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Who is William Bumpus?

William Bumpus was born in Greenwich, London England, and is now an Assistant Attorney General for Connecticut, but came to prominence after marrying one of the most prominent journalists, Gayle King. The two later divorced, but fame didn’t abandon William. There are no details about his birth date, but hopefully this information will become available in the near future.

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William Bumpus Wiki: Early Life, Age, Parents, Education

William, although coming into the limelight when he married, has successfully managed to keep detailed information about his early life hidden, including even his birth date, then the identity of his parents and whether he has any siblings or not. However, he finished high school in his hometown, after which he moved to the US, where he enrolled at Central Connecticut State University, and after graduating, he furthered his studies at Yale, from which he obtained his law degree.


Before William became a highly-paid lawyer, he worked as an assistant attorney in Connecticut, though it only lasted for a yea, before he started making money on his own. However, years later he returned to government practice, assuming the position of CT Assistant State’s Attorney Criminal Prosecutor. Gradually his career improved, and he became more vigorous, which earned him a big promotion, including to DCF in Court Cases involving the Neglect and Abuse of Children with a focus on the Termination of Parental Rights, which he holds today.

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Rise to Prominence

William’s fame came from a marriage to Gayle King, the successful journalist, who he married in 1982. Once their marriage was made public, everybody wanted to know more about William, but the media did a poor job in finding things out about our William, as he has successfully hidden all the important details. Nevertheless, his every move was followed along with his wife’s, until their marriage ended in 1993, as Gayle caught William cheating on her with another woman. Before the divorce, the two welcomed two children together, a son William Jr., and a daughter Kirby. He made an apology to her 26 years after the incident occurred.
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Do You Know How Rich William Bumpus Is?

Although his career hasn’t made William popular, it certainly made him rich; with over 40 years as an attorney, William’s net worth has certainly reached impressive heights. So, have you ever wondered how rich William Bumpus is, as of mid- 2018? William’s wealth as determined by authoritative sources is over $15 million, largely through his career in law.

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William Bumpus ex-Wife Gayle King

Now that we have told you all there is about William, let’s share some information about his ex-wife Gayle, who made him popular in the first place. Gayle was born on the 28th December 1954, in Chevy Chase, Maryland USA, and is a broadcast journalist and magazine editor, who came to prominence as the co-anchor of the CBS News morning show “CBS This Morning”, and also as an editor-at-large of O, The Oprah Magazine.

She is the daughter of an electrical engineer father and a homemaker mother. Although born in Chevy Chase, she spent much of her childhood in Turkey, due to the nature of her father’s job, where she went to an American school, but later enrolled at the University of Maryland, from which she graduated with a double degree in psychology and sociology.

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Career and Rise to Prominence

Following her graduation, Gayle moved to Kansas City, Missouri, and soon found a place for herself as a reporter and weekend anchor at WDAF-TV. Five years later she became a part of the WSFB in Hartford, where she remained for the next 18 years. It was in 1999 that her life changed when she was recruited by O, The Oprah Magazine as an editor. Her first solo work came in 2006 when she was given her own “The Gayle King Show”, on XM Satellite Radio. She eventually moved to OWN in 2011, and in 2012 was recruited by CBS to become a co-anchor of the “CBS This Morning”.

Gayle King Net Worth, Personal Life, and Internet Popularity

Gayle has become quite successful since joining CBS, which only increased her wealth. So, do you know how rich Gayle King is, as of mid- 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Gayle King’s net worth is as high as $20 million.

Following her divorce from William, Gayle has remained single and apparently focused on her career, and has helped careers of her children. She has become quite popular on social media platforms too, especially Instagram, on which she has over 475,000 followers, and Twitter, on which she has close to a million followers.

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