Gayle King is an American journalist, television personality, and author. Further, she has been a broadcast journalist for CBS News, further, co-hosted CBS morning program “CBS This Morning”, since its debut in 2012. Also, she serves as an editor-at-large for “O, The Oprah Magazine”. Moreover, King briefly co-hosted an NBC daytime talk show “Cover to Cover” along with Robin Wagner, which canceled after 13 weeks.
In addition, King was named one of Time magazine’s 100 “Most Influential People of 2019”. She also gained criticism notably from rapper Snoop Dogg shortly after the death of Kobe Bryant in 2020. During that time, she brought Kobe’s sexual assault allegations from 2003. Let us scroll over to know more information on her personal life while reading her net worth and measurements.
Caption: The journalist, Gayle King
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Gayle King: Bio, Family, Career
The editor was born on 28 December 1954Chevy Chase, Maryland, the U.S. She has spent her childhood in Ankara, Turkey from the age of six to eleven. She is the daughter of Scott King and mother Peggy King but not revealed information on them. The journalist has a nationality of America and has ancestry of Afro-American descent. Regarding her education, she attended an American school in Turkey and then completed high school from the nation after returning to America.
She attended the University of Maryland and later graduated with a double degree in psychology and sociology in 1976. She started as a production assistant at WJZ-TV in Baltimore. At the time, she met her future best friend Oprah Winfrey who was anchoring for the station. She trained as a reporter at WUSA-TV in Washington, D.C., and later moved to Kansas City in Missouri. There she worked as a weekend anchor and general-assignment reporter at WDAF-TV.
For 18 years starting in 1981, she worked as a news anchor for Hartford, Connecticut-based WFSB, and then became a news anchor. She also gained notice for her own talk show ‘The Gayle King Show’ and in November 2011, she co-anchored CBS This Morning along with Charlie Ross. Beforehand, she joined ‘O, The Oprah Magazine’ as an editor in 1999.
Gayle King: Personal Life & Husband
Moving toward her personal life, she is a divorcee and currently living a single life. She had married an attorney and Connecticut-based assistant attorney, Bill Bumpus. The duo tied a knot in 1982 and remain together for 11 years. Moreover, their divorce finalized in 1993, and separate on their own path. In addition, in an interview, she was asked whom you despise the most? In reply, she said that despise is a strong word but she is not fond of naked women caught on 24 June 1990 with her husband.
From her marriage, she has welcomed two children together with her husband Bill. They are a daughter Kirby and son William Bumpus Jr. Her daughter Kirby Bumpus quietly married her fiancé Virgil Miller following a strict COVID-19 mandatory at a longtime friend Oprah Winfrey’s house in December 202o.
Caption: Gayle King with her ex-husband Bill Bumpus
Gayle King: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
The famous personality has a net worth estimated at $38 million as of 2021. And she reported having a salary of around $5.5 million. In 2018, she had an estimated net worth of around $20 million.
She has personal and verified accounts on different social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook. On Instagram, she has an account @gayleking with 870k followers. She has a Twitter account @GayleKing with 1 million followers. On Facebook, she has an account under her name with more than 239k followers.
Gayle King: Body Measurements
The broadcast journalist has a slim and curvy body that stands to a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.70 meters. Her well-maintained body weighs 68 kg with body measurements of 38-29-40 inches of chest-waist-hips respectively. She has dark brown eyes color with brown hair color.