Net Worth and Salary

Net Worth and Salary


William Bumpus

William Bumpus’s Net Worth is $20 million.

William Bumpus

Who is William Bumpus?

William Bumpus is the ex-husband of Gayle King. William Bumpus served as assistant general of Connecticut in the United States. His ex-wife is also the morning correspondent of CBS This morning and the main editor of The Oprah Winfrey Magazine.

William and Gayle finalized their divorce after 11 years of marriage back in 1993.

William Bumpus- Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education

William Bumpus 65, was born in 1954 in Greenwich, South East London, England.

He was raised by his parents in his hometown of London. He moved to the United States after graduation and settled in Connecticut, where he enrolled at Central Connecticut State University.

Following that, he continued his education at the prestigious Yale Law School in New Haven, Connecticut, where he earned his law degree.

He is of mixed ethnicity and has dual British and American citizenship.

Net Worth of William Bumpus? Salary, Earnings

William Bumpus has a net worth of more than $20 million, which he has amassed through his successful career as a lawyer with over four decades of experience and hard work.

Relationship, Married Life, Boyfriend/ Girlfriend

William and renowned journalist Gayle King began dating in 1981 and later exchanged wedding vows in a private ceremony the following year.

Gayle filed for divorce after eight years of marriage, citing his infidelity as the main reason; he was caught with another woman in June 1990.

Their divorce was finalized in 1993, and in 2016, William finally admitted to the affair and apologized to Gayle.

Their first child was a daughter named Kirby Bumpus, and their second child was a son named William Bumpus, Jr. Gayle’s best friend and TV celebrity Oprah Winfrey is their children’s godmother.

Their daughter Kirby graduated from Stanford University with a BA in Human Biology and Psychology in 2008, while their son attended Duke University and graduated in 2009.

Kirby previously worked for the US Department of Health and Human Services and is now Sweetgreen’s Head of Social Impact and Inclusion.

William, the son, works in the entertainment industry.

Body Measurement- Height, Weight, Hair Colour 

William Bumpus has  Dark brown eyes and he has short dark brown hair. he is 6feet 1inches tall (1.85m) and his weight is 85kgs.
his Vital Statistics are 42-32-37. He has Biceps of  16ins in length. The 12 shoe size (US)

William Bumpus: Professional Career

In 1980, William began his professional career as an assistant attorney general in Connecticut, immediately following graduation.

William Bumpus
William Bumpus Posing for Photo. Source: biographicsworld

He left the position after a year to work as a civil attorney, but returned to the government and served as Connecticut Assistant Attorney Criminal Prosecutor.

William was quickly promoted to work as an attorney in charge of representing DCF in court cases such as Child Abuse and Neglect.

He is still employed there and specializes in the Termination of Parental Rights.

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Quick Facts of William Bumpus

  • William was born in 1954 in Greenwich, South East London, England, and is a 65-year-old lawyer, recognized for being the assistant attorney general of Connecticut.
  • He is also known as the ex-husband of famous journalist Gayle King.
  • The couple had two children – their first child, a daughter named Kirby Bumpus, and then a son named William Bumpus, Jr.
  • The godmother of their children is TV celebrity Oprah Winfrey, who is her best friend of Gayle.
  • Between 1981 and 1999, Gayle worked as a news anchor at WSFB, located in Hartford, Connecticut, during that stint winning an Emmy Award.