Bryant Gumbel is a popular American television sportscaster and a journalist. He has been for the fifteen years that he has been working for the NBC as a co-host of the NBC’s Today. He is a brother to Greg Gumbel, who has been working as a sportscaster. Since the year 1995, he has been hosting the HBO acclaimed investigative series by the name ‘Real Sports with the Bryant Gumbel.’ Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and earnings of Bryant Gumbel in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Bryant was born in 1948 on September 29th in New Orleans, Louisiana. His parents are Rhea Alice, who is a City Clerk and Richard Gumbel, who was serving as a judge. Both of his parents have the Louisiana Creole descent. His surname does originate from the great great grandfather.
He schooled at the De La Salle Institute that is located in Chicago, and he grew up on South Side of the city. He went on to graduate from the Bates College in 1970 with a bachelor’s degree in Russian History. The year that followed, he got a job as the editor of a Black Sports Magazine, and he left in the same year. In 1972, that as when he started his television career in 1972 when he landed a job as a sportscaster for the KNBC TV.
Gumbel is a family man and has been married to June. This couple has been blessed with two children. They divorced in the year 2001, and he later went on and married Hilary Quinlan. In the year 2009, he had to undergo surgery to remove a malignant tumor that was located near one of his lungs.
Career, Awards, & Achievements
Bryant started his career in television anchoring in the year 1972. He rises to become the sportscaster operating from the Los Angeles. Three years later, the NBC sports was able to make him the co-host together with Jack Buck for the National Football League pre-game Show that was dubbed ‘Grandstand.’ He has been able to host various tournaments including the Major League Baseball, National Football League and College Basketball. In the year 1982, he went and left NBC to host a new dubbed ‘The Today Show.’ He was the principal anchor. Over time, he has held various position, and he has never disappointed.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Bryant Gumbel is estimated to be over $30 million. He has created his fortune by working in the media industry. He has displayed so much love for various shows that he has been a host. Also, he has landed various roles in films such as The weatherman among many others. It’s amazing how he has been able to balance between being a host and the rising roles in TVs movies and films.
Bryant has been such an inspiration to very many young people. In particular are the black Youth who are trying to make it in the media industry. He has received various awards for the exemplary work that he has displayed.