Bryant Gumbel

United States

Bryant Gumbel Bio

Who is Bryant Gumbel

Bryant Gumbel is an American television sportscaster as well as journalist. He is mainly known for co-hosting The Today Show. He hosted the show for 15 long years. He is also known for the other show like The Early Show and Dateline NBC.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born to Rhea Alice and Richard Dunbar Gumbel. He studied at De La Salle Institute in Chicago, Illinois and graduated from there. He also attended Bates College and graduated from there in 1970.

Interesting Facts

His birth name is Bryant Charles Gumbel. His zodiac sign is Libra. He once worked for NBC as an replacement of Tom Brokaw. He undergo surgery to remove a malignant tumor in 2009.

Personal Life

His first wife name is June Baranco. The couple together is blessed with two children named Jillian Beth Gumbel and Bradley Christopher Gumbel. He then got married to Hilary Quinlan after divorcing June.


He have won Emmy Award for four times. He also have won NAACP Image Awards for three times. TransAfrica have awarded him with International Journalism Award. He is also awarded with Leadership Award from the African-American Institute.


There was once rumor that he unfairly labeled NBA Commissioner David Stern.