Whit Johnson Bio, ABC, Age, Parents, Wife, dna, Salary, Networth

Whit Johnson

Whit Johnson Biography

Whit Johnson is an American Journalist and Co-anchor of Good Morning America, Weekend editions. He also serves as the reporter of ABC World News Tonight of the Saturday edition and part-time anchor of both shows on ABC. He joined the network in 2018.

Whit Johnson Age

Johnson was born Stephen Whitney Johnson. He was born June 25, 1982, in San Fransisco, California, USA.

Whit Johnson Height

Johnson stands at an above-average height of 6 feet and 2 inches tall.

Whit Johnson Education

Johnson enrolled at San Fransisco, California, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Television and Radio Broadcast.

Whit Johnson Nationality

Johnson holds American nationality.

Whit Johnson Family

Johnson was brought up in San Fransisco by his mother and stepfather, Dean Edel. Edel serves as a physician and American Journalist who played a major role in introducing Whit to the industry. His biological father was adopted in 1950 in Salt Lake City. His mother, who belongs to the White heritage, brought Whit a DNA testing kit with the aim of discovering their origin on their father’s side. Later in 2018, he got successful and met his father’s brother Vincent Price. 

Whit Johnson Wife

Johnson has been married to his wife, Andrea Fuji, since August 11, 2007. Fuji was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. She currently works as an ABC News reporter, having moved from Los Angeles, where she served as a correspondent for CBS2/KCAL9. They currently reside in Los Angeles with their two daughters.

Whit Johnson ABC News

Johnson currently serves as a co-anchor of the Good Morning America weekend editions and anchor of the World News Tonight weekend Saturday edition in New York. Whit also serves as an ABC News correspondent. ABC broadcasts his reports across several platforms, including Good Morning America, 20/20, Nightline, ABC News Live, and World News Tonight.

Johnson has been one of the lead correspondents for ABC News throughout the COVID-19 pandemic offering BC viewers the vital information they need to know. He has also anchored breaking news coverage and special events for ABC News Live, such as the murder of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani. Led the coverage of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting in October 2018 that left 11 people dead. He also reported on the groundbreaking arrest of the suspected Golden State Killer, among important stories.

 Whit was previously a morning anchor on KNBC-TV for “Today in LA,” which won the Golden Mike award for Best Daytime News Broadcast in 2017. He obtained a Los Angeles Emmy for a multipart investigation into reported scams at auto repair shops in 2013. He also covered the San Bernardino terrorist attack in 2015 and the shooting at LAX in 2013. Whit broadcasted live coverage standoff between killer Christopher Dorner and the LAPD for nine hours.

Johnson was a Washington-based CBS News correspondent and fill-in anchor before moving to KNBS. He covered the station’s national news, the White House, and Capitol Hill. While working here, he reported on the Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on various stops across the Middle East and interrogated her minutes after news broke regarding the murder of Muammar Gaddafi.

Johnson began his career as an anchor/reporter for NBC stations covering Salt Lake City UTand Yakima, WA.

Whit Johnson DNA

Johnson unwittingly found the brother to his father, Vincent Price, in 2018. This was through a 23and Me DNA Test. 23andMe Holding firm is a government-owned personal genomics and biotechnology company located in South San Francisco. The company offers genetic testing services directly to consumers. The consumer provides a saliva sample that is laboratory analyzed with the help of single nucleotide polymorphism genotyping. This helps to produce reports relating to the customer’s ancestry and genetic predispositions to health-related topics. 

Whit Johnson Salary

Johnson earns an estimated annual salary of USD 87,435. His net worth is approximately USD 927,401.

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