Marty Bass Biography
Get to know Marty Bass, the American television news reporter and weather man who is currently working for CBS affiliate WJZ 13 in Baltimore, Maryland.
Due to his strong accent and ebullient personality, Bass has been able to create a big fanbaze and he has become a a successful public figure each young news anchor should look up to. The thirty-five year veteran at WJZ is the co-host of the Baltimore market’s #1 rated morning show with Don Scott.
In 2007, the WJZ Morning Edition show was voted “Best of Baltimore” by Baltimore Magazine. Conversely, in 1996 Bass was once voted the “Best Reason Not to Watch WJZ-TV” by Baltimore alternative weekly Baltimore City Paper.
Marty Bass Age
The thirty-five year veteran at WJZ has not disclosed his date of birth or his age. This information will be updated as soon as its available.
Marty Bass Wife
Bass is married to his wife, Sharon and together are blessed with two children. The family lives in Brooklandville, Maryland.
Marty Bass Salary and Net Worth
Bass has an estimated net worth of $1 million U.S dollars, the amount of salary he receives annually is not known.
Marty Bass Arrested
Bass found himself caught by the long hand of the law in late 1985, for soliciting lewdness, essentially soliciting a prostitute. As per the December 4, 1985 reports, Bass solicited a female undercover police officer in Baltimore’s Patterson Park.
The undercover cop testified Bass requested oral sex from her. He reportedly countered that he asked to “get into her head.” After the owful incidence Bass found himself suspended from WJZ-TV until early 1986.
Marty Bass Career
Bass took to screen to addressed a notable piece on February 9, 2006, of Baltimore folklore – the mysterious disappearance of his toupee back in 1986.
As part of local public radio station WYPR’s Stoop Storytelling Series, Bass told the story of how he started to go bald in his early/mid-20s and that his then TV news directors insisted that he had to wear a hairpiece. In 1984 after years of wearing a toupee, Bass finally decided to appear on WJZ without a toupee.
Bass went on vacation with a hairpiece, and showed up from vacation without a hairpiece. The “news” story about Marty’s missing hair was carried worldwide by Associated Press and UPI. He recalled that eventually, he and WJZ decided to “retire” the old toupee to Boca Raton, Florida (“Where the other retired Northwest Baltimore hairpieces go.”) and that it was flown, first class, to Florida by Piedmont Airlines.
WJZ-TV Anchors | WJZ-TV news team
- Bob Turk
- Mike Hellgren
- Marty Bass
- Linh Bui
- Ava-joye Burnett
- Kimberly Eiten
- Kelsey Kushner
- Denise Koch
- Rachael Cardin
- Nicole Baker
- Mike Schuh