Bryant Gumbel is an American journalist and sportscaster who has hosted a number of popular television programs such as The Today Show and The Early Show. Gumbel has also worked with the nation’s top news networks, including NBC, KNBC-TV, and CBS.
Bryant Gumbel’s Age, Bio
Bryant Gumbel was born on September 29, 1948, in New Orleans, Louisiana, and reared there. He is 74 years old right now. Richard Dunar Gumbel and Rhea Alice LeCesne gave birth to him. His father was a judge, while his mother was a secretary. His parents were both Creoles from Louisiana. Bryant grew up alongside his journalist and reporter brother, Greg Gumbel. Bryant is of American descent and a devout Christian. He is a Libra based on his birth date.
Bryant Gumbel attended De La Salle Institute for his high school education. He later graduated from Bates College in 1970. Gumbel began his job as an editor for Black Sports Magazine after graduating.
Bryant Gumbel’s Height And Weight
Bryant Gumbel is 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) tall and weighs around 80kg. There is no information known about his additional bodily measurements. He has dark hair and brown eyes.
Bryant Gumbel’s Career
Bryant Gumbel began his television career with KNBC-TV in October 1972. He was selected co-host of NBC Sports’ National Football League pre-game show ‘GrandStand,’ alongside Jack Buck, in 1975.
He worked for NBC until 1982, hosting a variety of sporting events for the network, including Major League Baseball, the National Football League, and college basketball. Gumbel departed NBC’s ‘The Today Show’ in 1982, but later returned as the show’s regular anchor. From the Vatican, South America, Europe, Vietnam, and the United States of America, he aired.
Gumbel returned to NBC in 1988, reporting on the Olympics in Seoul and the Today Show. He departed the Today Show after 15 years as host in 1997. Gumbel went on to headline the CBS News newsmagazine show ‘Eye with Bryant Gumbel.’
He has hosted a number of shows, including The Early Show, during which he reported on the 2001 Twin Towers attacks. As an American journalist, Gumbel also worked on the film The Weather Man with Nicolas Cage and Michael Caine.
Bryant Gumbel’s Net worth
Bryant Gumbel’s net worth is estimated to be around $30 million USD as a result of his extended career in sports journalism, news, and television shows. He has covered important events such as the Olympics, important League Baseball, and the Twin Towers for major networks such as NBC, KNBC-TV, and CBS. Gumbel also has a home in New York City, which adds to his entire wealth.
Bryant Gumbel’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship
Bryant Gumbel is a heterosexual man who has been married twice. He married June Baranco in 1973, and the pair has two children. Their marriage, however, terminated in 2001, and they divorced. Gumbel didn’t stay alone for long, and later that year, in 2002, he married his second wife, Hilary Quinian. Gumbel appears to be happily married to Quinian, who has been a supporting partner to him throughout his career, despite the lack of knowledge about their relationship.
|Full Name||Bryant Gumbel|
|Born Date||29 Sep 1948|
|Height||5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)|
|Net Worth||$30 million|
|Birth Place||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Father||Richard Dunbar Gumbel|
|Mother||Rhea Alice LeCesne|
|Kids||Bradley Christopher Gumbel, Jillian Beth Gumbel|