News Sam Champion Engaged to Longtime Boyfriend By Krista Wick 12:08 PM PDT, October 5, 2012 Getty Images Congrats are in order for Good Morning America's resident weatherman, Sam Champion! Related: Robin Roberts Health Update: 'Doing Great' The 51-year-old morning show staple broke the news via Twitter that he and his longtime beau, fine arts photographer Rubem Robierb, will soon tie the knot. "I've never been happier to share a bit of personal news!!," posted Champion with a link toGMA's website with the announcement. "We are thrilled and so excited and thank everyone for their good wishes," he says. The couple, who plan to wed later this year, met through mutual friends a few years ago in Miami.