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Brit Hume: Bio, Childhood, Family, and Education
Brit Hume was born on 22nd June 1943 in Washington, District of Columbia, the USA. His father name is Georgia Graham Hume and mother name is Virginia Powell. Likewise, he educated from St. Albans School in Washington, D.C. Then, in 1965, he graduated from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, with a Bachelor of Arts in English. Brit holds American nationality and belongs to unknown ethnicity. He has 6 feet 4 inches height. He has brown hair colour and hazel eye colour. His zodiac sign is Cancer.
Brit Hume: Career
Brit Hume began his career by working first for “The Hartford Times” newspaper company, and then for United Press International and the newspaper “Baltimore Evening Sun”. From 1970 to 1972, then he worked for syndicated columnist Jack Anderson. Brit became Washington editor of MORE magazine, a press criticism journal in 1973. Likewise, he began working with ABC news during as a consultant in 1973, and he was offered a job as a correspondent in 1976, covering the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate for 11 years. Hume earned television’s first Academy Award nomination for his work for ABC’s Close-Up documentary program in 1976. He became ABC’s chief White House correspondent in 1986, covering the administrations of Presidents Bush and Bill Clinton and working closely with ABC anchors Peter Jennings and Charlie Gibson.
In 1996, he left ABC, for the fledgeling Fox News Network for which his wife had recently become chief of the Washington bureau. It was announced that Hume would retire as anchor of Special Report at the end of the year in July 2008, but he would remain on Fox News in a different role. He hosted his final episode as anchor of Special Report on December 23, 2008, announcing that Bret Baier, then the chief White House correspondent for Fox News, would be his replacement. In 2016, Hume’s first show as host of on the Record drew 2.4 million viewers.
Brit Hume: Relationship
The 75 years old, Brit Hume is a married man. He is married to Kim Schiller in 1993. Previously, he was married to Clare Jacobs Stoner but they divorced. Together, the couple has three children Sandy Hume, Virginia Hume, and Louis Hume. However, Sandy Hume has committed suicide in February 1998.
Brit Hume: Net Worth and Online Presence
The American political commentator and television journalist, Brit Hume has earned a decent income from his career. He has a net worth of $4 million USD and earns $2000000 USD annually. Brit is only active on Twitter with more than 959k followers. But, he is not active on Facebook and Instagram.