Gayle King CBS, Biography and Wiki
Gayle King is a renowned American author, television personality, and broadcast journalist for CBS News, co-hosting its flagship morning program, CBS Mornings. She is also an editor-at-large for O, The Oprah Magazine.
King began her career at WJZ-TV in Baltimore as a production assistant, where she meet Oprah Winfrey. She later joined WDAF-TV in Kansas City, Missouri as an anchor and general-assignment reporter. In 1981, she joined WFSB in Hartford, Connecticut as a news anchor and worked there for 18 years.
King joined O, The Oprah Magazine as an editor in 1999. She was also a special correspondent for The Oprah Winfrey Show and from September 2006, she began hosting The Gayle King Show on XM Satellite Radio. King also hosted a new show also called The Gayle King Show on OWN from January 3, 2011, before joining CBS News as co-anchor of CBS This Morning on January 9, 2012.
Gayle King’s Age and Birthday
King was born on December 28, 1954, in Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States of America. She is 68 years old. Her Zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Gayle King Height
King stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1,78m) tall and weighs about 82 kg.
Gayle King Parents
King was born in Chevy Chase, Maryland to Peggy and Scott King. When she was six years to eleven years, she lived in Ankara, Turkey where her father was deployed and eventually returned to the United States with her family in 1966.
Gayle King Education
After graduating from high school, Gayle attended the University of Maryland, College Park, and graduated with a degree in psychology.
Gayle King’s Husband and Children
King was married to Bill Bumpus, an attorney, and an assistant attorney general in Connecticut from 1982 to 1993. The two share two children; a daughter named Kirby and a son named William Bumpus Jr.
Gayle King’s Net Worth
King, an American, television personality, author, and broadcast journalist has an estimated net worth of $50 million.
Gayle King Salary
The veteran journalist receives an annual salary of a whopping $5.5 million.
Gayle King’s Awards and Recognitions
King was inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame in 2018. Moreover, she was chosen as one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2019.
She has also won three Emmy awards and received the Gracie Award from AWRT (American Women in Radio & Television) in 2008 for an outstanding radio talk show.
Gayle King Author | Book
King is the author of Note to self: Inspiring Words From Inspiring People.