Gregory John “Greg” Gutfeld is a popular American television personality who is known for his work at the Fox network. Gutfeld is also a blogger, a magazine editor and an author. Gutfeld is best known for hosting his own show ‘Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld’, which was a satirical talk show that aired from 2007 to 2015 on the Fox network’s Fox News channel. He currently serves as the host his comedy and politics show ‘The Greg Gutfeld Show’ that airs weekly on the network. Additionally, Gutfeld serves as one of the five panellists and co-hosts on ‘The Five’ which is the network’s political talk show.
Prior to a career in television, Gutfeld worked with several publication houses including Prevention magazine, Men’s Health magazine, Stuff magazine, and Maxim magazine. He also served as one of the early contributors of the popular news and opinion website in America, The Huffington Post.
Gutfeld has also authored several books including ‘The Scorecard Trilogy’, ‘Lessons from the Land of Pork Scratchings’, ‘The Bible of Unspeakable Truths’, ‘The Joy of Hate‘, ‘Not Cool’ and ‘How to Be Right‘.
Early Life and Education
Gutfeld was born on 12 September 1964 in San Mateo, California, where he was also raised as one of the four children of Jacqueline “Jackie” Bernice (née Cauhape) and her husband Alfred Jack Gutfeld. Gregfeld served as an altar boy when he was young and raised i a Roman Catholic family along with his three siblings, all sisters. Gregfeld has Irish, German Catholic and German Jewish ancestry on his father’s side of the family and Mexican, French and Irish ancestry on his mother’s.
Gutfeld attended and graduated from the Junípero Serra High School, San Mateo and later enrolled into the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) from where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English. Gutfeld, who was a conservative started experiencing a change in the way he identified politically and soon began identifying himself as a libertarian after attending UCB.
Soon after graduation, Gulfeld interned at The American Spectator where he served as an assistant to R Emmett Tyrell, the conservative writer. He was hired by Prevention magazine as a staff writer and later served as an editor for several Rodale Press magazines in Emmaus, Pennsylvania. He joined ‘Men’s Health’ magazine as a staff writer in 1995 and was named as the magazine’s editor in chief in 1999. He later served as editor in chief of Stuff Magazine. After being fired from ‘Stuff’, Gutfeld became head of the “brain development” department at Dennis Publishing. From 2004-2006, Gutfeld lived in UK serving as the editor of Maxim Magazine. In 2005, during the launch of The Huffington Post, Gutfeld was hired as one of its first contributors. He also started his own blog titled ‘The Daily Gut’.
Gutfeld joined the Fox Network in February 2007 where he was named the host of the hour-long satirical talk show on FNC, ‘Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld’. Gutfeld has Bill Schulz as his “sidekick” while Andy Levy served as his ombudsman. In 2011, Gutfeld was named as one of the co-hosts and panellists of the political opinion discussion show ‘The Five’. Gutfeld left ‘Red Eye’ in 2015 and started hosting ‘The Greg Gutfeld Show’ which aired on the late-night slot on FNC from 31 May 2015.
Gutfeld met Russian model and Maxim Russia Photo editor Elena Moussa in London on the first day of his job at Maxim and soon started dating her. The couple had a short courtship and were married within five months, in December 2004. Moussa currently owns the fashion shop ‘Moussa Project’. Although they’ve been married for more than a decade, they do not have any children together.
Gutfeld, who was raised as a Roman Catholic by his parents currently describes himself to be an “agnostic atheist”.
Greg Gutfeld – Salary and Net Worth
Gutfeld draws an annual salary of $2 Million and has an estimated net worth of $4 Million.