David Gregory Biography
Quick Facts David Gregory
- NameDavid Gregory
- Birth NameDavid Michael Gregory
- Nick NameDavid Gregory
- FatherDon Gregory
- MotherCarolyn Surtees
- ProfessionTelevision correspondent
- Working ForNBC News
- Married toBeth Wilkinson
- ChildrenMax, Ava and Jed
- EducationAmerican University
- Online PresenceWikipedia, Facebook, Twitter
- Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California
David Gregory is an American television host. He also worked on the Sunday morning talk show Meet the Press as moderator. Gregory is also an author and since 2016, he works as the CNN political analyst.
David was born on August 24, 1970, in Los Angeles, California. His birth name is David Michael Gregory. He was born to Carolyn Surtees and Don Gregory. Carolyn is an account manager and Don is a film and theatrical producer. He follows Jewish religion. He belongs to the white ethnic background.
He attended American University and graduated from there in 1992. He also worked for ATV- American University Television and earned International Studies degree from the School of International Service.
At the age of 18, he began his career by working for KGUN-TV as a summer reporter. He also worked for Weekend Today as the substitute co-anchor. From 2005 to 2014 he filled in for Matt Lauer. He also worked at the News Chat, Crosstalk NBC and Newsfront as the anchor. From 2005 to 2014 he filled in on Weekend Nightly News and NBC Nightly News. He also hosted Race for the White House from March 17, 2008. The show became 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue from November 5, 2008. Later he was replaced by David Shuster. During 2008 election he was appointed as an anchor on MSNBC. He also became the moderator of Meet the Press and in 2014 he was replaced.
NBC assigned him to cover George W. Bush when he ran for president in 200. His 30th birthday party was given by Bush on the campaign plane. He was given nickname as “Stretch” by Bush because of his height. He then became a White House correspondent for NBC. He was named as Best White House Correspondent by the Media Research Center. In December 2008 he took the Meet the Press job. He was replaced in 2014 as the ratings fell. He took part for the Radio and Television Correspondents’ Association Dinner with Karl Rove.
He is happily married to Beth Wilkinson. They are together since 2000. Fannie is a former federal prosecutor and former Fannie Mae executive vice president. The couple first met each other while David was covering the Oklahoma City bombing as a reporter. They are blessed with a son named Max and twins named Ava and Jed. His children also follow Jewish religion. There is no any sign of divorce or separation between them as they are living a happy life. Once there were rumors about him that he is cheating on his wife. Later it was confirmed that the news is fake.
He is a very successful and remarkable person. His contribution is always appreciable. He is paid a handsome salary i.e. 5 million per year. He was given $4 million US dollars by NBC quietly to leave the channel which he later confirmed in media. He also worked with Chris Matthews and the Chris Matthews Show as an analyst on Hardball. As of 2016, David Gregory has an estimated net worth of $12 million dollars.