|Real Name/Full Name||William Hall Bush|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Billy Bush|
|Birth Place:||Manhattan, New York, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||13 October 1971|
|Age/How Old:||51 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Jonathan Bush
Mother – Josephine Bush
|Siblings:||Jonathan S. Bush|
|School:||St. Bernard School in Manhattan, St. George High School in Middletown, Rhode Island|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Sydney Davis|
|Kids/Children Name:||Lillie Bush, Mary Bradley Bush, and Josie Bush|
|Profession:||Radio Personality, Television Presenter|
|Net Worth:||$15 Million|
|Last Updated:||January 2023|
The media industry is one of the industries that attracts all kinds of people who share the following characters: Ideas, Passion, flexibility, Determination, and creativity. As for Billy Bush, he found himself liking the industry and that’s why he didn’t get himself in politics like his uncle George H.W. Bush or his cousin George W. Bush.
Well, how well do you know about Billy Bush? If not much, here is what we know about Billy Bush to date.
Biography and Early Life
William Hall Bush as his genuine name was brought into the world on thirteenth October 1971, in Manhattan in New York City, New York, in the United States. He is the son of Jonathan and Josephine Bush. He has only one sibling by the name of Jonathan S. Bush. His childhood life is not much known and so we will leave it at that.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Billy Bush in 2023, and what is his height and weight? Well, Billy Bush’s age is 51 years old as of today’s date 27th January 2023 having been born on 13 October 1971. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75 kg in Kilograms.
Billy Bush attended his middle or junior school at St. Bernard’s school in Manhattan. Later he joined high school at St. George’s school in Middletown, Rhode Island. In 1994 he graduated from Colby College with a Bachelor of Arts in international studies and government.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Talking about his personal life, he got married on April 4, 1998, to his lovely wife Sydney Davis and together got three daughters namely: Josephine, 21 Mary 19, and Lille 15. Unfortunately, the couple announced their separation in September of 2017 and finalized their divorce two years later. Their separation came nearly after a year Bush was abruptly fired from the ‘Today Show’.
A videotape was leaked to “The Washington Post”, whereby the then “Apprentice” host Donald Trump bragged to Bush about groping women. In the video, Mr. Trump was heard discussing how he had failed to seduce Bush’s then co-host Nancy O’Dell. Bush spent the better part of the weekend at home in Los Angeles working on how he could rescue his position at ‘Today’ which had accumulated some controversies like his rude tones that he uttered during red carpet events and his lack of hard-news experience.
There was a lot of criticism online and calls were coming from the right, left, and center asking that he resign from the show. Meanwhile, the Washington Post stated that Bush’s public image was damaged possibly in a way that it could not be repaired. When the video was produced he was 33 years old. NBC announced that it had suspended Bush on 9th October 2016 from ‘Today’ because of the role he played in the 2005 video.
By the 17th of October, he was already fired. Bush later denied the allegation and said that their separation was not in any way connected with the scandal but also acknowledged that it had a big negative impact on his marriage.
Is Billy Bush Gay?
Billy Bush has only been married to one wife which shows that his sexual orientation is of a Straight one.
When Bush undertook his career, he got involved in it by hosting the afternoon radio show on WLKZ FM in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. Later he went to Washington DC and while there he took on the noonday show on WARW FM. In the year 2003, he started his television work and became a reporter for WNBC TV’s Today in the New York morning show.
In December of 2001, he joined a daily entertainment newsmagazine called Access Hollywood and in 2004 he was promoted as a co-anchor. He gained more fame and recognition during the time that he was working at Access Hollywood because he got the opportunity to host high-profile and red carpet events. In 2004 in Athens, he worked as a reporter for NBC at the Summer Olympics.
In 2006, he was the presenter of the Winter Olympics in Toronto in addition to the 2008 Summer Olympic. “Telepictures” mentioned that they were hiring Bush so that he can help in hosting a program called Extra and its purpose was to replace Mario Lopez. In May 2016 he replaced Willie Geist when he was chosen to co-presented in the third hour of NBC’s Today.
His achievements have been great in that for one he co-hosted Miss USA pageant four times a Miss universe four times. On the 13th of January 2008, he had an opportunity to host the annual Golden Globe Awards press conference which was a high-profile event.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Billy Bush in 2023
As of 2023, it is estimated that the net worth of Billy Bush is $15 Million. He attained it through his radio and television shows as a host. It is also good to know that his annual salary is $3 million.
Some Interesting Facts You Need to Know
- He practices yoga
- He was a captain of the men’s Colby college Lacross.
- He has never smoked cigarettes
- He is not a tattoo person.
Being a media personality one has to be ready to tackle any information that may come to you in either way because it can either make you or destroy you.