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Alexander Britton Hume was born on the 22nd June 1943, in Washington, D.C., USA of American and Scottish ancestry. He is known not only for being a television journalist, who worked for ABC News, but also a political commentator, probably most recognized as ABC’s chief White House correspondent. He is also known for working as a managing editor of the Fox News Channel, and as the host of “Special Report With Brit Hume”. He is also an author of several books. His career was active from 1960 to 2008.

So, have you ever wondered how rich Brit Hume is? According to authoritative sources, it is estimated that the size of Brit’s net worth is over $4 million as of mid-2016, which has been accumulated through his successful career as a television journalist. Another source is coming from selling his books.

Brit Hume Net Worth $4 Million

Brit Hume was brought up by his father, George Graham Hume, and his mother, Virginia Powell. He attended St. Albans School, after which he enrolled at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville to study English, and graduated in 1965.

Brit’s professional career began soon after his college graduation, firstly finding a job with The Hartford Times Company. After a while he was hired by the United Press International, and eventually by the Evening Sun newspapers. In the 1970s he worked as correspondent for Jack Anderson, until 1972. Little by little Brit`s name became more known in journalist circles, and in 1973 he was hired by MORE magazine, as its Washington editor. However, what was more important that year, he was hired by ABC news as a consultant. He spent three years in that position, after which he was promoted to a position of correspondent, and focusing on the U.S Senate for the next 11 years.

In 1989 he became the ABC’s main White House correspondent, reporting on Presidents Bush and later Clinton. However, in 1996 he left ABC and joined Fox News, for which he worked until his retirement in 2008. In 1998 he started his own show, entitled “Special Report With Brit Hume”, which ran for the next 10 years, considerably increasing Brit’s popularity, but also his net worth.

Brit has also authored several books, including “Death And The Mines – Rebellion And Murder In The United Mine Workers” (1971), and “Inside Story” (1974), which also contributed to the overall size of his net worth.

Thanks to his successful career, Brit received numerous prestigious awards, including Emmy Award for coverage of the Gulf War in 1991, and American Journalism “Best in the Business” award twice for his White House coverage. Furthermore, he received the Sol Taishoff Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalist in 2003.

When it comes to speak about his personal life, Brit Hume is married to Kim Schiller Hume. Previously, he was in marriage with Clare Jacobs Stoner. He was the father of journalist Sandy Hume, who was a reporter for “The Hill” newspaper; unfortunately, he committed suicide in 1998.

Quick Facts

Birth date: October 15, 1976
Birth place: Washington, D.C.
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.93 m)
Profession:Journalist, Screenwriter
Education:St. Albans School, University of Virginia
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Kim Hume
Children:St. Albans School, University of Virginia

Interesting Facts

1Former ABC News Chief White House correspondent.
2Fox News senior political analyst [2009].
3Ex-Fox News Washington managing editor.
4Married to Kim Hume, Fox News Channel's Washington bureau chief. Son Sandy was a reporter for the channel until February 1998, when the 28 year-old committed suicide.
5Graduated from the University of Virginia.




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Fox News Sunday2005-2015TV SeriesHimself - Panelist / Himself - Guest Host / Himself - Fox News Senior Political Analyst
Special Report with Bret Baier2012-2015TV SeriesHimself - Panelist / Himself / Himself - Fox News Senior Political Analyst
The O'Reilly Factor2011-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself (segment "The Hume Zone") / Himself - Fox News Senior Political Analyst
The Kelly File2013-2015TV SeriesHimself - Fox News Senior Political Analyst / Himself
Media Buzz2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Fox News Senior Political Analyst
Fox Files2015TV SeriesHimself - Fox News Senior Political Analyst
Fox News2013-2014TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself
America's Newsroom2013TV SeriesHimself - Fox News Senior Political Analyst / Himself
On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren2012-2013TV SeriesHimself
Lou Dobbs Tonight2013TV SeriesHimself
Happening Now2012TV SeriesHimself
Fox Report2012TV SeriesHimself
America Live2012TV SeriesHimself
Fox News Reporting: The Right, All Along - The Rise, Fall and Future of Conservatism2010TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - Host
Hannity2010TV SeriesHimself
Glenn Beck2009TV SeriesHimself - Fox News Senior Political Analyst
Dean and Me: Roadshow of an American Primary2008DocumentaryHimself
Just In with Laura Ingraham2008TV SeriesHimself - 'Special Report' Anchor
A Conversation with the President2003TV MovieHimself
Beyond the Cold War: The Risk and the Opportunity1989TV Movie documentaryHimself - Correspondent
1988 Vice Presidential Debate1988TV MovieHimself - Panelist
This Week with David Brinkley1981TV SeriesHimself - Correspondent
ABC News Nightline1980TV SeriesHimself - Correspondent (1980-1996)
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ABC World News Tonight with David Muir1953TV SeriesHimself - Washington Correspondent (1976-1989), Chief White House Correspondent (1989-1996)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

The Greg Gutfeld Show2015TV SeriesHimself - Fox News Senior Political Analyst
Media Buzz2014TV SeriesHimself - Fox News Senior Political Analyst
30 for 302010TV Series documentaryHimself
The O'Reilly Factor2008TV SeriesHimself
The Colbert Report2007TV SeriesHimself
War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death2007DocumentaryHimself
Al Franken: God Spoke2006DocumentaryHimself
Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism2004DocumentaryHimself
Fahrenheit 9/112004DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)

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