Gayle King Bio, Age, Parents, Husband, CBS, Children, Salary, Net Worth

Gayle King Biography

Gayle King is a TV personality, magazine editor, and broadcast journalist for CBS News. She is the co-hosts of CBS This Morning since 2012, She has appeared in films such as The Manchurian Candidate(2004), Queen & Slim(2019), and The Boss (2016)


How old is Gayle King?-Age

Gayle is 65 years old as of 28 December 2019. She was born in 1954 in Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States.

Gayle King Parents-Family

King was born to Scott King and Peggy King. It is not known if she has siblings or she is the only child in her family.

Is Gayle King still married?- Husband and Children

She is divorced and has not disclosed if she is in another relationship. She was married to Bill Bumpus, an attorney, and an assistant attorney general in Connecticut. The couple married in 1982 and divorced in 1993. They have two children; a daughter, Kirby Bumpus, and a son, William Bumpus Jr.

American Media personality
Gayle King  TV personality

Gayle King Net Worth

King has an estimated net worth of $40 million as of 2020. Her great fortune is from her career as a journalist, author, and magazine editor.

How much does Gayle make a year?-Salary

King earns $5.5 million a year from CBS This Morning. According to The Los Angeles Times, she was up to signing an annual salary deal of $12 million in Mar 2019.

Gayle King Oprah Winfrey

King and Oprah Winfrey have been best friends since 1976. Speaking about King in a 2010 interview with Barbara Walters, Winfrey said that King is the mother she has never had, the sister everyone would want, the friend everyone deserves and that she does not know a better person.

Gayle Career

King started her career as a production assistant at WJZ-TV in Baltimore. She later trained at WUSA-TV and at WDAF-TV as a reporter and anchor. She was recruited as a news anchor for WFSB in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1981. In 1991, King briefly co-hosted an NBC daytime talk show called Cover to Cover with Robin Wagner. She had her own syndicated talk show in 1997, which was canceled because of poor ratings after one season. King secured a contract with CBS on November 10, 2011, to co-anchor CBS This Morning, starting on January 9, 2012. King was incorporated into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame in 2018. “Note to Self-Inspiring Words from Inspiring People” is an audiobook released in 2018.

Gayle King Filmography

Year Title
1985 The Color Purple
2004 The Manchurian Candidate
2012 30 Rock
2015 Being Mary Jane
2015 Saturday Night Live
2016 The Boss
2017 Queen Sugar
2019 Queen and Slim