Published Date   30th Jan. 2017, 12:44 pm  Update Date: April 4th, 2017  05:57 am
Quick Info
Birth Name: Bob Lloyd Schieffer
Date of Birth: 25/02/1937
Age: 86 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $10 Million
Qualification: Attended Texas Christian University (TCU)

American television journalist, Bob Schieffer CBS career has taken him to great heights. Bob Schieffer CBS career in shows like Evening News, Face the Nation, 60 Minutes, and more have been highly successful. Bob is currently the Chief Washington Correspondent of Face the Nation.


Bob Schieffer is a prominent American journalist. The living journalism legend, Bob Schieffer CBS career has been triumphant in the past and is running in the same direction. Bob is best known for his shows, CBS Evening News, 60 Minutes, and Face The Nation. The details of Bob Schieffer CBS career, cancer, net worth, and more can be found on several social media sites that are continuously observed by his fans all around the world. Bob Schieffer twitter account has details of his day to day life.


Bob Lloyd Schieffer was born on February 25, 1937 in Austin, Texas, U.S. He was born to John Emmitt Schieffer and Gladys Payne Schieffer.  He spent most of his childhood days with his brother, Tom Schieffer. Tom was the 27th United States Ambassador to Japan and the United States Ambassador to Australia.

Early life & Childhood

Bob went on to attend North Side High School. He later attended Texas Christian University (TCU). While there, Bob was a member of the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps. He then began serving in the U.S. Air Force at Travis Air Force Base and McChord Air Force Base.

Net Worth & Career

Bob began his work as a journalist in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Schieffer got an extra coverage for the network during the shooting of President Kennedy which made him a valuable asset to the network. He then went on to work for WBAP-TV based in Fort Worth. Bob Schieffer CBS career began in 1969. He went on to work as an anchor for CBS Sunday Night News in 1973 and retained the position till 1974. Soon, he was seen in CBS Sunday Evening News.  He joined the Saturday Evening News broadcast in 1976 and worked there for twelve years. Soon, Bob went on to become an anchor of the weekday CBS morning show.

Bob began working as a moderator for Face the Nation in 1991. As a reporter, Bob has covered Pentagon, White House correspondent for CBS, Chief Washington Correspondent, and more. He also went on to work for CBS Evening News as interim anchor. While Bob was in CBS evening News, Bob went on to take the show to various heights. He was last seen in CBS Evening News in 2006.

Bob Schieffer debate moderator work in the third presidential debate between President George W. Bush and Senator John Kerry in Tempe, Arizona has also gotten him much fame. He was also the moderator of the 2008 presidential debate and the 2012 presidential debate.

Bob Schieffer retired from Face the Nation as a host in 2015. He has served the journalism arena for 52 years. He has served CBS for 46 years. Bob Schieffer CBS career has been triumphant and memorable. His final broadcast for Face the Nation as a moderator was in May 2015.

According to some sources, Bob Schieffer net worth is estimated to be $ 10 million. Bob Schieffer net worth has been accumulated from his work in CBS network. Bob Schieffer debate on various talk shows is the result of his huge net worth. Bob Schieffer net worth has been high and rising from his remarkable work in the field of political journalism.

Girlfriend, Boyfriend, Spouse

Bob Schieffer is married to his wife, Patricia Penrose Schieffer. The couple married in 1967. Together, they have two daughters. Bob and Patricia are grandparents to three granddaughters. Bob Schieffer cancer in the bladder was diagnosed in 2003 and was quickly treated.

Awards & Recognition

For his exceptional work in journalism, Bob Schieffer has been honored many times with many awards. Bob has been nominated for three ‘News & Documentary Emmy Awards in 2015’ for ‘Outstanding News Discussion & Analysis and in 2006’ for ‘Outstanding Live Coverage of a Breaking News Story – Long Form’. He has won a Life Time Achievement Award as well. He has won eight Emmy’s till date, the Paul White Award, overseas Press Club Award, Edward R. Murrow Award, and more. Bob is said to have earned almost all significant journalism related awards. Bob has been inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame, and National Academy of Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame. Bob has been termed as a living legend by Library of Congress.

Bob Schieffer show has gained wide attention from his audience who love and praise him. Bob Schieffer twitter account has details of his triumphant career and his day to day events. The bio of the eminent and respected, Bob Schieffer can be found on various social media sites like Wikipedia, Twitter, Facebook, and more.

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