Know About David Gregory; CNN, Wife, Books, Family, Net Worth

Published Date: 02 Apr, 2020 Updated date: 02 Apr, 2020 By Celebs Podium

Behind the media field, David Gregory relishes a happy married life with his American lawyer wife. The married couple of nearly two decades share the bliss of three children together including twins.

David Gregory is an American television journalist and former moderator of NBC News’ Sunday morning talk show Meet the Press. He also serves as a CNN political analyst since 2016.

David Gregory’s Bio & Family: Age, Parents, Height, Education

The 49-years-of-age media personality was born as David Michael Gregory on 24 August 1970 in Los Angeles, California, the United States. He was raised in Encino and Van Nuys by his parents, Don Gregory and Carolyn Gregory. His father, Don, was a film and theatrical producer while his mother, Carolyn, was an account manager.

Standing tall at a height of 6 feet and 5 inches (1.96 meters), David received his education from Birmingham High School, a co-educational public high school in the Lake Balboa district of Los Angeles. Following that, he graduated from the American University in Washington, D.C. in 1992.

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While are American University, David worked for the campus television station, ATV-American University Television, and received a degree in International Studies from the School of International Service.

Career In NBC, CNN

David began his media career as a summer reporter for KGUN-TV in Tucson, Arizona, in 1988. He later worked for NBC’s Sacramento, California affiliate KCRA-TV. Immediately, David was assigned to the press corps by NBC covering George W. Bush when he ran for president in 2000.

Besides, he was a substitute co-anchor for Lester Holt from 2003 to 2014 at Weekend Today. He also filled in on NBC News Weekend Nightly News and NBC Nightly News from 2005 to 2014. David was later appointed as an anchor on MSNBC during the presidential debates and the 2008 election.


David Gregory during his time as a moderator at Meet the Press (Picture: Hollywood Reporter)

He became the moderator for Meet the Press on 14 December 2008. He was later replaced in 2014 after the show’s ratings fell. Since 2016, he serves as a political analyst for CNN.

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Media Salary & Net Worth

For his more than three-decades-long career in media and journalism, David accounts wonderful earnings. His professional net worth figure dwells above $12 million. Besides, his media salary is estimated to be around $4 million.

Besides, he owns a luxury house in Washington, D.C., which he bought at $2.45 million in October 2005.

Who Is David Gregory Wife?

David Gregory is a married man. He has been so since June 2000 when he walked down the aisle with his Methodist wife, Beth Wilkinson. Beth, the American citizen, is a former federal prosecutor, a former Fannie Mae executive vice president, and a general counsel and corporate secretary.


David Gregory with his wife Beth Wilkinson on Valentines 2020 (Picture: David’s Instagram)

The pair met each other when David was covering the Oklahoma City bombing as a reporter and his future wife was serving as a prosecutor in the case. Before meeting David, Beth was married to a Washington, D.C. consultant, Timothy Ogilvie. The couple had no children together and later parted ways with a divorce.

Since their nuptial bond, David and Beth are proud parents of three children; including son Max Gregory and twins Jed Gregory (son) and Ava Gregory (daughter).

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Some Interesting Facts About David Gregory

  • David’s father was Jewish and his mother was Irish Catholic.
  • He was named the School of International Service’s alumnus of the year in 2005 and sits on the Dean’s Advisory Council.
  • David anchored News Chat, Crosstalk NBC and Newsfront on MSNBC from 1998 to 2000.
  • He bagged an Emmy Award for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast NBC Nightly News (1970).
  • David wrote How’s Your Faith?, a book about his spiritual journey with Judaism, being born to interfaith parents and his marriage to a Christian, which was released in September 2015.  
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