Gayle King bio:age, net worth, height, weight, wiki, career, husband, kids.
Gayle King is a television personality, journalist, and novelist from the United States. She is currently a co-anchor of CBS News’ morning broadcast ‘CBS This Morning,’ a role she has held since 2012. She works as an editor-at-large for O, Oprah Magazine. She is also well-known as Oprah Winfrey’s best friend.
Gayle King: Profile summary
|Celebrated Name:||Gayle King|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Gayle King|
|Age:||66 years old|
|Birth Date:||28 December 1954|
|Birth Place:||Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States|
|William Bumpus (m. 1982–1993)|
|Children:||Yes (William Bumpus Jr., Kirby Bumpus)|
|Profession:||American television personality, journalist, and author|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$25 million|
Gayle King: Biography
Gayle King was born on 28 December 1954 in Chevy Chase, Maryland, U.S. She is an American television personality, author, and broadcast journalist for CBS News, co-hosting its flagship morning program, CBS Mornings, and before that its predecessor CBS This Morning. She is also an editor-at-large for O, The Oprah Magazine. King was named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2019.
Gayle King: Personal Life & Career
- Gayle King was born on 28 December 1954 in Chevy Chase, Maryland, U.S.
- She is an American television personality, author, and broadcast journalist.
- She graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park, with a degree in psychology
- King has been a close friend of Oprah Winfrey since 1976
- King’s career began as a production assistant at WJZ-TV in Baltimore, where she met Oprah Winfrey, an anchor for the station at the time
- She is the friend everybody deserves, I don’t know a better person
- King was married to Bill Bumpus an attorney and an assistant attorney general in Connecticut.
- King has a daughter Kirby and a son William Bumpus Jr.
Gayle King: Age
Gayle King is 68 years old as of 2022, she was born on December 28, 1954, in Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States of America. She celebrates her birthday on December 28th every year and her birth sign is Capricorn.
Gayle King: Height
Gayle King stands at a height of 5 ft 9 in (1.78 m) and Weighs 168 lbs (76 kg). She also appears to be quite tall in stature in her photos.
Gayle King: Education
In her younger days, Gayle King attended an American school in Turkey. She joined the University of Maryland and graduated in 1976 with a double degree in psychology and sociology.
Gayle King: Parents, Family
Gayle King was born to her parents Scott King, an electrical engineer, and Peggy King, a homemaker. Due to her father’s work, King spent several years of her childhood in Turkey, where she attended an American school. Gayle’s family later returned to Maryland.
Gayle King: Husband
Gayle King was married to attorney William Bumpus, a former assistant attorney general in Connecticut. The two got married in 1982 and were together till 1993 when they got a divorce due to William Sr.’s affair with another woman.
In 2016, in an interview with Vanity Fair, Gayle was asked to name one living person that she despises the most. Gayle before she said anything she began by saying that despise’ is a strong word and she is not a huge fan of the woman she caught naked with her now ex-husband on June 24, 1990, at 9:16 p.m. but she doesn’t remember the details.”
Gayle King: Children
Gayle King is a mother of two: a son and a daughter. Her children are all grown up. Gayle’s daughter is Kirby Bumpus and her son is William Bumpus Jr. They were born 11 months apart from each other and are both Oprah Winfrey‘s godchildren.
Gayle King: Boyfriend
Gayle King is currently not in a relationship that is known to the public. However, she has revealed that she has tried her luck in love a couple of times ever since her divorce in 1993. Among the questions that she first asks her potential suitor is: ‘Are you married?’. She says she had an experience of going on a date with a man who mentioned his wife while they were talking. When she asked him, he said they were separated although they lived in the same house and she was like, ‘Check, please, I know that story.’”
She continued to say she was married to a cheater and went to marital counseling. She has been divorced since 1993, so she is healed and everything. She has worked it out and she is not bitter.
Gayle King: Net worth
Gayle King has an estimated net worth of $25 million as of December 2021. She accumulated the net worth through her career as a journalist, radio show host, television show host, and news anchor. It is widely known that her best friend, Oprah Winfrey, has a role to play in her huge wealth. Gayle King owns a $7 million penthouse located at the East 57th Street. She received suggestions on the design of her penthouse from Winfrey.