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Greg Simmons

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Greg Simmons is a journalist, sports director, and anchor from the United States. Greg Simmons is best known as the sports director and main anchor for KSAT 12 sports.

Early Life

Greg Simmons was born in San Antonio, Texas, United States, on the 14th of January 1957. Currently, he is 67 years old and has a birth sign of Capricorn. He holds American citizenship while his ethical background and religious beliefs are under review.

Till now, this American journalist has not disclosed his family background such as his parents, siblings, and his other family members. Similarly, he prefers to live a private life and not talk much about his childhood life.

Greg Simmons – Education

He attended Jefferson High School. During his high school periods, he joined KWED radio as an announcer. Meanwhile, he completed his graduation from Trinity University.

Professional Career

In the year 1980, Greg Simmons started his journalism career as a sports reporter in a television station. During this period, he discovered his talent for sports broadcasting. He rapidly became a popular personality with spectators. His ability to offer entertaining play-by-play updates and smart analysis won over fans all across the area.

Moreover, he was given a big chance in 1985 that changed his life forever. The acclaimed television station KSAT 12 in San Antonio noted his extraordinary qualities and offered him the position of sports director and primary anchor.

Caption: Greg Simmons’s sports reporting (Source: San Antonio Current)

Furthermore, he has established himself as a renowned figure in the sports world because of his work at KSAT 12. He is well-known and appreciated by sports fans not just in San Antonio, but even outside. His commitment to his craft is shown in the numerous hours he spends researching, producing, and delivering compelling sports stories.

Furthermore, he served as a mentor to young journalists, providing advice and sharing his knowledge. Simmons also led several humanitarian activities, using his influence to make a difference in the community he cared about.

Simmons had a long and satiating career in broadcast until deciding in 2019 to retire from full-time work. He still frequently appeared on KSAT 12. He covered important sporting events and was inducted into the SAISD Athletic Hall of Fame in 2022.

Simmons’s Arrested

Simmons was detained on January 27, 2023, while driving home from a club in San Antonio’s Northwest Side. Santonio reported that he was drunk at the moment. According to court papers and other sources, he was driving at 20 mph, which resulted in his detention.

The arrest occurred when Bexar County officers responded to reports of Simmons drifting on the side of the road. He was stopped by a Bexar County Sheriff’s deputy who smelled alcohol and saw Simmons couldn’t walk properly. Simmons hired an attorney and was freed the following day.

Greg Simmons – Net Worth 2024

Being a journalist, sports director, and main anchor, he has earned a decent sum of money. As of 2024, his net worth is estimated at around $1 million to $2 million. While he has not mentioned his annual salary and income.

Relationship Status

In terms of his personal life, Greg Simmons is possibly single and unmarried. Meanwhile, he has not talked much about his past love life, affairs, and relationships. In addition, he prefers to keep his personal life away from the spotlight.

Body Measurements

Caption: Greg Simmons with Poteet High School students Clarissa Carrasco and Salome Briseno (Source: Pleasanton Express)

This American journalist is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs an average. Meanwhile, he has a pair of hazel gray eyes with gray hair colour.

Social Media

Simmons is currently not active on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Meanwhile, prefer to maintain a low profile.