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Bryant Gumbel is an American sports journalist, famous for his sports hosting in several TV channels like CBC and NBC. He served as a sportscaster for 15 long years in NBC. Currently, he is running his show, Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel on the HBO network. Los Angeles Times rated the show as the TV’s Best program and in 2012 won a Peabody award.
Bryant was born in New Orleans, LA on 29th September 1948. He is of American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Libra. Rhea Alice and Richard Dunbar Gumbel gave birth to this talented man. He completed his bachelor’s degree from Bates College in Liberal Arts.
|Real Name||Bryant Gumbel|
|Birthday||29th September 1948|
|Birthplace||New Orleans, LA|
|Parents||Rhea Alice and Richard Dunbar Gumbel|
|Net Worth||$25 million|
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Bryant Gumbel has procured a fantastic net worth of $25 million. He has assembled his fortunes chiefly as an American TV sports journalist. He co-facilitated the NBC’s morning news program The Today Show for a long time from 1982 to 1997, which contributed colossally to his total assets.
Bryant is saddling massive part of his riches from Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, which aired from 2nd April 1995 on HBO. Likewise, he has hosted CBS’s The Early Show that aired from 1st November 1999 to 7th January 2012. Additionally, Bryant has acting credits in different films like Contact (1997), The Weather Man (2005) and so on.
Married to Wife, Hilary Quinlan
On 1st December 1973, Bryant was married to June Carlyn Baranco and share two beautiful children named Bradley and Jillian. However, the marriage ended in a very harsh way as his wife accused him of cheating with a mistress for a couple of years. In 2001, the divorce finalized, and Bryant had to give away properties of Westchester estate as well as Upper East Side apartment.
After his divorce, Bryant got married to his second wife, Hilary Quinlan on 24th August 2002. His second marriage turned out to be blissful as the couple is happily together for sixteen years. However, the couple has not decided on having a baby together.
However, from his first wife, Bryant has two children and his daughter, Jillian tied the knot with William Russell Robins in November 2011.
Bryant Suffering from Cancer?
The previous co-host of The Early Show, Bryant revealed that he has been experiencing severe health conditions for quite a while. There was the hypothesis that he had had lung cancer. Reality came in light when he unveiled about his disease with Regis Philbin on Live with Regis and Kelly that there were a few tumors around his lungs even though he was not a smoker.
Bryan, age 60, needed to experience medical procedure to expel a dangerous tumor and also a few sections of his lungs which were influenced by the ailment. Bryant credits his significant another half, Hilary, and relatives for their adoration and support, which helped him to recoup quickly in the limited ability to focus time.
Family, Siblings, and Parents
Bryant was born to father, Richard, a judge by profession and mother, Rhea, Clerk by profession. He was married to June and after their divorce got married to Hilary. He was two children with his first wife but has not thought about having a baby with Hilary.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Bryant stands tall with a height of 5 feet and 9 inches. Even at the age of 69, he is working on the field with the same dedication and effort.