Dancing with the Stars Wiki
Sam Champion
Celebrity Profile
Birth Date 13 August 1961 (1961-08-13) (age 62)
Hometown Paducah, Kentucky
Known For Good Morning America contributor & weather anchor

Dancing with the Stars 31

Partner(s) Cheryl Burke
Placement 13th
Highest Score 26 (Viennese Waltz)
Lowest Score 20 (Foxtrot)
Average Score 24.0

Samuel James Champion is a celebrity from Season 31 of Dancing with the Stars.


Retrieved from Disney press site
Sam Champion started at Eyewitness News in 1988 as the weekend and 5 p.m. weather anchor, eventually becoming the main weather anchor for the 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts. In 2006, he became the weather anchor for "Good Morning America." In his capacity as weather editor, he also built ABC News' Weather, Climate and Environment Unit, and oversaw all weather, climate and environmental coverage and content on all ABC platforms. In 2012, Champion became the managing editor of the Weather Channel, where he created and hosted AMHQ, a four-hour morning show, and 23.5, a climate and science interview program in primetime. He received a Peabody Award for his "Sandy Coverage" and has won four Emmys. Champion returned home to WABC in 2019, when he became the weather anchor for Eyewitness News "This Morning."

Dancing with the Stars 31[]

He is partnered with Cheryl Burke. They placed 13th.