Gayle King Bio, Age, Height, Family, Husband, CBS News, Salary And Net worth

Gayle King Photo
Gayle King Photo

Gayle King Bio

Gayle King is an American television personality, author, and broadcast journalist. Currently, she works for CBS News, co-hosting its flagship morning program, CBS Mornings, and before that its predecessor CBS This Morning. She is also an editor-at-large for O, The Oprah Magazine. King was named one of Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People of 2019”.

CBS This Morning is popularly known as CBS’ most successful morning news broadcast in more than three decades. Since Gayle joined CBS News in 2011, she has conducted revealing and news-making interviews with world leaders, political figures, and celebrities.

Previously Gayle worked for 18 years as a television news anchor for CBS affiliate WFSB-TV in Hartford, Conn. During her time there she also hosted her own syndicated daytime program. Apart from working at WFSB, King worked at several other television stations, including WDAF-TV in Kansas City, Mo., WJZ-TV in Baltimore, Md., and WTOP-TV in Washington, D.C.

Gayle King Age

Gayle is 68 years old as of 2022. She was born December 28, 1954, in Chevy Chase, Maryland, U.S. Gayle celebrates her birthday on 28 December every year and her birth sign is Capricorn.

Gayle King Height

King stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.78 m) and Weighs 168 lbs (76 kg).

Gayle King Family

Gayle was born in Chevy Chase, Maryland. She is the daughter of Peggy and Scott King and from the age of six to eleven King lived in Ankara where her father was deployed. Gayle later returned with her family to the United States in 1966, where her father worked as an electrical engineer. King graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park, with a degree in psychology.

Gayle King Husband

King is currently single. Initially, she was married to Bill Bumpus, an attorney and an assistant attorney general in Connecticut whom they divorced in 1993 after they got married in 1982. They share a daughter, Kirby, and a son, William Bumpus Jr.

Since 1976 Gayle has been a close friend of Oprah Winfrey. During an interview in 2010 interview with Barbara Walters, Winfrey said of Gayle, “She is the mother I never had, she is the sister everybody would want, she is the friend everybody deserves, I don’t know a better person”.

Gayle King Salary

King earns an annual salary of $22 million from her career as a co-host of CBS This Morning.

Gayle King Net worth

Gayle has an estimated net worth of $72 Million as of 2023. This includes her assets, money, and income. Her primary source of income is her career as a journalist.