Information You May Need To Know About Gayle King
- Gayle Biography
- Gayle Age
- Gayle Net worth
- Gayle Height
- Gayle Family
- Gayle Boyfriend
- Gayle CBS News
|Net Worth||$40 million|
|Height/ Weight||1.78 m|
Gayle King Biography
Gayle King is an American television personality and journalist from Chevy Chase, Maryland. She works as a co-anchor of the CBS News morning show ‘CBS This Morning’, a position she has held since 2012. She is an editor-at-large for O, The Oprah Magazine. She is also famously known for being Oprah Winfrey’s best friend.
Gayle King Age
Gayle was born on December 28, 1954, in Chevy Chase, Maryland, the United States. She is 66 years old.
Gayle King Education
Gayle attended an American school in Turkey in her younger years. Later on, she attended the University of Maryland and graduated in 1976 with a double degree in psychology and sociology.
Gayle King Family
She was born to parents Scott King, an electrical engineer and Peggy King, a homemaker. King spent several years of her childhood in Turkey, where she attended an American school due to her dad’s job. Gayle’s family later returned to Maryland.
Gayle King Children
King is blessed with two kids: a son and a daughter. Her children are all grown up. Gayle’s daughter is Kirby Bumpus and her son is William Bumpus Jr. They were born 11 months apart from each other and are both Oprah Winfrey’s godchildren.
Gayle King Boyfriend
King is currently not in a relationship that is known to the public. However, she has revealed that she has tried her luck in love a couple of times ever since her divorce in 1993. Among the questions that she first asks her potential suitor is: ‘Are you married?’. She says she had an experience of going on a date with a man who mentioned his wife while they were talking. When she asked him, he said they were separated although they lived in the same house and she was like, ‘Check, please, I know that story.’” She goes on to say, “I was married to a cheater . . . I went to marital counseling. I have been divorced since 1993, so I’m all healed and everything. I have worked it out. I’m not bitter. I’m OK. I’m really OK.”
Gayle King Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $40 million. She earns a salary of $11 million.
Gayle King CBS News
Gayle is a co-host of CBS This Morning, an American morning television program. She is an experienced television journalist, hence interviews top newsmakers and delivers original reporting to CBS This Morning and all CBS News broadcasts and platforms. Alongside CBS This Morning, Gayle also works as an Editor-at-Large of the award-winning O, the Oprah Magazine.
CBS This Morning is America’s fastest-growing network morning news broadcast and is CBS’s most successful morning news broadcast in more than two decades. Since joining CBS News in 2011, King has conducted revealing and news-making interviews with world leaders, political figures, and celebrities for the broadcast, including Michelle Obama, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Jack, and Suzy Welch, Taylor Swift, and Cicely Tyson.
Gayle has tackled a number of high-profile assignments, including reporting from Newtown, Conn. in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012. She was honored with an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award as part of CBS News’ division-wide coverage of the Newtown tragedy. King contributed to CBS News’ Election Night coverage in 2014 and co-anchored CBS News’ special coverage of several breaking news stories, including the Paris terrorist attacks, the San Bernardino shootings, and the Supreme Court’s landmark decision to legalize same-sex marriage.
King previously hosted The Gayle King Show, a live, weekday television interview program on OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network. The program, which attributed a discussion of a broad variety of topics that include politics and cultural developments, was also broadcast on XM Satellite Radio, where it premiered in 2006. She was also part of the CBS News team that received an Alfred I. DuPont Award for the Network’s coverage of the Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Gayle King Oprah
Gayle and Oprah Winfrey are really close friends to the point of being called BFFs. The two met while they were working at a Baltimore television station, long before they became famous. Gayle worked as a production assistant and Oprah was the station’s news anchor.
It is said that one evening there was a terrible snowstorm in Baltimore. Winfrey suggested that Gayle forgoes the treacherous drive home and instead spend the night at her nearby home. Gayle is quoted as saying that she was reluctant at first, noting that she didn’t have clothes to change into. Oprah also said that she didn’t loan her clothes. They spent the evening talking, laughing, gossiping, and forming the foundation of their friendship. Gayle said that they all had similar philosophies on life and even liked and disliked the same people at work.
When Gayle was leaving Baltimore for Kansas City to become a news anchor, Oprah was already making her mark in Chicago. The two kept their friendship going despite the long distance. They have been friends since 1976 and Oprah is the godmother of Gayle’s two children.