Bill Weir Biography
Bill Weir (William Francis Weir) is known as an American television journalist based in Manhattan. In addition, Weir is a correspondent and anchor for CNN, and the creator and also host of the global documentary series (The Wonder List with Bill Weir).
How Old is Bill Weir? – Age
Born on 19 December 1967, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, he is currently 55 years old, with his birthday falling on 19 December.
How Tall is Bill Weir? – Height
The CNN television journalist stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches.
Bill Weir’s Mother, Father, Siblings – Family
On December 19, 1967, Weir was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Likewise, at an early age, his parents divorced and he went to 17 schools in six states as his devout Christian mother go after what she believed were dreams from God.
Later after graduating from Victory Christian High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma he briefly went to Oral Roberts University prior to transferring to Pepperdine University in Malibu, California where he received a degree in journalism and creative writing.
Is Bill Weir Married? – Wife
Weir was married to and later divorced from Angela Weir. Besides, they have a daughter Olivia born on December 19, 2003. Afterwards, Weir married Kelly Dowd after proposing to her in September, 2019. Likewise, they have a son named William River born in 2020.
Bill Weir’s CNN Career
Weir started his career in 1991 and also as a general assignment reporter and weekend sportscaster at KAAL in Austin, Minnesota. In addition, he became the sports anchor at WLUK in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and later went on to anchor the WGN Morning News on WGN in Chicago since 1995 to 1998.
Weir became sports anchor at KABC-TV in Los Angeles since 1998 to 2002, where he hosted the famous weekly Monday Night Live program which premiered after Monday Night Football. From 2002 and 2004, he developed, wrote and also hosted three television pilots for the USA and FX Networks.
In 2004, he joined ABC News where he covered breaking news and as well global trends such as the economic rise of China and India, signature features on Good Morning America. Likewise, World News devoted air time to his reports from Africa, the Middle East and also the South Pacific.
In addition, CNN announced on October 12, 2013, that Bill became joining the network as an anchor and Chief Innovation Correspondent. CNN started broadcasting The Wonder List with Bill Weir in 2015. Later on November 12, 2019, he hosted the annual Krause Lecture at New England boarding school, Choate Rosemary Hall. Besides, Weir, his wife, and his daughter resides in New York City.
Bill Weir Salary and Net Worth
Weir’s annual salary at CNN is $750,000 per year. His net worth is estimated to be around $3 million.
Bill Weir’s Instagram
You can follow him on Instagram @billweircnn