Bill Weir Married, Wife, Divorce, Gay, Family

By Staff Writer | On: 21 Mar, 2017
Bill Weir Married, Wife, Divorce, Gay, Family

Quick Information

Date of Birth 1967-12-19
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Alisha Weir
Divorced/Engaged Not Yet
Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity White
Net Worth $3 Million Dollars
Social Media Twitter, Instagram, Facebook
Children/Kids Two Children
Height 5 Feet 10 Inches (178 cm)
Education Pepperdine University

Bill Weir is a prominent American television journalist, reporter. Bill is an anchor for CNN who has won the News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story.

With a total salary of $69k and a net worth of $3 million, Bill has been able to make his mark on the news and media industry.

Bill Weir Married To Wife

Bill Weir is often mistaken as a gay person just cause he stays low-key about his life. The speculations that he is gay is false as Bill is in a relationship with Kelly Dowd. He was once married to his wife Jacki but after almost a decade together, the couple ended up parting ways due to several personal reasons.

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However, Bill has a daughter named Olivia with his ex-wife, Jacki whom he cherishes the most. Bill has now moved on in life with his new girlfriend long after the divorce. 

Bill Weir and Kelly Dowd attend a friend's wedding on The Breakers Palm Beach on 8 October 2018 (Photo: Kelly Dowd's Instagram)

Kelly and Bill have been attending events together and keep flaunting pictures of one another on Instagram. Bill’s fans and followers are excited to see where their relationship will head to. They might even be starting a new family soon, who knows?

Bill Weir Short Bio

Bill was born on December 19, 1967, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin as William Francis Weir. He holds a degree in journalism and creative writing from Pepperdine University located in Malibu, California.

Bill Weir Career

Bill’s career in television journalism began in 1991. At that time he took the job as a general assignment reporter and weekend sportscaster at KAAL in Austin, Minnesota. Then he was seen as the sports anchor at WLUK in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Bill took his next step as the anchor for the WGN Morning News from 1995 to 1998 then moved to KABC-TV in Los Angeles where he worked as a sports anchor from 1998-200. Here, he hosted a very popular program called “Monday Night Live.” In between the year 2000 to 2004, Bill tried his hands on three television pilots for the USA and FX Networks.

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The year 2004 was a big break for his career as Bill joined ABC News where he covered much-breaking news and global trends on the economic rise of India and China via the program called “Good Morning America.”

The World News also provided air time for his reports from places like Africa, the Middle East, and the South Pacific. Bill even went to Afghanistan in 2010 and also covered Hurricane Katrina.

Moreover, in 2007, he covered the Earth Day Special from underwater from the Great Barrier Reef which was made live. Similarly, Bill has earned fame as the first American to broadcast live from Tibet.

Then on October 12, 2013, he joined CNN, the top American news channel, as an anchor and Chief Innovation Correspondent.