William Bumpus Wiki (Gayle King’s Ex-Husband) Age, Biography & Facts

William Bumpus (born in 1954) is a British/American Attorney, Assistant Attorney General, and Famous Personality from Connecticut, USA. He is popularly known as the Former Spouse of Gayle King. She is an American Television Personality, Journalist, and Author.

Furthermore, the 64-year-old journalist became famous after working in CBS “This Morning” as a co-host. Gayle is also an editor-at-large for O, The Oprah Magazine.


Personal Affairs, Girlfriend & Children

William Bumpus' ex-spouse Gayle King

The former couple tied the knot with each other in 1982 in a private ceremony. Moreover, William also shares two children with his former wife. In addition, they have a daughter “Kirby Bumpus” and a son named “William Bumpus Jr.”. Oprah Winfrey is the godmother of their kids.

After the 11 years of marriage, Bumpus and King decided to end their relationship. They officially took divorce in 1993. According to a source, the attorney, Gayle King’s Husband cheated on his spouse.

During an interview session, Gayle King told that she caught her ex-partner naked with an unknown woman on June 24, 1990. Bumpus also admitted that he cheated on his ex-spouse.

He wrote in a statement that he apologized to Gayle and had the utmost respect for her. William also mentioned that King handled herself with grace after the incident took place.


Trivia & Quick Info

Full Birth NameWilliam Bumpus.
Nick nameWilliam.
ProfessionAttorney and Assistant Attorney General.
Age (As of 2018)64 years old
Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday1954.
Birthplace/HometownGreenwich, South East London, England.
Famous ForBeing the ex-husband of Gayle King (American Television Personality, Journalist, and Author).
Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)Not available.
Current ResidenceConnecticut, USA.
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall)Feet & Inches: 6' 1".
Centimeters: 185 cm.
Meters: 1.85 m.
WeightKilograms: 85 Kg.
Pounds: 187 lbs.
Biceps Size16 inches.
Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)42-32-37.
Shoe Size (US)12.
Tattoos details?
Eye ColorDark Brown.
Hair ColorBlack.
ParentsFather: Name not known.
SiblingsNot found.
Personal Life Relationship
Marital StatusDivorced.
Dating History?Name not available.
GirlfriendWill update.
Wife/Spouse NameGayle King (m. 1982 - div. 1993).
ChildrenDaughter: Kirby Bumpus.
Son: William Bumpus Jr.
Highest QualificationJuris Doctor.
SchoolHigh School.
Alma Mater1. Central Connecticut State University.
2. Yale Law School.
Hobbies & Favorite Things
Favorite CelebritiesActor: Vin Diesel.
Actress: Jennifer Lawrence.
Dream Holiday DestinationMiami.
Favorite ColorBlue.
Love to doListen to Music, Travel, & Read.
Favorite DishesMexican Cuisine.
Net worth (Approx.)$20 million US Dollars (As of 2018).
Earnings per monthUnder review.
Contact Details
Office AddressWill Update.
Home DetailsNot Known
Mobile or Phone NumberWill Update.
Email AddressNA.
Official WebsiteNone.


Some Lesser Known Facts about William Bumpus

William Bumpus' ex-wife Gayle King (American Television Personality, Journalist, and Author) and son William Bumpus Jr.
Gayle King with son William Bumpus Jr.
  • Gayle King’s ex-Spouse was born in 1954 in Greenwich, South East London, England. Hence, William Bumpus’ age is 64 years old, as of 2018.
  • His former wife is the best friend of Oprah Winfrey (American talk show host, television producer, and philanthropist).
  • William’s ex-father-in-law was an electrical engineer and his ex-mother-in-law was a homemaker.
  • Furthermore, he belongs to multiracial ethnicity.
  • Bumpus stands an impressive height of 6 Feet 1 Inch (185 centimeters tall).
  • Moreover, he also possesses a strong and fit body physique with a body weight of 85 kilograms (187 Pound) approximately.
  • Money Factor: The estimated Net worth of William Bumpus is $20 million US Dollars.

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  • He holds both British and American nationality.
  • William started dating his girlfriend King in 1981 and engaged each other after one year.
  • The 64-year-old attorney graduated from Central Connecticut State University.
  • Later, he received his Juris Doctor degree from Yale Law School.



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