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Jim Gardner

Sarthak Published On Thu Oct 01 2020   Modified On Thu Oct 01 2020
Jim Gardner

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Full NameJim Gardner
First NameJim
Last NameGardner
Birth NameJames Goldman
ProfessionNews Anchor
NationalityAmerican
Birth CityNew York
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameJoseph
Father ProfessionSurgeon
Mother NameFlorence
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeTaurus
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseAmy Gardner
Relation WithJulie Gardner (Ex-Wife)
No Of Children4
Networth8000000
AwardsBroadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame
SibilingsBetty and Barbara
EducationColumbia University
Height168 cm
Networth$8 M
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Date of BirthMay 17,1948
Age72 years

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    Body and Relation Status of Jim Gardner

    What is Jim Gardner marital status ?Married
    How many children does Jim Gardner have ?4
    Who is Jim Gardner married with?Amy Gardner
    Who is Jim Gardner in Relation with?Julie Gardner (Ex-Wife)
    What is the height of Jim Gardner?168 cm
    What is the weight of Jim Gardner?kg

    Jim Gardner is an American journalist and a gifted news writer with dead-on journalistic instincts. He is the longest-serving anchor at 6ABC Action News, who has anchored the 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. broadcasts for the past 43 years.

    Jim, at the age of 72, hasn't even hinted at retirement, and he currently works for 6abc Action News/WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He joined the station in 1976 and assumed his current position of anchor in 1977. Further, Gardner was inducted into the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame in 2003.

    Jim Gardner's Married Life

    The 72-year-old veteran anchor is happily married to his wife, Amy Gardner. The couple has been married for several years as of now. Jim first met his partner at WPVI's sales department. The exact information regarding their wedding is unknown. However, Amy is the second wife of Gardner.

    Jim Gardner is married to Amy Gardner.
    Image: Jim Gardner with his young fans. He is married to Amy Gardner.
    Source: Facebook@Jim Gardner

    Jim and Amy share two adult children, a daughter named Emily and a son named Jesse Gardner. The anchor often shares pictures of his family on social media. Jim and his son travel occasionally. Further, the news reporter has two other children from his first marriage.

    Ex-wife: Julie Gardner

    Before Amy, Jim was married to his ex-wife, Julie Gardner, who works as a psychologist. They shared a house in Villanova while they were married. The former husband-wife duo has two children named Josh Gardner and Jen Gardner.

    After several years of marital solidarity, the 6abc anchor and his wife got divorced. To this date, Jim has never mentioned anything about his past marriage. Additionally, he has even kept his current personal life entirely secret.

    Net Worth

    The Channel 6 Action News anchor, Jim Gardner, has a net worth of $8 million as of 2020. One of the most renowned faces in Philadelphia, Jim has served over 40 years in the journalism industry. Therefore, he earns a hefty sum of money from his professional career.

    Jim Gardner's net worth is $8 million.
    Image: Jim Gardner has a net worth of $8 million.
    Source: Facebook@Jim Gardner

    Jim earns an annual salary of over $98,322 from his position as Channel 6 Action News' anchor. He owns a beautiful house in Philadelphia and has a stunning Audi for his ride. Unlike Gardner, Ducis Rodgers, who works for WPVI-TV as a sportscaster, has a somewhat lower income.

    Recently, Jim and his wife, Amy, donated $25,000 to the #PHLCOVID19 Fund. The 6abc network, through its parent company Disney, joined the couple and further donated $25,000

    Background

    Jim Gardner, whose original name is James Goldman, was born on May 17, 1948, in New York City, the United States. His father, Joseph, was a well-respected surgeon who worked as the head of Mount Sinai's ENT (ear, nose, and throat) department. Meanwhile, Jim's mother, Florence, was a housewife.

    Jim grew up with his two older sisters, Betty and Barbara, on the Upper East Side. Betty died due to breast cancer at age 49. Talking about his academics, Gardner graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Theory from Columbia University.

    Career Overview

    Jim first reported on the Historic Student Riots at Columbia in 1968 for the university's radio station, WKCR-FM. In 1970, he became a desk assistant, writer, and producer for 1010 WINS in New York.

    Jim Gardner has been working for WPVI-TV for the past 43 years.
    Image: Jim Gardner with WPVI-TV sportscaster, Ducis Rodgers.
    Source: Facebook@Jim Gardner

    Since June 1, 1976, Garnder has been working for WPVI-TV. Currently, he is the solo anchor of the 6:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. weekday newscast. Jim hasn't officially announced the date of his retirement.