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Hugh Downs Biography

Updated On 27 Jul, 2015 Published On 27 Jul, 2015
Hugh Downs

Facts of Hugh Downs

Date of Birth :
Age : 103 years old
Family Name : Downs
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Aquarius

Relationship short Statistics of Hugh Downs

What is Hugh Downs marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Hugh Downs have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Hugh Downs having any relationship affair ?: Yes1 affair
Is Hugh Downs Gay ? No

An Emmy Award-winning American television anchor, broadcaster, television host, news anchor, producer, game show host and also music composer Hugh Downs who is widely popular for his work on ABC's popular show 20/20 and on NBC's Today. He is son to Edith Downs and Milton Howard Downs. He attended Wayne State University in Detroit. He started his career as a radio announcer and program director at WLOK in Lima. He also served United States Army during World War II. After war he joined NBC radio network at WMAQ as an announcer. He was also a PBS talk show called Over Easy. For ten years he hosted a popular Concentration game show. He has also starred in couple of movies like A Global Affair, Survival of Spaceship Earth and Someone Like You. He is also member of NASA Advisory Council.

Hugh Downs' Personal Life

Exploring his marital status he is already tied in the knot with his longtime sweetheart Ruth Shaheen Downs. During their marriage relationship, there has been no report of any kind of divorce or affair from him which suggest that he is very faithful to his wife.

Together the couple gave birth to two children including one son and a daughter named Deirdre Downs.

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He was in headlines after he responded that marijuana should be legalized in his last 20/20 show.

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His wife, Ruth died on 28 March 2017 at the age of 95.

Hugh Downs' Net Worth

Downs amassed a net worth of $20 million as of 2019.

Hugh Downs'  Wiki-Bio

Hugh Malcolm Downs was born on 14 February 1921 in Akron, Ohio.

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He is renowned for his work on the NBC News program Today. He was the host if the ABC News magazine 20/20.

Hugh Downs Affairs

  1. First Affair with Phyllis Diller

    Professionally she is an American stand-up comedian, actress and dancer. She is the only one whom he had relationship before his marriage.

Hugh Downs Married

First Marriage with Ruth Shaheen

She is very beautiful and gorgeous. Together they are parents of two children. They are leading happy married life.

Hugh Downs Children

SON : Hugh Raymond

Mother: Ruth Shaheen

He is the eldest child of the family. He is the only son beside one daughter.

DAUGHTER : Deirdre Lynn Downs Maslin

Mother: Ruth Shaheen

She is very gorgeous. Her picture along with him can be found in his official wiki page.

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