David Gregory Biography,Family, Cnn, Actor, Journalist, Fox News, Books, Author, Beth Wilkinson and Net worth

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David  Gregory Biography

David Gregory was born on August 24, 1970 he is an American television journalist and the former moderator of NBC News’ Sunday morning talk show Meet the Press. Gregory has served as a CNN political analyst since 2016.

David Gregory Age

He was born on 24th August 1970 in Tarzana, Los Angeles, California, and raised in Encino and Van Nuys. He is 48 years old as of year 2018.

David Gregory Family

Gregory was born in Tarzana, Los Angeles, California, and brought up in Encino and Van Nuys, he is the son of Carolyn (née Fitzpatrick), an account manager, and Don Gregory (originally Don Ginsburg), a film and theatrical producer. Gregory’s father was Jewish and his mother was Irish Catholic.

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David Gregory School

Gregory attended Birmingham High School, a co-educational public high school in the Lake Balboa district of Los Angeles, followed by the American University in Washington, D.C., from which he graduated in 1992. While he was in American University in Washington he worked for the campus television station, ATV – American University Television, and received a degree in International Studies from the School of International Service. He was named the School of International Service’s alumnus of the year in 2005 and sits on the Dean’s Advisory Council.

David Gregory Cnn|Actor|Journalist|Nbc News|On Fox|Fox News|Msnbc

Early career
Gregory started his career at the age of 18 as a summer reporter for KGUN-TV in Tucson, Arizona. He also worked for NBC’s local West Coast affiliate KCRA-TV in Sacramento, California.

He had been the substitute co-anchor at Weekend Today for Lester Holt from 2003 to 2014. Gregory filled in for Matt Lauer on Today from 2005 to 2014. He had anchored News Chat, Crosstalk NBC and Newsfront on MSNBC from 1998 to 2000.

NBC Nightly News
He also filled in on NBC News Weekend Nightly News and NBC Nightly News from 2005 to 2014.

Imus in the Morning
Gregory also filled the Imus in the Morning time slot on MSNBC after the Don Imus controversy involving the Rutgers University basketball team while MSNBC searched for a permanent host. Gregory served as a guest host in the morning time slot for MSNBC while also being simulcast on WFAN for one week in May. The morning radio program was known as Gregory Live.

Race for the White House and 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
From March 17, 2008, through December 5, 2008, he hosted a show on MSNBC weekday evenings, which replaced Tucker Carlson’s Tucker. That show was called Race for the White House until the conclusion of the 2008 U.S. Presidential election. From November 5, 2008, forward the show became known as 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. He was replaced by David Shuster, who was named as the new host for 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue starting with the December 15, 2008 show.

MSNBC anchor for election coverage in 2008
Due to internal fighting among the staff at MSNBC, Gregory was made an anchor on MSNBC during the presidential debates and the 2008 election. On November 4–5, he joined Rachel Maddow, Eugene Robinson, Chris Matthews and Keith Olbermann as commentators on the presidential election.

David Gregory Books|Author

  • If Jesus Loves Me Why Isn’t This Working? Sep 25, 2018
    by David Gregory
  • Dinner with a Perfect Stranger: An Invitation Worth Considering May 20, 2008
    by David Gregory
  • Open: Get Ready for the Adventure of a Lifetime Oct 01, 2016
    by David Gregory
  • A Day with a Perfect Stranger May 20, 2008
    by David Gregory
  • Night with a Perfect Stranger: The Conversation That Changes Everything Mar 01, 2012
    by David Gregory
  • The Next Level: A Parable of Finding Your Place in Life May 20, 2008
    by David Gregory
  • Dinner with a Perfect Stranger/Day with a Perfect Stranger Boxed Set Nov 09, 2007
    by David Gregory
  • The Last Christian: A Novel Apr 26, 2010
    by David Gregory
  • Cena con un perfecto desconocido: Una invitacion con Jesus de Nazaret (Spanish Edition) Aug 31, 2011
    by David Gregory
  • Un dia con un perfecto desconocido (Spanish Edition) Apr 19, 2010
    by David Gregory
    Dinner with a Perfect Stranger by David Gregory (2006-03-16)
    by David Gregory
  • Un d? con un perfecto desconocido (Spanish Edition) by David Gregory (2006-07-18)
  • A Day with a Perfect Stranger Paperback July 19, 2011

David Gregory Meet The Press

Gregory became the moderator of Meet the Press, starting with the December 14, 2008, episode when he was introduced by interim moderator Tom Brokaw. The ratings fell, and Gregory was replaced in 2014.

During His tenure at Meet the Press, the show’s ratings fell to their lowest in 21 years and it regularly placed third among Sunday morning news shows. The Washington Post announced that NBC hired a “psychological consultant” to assess Mr. Gregory. NBC did not oppose this, saying it had hired a “brand consultant” to evaluate how Gregory connected with the audience.

NBC announced Gregory would leave the parent network on August 14, 2014, with his hosting duties assumed by Chuck Todd. The New York Post reported NBC had paid him $4 million to leave the network, and he had signed a non-disparagement clause. Andrea Mitchell hosted Meet the Press on August 17, 2014, and paid brief tribute to Gregory’s career at NBC, saying that in 20 years with NBC News, David has done it all and Through all the years, David has been true to the traditions of this program and NBC News.

David Gregory How’s Your Faith Book

How’s Your Faith? is a book which Gregory wrote and it was released in September 2015.  It is “an unusual, probing book, part memoir, part cri de coeur, part exploration” (The Boston Globe). He explores spirituality with the curiosity and dedication you would expect from a seasoned journalist, coupled with the “genuine and deeply felt” (The Wall Street Journal) yearning of a true seeker of faith.

David Gregory Religion|Jewish

Gregory’s father was  a Jewish and his mother was Irish Catholic.  Even though he was bar mitzvahed and attended Hebrew school during the week, he also attended Sunday school and celebrated Christmas with his family. He is a practicing Jew today.

David Gregory Dancing

He was assigned by NBC to the press corps covering George W. Bush when he ran for president in 2000. During the campaign, Bush organised a party for Gregory’s 30th birthday, complete with cake, on the campaign plane. Bush nicknamed him”Stretch” because of his height (6’5″), and also “Dancing Man,” for Gregory’s occasional propensity to display his dance moves.

David Gregory Net Worth|Salary

Gregory is an American television host who has a net worth of $12 million.

David Gregory Podcast|David Gregory Show

Gregory brings a show know as “The David Gregory Show” he has surprising conversations with famous and interesting people, where he gets personal and asks his guests to open up and talk about their beliefs, their faith, and the things that have mattered most in their lives

David Gregory wife|Beth Wilkinson

Gregory married his wife Beth Wilkinson a methodist in June 2000. His wife is a former federal prosecutor, former Fannie Mae executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, and a lawyer representing four of Hillary Clinton’s closest aides in the FBI’s investigation of Clinton’s email scandal. The two met while Gregory was covering the Oklahoma City bombing as a reporter and Wilkinson was serving as prosecutor on the case. The couple have three children, Max, and twins Ava and Jed.

The Last Christian David Gregory

Christian missionary Abigail Caldwell emerges from the jungle for the first time in her thirty-four years, the sole survivor of a mysterious disease that killed her village. A curious message from her grandfather leads Abby to America, only to discover a nation where Christianity has completely died out.

But a larger threat looms. The world’s leading artificial intelligence industrialist has perfected a technique for downloading the human brain into a silicon form. Brain transplants have begun, and with them comes the potential of eliminating physical death altogether.

As Abby navigates a society grown more addicted to stimulating the body than nurturing the soul, she and Creighton Daniels, a historian troubled by his father’s unexpected death, become unwitting targets of powerful men who will stop at nothing to further their nefarious goals. Hanging in the balance—the spiritual future of all humanity.

In this fast-paced thriller, startling near-future science collides with thought-provoking religious themes to create a spell-binding “what-if?” novel.

David Gregory Fired

Gregory explained that things we’re going poorly, there were a couple weeks of discussion where he knew he would be leaving NBC, so there was some negotiation with NBC and he knew that his last show would be coming up soon. They were going up to New Hampshire to get their kids from camp and they were getting on the plane and he found out that NBC has decided that he won’t have another show and that they were going to sever this relationship right now so that was quite upsetting and surprising to him because he wanted as anyone would, have an opportunity to have a final show and say thank you to the audience and so forth and to his friends at NBC. He battled with his head wondering how he would tell his kids that he has lost his job.

David Gregory Height

Gregory stands at a height of 1.95m.

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