Kirby Bumpus is the daughter of Gayle King, who is a television personality, a broadcast journalist for CBS News, and an Author. Bumpus gained media attention after her mother announced the joyous news of Kirby Bumpus’s pregnancy on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Wednesday 28th April 2021.
When Ellen asked, “So you’re bugging your daughter about having grandkids already, I heard?” Kind replied saying “Yes, Ellen. I am,” and responded with a laugh. “I’ve been keeping a list of baby names. … Ellen, I have to tell you this: Right before I came on the air, I said, ‘Kirby, you know, I’m doing Ellen today. Can I tell Ellen?’ Ellen — she’s pregnant. She is pregnant.” added “We haven’t told anybody because I’ve been held to secrecy. She told all of her friends this past weekend, so she said I could tell you.”
And in the talk show, she also made clear that she doesn’t want to be called a ‘grandma’ and instead be called her by “Gaia” which means “Mother Earth”. On 29th April 2020, King shared happy news over Instagram and captioned “Big big news for favorite daughter Kirby and favorite son in law Virgil! Now I need your help… press play to find out why… open to all suggestions!”.
Who is Kirby Bumpus?
Kirby Bumpus is the daughter of Gayle King and the Head of Social Impact and Inclusion. She started her work at Harlem Health Promotion Center as a Researcher from Jun 2009 to Jan 2011. Also, she served at Project STAY as a Health Educator from Aug 2009 to Jan 2011.
From Aug 2010 to Jul 2011, she worked as a Program Officer at Robin Hood. Later, she worked at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as a Special Assistant and got promoted as Senior Policy Advisor from Aug 2011 to Aug 2016. In 2014, she worked as an Associate Director for Policy at The White House and served for over 2 years.
Later, she worked at Under Armour as a Senior Manager, Global Marketing/Connected Fitness from Sep 2016 to Jul 2018. Currently, she is working at Sweetgreen as a Head of Social Impact and Inclusion.
Her LinkedIn bio read “I have over a decade of career experience centered on public health, wellness, marketing, and social impact, I’ve served as a Program Officer at the Robin Hood Foundation, before spending five years in the federal government at the US Department of Health and Human Services, and as a Senior Policy Advisor at the White House in the Office of First Lady Michelle Obama, working on “Let’s Move”, an initiative promoting nutrition and physical activity for children and their families. Following my work in policy, I joined Under Armour in digital marketing where my team grew the brand through integrations with popular fitness apps like “MyFitnessPal.”
In my current role at Sweetgreen, I bridge my passion for public health, building community and business. As Head of Social Impact and Inclusion, I shape our food education and food access work to bring sweetgreen’s mission of “building healthier communities by connecting people to real food” to life”.
She graduated in 2008 from Stanford University in Psychology and Human Biology. Later, she earned a Master of Public Health (MPH) in 2010 from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in the field of Sociomedical Sciences.
How old is Kirby Bumpus?
Kirby Bumpus was born on May 12, 1986, and from the USA, she is 35 years old as of 2021. She was born to Gayle King (Mother) a television personality, a broadcast journalist for CBS News and Author, and William Bumpus (Father) who is the assistant attorney in Connecticut. Kirby’s parents got married in 1982 and were dating from 1981, and they got divorced after 11 years of togetherness.
Who is Kirby Bumpus Husband?
Kirby Bumpus is secretly married to Virgil Miller in Dec 2020, only a few guests were invited for their marriage. Virgil Miller is a Chief of Staff at the Office of Rep. Cedric Richmond and earned his Master of Public Health from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.
The couple got engaged on Feb 11th, 2029. Currently, Bumpus is pregnant with her first baby. The couple marriage news was shared by her mom Gayle on Feb 2nd, 2021 in Instagram and captioned “FINALLY fav daughter @kirbybump permitted me to share the news she’s a married lady.. she & Virgil Miller tied the knot in super small service(6 people) @oprah house in December. Strict covid rules I couldn’t even hug her on her wedding day that was haaaaard! Not the wedding we planned in 2020 but my favorite son @willgb3 performed the ceremony… the day was gorgeous and so was Kirby! I call that perfection.. swipe left for stunning pics from @JoePug. thank you joe! Ps anybody have tips on being a good mother-in-law ?? I’m all ears and taking notes!”.
What is Kirby Bumpus Net Worth?
The estimated Net Worth of Kirby Bumpus is 4 Million USD.
- Full Name: Kirby Bumpus
- DOB: May 12, 1986
- Born: USA
- Nationality: American
- Religion: Christian
- Famous For: Daughter of Gayle King
- Height: 5 feet 8 inches tall
- Mother: Gayle King
- Father: William Bumpus
- Husband: Virgil Miller
(Image Source: Kirby Bumpus Instagram)