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Bryant Gumbel Biography

Birth Name:
Bryant Charles Gumbel
Birth Place:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
TV host, sportscaster, news anchor

Fast Facts

  • Before TV, worked as a sales rep for a paper-bag manufacturer
  • Serves as a board member for United Negro College Fund and for the United Way
  • Appears as himself in "The Puffy Shirt" episode of Seinfeld
  • Cohosted The Today Show for 15 years, from 1982 to '97


  • Jillian Beth Gumbel -- Daughter
  • June Gumbel -- Ex-wife
  • Richard Gumbel -- Father
  • Rhea Gumbel -- Mother
  • Renee Gumbel-Farrahi -- Sister
  • Rhonda Gumbel-Thomas -- Sister
  • Bradley Christopher Gumbel -- Son
  • Hilary Quinlan -- Wife