Who is Bryant Gumbel?
Bryant Gumbel is an American television journalist and sportscaster. He serves as the host of HBO’s monthly sports news magazine ‘Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel’. He is most recognized for his time at NBC where he worked as the co-host of NBC’s Today for 15 years.
Bryant Gumbel Age
Gumbel is 73 years old as of 2021. He was born on September 29, 1948 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Bryant Gumbel Height
Gumbel stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Bryant Gumbel Family
Gumbel was born to Richard Dunbar Gumbel and Rhea Alice Gumbel. He was born in New Orleans, and raised in south side of Chicago before his family decided to settle in the north side of Chicago.
Bryant grew up alongside his three siblings namely Greg Gumbel, Rhonda Gumbel-Thomas and Renee Gumbel-Farrahi. Bryant’s brother, Greg is also a sportscaster for CBS Sports.
Bryant Gumbel First Wife
Gumbel was initially married to June Baranco. They married in 1973 in the presence of family and close friends. He raised his two children, Bradley Christopher Gumbel and Jillian Beth Gumbel with June. However, the couple divorced in 2001 after almost three decades in marriage.
Bryant Gumbel Wife
Gumbel is currently married to Hilary Quinlan. They married in 2002 in a wonderful ceremony attended by family and close friends. They are still living together and there are no reports of the two having a child together.
Bryant Gumbel Education
Gumbel graduated in 1970 with a degree in Russian history from Bates College.
Bryant Gumbel Salary
Gumbel earns an average salary of $6 million. He works as the host of HBO’s monthly sports news magazine ‘Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel’.
Bryant Gumbel Net Worth
Gumbel has a total net worth of $25 million. He has earned this figure from his career as a journalist.
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel
HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel is a monthly sports news show hosted by Bryant Gumbel. He has hosted the show since it first aired on April 2, 1995. Each episode has four stories about society and sports, renowned players, or sports-related issues.
Two more HBO shows, On the Record with Bob Costas and Costas Now, were inspired by Real Sports. As of June 2022, Real Sports has aired 284 episodes in 26 seasons and the original language for the show is English.
Bryant Gumbel Health
Gumbel surprised a live television audience by revealing that he had surgery to remove a cancerous tumor and a portion of his lung. He indicated a year later that his perspective is outstanding.
Bryant Gumbel Weight Loss
Gumbel underwent a fantastic weight loss journey in the first half of the year 2000. Within six months, he had lost an incredible 55 pounds (24.94 kg) Most of his followers were wondering about how he lost so much weight.
Not only that, but his fans were curious as to whether he was ill in any way. Well, a lifestyle change improved his life, but his fans’ suspicions that he was sick were also right, as he was diagnosed with lung cancer.
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Who is Bryant Gumbel’s ex wife?
Bryant’s ex-wife is June Baranco.
Who are Bryant Gumbel’s parents?
Bryant’s parents are Richard Dunbar Gumbel and Rhea Alice Gumbel.
Does Bryant Gumbel have a daughter?
Yes! Bryant has a daughter named Jillian Beth Gumbel.