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Whit Johnson (ABC News) Bio, Wiki, New Job, Surgery, Gay, Net Worth, Salary

Whit Johnson Biography | Wikipedia

Whit Johnson is a famous American journalist and as well a co-anchor of the weekend editions of Good Morning America, the anchor of the Saturday edition of ABC World News Tonight. In addition, he is also fill-in and substitutes anchor of Good Morning America, and ABC World News Tonight.

Whit Johnson Age|Birthday

Johnson is 40 years old as of 2022. Besides, he was born on 25 June 1982, San Francisco, California, United States. Therefore, he celebrates his birthday on 25 June of every year. Likewise, his birth sign is Cancer.

Whit Johnson Height |weight

Johnson has an average body height of height of 6 feet (1.83 meters). Moreover, he weighs around 167 lbs (76 kilograms).

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Whit Johnson Family | Parents | Siblings

Johnson was born and brought up in San Francisco, California. However, he has not revealed the details about his parents and siblings in the public.

Nationality | Ethnicity

Johnson holds American nationality.

Whit Johnson Wife

Johnson resides in the New York area along with his wife, Andrea Fujii, who is an ABC News reporter. Additionally, they got married on August 11, 2007. Besides, they are blessed with two daughters (Leah Fujii Johnson). Likewise, he unwittingly found his father’s brother through a 23andMe DNA test in 2018.

Whit Johnson Career

Johnson started his on-air career in 2005 along with NBC affiliate KNDO/KNDU-TV in Yakima/Tri-Cities, Washington, as an evening weekend anchor and a reporter. He next served for Salt Lake City, Utah, NBC affiliate KSL-TV as a reporter and also as an anchor on evening weekdays.

Furthermore, he joined CBS News as a Washington, D.C.-based network correspondent and as well fill-in anchor in 2009. At the same place, much of his coverage focused on the White House, on Capitol Hill and also foreign policy issues. Moreover, he reported on the death of Osama bin Laden and interviewed then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over the course of her tour of the Middle EastĀ  (2011).

Later inĀ  2012, he joined KNBC in Los Angeles as an anchor and general-assignment reporter. In similar role, he reported from Boston for Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential run, covered the Asiana flight 214 crash landing at San Francisco International Airport, and also reported on the Washington D.C. Navy Yard mass shootings. Additionally, in June 2014, he joined Today in L.A., as co-anchor together with Daniella Guzman. Besides, he traveled to Sochi to cover the 2014 Winter Olympics and therefore to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Olympics. Besides, in Rio, he co-hosted a special report on the Opening Ceremony that gained a Los Angeles Emmy.

Moreover in March 2018, ABC News announced Johnson had joined as a correspondent. Later in September of same year, he took over as a co-anchor of the weekend editions of Good Morning America.

He worked as a lead correspondent for ABC News during the COVID-19 pandemic. Through the 2020 election cycle he covered election week from Arizona and also the Democratic primaries. Additionally, on February 1, 2021, ABC announced that he would become Saturday anchor of ABC World News Tonight, and replacing the departing Tom Llamas, but that he would as well continue to co-anchor Good Morning America on the weekends.

Whit Johnson Education

Johnson graduated from San Francisco State University holding a B.A. degree in Television and Radio Broadcasting. Furthermore, he credits his stepfather, TV and radio host Dean Edell, with as well having introduced him to the world of broadcasting.

Whit Johnson Net worth| Salary

Johnson has an estimated net worth of between $100 thousand and $1 million dollars. Moreover, as a working weekend anchor on ABC’s Good Morning America and ABC News receives an annual salary ranging from $58,000 to $100,000 per year.

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