Amy Wood Bio, Wiki, WSPA-TV, Age, Height, Partner, Kids, Family, Salary, and Net Worth

Amy Wood Biography

Amy Wood is an American Anchor/Reporter/Host working for WSPA-TV in Spartanburg, South Carolina as the 4 p.m., 5 p.m., and 6 p.m. news anchor. She joined the station in 1990.

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Amy Wood Age

Amy celebrates her birthday every year on April 9th. On April 9, 2024, she posted a video on her Instagram with the hashtag, “birthday”. However, her exact year of birth is not known by the public hence, she could be in her 60s.

Amy Wood Height / Measurements

Wood is of average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.

Amy Wood Husband

Amy is happily married to Mike Wood. Mike and Amy got married on April 23, 1995, and celebrated their 20th anniversary on April 22, 2024. On April 22, 2024, Amy posted her wedding photos on her Instagram celebrating 29 years of marriage.

Amy Wood Children

Mike and Amy are proud to be parents to their three daughters Jamie, Brianna, and Gracie whom Amy posted on her Instagram on May 13, 2024, celebrating Mother’s Day with the caption, “Love these girls with all my heart. Grateful to be their mommy.” Her daughter Brianna was born on May 7, 1996, and celebrated her 28th birthday on May 7, 2024.

Amy’s Daughter Gracie Racist and Homophobic

Gracie Wood was involved in a scandal whereby two videos of her using racist and homophobic language went viral all across social media platforms in January 2022. After the videos went viral, Activist of Fighting Injustice Together and Black Lives Matter, Bruce Wilson publicized that he talked to Amy and Mike and stated that both Amy and Mike seemed apologetic.

Gracie was dragged on social media but never responded in any way which ended up affecting her singing career as she lost many followers and subscribers on her social media platforms. Gracie was quite popular on Instagram where she showcased her singing talent and songwriting skills.

Upstate activist Bruce Wilson, of Black Lives Matter and Fighting Injustice Together, said that he spoke with Amy Wood and her husband, Mike Wood, a Spartanburg County magistrate judge, Wednesday evening. Wilson said the Woods were apologetic.

After the backlash she received, Gracie apologized stating “There is absolutely no excuse for anything that came out of my mouth and I can only imagine the pain the people felt when watching those videos,” Amy also posted an apology video on her social media accounts asking for forgiveness on behalf of her daughter.

Amy Wood Family/ Relatives

Amy was born and raised in the USA by her adoptive parents. Her mother died when Amy was 31 years old and On May 12, 2024, she posted videos of her mother on her Instagram stating how much she misses her.

Amy Wood Education

Amy went to Fox Lane High School where she attained her High School Diploma in 1983. She later joined State University of New York at Oswego where she studied communications from 1983 to 1985. Later in 1985, she joined American University where she attained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication in 1987. She later went to Riley Institute at Furman University where she studied Fellow, Diversity Leaders Institute.

Amy Wood Career

Wood serves as the 4 p.m., 5 p.m., and 6 p.m. news anchor at WSPA-TV based in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Amy is also the host of her own podcast called The UPbeat and a “TVAmy News Nugget” mini newscast which she posts on her YouTube. During her tenure at WSPA-TV, she has won several awards and honors including the 2016 and 2012 Anchor of the Year by the South Carolina Broadcaster’s Association. Previously, in 2014, she was named Anchor of the Year by the Radio and Television and Digital News Association of the Carolinas.

Amy is also very active when it comes to helping around her community. For instance, she often debates moderator, Master of Ceremonies, and panel discussion leader for several community events. Moreover, she also created CW Live Chat in 2008 and has a platform called “Amy’s Kids” where she shares stories about foster children waiting to be adopted. In 2007, the South Carolina Council on Adoptable Children named her Adoption “Advocate of the Year.

Amy was also named the state Distinguished Community Service Award winner by the South Carolina Jaycees in 1999. Since she started her career, she has enclosed several stories and events including the Iraq War where she had her own exclusive segment, “On The Frontline” where she connected with a commander Stephen Twitty. She also enclosed the Charleston Mother Emanuel AME Church shooting and the morning of September 11, 2001. She covered a story about the mother who drowned her sons, breaking news in Western Minnesota, and blizzards.

Amy Wood Salary

Wood receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.

Amy Wood Net Worth

Through Wood’s career as an Anchor, Reporter, and Host, she has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1 Million and $ 5 Million.

Amy Wood WSPA-TV

Wood works with WSPA-TV where she serves alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Gordon Dill
  2. Fred Cunningham
  3. Olivia Parsons
  4. Diane Lee
  5. Kelci O’Donnell
  6. Taylor Farmer
  7. Elise Devlin
  8. Collin Riviello
  9. Christine Scarpelli
  10. Pete Yanity
  11. Todd Summers
  12. Grant Roberts
  13. Christy Henderson
  14. Dan Bickford

Amy Wood Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

Wood is active on her social media accounts. She has about 139K followers on her Facebook Page, about 35.2K followers on her Twitter account, and around 16.5K followers on her Instagram account.

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