Quick Facts of Bryant Charles Gumbel
- Full NameBryant Charles Gumbel
- Net Worth$ 25 Million
- Date of Birth1948 /09 /29
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
- EthnicityLouisiana Creole
- Active Year1972–present
- SpouseJune Baranco (1973–2001) Hilary Quinlan (2002–present)
- Height5 ft 9 inches (1.75 m)
- EducationBates College
- Online PresenceTwitter
- Children2 (Jillian Beth Gumbel and Bradley Christopher Gumbel)
Journalism is the ability to meet the challenges of filling space and he is capable enough to do so. He is an American broadcast journalist, television host, and sportscaster, famously known for co-hosting NBC’s Today. Well, he is none other than Bryant Gumbel.
Bryant Gumbel is also known as the youngest brother of the famous sportscaster Greg Gumbel. So do you wanna know more about Bryant Gumbel? If “Yes” then just go through the article.
Bryant Gumbel’s Short Bio
Bryant Gumbel was born in 1948 on 29th of September as Bryant Charles Gumbel in New Orleans which lies in Louisiana of United States of America. He belongs to the Louisiana Creole descent and holds an American nationality.
Bryant was born to Rhea Alice (mother) and Richard Dunbar Gumbel (father). He is not only the child of his parents as he has two sisters Rhonda Gumbel–Thomas, Renee Gumbel-Farrahi, and a brother Greg Gumbel.
Bryant Gumbel’s (Health Issue)
Soon after completing his high school graduation, Bryant attended the De La Salle Institute. Later on, he went to a very popular college called Bates College for his master’s level. After completing his high school graduation he started chasing his dream to be one of the popular world-class journalists.
Bryant rose to fame from a very popular TV show- The Today Show. Likewise, he also hosted very famous games shows, TV shows like National Football League broadcast in NBC Sports, PGA Tour in NBC Sports and many more.
On September 27 1982, NBC news made him the principal anchor of Today. And from the year 1984 to 1989, the show was broadcasted from Vietnam, Europe, Vatican City, South America and many parts of the United States.
Since 1995, Gumble hosted the HBO’s series, Real Sports with Bryant Gumble. Similarly, his work helped him to win a Peabody Award. Moreover, he also won several other awards like NAACP Image Awards, Emmy Awards, and National Association of Black Journalist.
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However, Bryant moved out from the show in the year 1997 on January 3. Similarly, he worked as an anchor for 15 long years. At this age, he has already been a legendary sportscaster and a great TV journalist.
In 2009, Bryant had a health issue. He had surgery to remove a malignant tumor near one of his lungs.
Bryant Gumbel’s Salary & Net Worth
Bryant Gumble has accumulated a huge sum of money and is living a lavish lifestyle along with his family. As of 2018, his net worth is somewhere around $ 25 million as per Celebrity Net Worth and The Richest. Furthermore, other sportscasters like Alex Trebek, Jade McCarthy has more net worth than Bryant Gumbel.
He earns a good sum of money from his Journalism career. Bryant’s salary is reported to be around $6 million. Talking about his properties, Gumble owns a mansion in Jupiter, Florida. Moreover, he also has a BMW which is worth $34,895 to $164,295. Likewise, he is active on Twitter and has amassed 20.1kfollowerss on it.
Bryant Gumbel Wife, Children
Bryant was married to June Baranco from 1973-2001. However, the reason behind their separation is yet to be revealed. Moreover, the couple shared two children, Jillian Beth Gumbel, and Bradley Christopher Gumbel,
In 2002, Bryant married his second wife Hilary Quinlan. Till now, there are no any rumors regarding their divorce or an extra-marital affair. Besides, he stands 5 feet 9 inches i.e. 1.75 m.