Brit Hume Biography, Net Worth, Career, Age, Parents, Wife, Social Media

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Brit Hume Biography

Brit Hume is the pen name of Alexander Britton Hume, an American writer, and political pundit born on June 22, 1943. Hume worked for ABC News for 23 years, contributing to This Week, Nightline, and World News Tonight with Peter Jennings. From 1989 through 1996, he worked as the principal White House correspondent for ABC News.

Brit Hume served as the host of Special Report with Brit Hume and the Fox News Channel’s managing editor for Washington, D.C., for 12 years. After leaving his position as Special Report anchor in 2008, he joined Fox News as a senior political analyst and a frequent panelist on Fox News Sunday.

Who is Brit Hume?

Brit Hume is a journalist and political pundit from the United Kingdom. Hume spent 23 years working for ABC News, contributing to This Week, Nightline, and World News Tonight with Peter Jennings. He served as ABC News’ principal White House correspondent from 1989 through 1996.

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Brit Hume Net Worth: How much does he have?

Brit Hume’s estimated net worth as of 2023 is about $5 million.

Brit Hume Career

Hume started off working for The Hartford Times newspaper company before moving on to United Press International and the Baltimore Evening Sun. From 1970 to 1972, he then worked for syndicated columnist Jack Anderson.

Death and the mines: Rebellion and murder in the United Mine Workers, Hume’s debut book, was released by Grossman Publishers in 1971. It focused on the U.S. Bureau of Mines, coal firms, and the United Mine Workers union’s complicity in the abuse of common miners.

In a narrative for Anderson’s column “Washington Merry-Go-Round,” Hume claimed that the Department of Justice under President Richard Nixon resolved the antitrust action against ITT after the corporation donated $400,000 to the 1972 Republican National Convention. According to a number of confidential documents Anderson revealed, the Nixon administration supported Pakistan during the 1971 Indo-Pakistani War, in contrast to its public statements. The Central Intelligence Agency briefly surveilled Anderson and his team in 1972 after the discoveries, including Hume and his family. The agents watched his family go about their everyday activities. During the presidency of Gerald Ford, the documents were made public through congressional hearings, a FOIA lawsuit, and the so-called “Family Jewels” discoveries.

Brit Hume’s Parents’ Name:

George Graham Hume and Virginia Powell (née Minnigerode) Hume were his parents. Hume inherited his Scottish lineage from his father, George Home, who was a descendant of the 10th Baron of Wedderburn, who was banished to Virginia following the First Jacobite Rebellion.

Brit Hume Age: How old is he?

Brit Hume is 80 years old, his pen name is Alexander Britton Hume, an American writer, and political pundit born on June 22, 1943.

Brit Hume’s Wife’s Name

Hume and Clare Jacobs Stoner, his first wife, are no longer married. The failed 1997 plot to unseat Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich was originally reported on by their son Sandy Hume, a reporter for the publication The Hill. Sandy Hume committed suicide in February 1998. The Sandy Hume Memorial Award for Excellence in Political Journalism, presented annually by the National Press Club, is given in his memory. After his son’s suicide in 1998, Brit Hume claims that he made a “very important” decision to give his life to Jesus Christ.

Brit Hume’s Social Media Handles

Brit Hume doesn’t have a huge social media following. He does, however, have a verified Twitter account (@brithume) where he expresses his ideas and viewpoints on newsworthy topics.