William Bumpus Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

William Bumpus

Biography / Wiki

An established lawyer and attorney William Bumpus became a well-known personality as the ex-husband of CBS anchor Gayle King. He is a 65-year-old lawyer who holds both citizenships of British and American.

Height / Weight / Age

The weight of William Bumpus is 85 kg and 187 lbs in pounds. He has an impressive height of 185 cm or 6’1” in feet inches. His body measurement is 42-32-37 approximately whereas his biceps size is 16 inches.

Being born in Britain, he is also an American. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black and he has very short hair. He will turn 68 years old.

Net Worth

William’s estimated net worth is $3 million approximately. In the US, the average salary of an attorney is $141,890. His ex-partner’s net worth is $20 million as magazine editor, which is higher than William’s.

Education / Family

William was born in the year 1954 in Greenwich, South East London, England. He was raised in London, but there is no information about his parents and siblings. He moved to the US when he was enrolled in Central Connecticut State University. He also attended Yale Law School and earned his law degree.


William Bumpus

 Nickname William
Birth Place Greenwich, South East London, England
Date Of Birth 1954
Age -1 Years
Height In centimeters – 185 cm

In feet inches – 6’1”

Weight In kilograms – 85 kg

In pounds – 187 lbs

Eye Color Dark brown
Hair Color Black
Profession Attorney and Assistant Attorney General
Zodiac sign N/A
School High School
College Central Connecticut State University
Yale Law School
Religion Christianity
Nationality American/British
Home Town London, England
Debut Not known
Fathers Name Name not known
Mothers Name Name not known
Brothers Name not known
Sister Name not known

Career / Fashion And Style

In 1980, after his graduation he started his professional career as the assistant attorney general of Connecticut. To work as a civil attorney, he left his work there and joined the government once again and served as Connecticut Assistant Attorney Criminal Prosecutor. Soon, he was promoted to work as an attorney in charge of representing DCF in such court cases as Children Abuse and Neglect. Currently, he is specialized in the Termination of Parental Rights.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

In 1981, he started dating Gayle King and a year later they exchanged their wedding vows at a private ceremony. The couple has a daughter named Kirby Bumpus and a son named William Bumpus Jr.

Girlfriends Name not known
Marital Status Divorced
Wife Gayle King (1982-1993)


William Bumpus with his wife Gayle
William Bumpus with his wife Gayle

Children Daughter – Kirby Bumpus


Kirby Bumpus
Kirby Bumpus

Son – William Bumpus Jr

William Bumpus Jr.
William Bumpus Jr.

Favourite Things

Here is the list of William Bumpus’s favourite things.

Favourite Actors Vin Diesel
Favourite Actress Jennifer Lawrence
Favourite Holiday Destination Miami
Favourite Colour Blue
Favourite Food Mexican Cuisine

William Bumpus

Some Interesting Facts About William Bumpus

  • William holds the nationality of both British and America.
  • His ex-wife Gayle King is the best friend of Oprah Winfrey who is an American talk show host, TV producer, and philanthropist.
  • Gayle’s father and his ex-father-in-law was an electrical engineer.
  • He belongs to mixed ethnicity.
  • Gayle King is an editor-at-large for O, which is The Oprah Magazine.
  • Oprah Winfrey is the godmother of his children.
  • His daughter graduated from Stanford University in 2008 with a BA degree in Human Biology and Psychology. She currently works as the Head of Social Impact and Inclusion at Sweetgreen.
  • Gayle filed a divorce against William he was caught with another woman in June of 1990. In 2016, he admitted his affair and apologized to Gayle.
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