Charles Gibson | Biography

Posted On: 13 Aug, 2014


Charles Gibson | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth March 09, 1943
Age 74 Years 5 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Broadcaster
Wife/Spouse Arlene Gibson
Girlfriend Not yet
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? No
Married Yes
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Height 189 cm
Weight Not Disclosed
Children/Kids Jessica Gibson, Katherine Gibson

The renowned name among the American television journalist is Charless Gibson, who was born on 9 March 1943 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. He held the position of a former United States broadcast television anchor and journalist. From 1987 to 1998, He became host of Good Morning America.

Charless attended ABC News, where he worked as general assignment reporter and correspondent from Washington, D.C. He worked there, until becoming a host of Good Morning America. Very responsible Charless, performed the given task with high sincerity and with high accuracy, which became helpful to win some Awards and honors. He was awarded by National Endowment for the Humanities with the title of National Journalism Fellowship in 1973. He gained Gibson the Paul White Award of 2006, which was given by The Radio Television Digital News Association in 2006. Not merely this, the talented Charless achieved the Fred Friendly First Amendment Award from the side of Quinnipiac University in 2008.

He had a long career history. He became the anchor and reporter at WJLA-TV, the ABC television network affiliate in Washington from the year 1970 to 1973. He held the position of general assignment correspondent for the ABC news division of the ABC television network from 1977 to 1981. From 1981 to 1987, he fulfilled the responsibility of chief correspondent for the U.S House of Representatives for ABC News. He had successfully became the co-anchor of ABC news’s good morning America, which was the breakfast television news and talk program, this was the period of February 1987-May 1998 and January 1999 to June 2006.

Charless also was the co-anchor of ABC New’s newsmagazine program and ABC New’s primetime during 1998 to 2004. From May 2006 to December 2009, he became the anchor of World News with Charless Gibson. He held the position of moderator of debates between the Democratic Candidates as well as Republican candidates in 2008. Later, he started the first major interview of Sarah Palin after she was given her candidacy at the Republican Party’s U.S vice presidential candidate. Finally, he retired and delivered his final broadcast on World News with a farewell speech on December 18 2009.

Talking about his wife, he married with Arlene, she is a teacher, who represents herself as a head of school at the Spence School in New York, and currently she retired from that school. She also held position at other school too. They have two children, Jessica and Katherine. He reads, he will never divorce his wife because they accept already passed a long life journey with each other and they possess a really sound reason.

Let’s know about some interesting fact of him. Charles Gibson, III and Eloise Gibson are his parents, and they live in Shreveport, Louisiana. His Dad is a CPA whereas his mother is an artist. Interestingly, Gibson was adopted in 1975 from Volunteer’s of America in Shreveport. He had a serious interest in guitar and piano and he received training on these instruments as well as he plays guitar with his band “Aphrodite’s Thought”. His height is 6 feet and 2 ½ inches, which is about 1.89 m tall. His other name is Charlie Gibson and his age is 71. (p) He is a very laborious person, his salary is $ 7 million, and It is clean that his net worth must be secure, getting into his salary. His fans can stay with him at twitter and Facebook and biography can be found in wiki and unapix.com but for better and best source, always visit unapix.com.