Bill Weir Biography
Bill Weir is a journalist and currently (2022) a correspondent and anchor for CNN. He is the host of The Wonder List on CNN. Weir was previously a co-anchor of Nightline on ABC and the weekend edition of Good Morning America from 2004 to 2010.
Bill Weir Age | Birthday
Weir, a CNN correspondent, and also The Wonder List host is 54 years old as of 2021. He was born on December 19, 1967. The CNN anchor, Weir celebrates his birthday on the 19th of December each year.
Bill Weir Parents
Weir was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the USA to his parents. He revealed that his parents divorced while he was still very young. Weir revealed that his father was a homicide detective and a liberal. He further revealed that his mother left his father when Weir was 2 years old to answer “God’s calling. ”
Bill Weir Height
Weir stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 10 inches (1.8 meters tall).
Bill Weir Wife
Weir is married to Kelly Dowd. The pair got engaged in September 2019. Weir and his wife Kelly Dowd share a son who was born in 2020. Previously, he was married to Angela Weir whom he divorced. Weir and his family live in New York City.
Bill Weir Children
Weir has two children; a son William River born in 2020 and a daughter Olivia born on December 19, 2003. He shares his daughter Olivia with his ex-wife Angela Weir and his son William River with his current wife Kelly Dowd.
Bill Weir Education
Weir attended 17 schools in six states as his devout Christian mother followed what she believed were dreams from God. After graduating from Victory Christian High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma he briefly attended Oral Roberts University before transferring to Pepperdine University in Malibu, California where he earned a degree in journalism and creative writing.
Bill Weir Career
Weir began his career in 1991 at KAAL in Austin, Minnesota as a general assignment reporter and weekend sportscaster. Later, he became the sports anchor at WLUK in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and then went on to anchor the WGN Morning News on WGN in Chicago from 1995 to 1998.
Moreover, Weir worked as a sports anchor at KABC-TV in Los Angeles from 1998 to 2002. At KABC-TV he hosted the popular weekly Monday Night Live program. Between 2002 and 2004, he developed, wrote, and hosted three television pilots for the USA and FX Networks.
In 2004, Weir joined ABC News where he covered breaking news and global trends such as the economic rise of China and India, signature features on Good Morning America. He has anchored several launches and landings of the Space Shuttle, was the first American to broadcast live from Tibet, and led off 2007’s Earth Day special with an unprecedented underwater live report from the Great Barrier Reef.
Additionally, Weir was named anchor of the short-lived ABC News magazine “iCaught.” in June 2007. In July 2010, he was named co-anchor of Nightline, replacing Martin Bashir and joining Terry Moran and Cynthia McFadden.
Weir joined CNN in October 2013, as an anchor and Chief Innovation Correspondent. In 2015, he began hosting CNN’s The Wonder List with Bill Weir.
The Wonder List with Bill Weir | CNN
Weir is the creator and host of CNN’s program The Wonder List. He began hosting the program in 2015. The new season of The Wonder List premieres on April 21, 2022, and Weir will uncover how modernization, warming climates, and tourism affect Earth’s natural wonders – and the extraordinary actions of individuals trying to save them”
Bill Weir Net worth
Weir has an estimated net worth of $3 million- $5 million. He is a journalist and currently (2022) a CNN correspondent and anchor. He hosts CNN’s The Wonder List.
Bill Weir Twitter
Bill is active on Twitter. His Twitter handle is @BillWeirCNN over 136K followers.