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Gayle King is a TV personality, journalist. Gayle is divorced and has two kids.

Relationship Facts of Gayle King

Gayle King is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Gayle King?

Talking about her relationship, Gayle King is a divorced woman.

Previously, she was a married, woman. She got married to William G. Bumpus in 1982. They have two children namely, Kirby Bumpus and William Bumpus Jr.

But the marriage didn’t go well so they decided to get divorced after 11 years of marriage in 1993.

The reason of their split is because she caught her ex-husband in bed red-handed. He apoloziged to her after this incident.

Who is Gayle King?

Gayle King is an American television personality and journalist, she is also co-anchor of the CBS News morning show CBS This Morning, a position she has held since 2012.

Besides that, she is also an editor-at-large for O, The Oprah Magazine.

How many siblings does Gayle King have?

Gayle was born in Chevy Chase, Maryland, the United States on December 28, 1954, to parents Scott King and Peggy King. Her father was an electrical engineer whereas, her mother was a homemaker.

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Caption: Gayle King and Will Bumpus (Source: Zimbio)

She belongs to American nationality and mix (African- American) ethnicity. Her birth sign is Capricorn. Talking about her education, she graduated from the University of Maryland in 1976 with a double degree in psychology and sociology.

Gayle King: Early Professional Career

Talking about her profession, she was a reporter and weekend anchor at WDAF-TV. During  1981, she was also hired as a news anchor for WFSB in Hartford, Connecticut.

During 1991, she briefly cohosted an NBC daytime talk show with Robin Wagner called Cover to Cover, which was canceled after 13 weeks.

Likewise, during  1997, she was offered her own syndicated talk show, The Gayle King Show, which was canceled after one season due to low ratings.

Besides that, she also joined O, The Oprah Magazine as an editor in 1999. Similarly, she has also worked as a special correspondent for The Oprah Winfrey Show and Good Morning America.

In September 2006, she began to host The Gayle King Show on XM Satellite Radio. Therefore, she also began hosting a new show, also called The Gayle King Show, on OWN on January 3, 2011.

Gayle King: Net Worth, Salary

As of 2023, Gayle’s net worth is $38 million according to the sources. Whereas her salary is $5.5 million.

Her net worth is around $20 million(2018).

Is Gayle King involved in any rumors and controversies?

There were rumors that she was considered as a replacement for both Star Jones (in 2006) and Rosie O’Donnell (in 2007) as a host on The View, but neither of these came to fruition.

Likewise, she has been a potential replacement if co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck had left The View in June 2013.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

On talking about her body measurements, Gayle has a height of 5 feet 10 inches. Additionally, she weighs is 68Kg. Furthermore, she has a measurement of 38-29-40 inches respectively.

In addition, her hair color is light brown and her eye color is dark brown. Similarly, her shoe size is 10 (US) and her dress size is 12 (US).

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

On talking about her social media, she is active on social media like Twitter and Instagram. She has 1 million followers on Twitter. Likewise, she has 877K followers on Instagram. She doesn’t seem to be active on Facebook.


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