Bryant Gumbel Bio, NBC, Age, Height, Wife, Health, Net worth, Salary.

By | April 9, 2022
Bryant Gumbel

Bryant Gumbel Biography

Bryant Gumbel (Bryant Charles Gumbel) is an award-winning journalist, sportscaster, and tv personality from the United States of America. Gumbel is well known for serving on NBC’s segment named “Today” as a co-host for 15 years. He has earned many awards including four Emmy Awards and three NAACP Image Awards among others.

Bryant Gumbel NBC | CBS

Gumbel kicked off his journalism career in the year 1972 at KNBC-TV where he was a sportscaster. In the year 1975, Bryant started working at NBC Sports as a co-host. Moreover, he co-hosted its National Football League pre-show GrandStand together with Jack Buck. The journalist worked for the show for several years before leaving to work in ”The Today Show”.

During his time at NBC, he has managed to host many sports events. Some of his stories include College Basketball, Major League Basketball, as well as the National Football League. While at NBC, he also covered the 1988 Summer Olympics from Seoul and then PGA Tour in the year 1990. He has worked as a CBS host of a news magazine called Public Eye with Bryant Gumbel from 1997 to 1998.

Bryant also worked at CBS’ ”The Early Show” as a co-host and left the show on 17th May 2002. He also has appeared on the NBC sitcom Seinfeld and interviewed Jerry Seinfeld on Today.

Bryant Gumbel Education

Gumbel attended the De La Salle Institute in Chicago where he studied and graduated. He also went ahead and joined Bates College. Bryant studied and later graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Russian history in the year 1970. Moreover, the journalist has earned honorary doctorates from Bates, Xavier, Holy Cross, Providence College, as well as Clark Atlanta University.

Bryant Gumbel Age

The journalist was born on the 29th day of September in the year 1948 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. As of 2021, the journalist is 73 years old and his zodiac sign is Libra. In addition, he is an American Citizen by birth. He also belongs to mixed American ethnicity.

Bryant Gumbel Height | Weight

The American journalist is approximately 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 meters) tall and has dark brown eyes. Moreover, he has an average body weight judging from his pictures. However, his other body measurements including weight and hair color are still being looked at and will be updated once they are availed.

Bryant Gumbel Family | Brother

Gumbel was born to his mother Rhea Alice and father Richard Dunbar Gumbel in New Orleans, Louisiana. His mother was a city clerk while his father was a judge. Moreover, both his parents possess Louisiana Creole descent. In addition, Bryant has a younger brother known as Greg Gumbel who is also a sportscaster. His other siblings are Rhonda Gumbel-Thomas and Renee Gumbel-Farrahi.

Bryant Gumbel Wife

The news anchor married June Baranco in the year 1973. However, the pair later got divorced in the year 2001. June Barancoo accused Bryant of cheating on her which contributed to their divorce. After their divorce, Bryant gave away properties of Westchester estate and Upper East Side apartment.

In addition, the journalist went ahead and got married again to a lady known as Hilary Quinlan. The couple tied the knot on the 24th day of August in the year 2002. Moreover, the couple stays together in Louisiana.

Bryant Gumbel Children

Gumbel together with his ex-wife June Baranco have been blessed with two children namely, Bradley Christopher Gumbel and Jillian Beth Gumbel. In addition, his two children were brought up in semi-rural Waccabuc, north of New York City.

Bryant Gumbel Health

Gumbel disclosed that he had lung cancer which made him go through surgery to remove the tumor and part of his lung. Moreover, he had to quit smoking because of his health.

Bryant Gumbel Net worth | Salary

The American journalist has made quite a fortune from his broadcasting career for the many years he has served. In addition, his primary source of income is his journalism career. He stands at a net worth that is approximated to be around $25 Million. Moreover, his salary is estimated to be around $6 Million per annum.

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