Bryant Gumbel Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 28 Aug, 2018
Facts of Bryant Gumbel
Date of Birth: 1948 , September-29
Age: 70 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Bryant Gumbel
Birth Name Bryant Charles Gumbel
Father Richard Dunbar Gumbel
Mother Rhea Alice Gumbel
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New Orleans, Louisiana
Ethnicity Louisiana Creole descent
Profession Journalist
Net Worth $25 million
Salary $6 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Face Color Black
Weight in KG 145 KG
Famous for NBC's Today
Married Yes
Married to June Baranco, Hilary Quinlan (2002)
Children Jillian Beth Gumble, Bradley Christopher Gumbel
Divorce June Baranco (2001)
Education Bates College
Awards Peabody Award
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wiki, Instagram
TV Show Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel
Sisters Rhonda Gumbel-Thomas, Renee Gumbel-Farrahi
Siblings Greg Gumbel, Rhonda Gumbel-Thomas, Renee Gumbel-Farrahi
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Emmy Award-winning American TV journalist, Bryant Gumble is also a sportscaster, He is famously known for co-hosting NBC's Today. He also hosted HBO's acclaimed investigative series, Real Sports with Bryant Gumble. Moreover, he also hosted the programs on CBS.

Regarding his personal life, Gumble is married twice. He shares two children with his first wife.

Early Life And Education Of Bryant Gumbel

Bryant Gumbel was born Bryant Charles Gumbel in the year 1948 on 29th of September in a place called New Orleans which lies in Louisiana of United States of America under the birth sign Libra. He belongs to the Louisiana Creole descent and as far as his nationality, he is American. 

Gumbel is the son of Rhea Alice, a city clerk and Richard Dunbar Gumbel, a judge. Both of his parents are of Louisiana Creole descent. His parents raised him with his siblings, two sisters Rhonda Gumbel-ThomasRenee Gumbel-Farrahi, and a brother Greg Gumbel.

Regarding his academics, Gumbel went to the De La Salle Institute for his graduation. In the year 1970, he went to a very popular college called Bates College for his education and degree. He started pursuing his dreams of becoming a world-class journalist from a channel called KNBC-TV in the year 1972 and since then there has been no turning back for him.

Bryant Gumble's Career

Bryant Gumble got fame and popularity from a very popular TV show called The Today Show. The show was broadcasted in a huge channel called NBC and this show made him world famous. He has hosted very famous games shows or TV shows such as National Football League broadcast in NBC Sports, PGA Tour in NBC Sports and more. Another huge show to his name is The Early Show which he hosted for another mighty channel called CBS.

CAPTION: Bryant Gumbel at his workplace. SOURCE: YouTube

Since 1995, Gumble hosted the HBO's series, Real Sports with Bryant Gumble. His work helped him to win a Peabody Award. Moreover, he also won several other awards like NAACP Image AwardsEmmy Awards, and National Association of Black Journalist.

At this age, he has already been a legendary sportscaster and a great TV journalist.  He always carries a smile in his face and that makes him a gentleman. He is very humble when talked too and always talks with some facts into it. He has been an inspiration to many people and has been contributing to the field of journalism.   

Bryant Gumble's Net Worth

Bryant Gumble is living a financially sound life and it is all because of his hard work and dedication. He has been earning good money because of his work and has his net worth in millions of dollars. He has a whopping and jaw-dropping net worth of $ 25 million as per Celebrity Net Worth and The Richest. Moreover, Gumble earns a salary of $6 million from his journalism career. 

Furthermore, Gumble owns a mansion in Jupiter, Florida. He also has a BMW worth  $34,895.00 to $164,295.00.

Bryant Gumble's Personal Life

Bryant Gumble is married twice. Gumble was married to June Baranco in the year 1973 but their relationship could not last a lifetime. The ex-husband and wife couple shares two children a daughter and a son. Their first child, Jillian Beth Gumble was born in 1984 whereas their second child, Bradley Christopher Gumbel was born in 1987. The couple started to have some serious problems in their relationship and this lead to a divorce in the year 2001.

CAPTION: Bryant Gumbel with his wife, Hilary Quinlan. SOURCE: Zimbio

After their separation,  they both moved on with their lives. He then married Hilary Quinlan in the year 2002 and till now their relationship has been going very strong. The pair is together for years without any divorce rumor.

Bryant Gumble's Body Measurement 

  •  Height = Bryant Gumble stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches which are around 1.75 meters.
  • Weight = Gumble weighs   55lbs.
  • Age = As of 2018, his age is 70.

 

 

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