John Hambrick

Journalist (1940)

John Hambrick was a famous American broadcast journalist. The multi-talented journalist is also a reporter, actor, voice-over announcer, and TV documentary producer. John worked in the Journalism sector for more than four decades.

John Hambrick was born on June 21, 1940, in Conroe, Texas. Not a single word about his parents is known to the media. He did not mention whether he had any siblings with him or not. In addition, John's academic and educational qualification is still under investigation. John started his career soon after graduating from University. 

Death of John Hambrick

It is a matter of the fact that John is no more with us. John left this beautiful earth leaving behind all the memories he created. John passed away on September 10, 2013, in the United States at the age of seventy-three.

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Image: John Hambrick passed away in 2013 due to lung cancer
Source: Miami CBS Local

John was laid into peace by his wife and children. They had a private cremation ceremony. He had terminal lung cancer. It was announced on July 23, 2013. Ken Osmond, a famous actor passed away in 2020. 

Relationship Status at the Time of Death 

John was living a happy and beautiful life along with his family until July 2013. John Hambrick was married to his longtime girlfriend. The main job of a journalist is to find information about unknown personal and facts. However, they are very much private about their personal life

John shares a similar ideology. Information about his wife is still under the radar. John was married once in his life. He was the father of three children. Like that of his wife, not a single word about his children is known to the public. 

As per sources, John's son, Jack Hambrick, is also a television producer. John is the older brother of Judd Hambrick, who worked alongside John at KABC-TV for a brief period in 1975–76.

Net Worth and Earnings

John Hambrick has an estimated net worth of more than $1 Million at the time of his death in 2013. John had accumulated most of his net worth through his four decades career of working in the American Journalism industry. Norman Smith is a famous BBC journalist with an estimated net worth of $2 Million

John Hambrick net worth
Image: John worked as a journalist for more than four decades

John even tried his luck with Music. In 1972 Hambrick wrote and recorded a rock/country-western album, Windmill in a Jet Filled Sky, under the Brown Bag Records music label. More that was a registered member of the Screen Actors Guild. Hambrick has appeared in four movies: Mia's FatherWonderful WorldKings of the Evening, and the Texas-based, Gabriel Folse directed film Guilty.

Four Decades in Journalism

John started his Television career in 1963 after joining KRBC-TV in Abilene, Texas. In 1966 he took an anchoring job at WCPO-TV in Cincinnati, and, after less than two years there, he was recruited by its sister station in Cleveland, WEWS, to become its chief news anchor.

After gaining some experience, John worked with Dave Patterson as a co-anchor, with Fuldheim continuing as commentator; they would help station's news broadcast maintain the position as Cleveland's top television news program in the local Nielsen ratings. His final television job was a brief stint at KBMT in Beaumont, Texas, around 1999.

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