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Greg Gumbel Biography

Birth Name:
Greg Girard Gumbel
Birth Place:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
TV sports broadcaster

Fast Facts

  • As children, he and brother Bryant took turns pitching and providing commentary in front of a mirror in simulated baseball games
  • Nicknamed "Waterfall" in early jobs because of his tendency to perspire
  • Became the first black announcer to provide commentary for the Super Bowl in 2001
  • Serves on the board of trustees for the March of Dimes


  • Michelle -- Daughter
  • Richard Gumbel -- Father
  • Rhea Gumbel -- Mother
  • Renee -- Sister
  • Rhonda -- Sister
  • Marcy Gumbel -- Wife