Quick Facts of Bill Geist

  • Full NameBill Geist
  • Date of Birth10 May, 1945
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceChampaign, Illinois‎, U.S
  • Ethnicity White
  • Professionauthor, columnist, and television journalist
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Gray
  • SpouseJody Geist (m. 1970- present)
  • EducationUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, '68 B.A. Communications University of Missouri, '71 Master's Communications
  • Online PresenceTwitter & Facebook
  • Children2
  • Horoscope Taurus

Bill Geist is a popular author, newspaper columnist, and television personality who is mainly known for his appearance on CBS as a news correspondent. Also, he wrote for The New York Times prior in his Journalism career. He has faced many struggled to get the position and respect he rips right now which includes the perks of a huge amount of net worth.

Geist is a married man and has two children. As a loyal husband, Bill isn’t ever linked in any extra-affairs with another woman. If you are interested to know about his personal and professional life, then stay on our page and read this article to the end.

Bill Geist’s Bio & Wiki

Bill Geist was born on May 10, 1945, with the birth sign Taurus in Champaign, Illinois, the U.S. and grew with very supportive parents. Similarly, his grandfather was a popular hockey player and his name is Herbert Albert “Herb” Lewis.

Talking about his education, he graduated in BA from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in 1968. Then in 1971, he graduated MA from the University of Missouri. 

After completing his education, he began his career and joined Chicago TribuneSuburban Trib subsidiary in 1972. At there he worked as reporter and columnist and left in 1980. Then, he started to work at the New York Times as a columnist and appeared twice a week. He worked there until 1987 and in the same year, he joined CBS as a correspondent. At CBS he appeared regularly and as of 2018, he announced his retirement.

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Awards and Honors of Bill Geist

Bill Gest has worked in the same field for 46 years and was awarded an Emmy Award for his hard work in 1992 and again in 2005. In the same year, he was the first speaker at the University of Illinois. 

Bill Geist’s Personal Life (Wife & Children)

As mentioned earlier he is a married man. He married his loving wife in 1970. Though the couple has not disclosed about their first encounter and whereabouts of their meetings, they are blessed with beautiful children a girl and a boy.

They welcomed their son William Geist on May 3, 1975, in Evanston, Illinois, U.S. He is also a famous American Journalist, comedian, and a television personality. However, his sister Libby Geist‘s information is still under review. But as of 2019, the daughter of Bill has a Twitter account with 2006 followers.

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Additionally, as of 2019, Bill is going to be 74 years old. Moreover, he is active on social media such as Twitter with 10.2 K followers. He is active in Twitter since 2009. He is also active on his Facebook account and eventually, he shares many types of videos and pictures.

Bill Geist’s Body Measurement (Height)

Bill Geist has an average height and a little bit small than his own son Willie Geist who has a tall height of 6 feet 3 inch or 1.93m.

Additionally, he has gray hair and has blue eyes. The journalist has received the Hollywood walk of fame in Hollywood Boulevard which is a huge accomplishment for anyone linked with the show biz.

Bill Geist’s Net Worth

Bill Geist who is a television personality has worked for 46 years in the same field and has amassed a huge net worth until 2019. But his exact net worth is not yet revealed. However, his son is also a famous Commentator and Presenter and his net worth is around $6 Million. Also, his salary per year is around $2.5 Million. 

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We know that he is having a luxurious and happy life with his family.


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