He appeared for the show's 60th anniversary and hosted with Lauer and Pauley on December 30, 2013. #6: Bryant Gumbel calls NFL games (2006–08, NFL Network), "Bryant Gumbel's Divorce Settlement: She Got the Cash", "Bryant Gumbel Weight Loss - Things You Need to Know! Bryant Charles Gumbel (born September 29, 1948) is an American television journalist and sportscaster. Divorce With Bryant Gumbel After 28 Years Of Married Life. Image Source: Social Media. Gumbel moved to CBS, where he hosted various shows before becoming co-host of the network's morning show The Early Show on November 1, 1999. Subscribe to MLive.com. Moreover, one of Bradley’s friends suspected that Greg Gumbel’s brother, Bryant, and June’s divorce troubled him much, but Bradley’s mother, June, likes to emphasize that he’s strong. She even claimed that he kept her also broke though he earned $5 million as salary; thus, she filed for divorce. In 1975, NBC Sports hired him as co-host of its National Football League pre-show GrandStand along with Jack Buck. Former The Today Show host started earning from his sportscaster job at KNBC-TV in Los Angeles after he graduated from college. Sign up for insight on the Wolverines for $4.99 a month (with a 60-day free trial) by texting 734-215-6605. He stepped down from the show on January 3, 1997, after 15 years. She also derived a vast capital split from her former husband. Bryant Gumbel has procured a fantastic net worth of $25 million. The former couple is blessed with two children in total; son Bradley born in 1978 and daughter Jillian born in 1983. Not only that, but Bryant Gumbel is also one of those brave people who has fought and has won the battle against cancer. Brokaw signed off of Today on December 18, 1981, and Gumbel replaced him on January 4, 1982. The New Orleans native is best known for his 15 years co-hosting NBC's Today. All rights reserved (About Us). His wife was a researcher for Goldman Sachs. The Media Research Center reported that he uttered those words; Gumbel openly admitted to saying so when guest-hosting a June 2007 episode of Live with Regis and Kelly. He made a major cameo in the movie The Weather Man working alongside Michael Caine and Nicolas Cage. In a Rolling Stone article dated January 20, 2015, Gumbel said: "There are a few things I hate more than the (National Rifle Association). He has assembled his fortunes chiefly as an American TV sports journalist. Required fields are marked *. Father of Jillian Beth Gumbel (born in 1983) and father-in-law of William Russell Robins (born in 1984) who married in November 2011. His surname originates with his great-great-grandfather, who was a German-Jewish emigrant from the village of Albisheim. Regardless of parent’s failed marriage, Bryant's daughter Jillian Beth Gumbel got married to William Russell Robins back in November 2013. [25] In October 2009, he had surgery to remove a malignant tumor near one of his lungs. Bryant Gumbel is surprised to learn about the ethnic origins of his great-grandfather, Cornelius Gumbel, a secretive man for whom the news anchor was almost named. At the end of the game, he told the viewers, "If you didn't like this football game then you don't like football!" Norville was replaced by Katie Couric in April 1991, and the Gumbel-Couric team helped refocus Today as the morning news program on public affairs during the 1992 presidential campaign. Bryant and June's relationship turned sour as time passed. With ABC's Good Morning America in first place and expanding its lead, NBC News made Gumbel the principal anchor of Today beginning September 27, 1982, with Pauley as his co-anchor. Geni requires JavaScript! A year later, their divorce was finalized in August 2001. Judge Richard Gumbel was a big man, 6 ft. 1 in., four inches taller than his younger son, Bryant. “Testing is important,” Chris Hinton said. There were several speculations that he had lungs cancer. [20][21] Before his first game commentary for the network, his status was brought into question after he stirred up controversy in his closing remarks on his HBO program on August 15, 2006, in which he criticized NFL Players Association head Gene Upshaw and outgoing NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue. In November 2011, their daughter, Jillian Beth Gumbel tied the knot with William Russell Robins. Gumbel was born in New Orleans. There’s also a recommendation that players believed to have experienced high-risk exposure quarantine for 14 day. He is of Louisiana Creole descent (including African, French, some German Jewish, and distant Corsican Italian, ancestry). 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Cristina Greeven Cuomo, PURIST Founder and mother, Ariel Yasmine, Ariana Grande Music Video Twin Sportscaster Bryant is married to a blond beauty Hilary Quinlan since 24 August 2002. Best known for his 15 years of co-hosting NBC’s Today, he became the first to announce the 9/11 attacks to CBS viewers. “You feel, at some level, helpless as a parent. After three years with KNBC-TV, he was hired by NBC and was assigned the responsibility as a co-host of its National Football League pre-game show GrandStand.