Bill Wixey Bio, Married Life, Family Details, Salary

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Bill Wixey Bio, Married Life, Family Details, Salary

Two-time Emmy laureate Bill Wixey's journalistic career spans over two and a half decades. A multi-faceted media personality, he also dons titles of an anchor, reporter, producer, and writer.

The Seattle-based broadcast journo is the co-anchor of the KPCQ's Q13 Fox News This Morning - a top-rated, four-hour-long morning show. He joined the network in May 2003.

Reporting for Q13 Fox News, Bill covered three different Olympic Games as well as the 2005 Tusmani in South Asia. His coverage of the earthquake in Haiti also gained traction.

For his contribution, he won the title of Western Washington Man of the Year in 2009.

Before Q13 Fox News, Bill enjoyed a three-year-long stint at Fox Sports Net as an anchor. From 1998 to 2000, he held a reporting gig at the KIRO TV.

Bio - Age, Birthday & Education

Bill was born in the year 1967. He celebrates his birthday on 22nd of August every calendar year. Fellow Leo, who shares the same birthday, includes pop diva Dua Lipa and British comedian James Corden.

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Now, age 51, the award-winning media personnel holds a degree from the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication at Washington State University. For high school education, he attended Lake Washington High School.

Married Life - Wife & Children

Regardless of the pay, for Bill, his career never takes precedence over his family life. If not for the constant support and love from them during the final stages of his cancer treatment in 2009, he would have found the transition almost unbearing.

Bill Wixey celebrating his birthday with kids Will and Gigi circa Aug 2018 (Photo:- Bill Wixey's Instagram)

The Seattle-based news anchor shares two children - Will and Gigi - with his wife, Catherine. The duo got married in 1996. Through thick & thin, they stuck by each other's side.

Now, way past their teenage years, Bill and his wife, Catherine's children are pursuing a college degree.

Family & Cancer

Bill is the only son of Karen Lee and Elza Wixey. He was 11 when his biological parents divorced. Five years later, his mother Karen married his step-dad, Larry Hawkes.

In 2009, a family tragedy struck. Larry died of cancer. Nine years later, the Q13 Fox personality lost his mom to small-cell cancer. In the wake of the news, he penned a heartwarming obituary via Facebook.

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A cancer survivor himself, Bill's other family members to succumb to cancer include his grandfather and mother-in-law.

Bill Wixey's Salary Now

With over 15+ years at the helm now, Bill is by far the most experienced anchor at Q13 Fox.

His accolades plus work experience demands that he earns a hefty sum in salary for his services. A six-figure compensation is readily justifiable, no doubt.