebration held at the Icon South Beach, 100 guests, including Lara Spencer, Josh Elliot, and Robin Roberts, enjoyed performances by Nicole Henry and Richard Ray-Alexander.

Champion admitted he wanted to have children and start a family with his husband even though it had only been a year since their wedding.

In 2013, he stated in an interview with Wendy Williams for her show of the same name that he would adore having children if his husband shared the same desire. However, it appears that hasn’t happened yet.