Greg Gumbel
Greg Gumbel
Celebrated Name: Greg Gumbel
Real Name/Full Name: Greg Gumbel
Gender: Male
Age: 78 years old
Birth Date: 03 May 1946
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 5 ft. 7 inches (1.70m)
Weight: 72 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Marcy Gumbel
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Michelle)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Greg Gumbel Gay?: No
Profession: Sportscaster
Salary: $4 million
Net Worth in 2024: $20 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Greg Gumbel is a renowned American TV sportscaster. Through different assignments he has done on the CBS arrange, the sportscaster has come to be known all over the world. On the other hand, Greg is also an actor who has participated in different movies that have made him famous such as the 1982 Ebony/Jet Showcase, 2013, and 1999 The Best Man Holiday as well as the 200 AFC Champion Game.

Maybe you know about Greg Gumbel very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Greg Gumbel’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

The famous sportscaster Greg Gumbel was born on the 3rd of May 1946 to his father Richard Gumbel and his mother Rhea LeCesne in New Orleans, Louisiana. His nationality is American, whereas his ethnicity if of Louisiana Creole people.

Greg was brought up together with his brother Bryant Gumbel as well as his sisters Renee Gumbel-Farrahi as well as Rhonda Gumbel-Thomas. Later on, Greg studied at the De La Salle Institute. Additionally, he studied at the Loras College in Dubuque, Lowa, for his B.A. degree in English.  While there, Greg also played basketball for the team.

Later on, Greg started out by serving healing center supplies while he as in Detroit. This would later turn out to be the place where he would work. Through his brother Bryant, Greg got to know of the WMAQ-TV in Chicago that was looking for a games commentator in 1973. That is where his career began.

Personal Life

Greg is a married man. Currently, Greg is married to his love Marcy Gumbel. The couple tied the knot back in 1973. Since then, theirs has been a happy life after. They have been together with no rumors of affairs between the two.

The lovely couple was blessed with a daughter who they named Michelle Gumbel. Michelle Gumbel is presently married and has a child named Bryant, who is a grandson to Greg. The lovely couple, together with their wedded daughter, currently lead a happy and glamorous life in Florida.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 03 May 1946, Greg Gumbel is 78 years old as of today’s date 28th May 2024. His height is 5 ft. 7 inches (1.70m) tall, and his weight is 72 kg.


Through his brother Bryant, Greg got to know of the WMAQ-TV in Chicago that was looking for a games commentator in 1973. That is where his career began. Greg worked at Chicago TV for a time of 7 years, but later on, he joined different TV stations such as the ESPN, MSG, as well as the WFAN radio.

Greg was doing Sports focus at ESPN while he reinforced Marv Albert o New York Knicks communicates at MSG. This brought hope to school basketball.

Greg joined CBS in 1988where he started out as an NFL commentator. Before he joined the reporting of school basketball coordinate in 1989. Later on between 1990 and 1993, Greg became a host for the NFL Today show at CBS.

1994 saw Greg move to NBC after the contract CBS had with NFL as well as Major League Baseball Broadcasting hit a wall. He hosted the 1994 Major League Baseball All-Star Game while at NBC. He worked here till 1995, where he served as a studio host for the NFL.

Later on, Greg had to return to CBS from NBC immediately after the system communicates of Super Bowl XXXV returned on CBS. Furthermore, he became the lead announcer together with Phil Simms from 1998 up to 2003. Furthermore, he hosted the 2004 NFL season but later on became the studio host for The NFL Today show.

Involving himself with politics, Greg refused to attend the honoring of Clarence Thomas, a Supreme Court Justice for disagreement on political issues. Additionally, he has made appearances on Howard Stern’s radio show.

Awards & Achievements

Through his hard work and determination, Greg has achieved a lot in his lifetime and has also received a lot of awards. He was the winner of the Humanitas Prize in 1986 for the Children’s Live-Action Category. He has also received 4 Daytime Emmy Awards, an Image Awards (NAACP) nomination as well as ten nominations for the Sports Emmy Awards.

Net Worth & Salary of Greg Gumbel in 2024

Greg Gumbel Net Worth
Greg Gumbel Net Worth

Throughout his career, Greg has managed to amass an estimated net worth of about $20 million as of May 2024. He is reported to receive a salary of about $4 million each tear. All his net worth has been through hard work as well as determination in what he does.

Greg Gumbel has worked his way up the ladder from the lowest position up to his best times at CBS presently. He has earned all his net worth as a sportscaster, having worked for different stations over his career time. On the other hand, Greg has led a quiet and happy family life together with his wife as well as his daughter.


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