Gayle King Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Gayle King

Biography / Wiki

Happiness is the true sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work, this line has been very well proved by Gayle King who is an author, journalist and television personality from the United States. In 2012, she joined CBS as a co-anchor of CBS This Morning, a CBS News morning show.

She has been co-anchoring CBS This Morning since then. She has been referred to be one of CBS’s top anchors. She also works for O, The Oprah Magazine as an editor-at-large. Her Instagram account has almost 612k followers.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 1954-12-28, this renowned personality has turned 68 years old. She seems enough tall with her height which is 178 centimeters and 5’10” in feet and inches. She seems very fit and healthy with a weight of 68 kilograms and 150 lbs in pounds.

Her figure measurements are 35 inches breast, 27 inches waist, and 36 inches hips. She looks more pretty with her dark brown eyes and shiny black hair.

Net Worth

Gayle King, who just joined CBS News, has a 5.5 million-per-year contract with the network. Her net worth is estimated to be $20 million as of 2019.

Education / Family

Gayle was born and raised up in Chevy Chase, Maryland, and belongs to African-American ancestry. She is born to her father Scott King and her mother Peggy King. As for her education, she went to an American school in Turkey.

Later, the family relocated to Maryland, in the United States. She attended the University of Maryland and graduated in 1976 with a double major in psychology and sociology.


Gayle King

Nick Name Gayle King
Birth Place Chevy Chase, Maryland
Date of birth 28 December 1954
Age 68 Years
Height In feet & inches: 5’10”

In centimeters: 178 cm

Weight In kilograms: 68 kg

In pounds: 150 lbs

Eye color Dark Brown
Hair color Black
Profession Television Personality
Sexual orientation Straight
School American school in Turkey
College American school, University of Maryland
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Home town Chevy Chase, Maryland
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Fathers name Scott King
Mothers name Peggy King
Brothers Not Known
Sisters Not Known

Career / Fashion and Style

She began her television career as a production assistant at Baltimore’s WJZ-TV. At the time, Oprah Winfrey was an anchor on the show. Later, King worked as a reporter for Washington, D.C.’s WTOP-TV. After working at WJZ, she relocated to Kansas City, Missouri.

She began her career at WDAF-TV as a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter. In 1981, she was employed as a news anchor by WFSB in Hartford, Connecticut. She spent 18 years working at WFSB. She went on to earn an Emmy Award for her work as a news anchor.

Talk Shows

She was a special correspondent for Oprah Winfrey’s show. In 1991, she co-hosted an NBC daytime discussion show, Cover to Cover, with Robin Wagner. In 1997, she launched her own syndicated talk program, The Gayle King Show.

Due to low ratings, it was terminated after one season. In September 2006, she began anchoring The Gayle King Show on XM Satellite Radio. In January 2011, she began presenting a new show on OWN called The Gayle King Show.

The Gayle King, her show, concluded in November 2011. Her show was canceled because King was leaving to co-anchor CBS This Morning. In 2006, she was believed to be filling in for Star Jones, Rosie O’Donnell in 2007, and Elisabeth Hasselbeck in 2013.

Network News

Before joining CBS News, she worked as a special reporter for Good Morning America. In November 2011, she agreed to co-anchor CBS This Morning with CBS. When it was discovered that CBS intended to keep the findings of sexual assault and harassment at CBS hidden, she made a public declaration on air demanding that CBS be fully transparent.

In December 2018, it was reported that King was enraged by the problems and the way things were being handled at CBS This Morning. She was recognized for maintaining calm during an interview in which R. Kelly jumped up from his chair and proceeded to scream and beat his chest in response to sexual assault charges leveled against the singer.

Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More

Gayle King was previously married to Bill Bumpus, who was an attorney and associate attorney general. In 1982, they got married and in 1983, they took divorce. She is the mother of two children, a boy, and a daughter. In 2006, she dated politician Cory Anthony Booker.

Boyfriend Anthony Booker


Gayle King with her boyfriend Anthony
Gayle King with her boyfriend Anthony

Marital status Divorced
Husband William G. Bumpus


William G. Bumpus
William G. Bumpus

Children Daughter – Kirby Bumpus


Gayle King with her daughter
Gayle King with her daughter

Son – William Bumpus Jr.

Gayle King with her son
Gayle King with her son

Favorite Things

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Favorite Actor Not Known
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Favorite Destination Not Known

Gayle King

Some Interesting Facts About Gayle King

  • Her Instagram account has over 612k followers.
  • She received an Emmy Award for her performance as a news anchor.
  • In 2018, she was inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
  • She starred in the 2004 film Manchurian Candidate, the 2013 television series Being Mary Jane, and the 2016 film The Boss.
  • In the January 2012 edition of Paradise, she was featured on the cover of the magazine.
  • She also serves as an editor-at-large for O, Oprah Magazine.
  • In 2006, she was believed to be going to fill the place for Star Jones, Rosie O’Donnell in 2007, and Elisabeth Hasselbeck in 2013. However, the rumors were not confirmed.
  • In December 2018, it was reported that King was angry by the problems and the way things were being handled at CBS This Morning.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @gayleking
  2. Twitter@GayleKing
  3. Facebook @GayleKing
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