Bill Hemmer

John Max 17 Dec,2018

Facts of Bill Hemmer

Roman Catholic
Full Name
William George "Bill" Hemmer
Birth Name
William George "Bill" Hemmer
Famous Name
Bill Hammer
Affair with
Dara Tomanovich
William R. Hemmer
Georganne M. Knittle


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$4 million
Currently Club
Fox News
Started career as


Affair with
Dara Tomanovich

William George "Bill" Hemmer is a famous Tv journalist currently working for Fox News. Known for his appearance in America's Newsroom, William George "Bill" Hemmer was working for the show since 2005 but left the show to succeed Shep Smith as Fox's afternoon news anchor. He is a known TV journalist and mostly appeared on the 9 am to 12 am edition with Sandra Smith. Other than working for Fox News, he has worked for CNN between 1995 to 2005.

 Cincinnati, Ohio native, Bill Hemmer was born on 14 November 1964. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to the White ethnic group. Further, Bill's star sign is Scorpio.

Bill Hemmer's Net worth in 2022; How much is his Salary?

The American reporter/journalist William George "Bill" Hemmer has an estimated net worth of $4 million, as of 2022. Furthermore, the reporter receives an annual salary of $500,000 from his successful reporting career with Fox News.

Not to mention, Hemmer is one of the most popular Fox News journalists who has made a successful career as a journalist. Being a popular News Network, FOX News is well known for paying a heavy amount of salary to its journalists. As Bill is a regular Fox News journalist, he earns a decent amount of salary from the network.

Further, Fox News reporter receives an added sum of money from his radio and TV guest appearances as a sports pundit too.

William George "Bill" Hemmer works alongside Sandra Smith at Fox News. And as of now, Sandra Smith reportedly receives an annual salary of $300,000.

Bill Hemmer House Bird view and Exterior View
SOURCE: CelebrityDetective

Bill Hemmer is a successful journalist and earns a handsome amount but when it comes to living, he lives in Suffolk County, New York, United States, which is a suburban area of Newyork. He owns a spacious house in Suffolk.

Who is his Girlfriend?

Bill Hemmer is unmarried and is single currently. He was previously involved in a romantic relationship with the model and actress, Dara Tomanovich. The couple dated for 8 years from 2005 to 2013 and then broke up. After separating from Dara, there is no information found about Bill being in an open relationship or dating someone.

Bill Hemmer and his former girlfriend Dara Tamanovich
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Reviewing Bill Hemmer's physical characteristics, he has a very attractive charm, charming brown eyes, and hair. Bill is five feet high and nine inches( 5′ 9′′) tall. Other than being a famous journalist, Bill is quite popular in social media with an enormous number of followers. Bill Hemmer is a Roman Catholic and a supporter of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.

Bill Hemmer, Height, Age, and Body Built

5 foot 9 inches tall reporter Bill Hemmer was born on 14th November 1964. So as of 2020, Bill Hammer's current age is 57 years and he turns 58 on 14th November this year. Despite being 55 years old Hammer looks fairly young and maintains a fit-skinny body structure. 

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Early Life and Educational History

William George "Bill" Hemmer was born to William R. Hemmer and Georganne M. Knittle. Hemmer is the second son of his parents.

Bill Hemmer completed his schooling at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Parochial School and later graduated from Elder High School in Cincinnati. After graduation, he attended Miami University and acquired his degree Bachelor's degree in Arts and Broadcast Journalism.

Hemmer and a friend started a radio program during his senior year in Elder, playing 15 minutes of music before classes began. He interned in the news world as a radio jockey for Mama Jazz at WMUB-FM and WOXY-FM. His success with the radio paved the way for Bill to get into channels like CNN, and Fox News Channel as a morning co-anchor of America's Newsroom.

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Bill Hemmer Professional Career

Bill started his professional career in 1995 with CNN. He has been hosting several programs at CNN for ten years, including American Morning( originally with Paula Zahn and later with Soledad O'Brien), CNN Tonight, CNN Early Edition, CNN Morning News, and CNN Live Today with co-anchor Daryn Kagan.

Hemmer covered the bombing of the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta and the aftermath of the attacks on the World Trade Center site. When the war began, he traveled to Kuwait to report on escalating tensions in Iraq and stayed on-site to cover Operation Iraqi Freedom. He covered the Democratic and Republican conventions and served on election night as one of CNN's prime-time anchors in 2004.

In addition, Bill also covered live footage of the death of Pope John Paul II from Vatican City in 2005. Bill received Emmy Award for his work-performance on CNN's coverage at the Centennial Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta in 1996. After that, he joined Fox News in August 2005.

Bill Hemmer's first ox News show with Sandra Smith

SOURCE: Fox News Insider

Hemmer has covered many important events like Hurricane Katrina aftermath, the 2006 Israel-Lebanon crisis, the Iraq War. During his visit to Iraq War Troop Surge, he interviewed Generals David Petraeus and Raymond Odierno and Ambassador Ryan Crocker.

More recently, Bill was the lead reporter and anchor of the tragic shooting in Newtown, Connecticut at the Sandy Hook Elementary School and the Boston Marathon bombing site in April 2013. He was the anchor of America's Newsroom from 9-12 A.M with Sandra Smith but he left the show to replace Shep Smith as Fox's afternoon news anchor. He was later succeeded by Ed Henry.

Olivia Harlan, Eboni K.Williams, Jimena Sanchez, Dick Stockton are among the best-reporters that have worked or are working for FOX Group.


  • Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Birthdate: 14 November 1964
  • Salary: $500,000 
  • Net Worth: $4 million
  • Profession: News Journalist
  • Height: 5 feet 9 inch
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Relationship: N/A
  • Parents: William R. Hemmer and Georganne M. Knittle
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: White

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