Spencer Christian Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Children, Net Worth and Salary

Spencer Christian is an American TV broadcaster. He is well known as the former weather forecaster for ABC’s GMA, now the weather forecaster for KGO-TV

Spencer Christian Biography

Spencer Christian is an American television broadcaster. He is well known as the former weather forecaster for ABC’s Good Morning America from 1986 to 1998. Spencer is now the weather forecaster for KGO-TV which is owned by ABC in San Francisco. He has also authored several children’s books.

Spencer Christian Age

The KGO-TV weather forecaster was born on July 23, 1947 in Newport News, Virginia, United States. He is 76 years old as of 2023.

Spencer Christian Height

Christian stands at a height at an estimated height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Spencer Christian Family

Christian was born in Newport News, Virginia, United States to his loving parents Spencer Christian Sr.(father) and Lucy Greene Christian( mother).

Spencer Christian Wife – Diane Chambers Spencer Christian

He is married to Lynette Courtney since 2007. He was previously married to Diane Chambers from June 20, 1970 to 2000.

Spencer Christian Children

He has two children: a son by the name Jason Christian and a daughter called Jessica Christian.

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Spencer Christian Net Worth

Christian has an estimated net worth of about $1 million to $5 million which he earned from his career as a television personality.

Spencer Christian Career

Spencer started his broadcasting career at WWBT in Richmond, Virginia as a news reporter, covering the public school system, state and local politics, and landmark cases in the Fourth US Circuit Court of Appeals.

He got his first stint as a weatherman came in 1975, in Baltimore, Maryland, when he was hired by news director Ron Kershaw at WBAL-TV to join the station’s Action News team which included Sue Simmons, Mike Hambrick, Ron Smith, Curt Anderson and Joe Krebs.

At Baltimore, Spencer quickly gained a respectable following because of his quick wit and frequently made appearances at many community and charitable events held at elementary schools, shopping centers, and little leagues.

From 1992 to 1993, he was the host of the music game show Triple Threat at Black Entertainment Television cable network.

At the end of 1998, Spencer left Good Morning America and began doing weather forecasts at KGO-TV in San Francisco, California in January 1999, a position he holds to this day.

From 1995 to 1999, he was the host of HGTV’s Spencer Christian’s Wine Cellar. Spencer also hosted the PBS train series Tracks Ahead since 1997. In 2006, he began hosting the popular afternoon show The View from the Bay, in San Francisco.

In June, 2014, he temporarily returned to the set of Good Morning America as a substitute weather forecaster while Ginger Zee was having her wedding. On November 19, 2015, Spencer went to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Good Morning America.

He is a member of the Beta chapter of Iota Phi Theta fraternity. 

Spencer Christian Books

  • Spencer Christian’s Geography Book, 1995.

He has co-authored several books with Antonia Felix some of which include:

  • 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.

With co-author Tom Biracree, he wrote:

  • Electing Our Government: Everything You Need to Know to Make Your Vote Really Count, 1996.
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