About Gayle King
Gayle King, currently nearly 60 years old, is a successful American journalist, best known as the co-anchor of CBS This Morning. The show is aired live from Monday to Friday and specializes in providing “hard news” and analysis, as opposed to kind of “infotainment” you get from the other news programs. Gayle’s colleagues on CBS This Morning are Norah O’Donnell and Charlie Rose. King is also working as an editor-at-large for the popular O, The Oprah Magazine, the publication which seeks to inspire readers to take the best of their lives. As for 2013, Gayle King net worth is estimated at $20 million.
Gayle was born in Maryland, in a family of a homemaker and electrical engineer. When King was still a kid, the whole family had to temporarily move to Turkey, were her father was offered a job. Although Mr. King’s fortune never came close to Gayle King net worth, he was a considerably wealthy man, highly respected in his professional circle. While living in Turkey Gayle still went to the American school and spent most of the time surrounded by the fellow US citizens. After a several years the whole family returned to Maryland, and the life went on as if King’s have never left America.
After graduation from high school, Gayle entered University of Maryland, where she studied sociology and psychology. She received her diploma in 1976 and subsequently landed a job on DWAF-TV as a weekend anchor and reporter.
Gayle King net worth growth shifted to the higher gear in the early 1980s, when she was hired to anchor the news on WFSB. She stayed in this position for nearly 20 years. In 1991, Gayle briefly co-hosted a talk show entitled Cover to Cover, were shy was a partner with Robin Wagner. For a couple of months in 1997 it looked like King’s professional career is about to reach the new level: she was offered an opportunity to host her own talk show. Unfortunately, The Gayle King Show did not find the audience and was canceled the same year.
Despite everything, Gayle did not give up on her career and her efforts were soon rewarded. By the end of 1990s, Gayle was hired as an editor of Oprah Winfrey’s and Hearst Corporation’s magazine, O. In 2006 she started hosting a successful radio program, Gayle King Show. These two jobs are responsible for the bigger part of the current Gayle King net worth. What about her personal life? In 1982 Gayle got married to the lawyer from Connecticut, Bill Bumpus. For better or worse, the two divorced in 1993. King, who is currently living in Manhattan, is a mother of two kids.