Brit Hume Biography and Wikipedia
Brit Hume is a prominent political analyst for Fox News Channel in the United States as a journalist and political pundit. Brit also participates on a regular basis as a panelist on Fox News Sunday’s weekly public affairs show and contributes to all significant political reporting.
He was born and brought up in USA, by loving his father George Graham Hume and his supportive mother Virginia Powell Hume. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1965.
In Washington, D.C., he is employed by Fox News as a senior political analyst and a regular panelist on Fox News Sunday. Prior to that, Brit served as managing editor of the Fox News Channel from 1996 to 2008, when he retired. He also hosted a Special Report with Brit Hume.
In September 2016, Brit was appointed as On the Record’s temporary anchor. This happened following Greta Van Susteren’s resignation as the Show’s longstanding host. Consequently, Brite worked as a program anchor up until the 2016 presidential election. In addition, Brit attracted 2.4 million viewers for his first On the Record show. This was a double-digit rise from the average viewership for Van Susteren in 2016.
He worked for ABC News from 1973 to 1996, contributing to Nightline, This Week, and World News Tonight with Peter Jennings. In 1973, Brite started working for ABC News as a consultant. He was also given the opportunity to become the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate correspondent in 1976.
Brit received the first Academy Award nomination for television in 1979. He received the honor for his work on the Close-Up documentary series for ABC’s The Killing Ground. Brit also served as ABC News’ principal White House correspondent from 1989 to 1996. She covered Presidents Bush and Bill Clinton’s administrations while holding that post. Brit also collaborated closely with Charlie Gibson and Peter Jennings, two ABC anchors.
He has received many honors, including the 1991 Emmy Award for his reporting on the Gulf War. He has received the Best in Business and White House Reporting awards from the American Journalism Review. In 2003, Brit was also the recipient of the Sol Taishoff Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism.
Brit Hume Age
He is 79 years old as of 2022.
Brit Hume Birthday
Brit was born on June 23, 1943, in Washington, D.C, USA. He celebrates his birthday on the 23rd of June every year.
Brit Hume Height and Weight
Hestands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches with a moderate weight.
Brit Hume Wife
Brit is happily married to his beautiful wife Kim Schiller Hume. The two got married in 1993. Kim worked as the Fox News vice president and Washington bureau chief before retiring in 2006. Additionally, Brit was married to his wife Clare Jacobs Stoner but the pair divorced. The pair had a son, Sandy Hume, who died of suicide in February 1998, and a daughter Virginia Hume. Sandy Hume worked as a reporter for the Newspaper, He first publicized the story of the failed political attempt to replace Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich in 1997.
Brit Hume Megyn Kelly
In 2016, there were suspicions of an affair between Megyn Kelly and her mentor Brit. Megyn had only been working on Fox News for a few years when the rumors first surfaced. Megyn later revealed how she was able to shatter those myths.
Brit Hume Salary and Net Worth
Hume receives an annual salary of $85,000-$95,000 from his career as a news journalist. He has an estimated net worth of $200,000-$500,000 as of 2022, from his successful career.
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