James Spann Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Married, Weather, House, Salary, and Net Worth
James Spann Biography
James Spann is an American journalist and television host currently serving as a meteorologist at WBMA-LD (ABC 33/40) based in Birmingham, Alabama. He joined the journalism industry in 1978. He as well serves as the host of the weekly podcast WeatherBrains.
James Spann Age
James is 65 years old as of 2021, he was born on June 6, 1956, Greensville, United Sates. He celebrates his birthday on June 6 every year.
James Spann Height
James stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 10 inches.
James Spann Weight
James has not disclosed his weight to the public. His weight will be updated as soon as it is out.
James Spann Education
James is an alumnus of University of Alabama. He later worked as a a schoolteacher.
James Spann Family
He was born on Huntsville, Alabama to his parents: Max and Carolyn Spann. His family moved to Greenville in Butler County when he was a child. His mum served as a secretary at Greenville High School, while his father sold lumber.
James Spann Wife, Married
Spann is married to his lovely wife Karen Spann with whom they tied the knot in 1981. Karen and his wife have two sons: J.P Spann and Ryan Christopher Spann and even grandson, Kason Paul.
James Spann Weather
James began his professional journalism career long time ago. He began by working at WTBC radio in the year 1973. While in high school he worked the night shift while his colleague David Baird worked mornings. He is a great philanthropist who believes in donating money and time to good causes.
He has volunteered many hours following the 1974 Alabama tornadoes in Jasper. James started his television career in the summer of 1978 at 33/40 predecessor WCFT in Tuscaloosa. In the year 1978, he moved to WSFA in Montgomery where he served as weekend sports anchor and part time weatherman.
He spent the summer of 1979 as a afternoon-drive announcer at Top 40 station WHHY-FM (“Y102”) in Montgomery. He later served as chief weatherman at WAPI-TV in Birmingham despite having no formal weather education. At just the age of 23, James was the youngest chief weathermen in the country.
In the year 2004, James hosted a television special about severe weather safety. He interviewed Goshen United Methodist Church’s F4 tornado survivors of March 27, 1994 including the former pastor, Kelly Clem and her husband, Dale.
Later, he spoke about the tragedy and safety instructions to Brian E. Peters, Warning Coordination Meteorologist from the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Calera’s Shelby County Airport. He is also the host of WeatherBrains, a weekly weather podcast and board chairman of the Children’s Hospital of Alabama.
James earns an estimated salary of $35,000-112,000 annually.
James Spann House
James house was hit by tornado. During his live-on-air report on Thursday March 25th, 2021. He learned that his home in Alabama was hit by a tornado while he was warning viewers at home about the severe weather conditions.
James Spann Net Worth
James has an estimated net worth of $1 million-$5 million which he has earned from his successful career as a meteorologist.