Bryant Gumbel

by Bchrome 04 Jul,2016
Bryant Gumbel
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 9 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Bryant Charles Gumbel
  • Birth Place New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Famous Name Bryant Gumbel
  • Father Richard Dunbar Gumbel
  • Mother Rhea Alice Gumbel
  • Net Worth $18 million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Mix
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Hilary Quinlan (m. 2002), June Baranco (m. 1973–2001)
  • Divorce Yes
  • Children 2

Bryant Gumbel whose full name is “Bryant Charles Gumbel” is one of the renowned names from the world of journalism. He is a sportscaster and a television journalist too. He is popular in the world as co-host of NBC’s The Today Show. Being the younger brother of Greg Gumbel, he was born on Sep 29, 1948. He was born in a place called New Orleans, Louisiana. His nationality is an American. He always carries a smile on his face and this makes him a person. He worked as an inspiration for the people who dream to be a successful journalist.

He was raised in his birthplace, New Orleans. He was born to Rhea Alice and Richard Dunbar Gumbel. He went to De La Salle Institute in Chicago. After graduating from De La Salle, he attended Bates Collage. He graduated from Bates in 1970. He received a degree in Russian history. Right after his graduation, he has not wasted his time; he excelled himself in the field of journalism. He became editor of Black Sports Magazine. He was very passionate about his journalism career and started his television career in October 1972. He was a sportscaster for KNBC TV. He landed his opportunity at NBC Sports in 1975. After joining, he hosted various sporting events for NBC in the following years including College basketball, National Football League, and Major League Baseball. In Year 1982, on September 27, NBC news made him the principal anchor of Today. From 1984 to 1989, the show was broadcasted from Vietnam, Europe, Vatican City, South America and many parts of United States. He moved out from the show in the year 1997 on January 3. He worked as an anchor for 15 long years.

Accounting his personal biography, he has married twice in his life, his married with his ex-wife in the year 1973. She is June Baranco. However, they had spent some blissful moments together. They had enjoyed their married life. Unfortunately, in the Year 2001, their relationship ends. They both were separated. However, the reason behind their separation is not yet disclosed to the public. In Year 2002, he married his second wife Hilary Quinlan and until now their relationship is as perfect as his job. There is no any rumor of separation between the lovely couple. They are very happy in their relationship. He has two children and their names are Jillian Beth Gumbel and Bradley Christopher Gumbel. He is loyal to his wife and not engaged in any extra marital affair. In October 2009, he had a health issue; he had surgery to remove a malignant tumor near one of his lungs.

His hard work and dedication paid him a fortune amount of salary. His total salary boosted his net worth. His fans and followers followed him on social networking sites. One can easily follow him on Twitter. He is 67 years of his age. A lot of info about his bio can be taken from Wiki.

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