He was born as William Hall Bush on October 13, 1971 in Manhattan, New York City. His parents are Jonathan and Josephine Bush. President George H.W. Bush is his father’s elder brother while President George W. Bush is his cousin. He is also a cousin of Jeb Bush, the former governor of Florida State. His other relatives are Jenna Bush Hager, Barbara Pierce Bush, George P. Bush and Barbara Bush who is his aunt. He is married to his beautiful wife, Sydney Davis in 1998.


He attended St. Bernard’s School for his middle school and St. George’s School, Rhode Island. For his higher education, he has a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies and Government from the prestigious Colby College, Maine in 1994.


He started his broadcasting career by hosting a show on WLKZ-Fm in the city o New Hampshire. He later relocated to Washington, D.C. In Washington, he worked with WARW-FM. He started hosting Billy Bush and the Bush League Morning Show when he joined another radio station WWZZ-FM in 1997. The program was on air for 4 years. He was also corresponding for Today in New York on WNBC-TV.

From the electronic media, he moved on to the print media when he got a job with Access Hollywood in 2001. He was the correspondent for the East Coast on this newsmagazine. He became the co-author of the magazine in 2004. His time at Access Hollywood was the best moment in his career up to that time. He had the opportunity of attending red carpet events like Grammys, the Golden Globes and many Academy Awards. All the pre-shows for Academy Awards between 2004 and 2006 were hosted by him.

He co-hosted the prestigious Miss Universe pageant award for four times, 2003-2005, 2009 with different co-hosts. He also co hosted another beauty contest, Miss USA another four times in 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2009 with Fuentes, O’Dell and Nadine Velazquez.

For almost 6 years now, he has co-hosted Access Hollywood Live with Kit Hoover. This is a national entertainment talk show that is hosted daily. He and Kit made a trip together to UK to cover the royal wedding of Prince William to Catherine Middleton as members of the NBC team.

Aside from Radio and TV career, he has also appeared in a lot of TV shows and some movies such as 30 Rock, Wives, Get Him to the Greek, Forgetting Sarah Marshall and Furry Vengeance. No wonder that he has a net worth of $9 million.

In July 2005, he was named as one of the 10 men by Esquire magazine. At a height of 1.75m and good looks, he is definitely a handsome celebrity.

Personal Life

He got married to his wife in 1998. They have three children who are Lille, Mary and Josephine. Since they tied the nuptial knot, there is no sex scandal attached to the couple. They have no rumours with regards to previous lovers which makes it seem impossible for this couple to contemplate divorce in the near future.

With a monthly salary put at $40,000, he definitely has the world at his feet.

Last Modified: Apr 6, 2020

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