Bryant Charles Gumbel is a renowned American broadcast journalist, television host, and sportscaster. Bryant Gumbel credited to be globally acknowledged television journalist scored fame as a co-host of one of America’s longest running show ‘Today’.
While in the NBC, Gumbel not only presented the talk show but also reported on the network coverage of major sports events including pre-game show of NFL and Major League Baseball and college basketball tournament.
Bryant has been happily married to longtime girlfriend Hilary Quinlan for almost 16 years. To make the relationship with Hilary work, he had split-up from a wife of 28 years, June Baranco with whom he has two children Jillian Beth and Bradley Christopher Gumbel.
Bryant, a native of New Orleans, Louisiana was born to city clerk Rhea Alice and adjudicator, Dunbar Gumbel. Both his mom and dad originally had ancestries from Louisiana Creole with a large part of an African and French lineage.
His parental grandparent had emigrated from Albisheim, Germany. Growing up alongside brother, Greg Gumbel in South Side of Chicago, he completed his education from De La Salle Institute.
To furnace the career path, he enrolled at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine to study Russian history. After landing a post of editor in New York City-based Black Sports Magazine, he dropped out of college the following year.
A year after joining the KNBC-TV as a sportscaster in Los Angeles, Gumbel tied the knot with June Baranco. In the marital bliss of 28 years, the couple welcomed two children, whom they together raised in Waccabuc, New York City,
Despite over 2 decades of relationship and close acquaintance, Bryant filed for divorce from June to get wed to longtime girlfriend, Hilary Quinlan. Since his private nuptials with Quinlan in 2002, the couple has been living a euphoric life together with no news of differences and incongruity.
Bryant is an evergreen handsome hunk with a suave good look and sharp personality even at age of 69. With a considerable stature of 5 feet 9 inches and well-built physique, he looks pretty hot and happening even after all these years.
One of the most celebrated and beloved television journalists ever in the NBC’s history, Bryant is pleasing to watch both onscreen and off. The man who steered the NBC’s morning talk show ‘Today’ for 15 years looks as handsome and genial as he was when first appeared on the show.
With the youthful visage, scintillating appearance, and natural charisma, he illuminates the atmosphere wherever goes making it exquisite. To augment more of his good looks comes smoldering black eyes and entrancing smile.
Forever well-dressed up in sleek suits, Bryant has a sharp persona with a vivacity which is what makes him so distinctive and unique from all his co-mates in the television. Even at age 69, he is in a great shape with a ripped physique and athletic spirit.
Being a family man, Bryant spent most of his spare time with family and close friends. Be it the red carpet show or event, he is forever accompanied by lovely wife Hilary Quinlan.
Bryant Gumbel is reckoned as one of the longest television host ever in NBC’s morning talk show ‘Today’. After 15 years of work service in the station, he moved to host CBS morning show ‘The Early’ show’, the role from which he eventually walked off in early 2012.
Bryant has an estimated $25 million net worth with $6 million of annual salary as a television and sports host.
Named third longest-running host of NBC’s Today after Matt Lauer and Katie Couric, he earned most of his fortune throughout his run at NBC.
Apart from his role as Today host, he has also worked as a host of CBS ‘The Early Show’ and has even appeared in numerous television shows of the network. He was the one to broadcast the September 11 Attacks to the viewers of CBS.