William Bumpus

William Bumpus is a famous American attorney, assistant attorney general, and social media personality. He got popular when he got married to the famous television star called Gayle King. He holds the citizenship of America and British both. He is a very hardworking guy who is very dedicated to his career. Apart from his work, he loves to spend quality time with his kids. Currently, he is co-parenting his children with his former wife, named Gayle King.

Well, how well do you know about William Bumpus? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about William Bumpus’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about William Bumpus to date.

Biography and Early Life

William Bumpus was brought up in this world in the year 1954 in Greenwich, South East London, England. He grew up in London. Later, he moved to Connecticut, United States of America, where he was enrolled in a prestigious University called Central Connecticut State University. There is no information or details available regarding his early life, family members, and friends in media. He is a shallow profile guy regarding his matters.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is William Bumpus in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, William Bumpus’s age is 67 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 17 May 1954. Though, he is 6′ 1” in feet and inches and 185 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 187 lbs in Pound and 85 kg in Kilograms.


He did his early education from a local high school, and after graduating from high school, he attended Central Connecticut State University. After graduating from this university, he attended Yale Law School and got graduated with a degree in Juris Doctor.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

He, in the year 1982 wedded to Gayle king. The couple has two children, namely- William Bumpus Junior (son) and a gorgeous daughter Kirby Bumpus. However, the couple fails to flourish their marriage, and hence, unfortunately, in 1993, after 11 years of marriage decided to part their ways. Gayle said his infidelity became the primary reason for the divorce. In 2016, he admitted and apologized for the same. He is co-parenting his children along with Gayle and is still single.

He was caught sleeping with another woman by his wife.

In 2006 during an episode where Gayle and Will Smith had to speak about her marriage and how she is currently feeling about it on XM satellite radio show, she openly said that she was wedded to a cheater. She had to go through counseling since 1993, but currently, she is all healed, and she isn’t bitter anymore.

His daughter is a graduate of the Stanford University with a BA degree in human biology and psychology. Currently, she works as the Head of Social Impact and Inclusion at Sweetgreen.

Is William Bumpus Gay?

Right now, he is single and enjoying his life. However, he has been married to a famous television artist christened Gayle king for 11 years that is from 1982 to 1993. Gayle has also worked as a journalist and co-anchor of the CBS News morning show entitled CBS This Morning. He is also a great father to his two beautiful children. Hence, he isn’t gay or a homosexual.

Professional Career

William kicked off his professional career as the assistant attorney general of Connecticut just after graduation in 1980. Later, to work as a civil lawyer, he left his work there and got the opportunity to join the government once again. Afterward, he served as Connecticut Assistant Attorney Criminal Prosecutor. Soon, he got a promotion and started working as an attorney in charge of representing DCF in such court cases as Children Abuse and Neglect. Right now, he is specialized in the Termination of Parental Rights.


There aren’t any records of his awards, or we can say that he hasn’t accomplished any remarkable achievement that makes him get an honor from the country.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of William Bumpus in 2021

As of 2021, He has a net worth of $25 million. He is a UK-born lawyer who, in later years, has moved to the United States and became the assistant attorney general of Connecticut. He earns a hefty amount of wealth from his profession of attorney. Apart from being a lawyer, he is also a social media personality.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • In the year 2016, he apologized to her former wife publicly for having an extra-marital affair in the year 1990.
  • He told ET that this life-altering choice had haunted him.
  • His favorite actor is Vin Diesel, and his famous actress is Jennifer Lawrence.
  • His favorite holiday destination is a city of love- Miami.
  • Oprah Winfrey is the godmother of his beloved kids.

William is an attorney famous as the former husband to Gayle King. Gayle was the anchor at CBS. He was born and brought up in Greenwich, England. He was a part at Central Connecticut State University before Yale University for attaining his law degree. He is a very determined man who is immensely dedicated to his craft. He is a great attorney and fights several cases for the people. He serves people with his incredible service confidently.


Facts of William Bumpus

  • Gender Male
  • full nameWilliam Bumpus
  • birthplaceGreenwich, South East London, England
  • Date of Birth May 17, 1954
  • Age 70 years 2 months
  • Horoscope Taurus
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Emerald
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth$25 million
  • professionAttorney, assistant attorney general and social media personality
  • weightIn Kilograms – 85 kg, In Pounds – 187 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres –185 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 1”
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • high schoolN/A

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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