Brit Hume is an American journalist as well as a political commentator. He has worked with ABC News for 23 years. He also served as the ABC News chief white house correspondent from the years 1989 to 1996. Brit Hume was born in Washington D. C to George Graham Hume and Virginia Powell Hume. Hume completed studies from St. Albans School in Washington D.C.
He graduated from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville in place of Virginia. He studied Bachelor of Arts in English in his college in the year 1965. Firstly, he worked for The Hartford Times newspaper company and then for United Press International. In 1971, Hume’s very first book was published by Grossman Publishers called ‘Death and the mines: Rebellion and murder in the United mine workers.’ Hume began working for ABC News in the year 1973 and left it in 1996. Further, he worked for Fox News from years 1996-2008. Currently, he’s seen in various interviews as well as controversies.
Hume got separated from his first wife, namely Clare Jacobs Stoner. Their son, Sandy Hume, was in his father’s footsteps and was a reporter for the newspaper ‘The Hill.’ In the year 1998, Sandy committed suicide. Brit had a daughter too named Virginia Hume. She was born in the year 1965. She contributed to ‘The Weekly Standard.’
In the year 1993, Brit got married to Kim Schiller Hume. Kim was a Fox News vice president as well as bureau chief of Washington. She got retired in the year 2006.
The net worth of Brit Hume
The estimated net worth of this Journalist and political commentator is around $14 million. It has been known that his annual salary is $5 million. Brit started his career after completing college. He has worked for great publications like The Hartford Times as well as The Baltimore Evening Sun. He also got one of his books published by Grossman Publishers. In 1973, he got hired by The ABC News. He served there for 23 years and earned huge respect and money. He has also worked for The Fox News. In the year 2008, he was retired.