Bob Schieffer (CBS) Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Fiancé, Family, Salary and Net Worth

Bob Schieffer
Bob Schieffer

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’s Age and Birthday

Schieffer was born on February 25, 1937, in Austin, Texas, the United States of America. He is 86 years old as of 2023. His birth sign is Pisces.

Height and Weight

Bob appears to be quite tall according to his photos. He stands at an average height of 5 feet and 8 inches (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
Bob Schieffer

Bob Schieffer Fiance

Schieffer is happily married to his gorgeous wife Patricia Penrose. The duo decided to tie the knot on 15 April 1967 officially.

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 and most of those who sought 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’s Net Worth

Schieffer has a net worth of $300,000. This amount is from his extensive career among other investments.

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