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Full NameBill Weir
First NameBill
Last NameWeir
Birth NameWilliam Francis "Bill" Weir
ProfessionJournalist, Anchor
Birth CityMilwaukee
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJackie Weir
No Of Children1
AwardsEmmy Awards,San Francisco International Film Festival
FilmographyThe Wonder List with Bill Weir
EducationVictory Christian High School
Height178 cm
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Date of BirthDecember 19,1967
Age51 years

Winner of Emmy Awards in 2010, Bill Weir is an American TV journalist, anchor and news correspondent. He is best known as the anchor of the news channel CNN and the host and creator of the documentary series The Wonder List with Bill Weir.

Besides that, the recipient of the San Francisco International Film Festival is also well remembered as the co-anchor of Good Morning America (2004-2010) and of Nightline aired on the ABC channel network.

How much is Bill Weir's Net Worth in 2019?

As of 2019, the American news correspondent has an estimated net worth of $3 million form his a career as an anchor, co-anchor, and journalist for news channels like CNN, ABC, WAAL, and WLUK.


Bill Weir receives an annual salary of $750,000 for his work as an anchor. The average salary of a journalist in the United States is $45,845.

American Journalist, Bill Weir
Caption: CNN anchor, Bill Weir at a Film Festival

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ABC Corp, pay their anchors a salary of $27,040 per annum, while anchors at CNN receive about $153,310 for a year.

Journalism Career

Weir started his career with the job of a general assignment reporter and as a weekend sportscaster for KAAL based in Minnesota. He was then recruited as the sports anchor by the WLUK channel.

After serving his time there he went to handle the position of an anchor at the WGN Morning News on WGN. Bill also served at KABC-TV, USA and FX Networks until finally making his move towards ABC News.

During his time at ABC, he covered topics like Hurricane Katrina, Space Shuttle landings, the economic rise of India and China, and the war in Iraq. He was the anchor of iCaught, an ABC News magazine and the co-anchor of Nightline, alongside Cynthia McFadden and Terry Moran.

Bill Weir joined CNN on 12th October 2013 where he became the Chief Innovation Correspondent and anchor and started hosting the documentary series The Wonder List with Bill Weir since 2015.


He was born as William Francis "Bill" Weir 19th December 1967 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in the United States. Weir is of American nationality and his ethnicity is white.

His parents while he was still a child and attended over 17 schools in a total of 6 states. Bill graduated from Victory Christian High School and studied at Roberts University for a short period.

Weir then transferred to Pepperdine University from where he received his bachelor's degree in Journalism and Creative writing.

51-years-old Bill Weir is a married man and is in a relationship with Jackie Weir, with whom he has a daughter named Olivia Weir.

Updated On Thu Oct 31 2019 Published On Thu Oct 31 2019 By