Facts of Bill Whitaker
|Full Name:||Bill Whitaker|
|Birth Date:||August 26, 1951|
|Height:||6 feet 1 inches (1.85m)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Birth Place||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Education||Boston University, Hobart and William Smith Colleges|
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US television journalist Bill Whitaker is a familiar face in the media world for his illustrious career as a correspondent for the CBS network.
On August 26, 1951, Bill Whitaker was born in Philadelphia. As of 2019, he is 68 years old. He is a son of Mary Whitaker and William Whitaker. Bill Whitaker has not disclosed any information about his siblings. Bill holds an American nationality and belongs to black ethnicity.
He graduated from Hobart and William Smith Colleges with a B.A. degree in American history in 1973. Then he went to Boston University to complete his Master’s Degree in African-American studies in 1974. Also, he attended a graduate journalism program in 1987 at the University Of California, Berkeley.
Bill Whitaker began his career in 1979 at KQED in San Francisco, California. He became a WBTV correspondent in 1982 in Charlotte, North Carolina. From 1985 to 1988 he went to Atlanta and reported on political reports. In November 1984, he became a reporter at CBS.
In 1989 he also became a correspondent for CBS News in Tokyo. Likewise, in November 1992, he went to Los Angeles and was a correspondent for CBS News. In March 2014 he became a correspondent for the CBS newscast 60 minutes.
His 30 years of experience at CBS, which helped him to be the Signature Reporter for 60 minutes. Whitaker, an Emmy award winner, has covered virtually all the important news in the West. He is a regular contributor to CBS Evening News and other CBS News programs. He also worked for Sunday mornings. His memorable Sunday morning profile was the former boxer, Mike Tyson.
He also interviewed Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Michelle Obama. Jeff Fager, chairman of CBS, said in his statement, “Bill Whitaker is one of the great veterans of CBS News. He has made a remarkable career covering almost every kind of history around the world. Bill is a natural thing after 60 minutes and it is exciting that he has agreed to join us.
What is Bill Whitaker’s Net Worth?
The Emmy Awards winner Bill has earned a decent amount of sum through her professional career. He has more than 30 years of experience in the field of journalism which helps him to earn more salary. However, he has not disclosed any information about the actual salary he received. Bill Whitaker estimated net worth is more than $75000.
CBS journalist Bill had listed his house in Hollywood Hills West for $1,999,999, which he had bought in 1993. He lives a luxurious life with his wife and son.
Who is Bill Whitaker Wife?
Bill Whitaker is a married man. He married Terry, who is a very understanding partner. The pair has not revealed any information related to their first meeting and dating history. Similarly, the couple also not disclosed any information about their marriage date. They have shared a son Gail Whitaker.
Bill quotes happily to be able to keep a job and a place called Home under the busy lifestyle of a journalist. He would be out of journalistic work for weeks while his wife kept the house up for him. His wife encouraged him to do what he loved in life, and that was one reason for him to continue as a television reporter.
Whitaker even decided to retire and make his life easier when he was suddenly offered 60 minutes by his boss. Bill is as responsible as he sees his professional life, and never misses the opportunity to do a soothing matrimonial journey with the love of his life, which is very supportive.
How active is Bill Whitaker on Social Media?
Bill Whitaker stands on the height of 6 feet 1 inch. He has dark brown hair color and black eyes color. Bill Whitaker is active on social sites, has 5.6 k followers on the Twitter account. Likewise, he has 756 followers on Facebook account. However, he is not using Instagram at the moment.