Gayle King who is a co-anchor for the CBS This Morning, as well as an editor-at-large for O, The Oprah Magazine was born on 28th December of the year 1954. King is mostly known for her friendship with Oprah Winfrey. She is the native of Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States. Gayle’s mother was a homemaker whereas her father was electrical engineer. Due to the work of her father, she had spent several of the years in Turkey. While there, King attended the American School. Later, she along with her family returned to the Maryland. She then went to study at the University of Maryland from where she got graduated with the double degree in the psychology and sociology in 1976.

After completing her graduation, Gayle moved to the Kansas City, Missouri. There, she began to work as a reporter as well as weekend anchor at the WDAF-TV. She was then hired by WFSB located in Hartford, Connecticut as their news anchor in 1981. Gayle worked there for 18 long years. In addition to that, she also co-hosted the NBC daytime talk show in 1991 which was named as Cover to Cover along with Robin Wagner. The show was cancelled after its 13 weeks. After that, Gayle was offered her own syndicated talk show in the year 1997 called “The Gayle King Show” and it got cancelled after one season because of the low ratings.

It was in the year 1999 when she joined the “O, The Oprah Magazine” as an editor. She also worked for the Oprah Winfrey Show as well as Good Morning American as the special correspondent. She then began to host the Gayle King Show in September of the year 2006 on the XM Satellite Radio. On 3rd January of 2011, she started to host the new show called The Gayle King Show that aired on the OWN. The show ended on 17th November 2011. Later, Gayle secured a deal with the CBS on 10th November of 2011 for co-anchoring their show “This Morning” beginning on 9th January of the following year.

To talk about her personal life, Gayle is a married woman but she has already got divorce. She was married to her then boyfriend and ex-husband Bill Bumpus who is an attorney as well as an Assistant Attorney General. Gayle and Bill exchanged their vows with each other in the year 1982. Later, due to some reason, they got separated in 1993 after 11 years of their marriage. Gayle has two children together with Bill, a son and a daughter.

Apart from that, Gayle is now at the age of 60 and she stands at the height of five feet and ten inches taller. Her net worth is estimated to be around $20 million. She is the best friend as well as a business associate of Oprah Winfrey. Gayle is active in social networking sites as well. T get more updated about her, we can follow her on her Twitter account. 


  • American
  • 178 cm
  • 1954-12-28
  • Magazine editor
  • Yes(divorced)
  • $20 Million Dollars
  • N/A
  • William Bumpus Jr., Kirby Bumpus
  • N/A
  • Black
  • Brown - Dark
  • William Bumpus
  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • Unknown
  • Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA
  • Not yet
  • /wiki/Gayle_King
  • Journalist
  • CBS
  • Capricorn
  • Cory Booker (rumored)
  • Yes(once)


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