American weather anchor Sam Champion Tattoo made several headlines after his anticipation as one of the cast in the American reality dancing show, Dancing With The Stars.
The weather anchor is famed for his combined 25-year career on the ABC flagship station WABC-TV and Good Morning America. Before WABC-TV, he co-anchored 23.5 Degrees With Sam Champion on The Weather Channel and AMHQ: America’s Morning Headquarters.
Beginning on January 1, 2014, after leaving NBC and becoming the managing editor of The Weather Channel, Sam appeared on the Today show on NBC. Later, he returned to ABC on a fill-in basis and returned to become the weekday morning and noon weather anchor at WABC-TV.
In 2004, Sam became a weather forecaster for WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News in New York City and went on Good Morning America at a salary of $1.5 million per year.
Sam Champion In Dancing With Stars
Award-winning Journalist Sam Champion is pairing with dance choreographer, Cheryl Burke on DWTS for the 31st season of Dancing With The Stars. Per Sportkeeda, Sam and Burke have been friends “for nearly ten years” before contesting the reality dance competition.
Sam recently announced he would be starring in the latest season of Dancing with the Stars, which premieres on September 19, but it appears he is already struggling.
The anchor shared an update on the preparations for the show, a glimpse of how he is getting ready, and confessing it hasn’t been the easiest.
The weatherman discussed his challenges with his fans while working on Instagram, saying they were more complex than hurricanes and tornadoes.
As per the source, the contestant had a basal cell carcinoma removed from his skin in May 2010 while on air, after previous bouts with the disease. He said he wanted to raise skin Cancer Awareness during Cancer Awareness Month.
How Many Tattoos Does Sam Champion Have?
As per reports, Sam has tattoos on his belly area. In his post on July 2, 2021, he flaunted a tattoo wearing his Blue swimming shots.
The waterman has 156k followers on his Instagram account @samchampion and 2214 posts credited on his profile.
Regrettably, the meaning and significance of the Emmy and Peabody award-winning Journalist tattoos are unavailable on the internet.
Sam is one of the participants in the latest season of Dancing with the Stars Emmy- and Peabody award-winning weather anchor for the ABC flagship station WABC-TV and “Good Morning America.”
As per the source, the weather anchor is active in many charitable organizations in the New York City area and hosted the New York City Anti-Violence Project’s 2002 “Courage Awards,” along with movie critic Frank DeCaro.
The DWTS contestant was the chairman of the 25th annual March of Dimes NYC Walk America and became master of ceremonies of “Stopping AIDS Together,” a part of Sunday by the Bay. Later, he became the Grand Marshal of the Multiple Sclerosis Society Fall Bike Tour.
Sam Champion Family
Famed by the stage name, Sam Champion,61, was born Samuel James Champion on August 13, 1961, to his parents, Sylvia and James H. Champion, in Paducah, Kentucky.
His father, James, was a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps in Vietnam and lost his life on October 25, 2010, while serving in Vietnam.
Sam has a sister, Terese, whose information is unavailable on the internet. The weather man holds an undergraduate degree from Eastern Kentucky University in broadcast news. Following his graduation, he interned at WKYT-TV in Lexington, Kentucky.
Sam married Rubem Robierb, a Miami, Florida-based visual artist, sculptor, and photographer.
His husband gravitated the attention of the media and art critics, being presented in exhibitions at art galleries and museums worldwide. Rubem’s art is associated with the Pop art movement.