Bob Schieffer Biography and Wiki
Bob Schieffer is a well-known American CBS News veteran broadcast journalist. He currently serves as a news contributor for CBS News and cohosts ‘About the News’ with H. Andrew Schwartz.
Bob Schieffer Age and Birthday
Schieffer was born on February 25, 1937, in Austin, Texas, the United States of America. He is 84 years old as of 2021. His birth sign is Pisces. Bob turns 85 years old on Feb 25, 2022.
Bob Schieffer Height and Weight
Bob appears to be quite tall according to his photos. He stands at an average height of 5feet and 8inches(Approx.1.73m) and has a moderate weight.
Bob Schieffer Education
Schieffer is quite a learned individual. He attended Texas Christian University and later graduated with a degree in journalism.
Bob Schieffer Family
Bob was born and raised in Austin, Texas, the United States of America his parents, John Emmitt Schieffer and Gladys Payne Schieffer.
Further information about his siblings is currently under review and will soon be updated.
Bob Schieffer Fiance
Schieffer is happily married to his gorgeous wife Patricia Penrose. The duo decided to officially tie the knot on 15 April 1967.
Further information about their kids is currently under review and will soon be updated.
Bob Schieffer CBS
Bob has had quite an impressive career. He has been a reporter for more than half a century and his retirement in 2015 marked his 46th year at CBS News and his 24th anchoring “Face the Nation.” In 2016, it was announced that Schieffer will serve as a political contributor through the 2017 Inauguration.
Schieffer anchored the Saturday edition of the “CBS Evening News” for 23 years. In March 2005, with the departure of Dan Rather, Schieffer served as interim anchor of “The CBS Evening News,” until August 2006 – a period that saw a substantial increase in ratings. He has interviewed every president since Richard Nixon as well as most of those who sought the office.
In 2015, “Face the Nation” was the highest-rated Sunday talk show for the fourth consecutive year and in 2014 the broadcast won an Emmy for its show covering the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination in 2013. Schieffer also received the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence from the Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University and the Edward R. Murrow Award for Writing from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) in the Network Radio and Television category for a CBS Radio News commentary about “the ghost of Congress future.”
Bob Schieffer Salary
According to CBS estimates. Bob receives an annual salary ranging from $25,500 – $75,500. His contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.
Bob Schieffer Net Worth
Schieffer has a net worth of $300,000. This amount is from his extensive career among other investments.