Jim Watkins Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17 Feb, 2017
Facts of Jim Watkins
Date of Birth: 1956 , October-21
Age: 64 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Jim Watkins
Birth Name James Raymond Watkins
Nationality American
Birth Place/City America
Ethnicity White
Profession Anchor and journalist
Working For News 8 WTNH-TV
Net Worth N/A
Married Yes
Married to N/A
Awards Emmy awards
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He is a legendary journalist and there are not many like him. He has set a legacy of his own and this will continue and youth can learn from him. His amazing presentation skills has won millions of hearts all over the world. He has really struggled during the early days of his life but once he started getting the perfect job, there was no stepping back at all. He is none other than the marvelous Jim Watkins.


Jim Watkins was born in the year 1956 on 21st of October. He was born in America and this makes it quite obvious that his nationality is American. He has also been a fantastic anchor alongside an amazing journalist. He has worked for some major networks in his life and he has shined for all of them.

Early Life and Education

Jim Watkins’ childhood must have gone very well but detailed information about that is not available right now. He went to a university called the University of Tennessee for his higher education and he achieved his degree from there. The university is located in a place called Knoxville.


Jim Watkins has also written for many blogs in his life. He started working for a network called WPIX-TV from the year 1998. He worked there until the year 2011. He used to anchor a show called News at Ten there and his legacy cannot be changed or forgotten.

Jim Watkins' most heroic work has come on 9/11 when he was successful in anchoring TV coverage of the terrorist attack. Other networks he has worked for till now include the likes of WPHL, Nat Geo, and WBZ. He has also been part of some sensational TV shows and movies till now. One of his best work in movies has come in the wonderful movie called Marci X.

Personal Life

Jim Watkins’s personal life has been as perfect as him and his career. He is a happily married man but details about his wife are not available right now. He has children, though. He has a total of three children but sadly one of his children has autism.

Jim Watkins is a very responsible father and takes great care of his children. He is an amazing husband and he makes sure that his wife is happy and he fulfills all her demands. He is a class act and an example of a true gentleman. He is not having any extramarital affair.


Jim Watkins has always enjoyed great salary. This has always boosted his net worth to millions of dollars. Sadly the exact amount is not available right now but there is no doubt that the figure is very impressive. He looks like a tall man but his exact height is not known at this time. 


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