- Geoff Hart had been a familiar face at WYFF 4 as he has been part of the station as an anchor for almost three decades. However, Geoff is retiring due to his unfortunate diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. He made the announcement of May 20, 2021, which brought sadness to many of his longtime viewers.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Married, Wife, and Children
- Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurement: Height and Weight
Geoff Hart had been a familiar face at WYFF 4 as he has been part of the station as an anchor for almost three decades. However, Geoff is retiring due to his unfortunate diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. He made the announcement of May 20, 2021, which brought sadness to many of his longtime viewers.
Geoff Hart has not shared the details of his birthdate at the moment. He is 58 years old according to sources. Nonetheless, he was born in Canada and holds American nationality.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Geoff was a placekicker at Cardinal Gibbons High which eventually led to him earning a scholarship to Northwestern University in Boston. Moreover, Geoff also took a shot at the pros and even signed with the Patriots in 1986. However, he returned back to school, earning a Master’s Degree in Communications from Emerson College in Boston. Geoff had his first TV job in Wilmington, NC in 1989.
Four years after his first TV job, Geoff joined WYFF in 1993. He worked as a Sports Director for eighteen years before moving to the co-anchor position of WYFF News 4 Today each weekday morning. However, in 2021, he announced his retirement after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. As of 2021, Geoff Hart’s net worth is estimated to be in the thousands.
Married, Wife, and Children
Geoff is married to his beautiful wife, Sara Hart. The couple met in the 1990s when he was working as a sports director and Sara was working as a commercial producer at WYFF.
Nonetheless, the pair also share a son and three daughters.
Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease
Geoff Hart’s announcement of his diagnosis at a relatively young age took many by surprise. The WYFF 4 President quickly shared a statement writing,
“The WYFF 4 family is heartbroken by the news,”
“Geoff is a part of our family, and we love him. We will continue to support him as he leaves to focus on his health and spend time with his family.”
The longtime WYFF co-anchor and his wife appeared on TV to share the diagnosis.
“People will say why did you get it. Well, why didn’t I? People get it. Okay, so? In a way, I have an opportunity knowing where it’s coming, and it’s not going to be good so let’s really make sure that we get the best.”, he shared.
The WYFF 4 news director also shared a statement on the subject writing,
“Geoff is beloved by his co-workers and the viewers who have watched him throughout his 28-year career in the Upstate.
“He is a wonderful, caring journalist and has been a mentor and friend to so many in the newsroom.
“We will stand by his side now and in the years to come as he faces this fight.”
During the interview, Geoff grew emotional and shared he wants to live for his family.
“It’s my family, you know. I want to live as long as I can so I can get my children to where they need to be.”
One daughter is 13. “I’ve got to get her to college”.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
Geoff was born to his parents, Charlie and Barbara. His family raised him in England alongside his four brothers. Geoff’s father passed away in 2008.
Body Measurement: Height and Weight
Geoff possesses a height of 5 feet and 10 inches. His facial feature includes brown colored hair and blue colored eyes.