Charles Osgood is a writer and an American television, radio commentator who became popular for hosting CBS News Sunday Morning. For those who are wondering how old is Charles Osgood, as per his biography, Charles Osgood was born in New York, U.S. on January 8, 1933 which makes Charles Osgood age 84 years as of 2017. From Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School he completed his schooling. From Fordham University in 1954 he earned a graduation in Bachelor of Science degree in economics.
In 1990, The excellent work of Charles has enabled him to win National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. He received Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2004 and Paul White Award in 2005.
Salary and Net worth
Charles Osgood net worth is estimated at around $1.5 million. Most of his earnings come as salary from CBS. The host gathered the amount from his decades’ long work in the media sector, the books he authored and other projects. Charles Osgood started his career in journalism during his university years from university's FM campus radio station, WFUV. To serve as an announcer he moved to WGMS (AM) and WGMS-FM, the classical music stations in Washington, D.C. He was nominated in the military to serve as an announcer for United States Army Band after that.
He also worked for several radios station across which includes WEAM, WGMS, WPGC and WJKF. In April 1962, the excellent works of Charles helped him to move in television. He was encouraged to Hartford by the general manager of Channel 18, WHCT. He also transferred to ABC and worked as a host and writer of Flair Reports which covers human interest stories.
Similarly, in 1971, the anchor joined CBS News and hosted several programs such as Sunday Night News, CBS Morning News and The CBS Evening News. Charles has authored some books as well. Charles took a
Retirement from CBS’s Sunday Morning
From September 25, 2016 Charles has ceased to appear as anchor of CBS’ “Sunday Morning,”. The host entered the show on April 10, 1994. Charles Osgood took retirement a permanent leave after serving for 22 years and establishing as a known name. However, he hasn’t openly exposed about the reason for his retirement. We suspect he took the decision due to his declining health or illness.
Family Life with Wife and Children
Charles Osgood is married to his wife Jean Crafton-Osgood since 1973. Charles and his wife are among those rare couples who have stayed together for more than four decades. The couple is very much committed to the marital relationship and is supportive towards each other. Charles has five children who are probably grown up now. Despite his busy schedule, Charles always made sure to give time to his family and also fulfill their needs.
Wiki and Facts
More info on his personal and professional life including his health condition and weight lose news can be obtained from Charles Osgood Wikipedia page and other wiki sites.