Gayle King Children, Age, Net Worth 2023, Husband, Family, Career, Height, Weight & More


Gayle King Biography

Gayle King – Gayle King is an American television personality, novelist, and broadcast journalist for CBS News. She was born on December 28, 1954 and currently co-hosts the premier morning program for CBS, CBS Mornings,as well as the program that came before it, CBS This Morning.

Additionally, she serves in the capacity of editor-at-large for O, The Oprah Magazine. King has been recognized as one of the “100 Most Influential People of 2019” by Time magazine.

Gayle King Biography & Personal Details

NameGayle King
Full NameGail King
Date Of Birth28 December 1954
Chevy Chase Manor, Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States/
Chevy Chase, Maryland
Age 68 years old (As 2023)
Birth Sign Capricorn
Gender Female
SchoolLocal High School in Maryland, United States
College/UniversityUniversity of Maryland, College Park
Education QualificationGraduation in psychology
HobbiesBooks Reading and Doing Yoga
Food HabitVegetarian
ProfessionTV Personality, Actress, Journalist
Achievements, AwardsWalter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism

Gayle King Family, Relationship and Afair

Gayle King in Yongerster Days

Peggy Tucker and Emmett Scott King are Gayle King’s parents. Gayle King is an only child. King was born in Chevy Chase, Maryland, but she spent the years between the ages of six and eleven in Ankara, Turkey, when her father was stationed there for military service.

Bill Bumpus, an attorney and an associate attorney general in Connecticut, was King’s husband from 1982 until 1993. During that time, King was married to him.

Bill Bumpus

They have a child together who goes by the name Kirby, and they also have a son named William Bumpus Jr.

Gayle King with her Childrens

Family & Marital Status

Marital StatusDivorce
Marriage DateYear 1982
Divorce DateYear 1993
ParentsMother-Peggy King
Father-Emmett Scott King
Spouse/HusbandBill Bumpus (Ex-husand)
Boyfriend/AfairNot Known
ChildrenSon-William Bumpus Jr.
Daughter-Kirby Bumpus

Physical Measurement

HeightIn Centimeters –178 cm
In Meters-1.78 m
In Feet and Inches –5′ 10″
Weight In Kg –70 kg
In Pounds –154 lbs
Hair ColourDark Brown
Eye ColourDark Brown

Gayle King Career

  • King got her start in the television industry working as a production assistant at WJZ-TV in Baltimore. It was there that she first became acquainted with Oprah Winfrey, who was an anchor at the station at the time.
  • After that, King went on to become a reporter for WUSA-TV in Washington, District of Columbia. After gaining experience at WJZ, she relocated to Kansas City, Missouri, where she worked at WDAF-TV as a weekend anchor and as a general-assignment reporter.                                               
  • On the 3rd of January, 2011, King started hosting a new show on OWN that was also called The Gayle King Show. On November 17, 2011, The Gayle King Show was cancelled as a result of King accepting a position as a co-anchor on CBS This Morning alongside Charlie Rose and a number of other third co-anchors, one of which was Norah O’Donnell for a period of time.
  • The ratings for the show were very positive. It was mentioned that King and Rose had good chemistry while they were on air. After becoming acquaintances, the two went on to form a friendship that has endured even after Rose left his position at CBS as a result of claims of sexual misconduct made against him.
  • King served as a special correspondent for Good Morning America for several years prior to his employment at CBS News. King was able to clinch an agreement with CBS on November 10, 2011, which allowed him to begin working as a co-anchor for CBS This Morning on January 9, 2012.
  • When it was revealed that CBS intended to keep the findings of the investigation into sexual assault and harassment at the network a secret, she made it public that she wanted CBS to have complete transparency.
  • King was honored with entry into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame in the year 2018. Additionally, she was selected by Time magazine as one of the 100 individuals who will be the most important in 2019.
  • In 2020, not long after Kobe Bryant had passed away, Larry King was criticized on social media for an interview he had conducted with a former WNBA player Lisa Leslie for CBS This Morning.
  • In the conversation, King brought up allegations of sexual assault against Bryant that occurred in 2003.
  • King received an extension to her contract with CBS News in January 2022, allowing her to continue serving as a co-anchor on CBS Mornings.
  • CNN made the announcement on April 22, 2023, that King will be co-hosting with Charles Barkley on their weekly primetime show King Charles, which would premiere in the fall of the same year. King is going to keep working at CBS Mornings, where she is now a co-anchor.
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Gayle King Net Worth:

Net Worth (Approx.)$80 million
Monthly Income and Salary$0.5 Million
Yearly Income and Salary$12 million

Gayle King Cars Collection:

  • Land Rover
  • Jaguar F- Type
  • Mercedes GLS
  • Tesla Model S
  • Audi A6

Fanmail address:

Gayle King
Chevy Chase Manor,
Chevy Chase,
United States

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