Facts of Brit Hume
|Date of Birth :|
|Age :||75 years old|
|Family Name :||Hume|
|Birth Place :||United States|
|Height :||6 Feet 4 Inch|
|Birth Name||Alexander Britton Hume|
|Mother||Virginia Powell Hume|
|Father||George Graham Hume|
|Birth Place/City||Washington, D.C.|
|Working For||ABC News|
|Net Worth||$4 million|
|Weight in KG||N/A|
|Married to||Kim Hume|
|Children||Sandy Hume, Virginia Hume, Louis Hume|
|Education||St. Albans School, University of Virginia|
|Awards||Emmy award 1991|
|TV Show||World News Tonight with Peter Jennings|
A political commentator and television journalist who was the former chief White House correspondent for ABC and also Fox News senior political analyst. He is son to George Graham Hume and Virginia Powell Hume. He holds degree of Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Virginia. In starting of his career he worked for The Hartford Times newspaper company. Between 1970 to 1972 he worked for syndicated columnist Jack Anderson. In 1973 he worked as editor for MORE magazine which is a press criticism journal. In the same year he worked as news correspondent for ABC News. He has also made guest appearance in television shows “The O'Reilly Factor”. For his service in field of journalism he was awarded with ‘Best in the Business’ award and also Emmy Award for his coverage of the Gulf War.
Early life of Brit Hume
Brit Hume was born as Alexander Britton Hume on June 22, 1943, in Washington, D.C., US. to Virginia Powell Hume and George Graham Hume. His father is part of Scottish descent so he belongs to mixed ethnicity.
Hume attends St. Albans School in Washington, D.C and in 1965 he completed his graduation from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, with a Bachelor of Arts in English.
Brit Hume's Career
Brit Hume first worked for The Hartford Times newspaper company and later for United Press International and the newspaper Baltimore Evening Sun. Then he served for syndicated columnist Jack Anderson from 1970 to 1972. Later, he became Washington editor of MORE magazine, a press criticism journal.
Hume joined ABC News in 1973 as a consultant and in 1976, he was offered a job as a correspondent. He received his first Academy Award nomination for his work for ABC's Close-Up documentary program. He was assigned to report on Walter Mondale's 1984 presidential campaign and George H.W. Bush's 1988 presidential campaign.
In 1996, Brit Hume left ABC and joined Fox News Network and became Fox News's Washington managing editor.
Brit Hume's Net Worth
Brit Hume has an estimated net worth of $14 million which makes him one of the richest Fox News journalist. His salary per annum is $2 million from Fox News Network. Previously, he worked for ABC where he earned nearly $1.5 per annum.
Brit Hume's Personal Life
Brit Hume has been married twice in his life. He had one son from his first marriage who was also a famous journalist. Sadly he had to face the sudden demise of his son who died by committing suicide.
After he divorced his first wife, he married his girlfriend who is the president of Fox News Channel Kim Hume. The couple has two biological children and one child from Kim's first marriage.
There was a rumor that he had an affair with his co-worker Megan Kelly but it didn't last long.
Brit Hume Affairs
First Affair with Megyn Kendall
She is correspondent at Fox. There was rumor that they were romantically linked. Since she is so beautiful and hot we cannot deny the fact that he can have affection for her.