Garth Kemp resigned after 17 years on ABC. Know more about the millionaire meteorologist and his “feud” with the Kardashians!

Garth Kemp

Facts of Garth Kemp

Full Name: Garth Kemp
Age: 67 years 1 months
Birth Date: February 06, 1952
Horoscope: Aquarius
Birth Place: San Diego, California, USA
Marital Status: Married
Gender: male
Husband / Wife Name: Carmen Cole
Profession: Broadcaster
Education: Metro State University
Height / How tall? : 5 feet 0 inches (1.52m)
Salary: $250,000
Net Worth: $700,000
Nationality: American
Hair Color: Light Brown/ grey
Eye Color: Light Brown
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Garth Kemp is an American presenter. He is well recognized by fellow viewers. He worked at KCBS-KCAL, the CBS owned station.  Following some disagreements, he resigned from KABC, an affiliate of ABC after 17 years of service. Read to know the personal details.

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Birth, Family, and Childhood

Garth Kemp was born on February 6, 1952, San Diego, California. While still a youngster, Garth moved to Los Angeles, California with his family. He spent his entire childhood and grew up into a fine young man there. Information about his mother, father and siblings are not currently available.

Garth holds the American nationality and is of Caucasian ethnicity.

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Formal Education and Early Career

Kemp’s school days are not known. However, he got his formal education from the Metro State University of Denver. He graduated from there in 1978.

Garth Kemp has revealed that his interest in reporting begun at an early age. After graduation, his career began along with enrollment in a local radio station called WAPP-FM New York for the night program. This was the same year he graduated. Afterward, he also did on-air jobs in Miami, Denver, and Houston.

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In 1992, Kemp was employed by KQRS-FM in Minneapolis. After 5 years in 1997, he landed a job in KLOS-FM. He only worked about a year in the station. Soon in 1998, he was working as an evening anchor at ABC7. He hosted the show every weekend at 5, 6 and 11 pm.

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Years with ABC

Kemp joined KABC, an affiliate of ABC7 on the eyewitness news. He was part of KABC family for nearly 17 years until he resigned in August 2015. It is rumored that he left the news channel due to disagreement in his salary review.

“We want to let you know Garth Kemp has resigned from KABC-TV. We thank him for his 17 years as part of Eyewitness News and wish him well.”

— Garth Kemp (@ABC7Garth) August 17, 2015

Garth Kemp is also a co-host on the award-winning show Eye This Morning.

In December of 2015, Kemp joined  KCBS-KCAL, also owned by CBA as a freelancer. He worked there as a meteorologist covering the morning session. After more than half a year, in July 2016, he took up a full- time job.

He spends his free time in mountain biking, working out, and surfing.

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“Feud” with the Kardashians

After Garth Kemp had teased a story about Kim Kardashain and Kanye’s newest kid by saying they had a “big announcement”, Kemp said, “They all of a sudden got talent? Just a thought.”

Kris Jenner reacted on her Instagram page. She wrote:

WOW @ABC7Garth @garthlkemp I thought you were better than this. @kimkardashian is a Producer, Business woman, clothing designer, entrepreneur, mother, and is the creator of her very own social media tsunami even you couldn’t predict. #kanyewest among his many talents has won 21 grammys. #BULLY #USEDTOBEAFAN #BEKIND #DONTJUDGEOTHERS #ABC7 @abc7LA”

Relationship and wife

66-year-old Kemp is a married man. His wife is Carmen Cole. The couple had tied the knot on December 19 of 2010 at Four Seasons Hotel, Westlake Village, California. Cameron is an attorney by profession. She is also the first lady to be appointed as African American Managing Partner at Littleton Joyce.

After more than seven years of marriage, the couple seems to be happy together. There are no gossips about extramarital affairs or divorce. The happy couple has not had any children yet.

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Salary, Net worth, and property

Garth has earned quite a bundle of money in his long successful career. As of 2017, Garth Kemp’s net worth is estimated to be around $700,000.

His salary is estimated to be $250 Thousand (Annually).

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In 2013, Garth sold his house, a Spanish Colonial home, located in the gated Moorpark complex for over $965000! Moreover, he purchased a house in Sherman Oaks and relocated there in August 2011. The house was a 1962 remodeled ranch containing four bedrooms and three bathrooms and more than 2300 square feet of area. He had paid $899,000 for his new home.

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Social media

Garth Kemp is active on social media and has a considerable number of followers in them. His Twitter has 5k followers, Facebook has 17.8k followers, and Instagram has 622 followers.

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