Bryant Gumbel Biography

Published On Aug 17, 2015
Facts of Bryant Gumbel
Date of Birth: 1948 , September-29
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Bryant Gumbel
Father Richard Dunbar Gumbel
Mother Rhea Alice Gumbel
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New Orleans, Louisiana
Ethnicity Louisiana Creole
Profession Journalist
Weight in KG 145 KG
Married Yes
Married to Hilary Quinlan (2002)
Divorce June Baranco (2001)
Education Bates College
Awards Peabody Award
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wiki, Instagram
TV Show Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel
Siblings Greg Gumbel, Rhonda Gumbel-Thomas, Renee Gumbel-Farrahi
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Bryant is a married man. He is married twice in his life time. First he married June Carlyn Barancoon 1 December, 1973. They together have two children, son Bradley Christopher and daughter Jillian. They were bonded in married life for almost three decades. But in 2001, the couple divorced due to their own internal problems. He then married Hilary Quinlan on 24 August, 2002. They are still together. After this, he is not involved in any kind of extra marital affairs and he is not rumored to having any girlfriend. In 1971, he started his career as an editor of Black Sports Magazine and left it a year after. The same year, he began his television career in October and he was made a sportscaster for KNBC-TV. There is no exact information about his actual income and his net worth. 

Bryant Gumbel

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Born in New Orleans, Louisiana

September 29 , 1948

He was born in a middle class family. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America to Rhea Alice (née LeCesne), a city clerk, and Richard Dunbar Gumbel, a judge. He also has one brother, sportscaster Greg Gumbel.

Graduated from Bates College


Before attending Bates College, he was enrolled at De La Salle Institute in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from there and joined Bates Collage. He completed his education and finally graduated from there in 1970. There he was also involved in extracurricular activities.

Married to June Carlyn Baranco

December 1 , 1973

He married June Carlyn Baranco on 1 December, 1973. The couple really enjoyed their married life. They were together almost for three decades. During this time interval, they also have two children together, one son and one daughter. 

Divorced to June Carlyn Baranco

August 21 , 2001

After being bonded in married life with June Carlyn Baranco, they remained in this relationship for almost three decades. They also had two children together. But on 21 August, 2001, a bad news came out in the media that these couple are not together any more.

Married again to Hilary Quinlan

August 24 , 2002

After spending a single life for almost one year, he then married Hilary Quinlan. They are found to be living happily till now. These couple though don't have any children together. There is not any rumore about these couple's dispute. 

First child Bradley Christopher


After being married with June Carlyn Barancoon in 1 December, 1973, these couple gave birth to their first child, Son Bradley Christopher in 1978. He was born after his parents 5th anniversary. He grew up together with his parents. 

Second child daughter Jillian


Bryant and June gave birth to their second child, daughter Jillian in 1984. She was born in 1984, after her parents were bonded in married life for 11 years. She grew up with her parents. She also received enough love, care and affection from her family members.

Won Humanitas Prize


For his work, he was honored with Humanities Prize in 1986. He won this award for Children's Live-Action Category from his role in Main Street. He has also been nominated in various awards like Daytime Emmy Awards, Sports Emmy Awards and many more.

Began working at Black Sports Magazine


After completing his education from Bates College, in 1971, he became editor of Black Sports Magazine. He just worked there for one year and then started his television career in October 1972 for KNBC-TV. There he was made a sportscaster out of Los Angeles.