Bob Schieffer

Television Personality
United States

Bob Schieffer Bio

Who is Bob Schieffer

Bob Schieffer is a renowned TV journalist who is also well known for being an anchor. He worked at CBS News as its news anchor for more than four decades.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born on 25th of February 1937 in Austin, Texas, United States. He has two siblings and they are named as Tom Schieffer and Sharon Schieffer Mayes.

Interesting Facts

In 2003, he was diagnosed with grade III bladder cancer but he went on surgery in 2004 and became a cancer-free from that time on.

Personal Life

He is married to lovely lady Patricia Penrose since the late 1960s. Their wedding ceremony was held in 1967. He is the father of two lovely daughters.


He has been honored with Emmy Awards for six times in his life.


He announced his retirement from professional career in 2015.