Charles Osgood Biography and Wiki
Charles Osgood is an American writer and retired radio and television commentator. He hosted CBS News Sunday Morning for over 22 years from April 10, 1994, until September 25, 2016.
Osgood joined CBS in 1971. He had been a reporter and anchor for every broadcast on CBS since he joined the network. He anchored “Sunday Morning” which was previously hosted by Charles Kuralt in 1994.
His refreshing, almost folksy approach to the news (and trademark bow ties) made him a household name for the show. The success of the show has made the program win three daytime Emmys for the outstanding morning program.
In 2008, he was the narrator of the animated film “Horton Hears a Who!” CBS News President David Rhodes described him in a statement as;
“Charles Osgood has one of the most distinctive voices in broadcasting, guiding each broadcast, making sure the words were just right and being a calming, reassuring presence to our viewers,” “His impeccable commitment to quality inspires all of us at CBS News.”
Charles Osgood Age
Osgood is 88 years old as of 2021, He was born on January 8, 1933, in The Bronx, New York, in the USA.
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Charles Osgood Height and Weight
Osgood stands at an average height and moderate weight. He appears to be quite tall in stature if His photos, relative to His surroundings, are anything to go by.
Charles Osgood Parents and Family
Osgood was born to Charles Osgood Wood II and Mary Osgood in the Bronx. He was raised alongside his younger sister called Mary Ann Osgood.
He attended St. Cecilia High School in Englewood, New Jersey. He later graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Fordham University in 1954.
Charles Osgood Wife and Married
Charles is married to his loving wife Jean Osgood, Osgood and his wife Jean have five children. Their children are Winston Osgood born in 1975, Annie Osgood, Jamie Osgood born in 1983, Kathleen Osgood born in 1974, and Emily Osgood born in 1979.
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Charles Osgood Health
He had to retire from hosting his radio program “The Osgood File,” and he shows Sunday Morning” due to his health. He said in a statement that he had beaten two kinds of cancer and that at his age, his health was more important.
Charles Osgood Salary
Osgood received an annual salary of $500,000 from his career as a commentator and host for CBS Radio News.
Charles Osgood Net Worth
Charles is believed to have an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2021 from his successful career as a commentator and host for CBS Radio News.