Bill Geist is one of the sensational and talented journalists of America. Born in the year 1945, May 10, he represent himself as the correspondent, news anchor, reporter, host and TV personality by profession. Making his presence in the industry from a long time, he is one of the men to improvise and established good, reliable and trusted news network in the industry. Having work experience in the various number of firms in the past, he is best to reckon for his excellent service in CBS network. Being one of the pioneer men of the industry, coming to this age, he has gain huge respect, massive name and jaw breaking amount of net worth to enjoy a luxurious life.
Born and raised in Champaign, Illinois, he attended Champaign Central High School. After finishing his high school, he has the record of serving in United States Army followed by combat photographer in First Infantry Division in Vietnam. Later he graduated from University of Illinois with the degree in Bachelor of Arts and Communication in the year 1968. Bill got his Master’s degree in communication from the University of Missouri in the year 1971.
After graduation, he quickly started his career by joining Chicago Tribune’s Suburban Trib in the position of reporter and columnist in the year 1972. Spending his crucial 8 years in the network, he began to work as the columnist for New York Times from the year 1980 to 1987. After the launch of CBS network, he joined the network in the year 1987 and was loyal to the network for all his life. During his tenures in the network, he successfully handled several shows including CBS Evening News, 60 Minutes II, CBS Sports, CBS Sunday Morning and much more.
Covering his personal character and dating status, he has always been a cool man with cool attitudes. Looking best in suit and tie, he has been successful winning the heart of millions people. Even at this old age, he has maintained the same cheerful personality that he used to have back in the days. Besides, many of his colleagues envy and try to copy his style while many consider him as their idol. Considering his body facts, many information is not available. Looking at his appearances, we can assume that his height might stand 6 feet however, he has not spoken anything about his body measurement.
Coming to his personal life section, he has been one lucky man. Despite his immense handsomeness and lots of proposals in the past, he remains faithful to his longtime girlfriend and current wife. Though he might have several relationships in the past, however, none of them could make it to the headlines. Bill tied his wedding knot in the June of 1970. With all these years of marriage, the couple has been blessed with two children, Willie Geist who is excellent TV personality working on NBC and MSNBC. Likewise, his other son is Libby Geist Wildes who represent himself as two-time Peabody Award-winning producer of films and documentary working for ESPN.