Charles Gibson Bio, Age, Height, Family, Career, Net worth, Obituary

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Charles Gibson Biography

Charles Gibson DeWolf is an American broadcast television anchor, journalist, and podcaster. Apart from that, he was a host of Good Morning America from 1987 to 1998 and again from 1999 to 2006. Additionally, he was the anchor of World News with Charles Gibson from 2006 to 2009. Previously, he worked as the news director for Princeton University’s student-run radio station, a radio producer for RKO, and a reporter for local television stations. However, he joined ABC News where he worked as a general assignment reporter and correspondent from Washington D.C.

Charles Gibson Age

Born in the year 1943 in Evanston, Illinois on the 3rd of March. Presently, he is at the age of 79 years old as of 2022. He recently celebrated his birthday recently.

Charles Gibson Height

Apparently, he is quite tall according to measurements he is standing at a height of 6 feet 1 inch which is equal to 1.86 meters tall.

Charles Gibson Weight

Currently, he is weighing a total of 87 kilograms which is also 191 Ibs. However, at his age, he has quite a very impressive weight although other measurements of his body are not clear.

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Charles Gibson Family

So, he is the son of Georgianna Law and Burdett Gibson and he is a great-nephew of graphic artist Charles Dana Gibson. Besides he is an American citizen by birth having been born in Illinois. More information about his family has not been disclosed.

Charles Gibson Education

He attended the Sidwell Friends School a private college preparatory school in Washington. Afterward, he joined Princeton University and earned his A.B. in history. While on campus he was the News Director for WPRB-FM the university radio station. Furthermore, he was a member of the Princeton Tower Club. Eventually, he completed a senior thesis namely, The Land and Capital Problems of Pre-Famine Ireland.

Charles Gibson Career

So, he joined RKO General in 1966 as a producer and later worked as a reporter and anchor for WLVA (now WSET) television in Lynchburg, Virginia. Afterward, he joined ABC News in 1975, where he worked as its White House correspondent from 1976 to 1977, a general assignment reporter from 1977 to 1981, and a House of Representatives correspondent from 1981 to 1987. He was a correspondent and fill-in anchor for World News Tonight with Peter Jennings anchored ABC World News Saturday. Moreover, substitute anchor on the late-night hard and soft news programs Nightline and World News This Morning

He first became a co-anchor of Good Morning America, alongside Joan Lunden in 1987.  On May 1, 1998, he left the program and ABC replaced him with Kevin Newman. Furthermore, he participated as a speaker on Voices in Leadership, an original Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health webcast series. It was in a discussion titled, “Lessons Learned as an ABC News Anchor,” moderated by Dr. Robert Blendon. Apparently, he appears as a news anchor in season 4 of the Netflix original series House of Cards.

Eventually, he returned to ABC where he hosted a podcast for ABC Audio with his daughter Kate Gibson in May 2022. The podcast, titled The Bookcase was designed to feature authors, book industry insiders, and local independent bookstores. The first episode featured Oprah Winfrey who discussed the impact of her book club, how she picks her choices, and her own reading habits.

Charles Gibson’s Net worth

Presently, he has a net worth of around $50 million this is as of 2022. Basically, his wealth is from his job as a journalist.

Salary

So, at the height of his career as one of the best and most professional journalists, he is receiving an average salary of $7 million annualy. However, among all his colleagues he has quite a satisfying amount of salary

Wife

Today he is in a marriage to his beautiful wife namely, Arlene Gibson who is an educator who retired in 2006 as head of school at the Spence School in New York City, New York. Together they have two daughters Jessica and Katherine.