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Death Cause of Cecil Hurt, Bio, Net Worth, Relationship, Height

Death Cause of Cecil Hurt, Bio, Net Worth, Relationship, Height

Facts of Cecil Hurt

Full Name:Cecil Hurt
Death Date:November 23, 2021
Profession:Editor and columnist
Country:United States
Height: 6 feet 3 inches (1.91m)
Net Worth$5 million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorLight Brown
Birth PlaceTuscaloosa
EducationButler High School, University of Alabama
FatherCecil Lamar Hurt
MotherCarol Messina
SiblingsCary Hurt , Caren Hidgon
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American journalist and editor late Cecil Hurt came into the spotlight after working in many media like Tuscaloosa News in Alabama. 

What Nationality was Cecil Hurt?

Cecil Hurt opened his eyes to this world in the year 1959 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in the United States of America. Hurt spent his childhood in Huntsville. His father’s name is Cecil Lamar Hurt. Likewise, the name of his mother was Carol Messina. Hurt had two siblings in his family.

The father of Hurt was a coach and exceptional teaching teacher in Tuscaloosa and Madison counties. The name of his siblings was Cary Hurt and Caren Hidgon. Cecil held American nationality while he belonged to a Caucasian ethnic background. Likewise, he used to have faith and belief in the Christian religion.

What College did Cecil Hurt study?

Hurt did his primary-level schooling in his hometown and completed his high school at Butler High School. For his university-level study, he enrolled himself at the University of Alabama. He had a degree in English. On the other hand, he had done a minor in psychology.

Was Cecil Hurt Single or in a Relationship?

Cecil lived a single life. He was not in any romantic relationship with anyone publicly during his alive days. He was always seen as focused on his job and his work. In his spare time, he used to get busy with his editing and journalism work. Besides that, he used to spend his spare time with his family as well.

News Sports editor Cecil Hurt
Caption: News Sports editor Cecil Hurt (Photo: ESPN News)

What was Cecil Hurt’s Net Worth?

At the time of his death, Cecil had a net worth of $1 million to $5 million approximately. The primary source of income for this huge sum of money was his successful career as an editor and columnist. He had worked with many news channels and had also worked in movies as well which paid him very good fortune of wealth.

Cecil Hurt during his work time
caption: Cecil Hurt during his work time (Photo: Alabama)

In the United States, an average editor gets a salary in the range of $70,761. So, we can assume that Hurt also got a salary in the same range when he was alive. Besides that, Hurt also used to earn money from the paid partnership as well.

What happened to Cecil Hurt?

Cecil left this world on November 23 in the year 2021 in Birmingham. He was just 62 years old at the time of his death. The reason behind his death was the difficulties he suffered from pneumonia.

How tall was Cecil Hurt?

Cecil stood at the towering height of 6 feet 3 inches tall. He had a body weight of 90 kg. On the other hand, he had an attractive pair of brown color eyes while his hair was light brown color hair.

Professional Career of Cecil Hurt

  • Cecil was a very well-known columnist and editor.
  • He had worked in many media on the path of following his passion.
  • Mostly, he had contributed his career time as the columnist and editor of Tuscaloosa News and SEC Sports.
  • As a sports writer, Hurt joined the Tuscaloosa News in the year 1982.
  • After working for seven years, he started working as the newspaper’s sports editor and columnist.
Cecil Hurt in the frame
Caption: Cecil Hurt in the frame (Photo: Yellow Hammer News)
  • Additionally, he became the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for the coverage of the 2011 tornado.
  • Hurt was also awarded the Mel Allen Media Award from the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame seeing his work as well.
  • In the year 2016, Cecil also became the National S[sorts Media Associations’s Alabama Sportswriter.
  • Moreover, the has also made his appearance in the movie Nick Saban: Gamechanger.