Brit Hume is an American journalist and political commentator. He had worked for several newspaper companies like The Hartford Times, Baltimore Evening Sun, and syndicated columnist. He has published his first book Death and the mines: Rebellion and murder in the United Mine Workers in 1971.
In 1973, he joined ABC News as a consultant and worked as a correspondent of the network in 1976. He served as a correspondent and also contributed to World News Tonight with Peter Jennings, Nightline, and This Week. Then he left ABC to join Fox News in 1996 and worked for 12 years as managing editor in Washington, D.C., managing. There he served as the anchor of Special Report with Brit Hume. Let us scroll over to know more information.
Caption: The American journalist, Britt Hume.
Brit Hume: Bio, Family, Career
The reporter was born on 22 June 1943 as Alexander Britton Hume in Washington, D.C., U.S. He was born as the son of George Graham Hume and Virginia Powell Hume. He has a nationality of British and belongs to part Scottish descent from his father’s side. Regarding his education, he completed his studies at St. Albans School in Washington, D.C. He then graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English in 1965 from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Before appearing on television in 1973, he has worked in several newspaper companies. From 1970-72, he has worked as the syndicated columnist for Jack Anderson. He then became Washington editor of MORE magazine in 1973. Also, he has been publishing authored books including his second book, Inside Story.
From 1973-1996, he had worked with ABC News as a consultant. He was then promoted as a correspondent in 1976 covering the US House of Representatives and US Senate. In 1996, he joined Fox News Network and later became Fox News’s Washington managing editor. From 1998-2008, he began to Washington-based television news program for the timeslot 6 p.m. Further, he was named the anchor of ‘On the Record’ in September 2016.
Brit Hume: Personal Life & Wife
The television personality has married twice and divorced once. He was first married to his ex-wife Clare Jacobs Stoner. There are not many details of their marriage or divorce date. However, they had welcomed two children from their marriage. His first child, Sandy Hume, was a reporter for the newspaper The Hill. Unfortunately, Sandy passed away after his suicide in February 1998. Moreover, he has a second child, a daughter Virginia Hume, born in 1965. She is a former contributor to The Weekly Standard working for 25 years.
Caption: Brit with his wife and ex-president Bush
Brit Hume: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Coming over to her earning, he has been making a hefty amount from his journalism career. Therefore, he has an estimated net worth of around $14 million dollars. It reported that he generates a salary of around $200 thousand per annum from appearing on television as a newscaster and reporter.
He is highly active over different social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook. He has a verified Twitter account @brithume with 1.1 million followers. On Instagram and Facebook, he goes by the unverified account with more than 1.5k followers.
Brit Hume: Body Measurements
The handsome journalism has a fit and well-maintained body that stands to a height of 6 feet 4 inches or 1.93 meters. No information on his body weight or body measurements of chest, waist, or biceps. He has hazel brown eyes color with light brown hair color.