Gayle King Profile
Gayle King is an American television personality, author, and broadcast journalist currently working as a co-host of CBS This Morning, a position she has held since its debut in 2012. She is also an editor-at-large for O, The Oprah Magazine.
Gayle King Career
Since joining CBS News in 2011, King has done revealing and news interviews with world leaders, political figures, and celebrities. Recently, King has secured a series of high-profile, lucrative interviews. She was seated with R&B singer R. Kelly had an explosive and unique interview, and she had a related interview with Azriel Clary and Joycelyn Savage, two young women staying with him in Chicago. Interviews were made in the CBS primetime special, which was the No. 1 show of the night in the time slot.
King also handled a variety of high-profile duties, including CBS This Morning on-the-ground reports from the Texas border, to report on the “zero-tolerance” immigration policies of the administration. She co-anchored live broadcasts from Orlando after a mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. Until the completion of the museum, as well as broadcasts from Cleveland and Philadelphia for the 2016 Republican and Democratic Conventions.
The week before that, King had exclusive interviews with the producer of the Michael Jackson documentary Leaving Neverland, as well as the accusers and friends of the Jackson family. King has had the first and only tv interview with the devastated Democratic Governor of Virginia, Ralph Northam, after his yearbook fiasco. She had the first interviews with the two women who said Virginia had been sexually assaulted by Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax. And, after his announcement that he would run for president, King landed his first national TV interview with former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke.
In May 2018, King co-anchored CBS News of the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. King has contributed to the election night coverage of CBS News in 2014, 2016, and 2018. She has broadcast from Newtown, Conn., in the wake of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, and co-anchored CBS News’ special coverage of many news events, including the Paris terrorist bombings, the San Bernardino killings, and the Supreme Court’s historic decision to allow same-sex marriage.
Previously, King hosted The Gayle King Show, a weekday live tv interview on OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network. The show, which covered a wide range of subjects including political and cultural trends, was also aired on XM Satellite Radio, where it debuted in 2006. Before that, King had worked for 18 years as a tv news anchor for CBS affiliate WFSB-TV in Hartford, Conn., during which time she also anchored her own syndicated daytime show.
Gayle King Age
Gayle is 66 years old as of 2021. She was born on 28 December 1954 in Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 28th of December every year.
Gayle King Height
Gayle stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78 m tall.
Quick Facts About Gayle King
|Full Name||Gayle King|
|Age||66 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Gayle King Family | Who is Gayle King’s mother?
King is the daughter of Peggy King and Scott King. She spent years of her childhood living in Ankara, Turkey, before eventually returning with her family to the United States. However, she has not revealed the names of her siblings.
Gayle King Husband
King is a divorced woman. She was married to William Bumpus, an attorney and an assistant attorney general in Connecticut from the year 1982 to 1993. They have two children; a daughter, Kirby Bumpus, and a son, William Bumpus Jr.
On June 24, 1990, at 9:16 p.m King caught her husband cheating on her with another woman thus this led to them having a divorce.
Gayle King Salary
Being one of the top Journalists for CBS, King earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Gayle King Net Worth
King has an estimated net worth of between $100,000 – $1 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a co-host.