Bill Wixey Bio, Wiki
Bill Wixey is an American Emmy Award-Winning journalist working for Fox 13, serving the station as a news anchor. He has been working with this station since May 2003. Previously, he worked at Fox Sports Net as an anchor.
Bill Wixey Age
Wixey is 54 years old as of 2022. He was born on 22nd August 1967, in Seattle Washington.
Bill Wixey Height
Wixey stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Bill Wixey Education
Wixey attended Lake Washington High School in Kirkland, and after graduation, he joined the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication at Washington State University.
Bill Wixey Career
Wixey is a co-anchor of the show “Q13 News This Morning”, which is aired on weekdays from 5-10 am. Previously, he worked at Fox Sports Net as an anchor. While serving the station, he covered the Mariners during their amazing 116-win season of 2001. He served the station from June 2000 to May 2003. Before that, Wixey worked at KIRO TV as an anchor and reporter. He served the station from March 1998 to June 2000. Wixey kicked off his career in Great Falls, Montana in 1991.
As an anchor and reporter, Wixey has covered major stories, including the devastating earthquake in Haiti, the 2005 tsunami in South Asia, and the Olympic Games in London, Vancouver, and Beijing. Also, he is a two times Emmy Award- Winner, in 2003, he won for being the best anchor while in 2010 he won for his documentary, Bills Journey, in whereby he documented his successful battle over Hodkin’s Lymphoma. Also, he received accolades for the documentary, Mission of Hope, where he traveled to Sri Lanka after the tsunami to document recovery efforts.
Wixey is a very charitable person and he is always happy when donating. He is involved in charity ventures with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the Ronald McDonald House, St. Jude’s Hospital, Junior Achievement, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and the American Cancer Society. During his free time, he enjoys watching movies, spending time with his kids, running, reading, golfing, or playing hockey.
Bill Wixey Net Worth
In Wixey’s career as a journalist, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million to $5 Million.
Bill Wixey Salary
He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 to $100,000.
Bill Wixey Parents and Siblings
Wixey is the son of Elza Wixey, father, and Karen Lee, mother. However, his parents separated when he was only eleven years and his mother got married to Larry Hawkes, who became his stepfather. Wixey lost his stepfather to cancer in 2009, while his mother passed on in 2018 due to small cell cancer.
Bill Wixey Wife/ Spouse
Wixey is happily married to Catherine. The couple tied the knot in 1996 and together they are blessed with two children.
Bill Wixey Kids
Wixey and Catherine are blessed with two kids called Gigi and Will, Who are now college students.
Bill WixeyTwitter, Facebook, and Instagram
He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has over 30.2k followers, over 33k followers on his Facebook page, and over 5.7k followers on his Instagram account.