Greg Gumbel Bio: Wife, Career, CBS, NBC & Net Worth

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Greg Gumbel is an American sports broadcaster popularly known for his work as a host and television personality. Gumby has worked with several well-known networks like CBS, NBC, ESPN, MSG, WMAQ-TV, and WFAN radio.

He is a play-by-play broadcaster for the NFL on CBS and a studio host for CBS men’s college basketball coverage.

Greg Gumbel
Greg Gumbel (Source: Times Union)

Greg made headlines for making the embarrassing mistake of addressing Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mitch Trubisky as “Sam Darnold” on 18 December 2022.

Furthermore, he has hosted major sports leagues, including the NFL, MLB, NBA, and National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Basketball games.

Gumby is the elder brother of sportscaster and television journalist Bryant Gumbel. Bryant got him into the broadcasting industry. His older brother continuously inspires him to improve his job.

The CBS host is very opinionated on topics related to politics. He is not afraid to speak his mind.

He has also worked with renowned athlete-turned-broadcasters, including Terry Bradshaw, Jim Kaat, etc.

Let’s get into the details of this broadcaster, but let’s first look at his quick facts table.

Greg Gumbel | Quick Facts

Full Name Greg Gumbel
Birth Date May 3, 1946
Birth Place New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Nick Name Gumby
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Ethnicity African American
Education Loras College
Horoscope Taurus
Father’s Name Richard Dunbar Gumbel
Mother’s Name Rhea Alice LeCesne
Siblings Three; Bryant, Renee, Rhonda
Age 78 Years Old
Height 5 ft 7 in / 1.7 m / 170 cm
Weight 158 lbs / 72 kgs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Build Athletic
Profession Sports Broadcaster & TV Personality
Current Network CBS
Former Network NBC Sports
Active Years 1973-Present
Marital Status Married
Wife Marcy Gumbel
Kids One; Michelle Gumbel
Net Worth $16 Million
Last Update July 2024

Greg has built a massive net worth working as a sportscaster for over five decades. 

Not to mention, Gumbel owns a beautiful house in Florida, where the host resides with his family. 

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