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Who Is Brit Hume? Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Wife, Ethnicity, Kids

Brit Hume

Brit Hume is a well-known television journalist and political commentator best known for his 23-year career with ABC News, where he contributed to Nightline, World News Tonight with Peter Jennings, and This Week.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name: Brit Hume
Real Name/Full Name: Alexander Britton “Brit” Hume
Gender: Male
Age: 78 years old
Birth Date: 22 June 1943
Birth Place: Washington, D.C., United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.93 m
Weight: 87 kg.
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Kim Hume (m. 1993)
Children: Yes (Sandy Hume, Louis Hume, Virginia Hume)
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Profession: American conservative television commentator and political commentator
Net Worth in 2022: $15 million
Last Updated: June 2022

Brit Hume Biography

Brit Hume was born to Virginia Powell Hume and George Graham Hume in 1943. He was born in Washington, D.C. . From his father’s side, he is of Scottish descent.

He is partially descended from George Home, son of the tenth Baron of Wedderburn, who emigrated to Virginia as a result of the First Jacobite Rebellion.

In terms of education, he attended St. Albans School in Washington, D.C., at the same time as Al Gore, and he graduated from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, with a Bachelor of Arts in English in 1965.

Brit Hume Age, Height, Weight

Brit Hume was born on June 22, 1943, and is 78 years old as of today, June 6, 2022. His height is 1.93 m, and he weighs 87 kg.

Brit Hume

Career

Brit Hume began his career by working for The Hartford Times newspaper, then for United Press International and the Baltimore Evening Sun. Later, from 1970 to 1972, he worked for syndicated journalist Jack Anderson.

Hume told Anderson’s “Washington Merry-Go-Round” column that after ITT Corporation donated $400,000 to the 1972 Republican National Convention, President Richard Nixon’s Department of Justice established an antitrust case against ITT.

Anderson is known to have released a series of classified documents demonstrating that, contrary to public declarations, the Nixon administration favored Pakistan throughout the 1971 Indo-Pakistani War.

Following the disclosures, Anderson and his staff, which included Hume and his family, were quickly measured by the Central Intelligence Agency in 1972.

In 1973, he began working as a consultant for ABC News, and in 1976, he was offered a job as a columnist, in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate, for the next eleven years. He received his first Academy Award nomination for television in 1979 for his work on ABC’s Close-Up documentary program.

Last year, he was named the anchor of On the Record after the show’s anchor, Greta Van Susteren, left Fox News. Furthermore, he served as the program’s anchor until the conclusion of the 2016 elections.

Brit Hume has received numerous awards, including an Emmy Award for his coverage of the Gulf War in 1991. He received the American Journalism Review’s “Best in the Business” award for White House coverage twice and the Sol Taishoff Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism in 2003.

Brit Hume’s Net Worth in 2022

Brit Hume’s net worth is estimated to be $15 million as of December 2022. He made the majority of his money as a television journalist, political commentator, news anchor, and author.

He began his formal career soon after finishing college, working for publications such as the Baltimore Evening Sun and the Hartford Times. He worked for United Press International as well. During the early 1970s, this journalist worked for columnists Richard Pollack and Jack Anderson. He began working for ABC News in 1973 and became a correspondent three years later.

In 1989, he became an ABC White House columnist, which increased his earnings. In addition, he served as Fox News’ managing editor of Washington news in 1997. Brit Hume has previously worked as a journalist and commentator for a variety of columnists and publications, which not only led to his success but also provided him with valuable experience. Among his many accomplishments, he is best known for his 23-year tenure with ABC News. Finally, in the year 2008, he retired.