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Spencer Christian Bio, KGO TV, Height, Age, Relatives, Spouse, Salary, and Net Worth

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Spencer Christian Biography

Spencer Christian is an African American in the meteorology field who works for ABC-owned KGO-TV as a weather forecaster at 4 and 6 P.M. in San Francisco. He joined the ABC7 News team in January 1999. Christian previously worked as a weather forecaster for ABC’s Good Morning America from 1986 to 1998. He is also the author of several children’s books.

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Spencer Christian Height

Christian stands at a rough height of 5 feet and 7 inches

Spencer Christian Age

Christian is 76 years old. He was born on July 23, 1947, in Newport News, Virginia, USA.

Personal Life

Spencer Christian Relatives and Family

Christian keeps away information regarding his family and relatives away from the public eye. However, we will update this information once it’s available to the public.

Spencer Christian Spouse and Children

Christian was previously married to Diane Chambers from 1970-2000, they separated, and later married Lynette Courtney in 2007, he has two children Jessica Christian, and Jason Christian, and is a happy grandfather to Noah and Zach.

Spencer Christian Education

Christian graduated from Hampton University with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English Language and Literature with a Journalism Minor.

Professional Life

Spencer Christian Career

Christian works for ABC-owned KGO-TV as a weather forecaster at 4 and 6 P.M. in San Francisco. He joined the ABC7 News team in January 1999. As a news reporter, he started his broadcasting career at WWBT in Richmond, Virginia, where he covered state and local politics, the public school system, and significant appeals court cases from the Fourth US Circuit.

Christian is most recognized for his work as an ABC Good Morning America weather forecaster from 1986 until 1998. When he joined the Action News team at WBAL-TV in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1975, he was working as a weatherman for the first time. The crew also comprised Sue Simmons, Mike Hambrick, Ron Smith, Curt Anderson, and Joe Krebs.

As the presenter of the music game show Triple Threat from 1992 to 1993, Christian could also be seen on the BET cable network.

Christian battled a severe gambling addiction for years. He wrote a book titled You Bet Your Life: How I Survived Jim Crow Racism, Hurricane Chasing, and Gambling in 2018 in which he details his addiction and his rehabilitation.

Christian departed Good Morning America at the end of 1998 and started providing weather predictions at KGO-TV in San Francisco, California, where he is still employed today, in January 1999. Between 1995 and 1999, he served as the presenter of HGTV’s Spencer Christian’s Wine Cellar.

Since 1997, Christian has served as the host of the PBS train program Tracks Ahead. He started serving as host of the well-liked afternoon program The View from the Bay in San Francisco in 2006.

While Ginger Zee was getting married in June 2014, Christian briefly returned to the Good Morning America set as a stand-in weather forecaster. On November 19, 2015, he came back once again to commemorate Good Morning America’s 40th birthday.

Books

  • Can it Really Rain Frogs: The World’s Strangest Weather Events, 1997
  • Is There a Dinosaur in Your Backyard: The World’s Most Fascinating Fossils, Rocks, and Minerals, 1998
  • Shake, Rattle, and Roll: The World’s Most Amazing Volcanoes, Earthquakes, and Other Forces, 1997
  • What Makes the Grand Canyon Grand? The World’s Most Awe-Inspiring Natural Wonders, 1997
  • Electing Our Government: Everything You Need to Know to Make Your Vote Really Count, 1996
  • Spencer Christian’s Geography Book, 1995
  • Spencer Christian’s You Bet Your Life: How I Survived Jim Crow Racism, Hurricane Chasing, and Gambling, 2018

Spencer Christian Net Worth

Christian has garnered a net worth ranging from $1 million to $6 million during his successful career as a Journalist.

Spencer Christian Salary

Christian receives an approximate annual salary of $110, 000

Spencer Christian Social Media

Christian has active social media platforms i.e. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has a following of over 4.5K on Facebook, a following of over 1267 on Instagram, and a following of over 2K on Twitter.

KGO TV

At KGO TV, Christian works alongside fellow journalists and meteorologists;

  1. Larry Beil
  2. KUMASI AARON
  3. Ama Daetz
  4. Chris Alvarez
  5. DUSTIN DORSEY
  6. Lisa Argen
  7. Jobina Fortson
  8. DAN ASHLEY
  9. Reggie Aqui