Bill Hemmer Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 02 Sep, 2021
Facts of Bill Hemmer
Date of Birth: 1964 , November-14
Age: 56 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Bill Hemmer
Father William R. Hemmer
Mother Georganne M. Knittle
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist television presenter
Working For Fox News Channel
Net Worth $3 Million
Salary $400 Thousand
Girlfriend Dara Tomanovich
Married Unmarried
Children No
Education Miami University
Awards Emmy Award
Online Presence Yes in Wiki, Twitter
TV Show America's Newsroom, American Morning, All American New Year, Fox Online, America's Election Headquarters
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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. 

Early Life And Education Of Bill Hammer 

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. 

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.

Hemmer 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. 

Hemmer belongs to American nationality and regarding his ethnicity, he is White. He is Roman Catholic. 

Bill Hemmer's Professional Career 

Bill Hemmer started by interning for radio stations like WMUB-FM, WOXY-FM and also did an internship at Cincinnati’s NBC affiliate. He also 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, prepared tapes, and photos which were assembled into several pieces collectively known as “Bill’s Excellent Adventure”.

After some time of his return 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.

Covering the Bombing of the 1996 Olympics In Atlanta for CNN, Bill spent 37 days in Tallahassee, 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 aftermath, the 2006 Israel-Lebanon Crisis, The Iraq War, The British Sailors’ Hostage situation in Iran, etc. And he 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 in 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's Net Worth, House, And Salary

Bill Hemmer has earned a lot of money from his journalism career. His net worth according to Celebrity net worth is around $3 million and his annual salary is $400 thousand.

Previously, Hemmer worked for CNN as a host and his annual salary was more than $99,000. 

Bill Hemmer's Award And Achievements

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.

Bill Hemmer's Personal Life Girlfriends, And Affairs

Bill Hemmer is yet to be married 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. 

Gay Rumor

Once there was a huge rumor of Bill Hemmer being gay. Neither he agreed nor he denied his gay rumor. So his sexuality is very confusing. 

Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts

  • Age: Bill Hemmer is 54 years old.
  • Birth Sign:  Scorpio
  • Height: Hemmer 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: Her eyes are brown in color.

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