Emmy Award-winning journalist Bill Hammer has established himself as one of the prominent faces in the media field. The renowned media personality currently serves as a reporter and anchor for Fox News Channel, based in New York City.
He also works as an anchor for America's Newsroom with Martha MacCallum from 9 am to 11 am ET. Prior to Fox News, the versatile journalist also previously worked at CNN between 1995 and 2005 as a reporter and anchor.
Bill Hemmer was born on November 14, 1964, in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, to mattress executive William R. Hemmer and Georganne M. Knittle, a former high school teacher. He is the second son among the five children born to his parents.
The 57 years old media personality belongs of American nationality, and regarding his ethnicity, he is White. He is Roman Catholic.
Hemmer attended the Our Lady of Victory Catholic Parochial School. He later graduated from Elder High School in Cincinnati. Bill, along with his friend, started a radio program and played fifteen minutes of music before classes began.
He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. At the same time, he also joined Delta Tau Delta and studied in Europe at the Miami University Dolibois European Center in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg.
Bill Hemmer's Career
Bill Hemmer started by interning for radio stations like WMUB-FM and WOXY-FM and also did an internship at Cincinnati’s NBC affiliate. He worked as a sports producer at WLWT-TV and then as the weekend sports anchor at CBS affiliate WCPO-TV.
Hemmer, during his nearly yearlong traveling through China, Vietnam, Nepal, India, Egypt, Israel, and Eastern Europe. He also wrote dispatches and prepared tapes and photos, which were assembled into several pieces collectively known as “Bill’s Excellent Adventure.”
Worked at CNN
After some time after Hemmer returned from the hiatus, Hemmer got a position at CNN’S International Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.
Hemmer spent more than a decade at CNN as a host of various programs like American Morning, CNN Tonight, CNN Early Edition, CNN Morning News, and CNN Live Today.
Joined Fox News
Covering the Bombing of the 1996 Olympics In Atlanta for CNN, Bill spent 37 days in Tallaha s see, Florida, during the Florida election recount of the 2000 U.S presidential election.
Hemmer joined Fox News in August 2005. He has reported a large number of important events since then, including Hurricane Katrina's aftermath, the 2006 Israel-Lebanon Crisis, The Iraq War, The British Sailors’ Hostage situation in Iran, etc.
The journalist Bill has made a house The house has four bedrooms and three bathrooms over 3000 sqft square feet of space. Bill Hemmer paid $1,750,000 for a home in Sag Harbor, New York.
He has made such a huge and beautiful house with his income from his career as a famous journalist of America.
Anchor at America's News Room
The journalist Hemmer also played a vital role during 2012 election night, monitoring FNC’s “Billboard.” Hemmer became the lead reporter and anchor from the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting in Newton and the sight of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013.
As of now, Hemmer works alongside his co-host Sandra Smith as the anchor for America's Newsroom, which runs from 9-12 P.M.
Bill Hemmer Is a Millionaire Celebrity
Hemmer has earned a lot of money from his journalism career. His net worth, according to Celebrity's net worth, is around $3 million, and his annual salary is $400 thousand as of 2019.
Similarly, his net worth as of 2022 is 20 Million US dollars. The journalist might charge good money for attending different events as a guest. Further, he is famous for his interviews with politicians and celebrities.
Salary as CNN Host
Previously, Hemmer worked for CNN as a host, and his annual salary was more than $99,000. No doubt, the tv personality has enough money to live a luxurious life.
Moreover, the American nationality holder earns good money from his social media presence with followers of 68.2 thousand.
Bill Hemmer's Award
Bill Hemmer won the Emmy Award for coverage of the 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta on CNN. Lately, in 2013 he was awarded Elder High School professional distinction award.
He got the honorable award for his incredible work in the field of journalism in the United States.
Is Bill Hemmer Married?
Hemmer is yet to be married, and neither is dating anyone at present. He was previously in a relationship with his longtime girlfriend, Dara Tomanovich, who is a model/actress.
It was reported that the couple started a love affair in the year 2005. The two, however, could not last long and split up after around 8-year of dating. But the exact reason behind their broke up is yet to be disclosed. Besides, the journalist hasn't talked much about his romantic relationships.
Once there was a huge rumor of Bill Hemmer being gay. Neither he agreed, nor did he deny his gay rumor. So his sexuality is very confusing.
He has not accepted the rumor on social media but it has been rapidly spreading all over social media.
Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts
- Age: Bill Hemmer is 57 years old.
- Birth Sign: Scorpio
- Height: Hemmer's height is 1.75m (5' 9" )
- Weight: His body weight is around 75kg.
- Body Measurements: He is a well-built and good-looking man.
- Eyes Color: His eyes are brown in color.
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by sushma, 07 Jul, 2022