Gwen ifill is now in her early 60s. Till now she has not been married and there is also no any information related to her love affairs. It seems like she lived a single life throughout her life.
Gwen father Urcille Ifill, Sr. was an African Methodist Episcopal minister. Because of this profession, she lived in several places as a child. After completing her high school graduation, she joined Simmons College. There she majored in Communications and she finally earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from there in 1977. While she was still pursuing her undergraduate degree, she took an intern at Boston Herald-American and was later offered a full time job after her graduation. In 1981, she joined Baltimore Evening Sun where she worked till 1984. She also worked at The Washington Post, The New York Times and NBC for several years. At the end of 1999, she joined PBS and began working as a moderator of their program Washington Week in Review. Her net worth is said to be around 5 million US Dollars.