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Full Name: Brit Hume
Birth Date: June 22, 1943
Age: 76 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Journalist
Country: America
Horoscope: Cancer
Height: 6 feet 4 inches (1.93m)
WifeKim Schiller
MarriedKim Schiller(1993)
DivorceClare Jacobs Stoner
Net Worth$14 million
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorBrown
Birth PlaceWashington, District of Columbia
StatusMarried
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
EducationUniversity of Virginia
FatherGeorge Graham Hume
MotherVirginia Powell
KidsSandy Hume, Louis Hume, Virginia Hume
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Former chief White House correspondent for ABC who went on to become a Fox News senior political analyst.

Brit Hume’s Wiki, Parents, Nationality, Ethnicity, Education

Brit Hume was born on June 22, 1943, as Alexander Britton Hume in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. As of 2019, his age is 77 years old under the zodiac sign Cancer. He is the son of George Graham Hume and Virginia Powell. There is no information regarding his siblings. From her early days, he has some interest in commentating.

Brit holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. He educated from St. Albans School in Washington, D.C. Furthermore, in 1965, he graduated from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, with a Bachelor of Arts in English.

What is Brit Hume’s Net Worth and Salary?

Brit Hume has earned a massive amount of money throughout his career as an American news anchor and author. Brit Hume has forged a successful media career with a wide experience. The popular media personality Hume has also collected a large amount of net worth which is around $14 million. Similarly, the successful journalist has accumulated an annual salary of $2 million with a handsome salary.

 Net Worth in 2019 $14 million
Net Worth in 2018 Under Review
Annual Salary $2 million
Income Source As Journalist

In October 2018, Hume sold his Country home for $1.35 million. The 72-acre property nestled in Marshall District and it has a stable, a barn, other outbuildings, a pool, and a spa. With all those huge fortunes definitely, Brit lives a luxurious life together with his family.

Who is Brit Hume Wife?

Brit Hume has twice married in his life. He divorced his first wife, Clare Jacobs Stoner. Nothing much is known about Brit Hume’s first marriage to Clare Jacobs Stoner except that he is divorced from her. Before their divorce, they had a son named Sandy Hume (also known as Alexander Britton Hume Jr.) born on 2 September 1969.

He worked as a reporter for The Hill newspaper and is credited to be responsible for publicizing the story of the aborted 1997 political attempt to replace the Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich. Unfortunately, Sandy Hume committed suicide on February 22, 1998. To date, the National Press Club still honors his memory with its annual Sandy Hume Memorial Award for Excellence in Political Journalism.

Brit Hume with his wife Kim Schiller
Caption: Brit Hume with his wife Kim Schiller

In 1993, Brit Hume married Kim Schiller, who was formerly a Fox News Vice President and Washington Bureau Chief until she retired in 2006. The couple has two kids named Virginia Hume (daughter) and Louis Hume (son). Moreover, Hume and Kim Schiller both are living happily until now.

Brit Hume’s Height and Weight

Regarding Brit Hume height, he stands at the height of 6 feet 4 inches whereas his weight is not known. He has maintained quite a good physique and looks very healthy as well. Likewise, he has brown hair with hazel eyes.

Brit Hume’s Career in Journalism

Hume first worked for Hartford Times newspaper before moving on to gain further work experience at the United Press International. In 1970, he got the opportunity to work with Jack Anderson for two years. Anderson went on to publish a number of classified articles which indicated that the Nixon regime had favored Pakistan during the 1971 Indo-Pakistani War. After this exposition, Anderson, his staff, including Brit Hume and his family, were briefly placed under surveillance by the CIA in the year 1972.

The documents which were released during President Ford’s regime made possible by the hearings of the US Congress in conjunction with Freedom of Information Act lawsuit. This resulted in Brit Hume becoming the editor of a Washington press of a criticism journal named More Magazine.

Subsequently, by 1973, Brit moved on to work as an ABC consultant. In 1976, he landed a new role as the correspondent involved in covering the activities occurring in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate for a period of 11 years. He got his first Academy Award nomination for his ABC’s Close-Up documentary program in 1979.

Hume then assigned the task of reporting the presidential campaign of Walter Mondale in 1984 as well as that of George H.W. Bush in 1988. The following year, he promoted to the role of ABC’s chief White House correspondent, where he tasked with covering the administrations of Presidents Bush and Bill Clinton respectively.

Retiring From Fox

In July 2008, it was announced that Brit would retire as the anchor of Special Report at the end of the year, but he was to remain on Fox News to execute a few important roles. On the 23rd of December 2008, Brit hosted his final episode as the anchor of Special Report, announcing that Bret Baier, the then chief White House correspondent for Fox News, would be his replacement. Brit also announced that he would remain with Fox News as a senior political analyst and a regular panelist for the program Fox News Sunday.

Journalist Brit Hume
Caption: Journalist Brit Hume

On the 3rd of January, 2010, Hume generated some controversy when on Fox News Sunday he advised golfer Tiger Woods to convert to Christianity to bring an end to his problems. Brit’s comments were made after the revelation of Woods’ adultery scandal and the deterioration of his relationship with his family. On September 6, 2016, Hume named the anchor of On the Record after the show’s longtime anchor, Greta Van Susteren, left Fox News. He then worked as the program’s anchor through the end of the 2016 elections. Brit’s first show as host of On the Record attracted 2.4 million viewers.

Brit Hume on Social media

Brit is active on Twitter with more than 1 million followers. However, he is not active on Facebook and Instagram.

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