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June Baranco Biography-Former Wife Of TV Journalist And Sportscaster Bryant Gumbel

June Baranco came to the limelight following her high-profile relationship with Bryant Gumbel. The parents of two got married in 1973, but sadly got divorced after 28 years in 2001. Her ex-husband is a four-time Emmy-award-winning TV journalist and sportscaster well known for being the co-host of NBC’s Today, for fifteen years.

Early Life And Family Background

June Baranco was born June Carlyn Baranco on June 22, 1948, and grew up in Baton Rouge, Lousiana, United States. As of writing this article, she is 73 years old.

She was born to her parents, Jeannie Baranco, and the late Joseph Baranco. She had two siblings brothers, Darryl Baranco and Joseph Baranco.

Her late brother named Joe Baranco, a U.S. Army veteran passed away on February 4, 2006. He had achieved two Purple Hearts, the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal.

June went to Louisiana State University for her education. Later, she earned a bachelor’s degree in fine art in 1971 there. Regarding her nationality and ethnicity, she is White-American.

Marriage And Divorce Details – What Is She Currently Doing?

June Baranco and Bryant Gumbel first met via mutual friends during a Chicago tour. They hit it off quickly and became an item. After few years, the couple exchanged wedding vows on 1st December 1973.

They first welcomed a son Bradley Christopher Gumbel in 1978 and a daughter Jillian Beth Gumbel after sic years in 1984. The duo raised their kids in semi-rural Waccabuc, north of New York City.

June Baranco with her former husband, Bryant Gumbel
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Sadly, their marriage didn’t last long, the reason being Bryant’s unfaithfulness-they filed for divorce in 2000. Eventually, they ended their 28 years of a long relationship in 2001.  

After the divorce, her ex-husband married his second and current wife, Hilary Quinlan (m. 2002), who is a former researcher for Goldman Sachs. 

On the other hand, the mother of two, is reportedly still single. She completely disappeared from the limelight following her separation and lives far away from the media radar. There are no reports on her current status, however, we hope she is living a healthy and blessed life.

Who Is Her Former Husband Bryant Gumbel? Net Worth?

Four-time Emmy Awards winner Bryant Gumbel is a popular TV journalist and sportscaster most known for being the co-host of NBC’s Today, for fifteen years.

He has hosted a number of sporting events for NBC such as Major League Baseball, College Basketball, and the National Football League.

Leaving NBC after fifteen years, he moved to CBS, where he hosted numerous shows followed by becoming co-host of the network’s morning show called The Early Show on November 1, 1999.

Four-time Emmy Awards winning television journalist and sportscaster, Bryant Gumbel
Source: Biogossipy

While talking about his net worth and earning, the 72-year-old Emmy Award-winning journalist holds a whopping net worth of $25 million and racks up $6 million as a salary. His well-established professional career plays a major part in his earning.

Besides, his former wife, June Baranco also got an enormous amount and property as the divorce settlement. Sources report that she gained $3 million for child support and maintenance. Also, she became the owner of an Upper East Side apartment and Westchester estate.

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