Several people have gained the limelight through their connections with renowned personalities and Bradley Christopher Gumbel can be regarded as one of them. He became famous through his celebrity journalist father, Bryant Gumbel.
Bradley Christopher Gumbel’s Family
Bradley Christopher Gumbel is the eldest son of Bryant Gumbel and June Baranco. His father, Bryant Gumbel was born on 29 September 1948 to Richard Dunar Gumbel and Rhea Alice LeCesne and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. His father, Richard was a judge and his mother, Rhea worked as a clerk. Bryant has two sisters, Renee Gumbel-Farrahi and Rhonda Gumbel-Thomas, and one brother, Greg Gumbel, who was born on May 3, 1946, and is also a television sportscaster.
Greg is married to Marcy Gumbel and has a daughter named Michelle. Bryant married his first wife, June Baranco, on 1st December 1973. The former couple met through a mutual friend who was dating Greg Gumbel, at the time. They welcomed their first child, Bradley, in 1979 and a daughter, Jillian Beth Gumbel in 1984. The couple divorced in 2001 and Bryant married his second wife, Hilary Quinlan, on August 24, 2002. Bradley’s sister, Jillian is a yoga instructor and married William Russell Robins, a New York University graduate, and son of Bonnie G. Robins of Waccabuc and Alan M. Robins, who lived in Tarrytown, N.Y.
In October 2009, Bryant had surgery to remove a malignant tumor near one of his lungs.
Bradley Christopher Gumbel’s Net Worth
Bradley Christopher Gumbel was a problem child and had several run-ins with the law. In 2002, he was accused of robbery and assault, but later the charges were dropped. In 2008, he was arrested for an alleged DUI, but the matter was quietly settled in court. Since then he distanced himself from the spotlight outside of his legal troubles. His net worth is not disclosed but being the celebrity son of an eminent tv personality he enjoys his father’s luxurious lifestyle. Bryant is a remarkable journalist and sports commentator. He started working at “Black Sports Magazine and became a part of KNBC-TV, his first job on television. In 1975 he and Jack Buck became the host of “GrandStand.”
In 1982 he hosted one of his most famous programs, “The Today Show”. He has also appeared in the movie called “The Weather Man”. He has won 33 Sports Emmy Awards and has a net worth of $25 million, even after losing a good part as a divorce settlement to his first wife, June Baranco. Bradley’s stepmom, Hilary Quinlan, a former model, and financial analyst, is well known for serving on the board of directors of UNICEF USA, and as an adviser of UNICEF USA. She previously held a position at the American banking and financing conglomerate Goldman Sachs and has a net worth of $3 million.