Spencer Christian is an American Broadcaster, Journalist, Author who is currently working for KGO-TV (ABC7). Christian is also known as E. Spencer Christian Jr. and has also written books for children. Not just that, he has co-authored books with the writer Antonia Felix. Books such as Can it Really Rain Frogs: The World’s Strangest Weather Events, and You Bet Your Life: How I Survived Jim Crow Racism, Hurricane Chasing, and Gambling is co-authored by him.
Spencer is married twice in his lifetime. He is currently married to Lynette Courtney and is the father of two children. To know more about his wife, children, and his career, scroll below.
Who is Spencer Christian? His Bio and Wiki
Spencer was born on July 23, 1947, in Newport, Virginia. He is currently 71-years-old. The information about his childhood and his parents is not known. Christian attended Hampton University and completed his degree in B.A. English in Journalism.
He was born under the sun sign of Cancer and stands pretty tall at a height of 6 feet 1 inch. Spencer is of American Nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity.
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Want to know about Spencer Christian’s Career?
Spencer started his career as a news reporter at WWBT news. At the channel, he started covering the topics related to politics, the public school system, and some landmark cases in the US court. In 1975, Spencer started as a weatherman and is known as the same among the fans.
WBAL-TV news director Ron Kershaw hired to be a weatherman. He joined the station news team including the likes of Sue Simmons, Mike Hambrick, Ron Smith, Curt Anderson, and Joe Krebs. Spencer started to become very popular among the audience because of his humor and his appearances in many communities and charitable events.
After Virginia Spencer moved to New York for more better opportunities and he joined WABC-TV. Christian worked as a reporter, weatherman, and sportscaster for the Eyewitness News from 1977 to 1986. Spencer is mostly known for his show Good Morning America which he joined in 1986 as the weatherman.
Spencer Christian has also hosted shows like Black Entertainment Television’s game show Triple Threat (1992-1993). From there, he moved to San Francisco, California after quitting Good Morning America in 1998. Before joining KGO-TV, he hosted shows for HGTV Spencer Christian’s Wine Cellar from 1995 to 1999.
Currently, Spencer is working with KGO-TV since 1999. Here he hosts shows like Tracks Ahead, The View from the Bay.
Know about Spencer Christian’s Wife and Children
Spencer Christian married Lynette Courtney in 2007. The couple is still together and going strong without a hint of separation. Christian has two children one son, Jason Christian and One daughter Jessica Christian.
Before marrying Lynette, Spencer was married to Diane Chambers. He married her in 1970 and the relationship lasted for 3 decades. After 30 years, the couple decided to go separate ways in 2000. However, the reason for their divorce is not known.
Spencer besides reporting on weathers likes to spend time with his family and writing books as he has co-authored many books with Antonia Felix.
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What is Spencer Christian’s Net Worth?
Spencer Christian’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million. On average, TV Weatherman makes around $50,000 to $90,860 salary. As Spencer is also a weatherman for ABC7 he might be making a similar amount as salary.
Spencer Christian is also a TV Host and has hosted many popular shows on television. On average, TV Show host makes about $55,593 per year so Christian must be making similar or more amount as salary.
Not just a television personality, Spencer is also a book author and has penned few books. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the book authors make around $55,420 per year on salary but the income of novel writers is hard to find. As Spencer is also an author of some books he might be making similar income.