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William Bumpus Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022 , Salary, Wife, Kids, Height

William Bumpus Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022 , Salary, Wife, Kids, Height

Facts of William Bumpus

Full Name:William Bumpus
Profession:Attorney, Assitant Attorney General
Country:United Kingdom
Height: 6 feet 1 inches (1.85m)
DivorceGayle King
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceGreenwich, southeast London, England
EducationCentral Connecticut State University, Yale Law School
KidsKirby, William Jr
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William Bumpus is a British Attorney, Assistant Attorney General, and famous personality from Connecticut who came to the media spotlight after getting married to Gayle King.

Early Life of William Bumpus

William Bumpus was born in the year 1954, in Greenwich, southeast London, England, the United Kingdom. As of 2019, he is 65 years old.  William holds British nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnical background.

He completed his schooling in his hometown, Greenwich but for further studies, he joined Central Connecticut State University. Later, he attended Yale Law School and earned his Law degree.

Who was William Bumpus Married to?

William Bumphus is single at the moment. Previously, he married his long-term girlfriend Gayle King, an American television personality. They exchanged wedding vows in the year 1982 in an intimate ceremony.

They first met in the year 1981, when King moved from Kansas City to Connecticut. However, the ex-couple couldn’t handle their relationship and had divorced after 11 years of marriage.

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Caption: William Bumpus’s ex-wife, Gayle(Photo: Biographypedia)

The reason behind their split was, Gayle, caught William red-handed with another woman. The former couple shared two children together; daughter Kirby Bumpus and son William Jr. Bumpus Though today they aren’t together, for the sake of their kids, they share a good bond. Meanwhile, both children, who are full-fledged adults by now, are in Gayle’s custody.

Aftermath Of Their Divorce

During a questionnaire with Vanity Fair, King was asked a question of what living person she most despises. The answer is all anyone ever needed to know about how she felt about her failed marriage with William. She said:

“I’m not a huge fan of the woman who I caught naked with my now ex-husband on 24th June 1990, at 9:16 p.m., but I don’t remember the details.”

After what William did, he naturally hesitated to open up about his cheating allegations and so he did. He said:

“I have been haunted with this life-altering choice. Though I have dealt with this privately, I publicly apologize for the major transgression that dramatically changed all of our lives.”

How much is William Bumpus’s Net Worth and Salary?

His ex-wife Gayle King has succeeded to maintain an impressive net worth of around $20 million, as per celebrity net worth, as of 2022.

Currently, she serves as a co-anchor of the CBS News morning show CBS This MOrning as well as is an editor-at-large for O, The Oprah Magazine. Moreover, her annual salary is around $5.5 million.

Body Measures (Height and Weight)

William Bumpus stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch and his body weight is around 85 kg. His shoe size is 12 (US). Similarly, his hair color is black in color while his eyes are dark brown in color.


  • After completing his education, William served as an assistant attorney in Connecticut for one year and after that, he worked as an ordinary lawyer.
  • As an attorney-general assistant, Bumpus was in the administration of the selection of persons for nomination to judicial posts and authorizing prosecutions.
  • Currently, William represents DCF in Court Cases-involving Neglect and Abuse of Children where he specializes in the Termination of Parental Rigeviously, he is employed as a CT Assistant State Attorney Criminal Prosecutor.