Charles Osgood Wiki, Health, Illness, Salary, Net Worth

Published On: 04 Apr, 2016

Charles Osgood Wiki, Health, Illness, Salary, Net Worth

Charles is someone who in his long career has emphasized in journalistic standards and respecting his audience.

Best known for his daily program, CBS Radio Network's The Osgood File, American veteran journalist Charles Osgood has been associated with CBS Radio Network for the past 45 years. Nevertheless, he has also been hosting the long-running CBS' hit newsmagazine television program CBS News Sunday Morning since 1994. If you may, he replaced legendary American journalist Charles Kural, the co-founder of the show, on April 3, 1994.

Reports have it that he will be departing from CBS after his contract expires this December. Some have pointed that Charles is retiring the show because of his old age, as he is 83 as of 2016. Others claim that CBS is planning to depart him in search of prospects.

Anyway, former today anchor Jane Pauley and CBS correspondents Lee Cowan and Anthony Mason are regarded as the likely candidates to replace him if he leaves the show. Importantly, industry analysts have claimed that CBS let him go without a proper transition. At the end of the day, the show has been staying at the top of the networks food chain beating rivals such as ABC's Good Morning America and NBC's Today for a long time.   

Interestingly, Charles in one of his 2012 interview said that he has no plan to retire unless he suffers from bad health. This is the reason why his fans expect him to see as the host of the show in coming days given his good health.

However, illness is something that can strike you any day and it is more likely you will suffer from illness in old age. In fact, Charles was not able to host the University of Scranton's 18th World Premiere Composition Series performance of Lawrence Wolfe's composition "Give Me Liberty" because of a bad health condition.

Charles net worth is speculated to be around 1.5 million US dollars. An economics graduate from Fordham University, Charles is everyone beloved and especially credited for making everyone Sunday memorable. He is predominately credited for his exceptional storytelling skills, soothing voice, trademark bow ties, and down-to-earth approach. Unfortunately, we have no access to his salary details. Nevertheless, his net worth will vary from the figure as mentioned above if numerous factors such as his bank account, investment returns and much more are taken into consideration.

Born on January 8, 1993, in New York City, New York, US, Charles is someone who grew up during the World War II. He even has shared his experience of growing in Baltimore during the period through his memoir "Defending Baltimore Against Enemy Attack (2004)".

Talking about his relationship status, he is a committed man. His wife name is Jean Crafton-Osgood, with who he has five children. If you believe the tabloids, they married in the year 1973.

Keep connected to our site to get more wiki on him. More info on his professional life can be accessed via his Wikipedia and IMDB's bio. Also, you will also want to visit his official site if you are a fan.