Brit Hume Wiki, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, Retired

By Ravi Lama | Updated On: 18 Apr, 2021
Brit Hume Wiki, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, Retired

Quick Information

Date of Birth June 22, 1943 Age 78 Years 1 Month(s)
Nationality American Profession Commentator
Marital Status Married Wife/Spouse Kim Hume (m. 1993-Present)
Divorced Not Yet Girlfriend/Dating Not Known
Net Worth $14 million Ethnicity White
Children/Kids Sandy Hume, Louis Hume (Son), Virginia Hume (Daughter) Height 6 Feet 4 inches (1.93 m)
Parents George Graham Hume (Father), Virginia Powell Hume (Mother)

Emmy Award winner in 1991 for coverage of the Gulf War, Brit Hume is a famous political commentator and television journalist. He has invested more than three decades of his life in the journalism field.

Hume has been a very humble person with a great attitude and vision in his life, working throughout his career as a hardworking journalist and one of the most reliable and truthful media people. He was additionally granted by American Journalism Review, with Best in the Business; twice for his fantastic standoff of the White House, and last granted with Sol Taishoff Award; as the incredible individual in Journalism in the year 2003.

How Much Is Brit Hume's Worth?

Brit Hume has a net worth of $14 million which he gathers from his career as a news anchor and author. He gathered the revenue working for ABC News for about 23 years working as ABC's chief White House correspondent. As per, the ABC News Correspondent has an estimated salary of $106,562. 

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After graduation, Brit Hume started working in many newspaper companies like The Hartford Times, Baltimore Evening Sun, and United Press International newspaper. In 1973, he began working as a consultant and later became a correspondent for few years. With 23 years of career with ABC News, where he contributed to World News Tonight with Peter Jennings, Nightline, and This Week. He filled in as ABC's central White House journalist until 1996.

Later he worked for 12 years as the managing editor of the Fox News Channel and the presenter of Special Report with Brit Hume. Since 2008, he served for Fox News as the senior political analyst and a regular public affairs panelist. However; he retired in September 2016 during the election.

Happily Married After A Failed Marriage!

Brit Hume has been married twice and is a father of two children. He tied the knot with his first wife, Clare Jacobs Stoner, on 10 February 1965. The couple was even blessed with two children named Virginia and Sandy. Sandy was working as a reporter for the newspaper The Hill. Unfortunately, he attempted suicide in February 1998 in his apartment in Arlington, Virginia. The couple's daughter, Virginia, is also a contributor to The Weekly Standard.

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Brit and his wife Clare separated from each other but the actual date when they had a split is still a mystery.

Brit Hume with his second wife Kim Schiller Hume (Photo:

Later, Brit found love in Kim Schiller Hume, a former Fox News vice president, and Washington bureau chief. In 1993, he and his girlfriend, Kim shared the wedding vows with each other.

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Short Bio

Son of Virginia Powell Hume and father George Graham Hume, Brit Hume was born as Alexander Britton Hume on 22 June 1943, in Washington D.C. He stands at the height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 meters).

Brit went to St. Albans school in Washington D.C. Later, Brit completed his graduation in English from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1965, as per the wiki.