Richard Engel | Biography

Posted On: 05 Aug, 2014

Richard Engel | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth August 16, 1973
Age 47 Years 5 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Wife/Spouse Not Disclosed
Girlfriend Not Yet
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Yes
Net Worth $4 Million dollar (approx.)
Height 5 feet 6 inches
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Not Yet

 “Based on the people I've spoken to, I think the impression is: Is America safer from Al Qaeda? Yes. Is America weaker as a nation because we have overspent and over-focused on Al Qaeda? Yes. I think that would be the conclusion that people seem to have come to and that I tend to agree with.” - Richard Engel

Fighting tear gas in Egypt or reporting live from different difficult situations in Iraq, Syria, Arab Springs, Israel, Lebanon, and Libya, Richard Engel has placed his name among top foreign correspondents in the history of United States of America.

American journalist and author Richard Engel was born on September 16, 1973, in New York City, United States of America to a wealthy family.

Moreover, his ethnicity is white , nd nationality is American but he is not proud of his country’s past large spending on military to deal with countries like Afghanistan and Iraq plus he thinks the United States of America wouldn’t send large army in the future to any foreign nations when dealing with small terrorist groups because according to him his country has learned important lessons from the consequences of those act. 

Another wiki on his professional life can be extracted from Wikipedia’s biography on him.

As of 2014, his age is 40 and a Jewish. His exact height is not known, but he is probably up to 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet and 6 inches tall. Furthermore, he is a dashing man with a slim build, charming smile, and short hair.

Now moving into his relationship status, it is not known with whom he is dating currently. But, it is a known fact that he divorced his girlfriend turned wife whom he first met while studying at Stanford University.

Anyway, any others information on his married life or divorce except above mentioned info’s is a mystery. Plus, no other affairs including gay affair rumors can be traced to him on the internet.

Working in American journalism industry for almost 20 years, he has earned enough valuable experience to earn him a lustful annual salary. Although his exact salary is not disclosed to the media till now, it’s likely he gets 1 million to 3 million per year as his salary. However, his net worth is as well a mystery.

There are no any shirtless pictures of the brave journalist on the internet. But people seem not to know this fact and search his shirtless pictures on the internet like crazy. He has been so busy in his career that he may have no time for enjoying a pose.

One can follow the intelligent journalist on his twitter account where he supplies foreign political news in a timely manner. He is amazingly popular on Twitter with 166k fans. His tweet name is @Richard Engel and   Twitter description is: “@NBCNews Chief Foreign Correspondent.“

“You have to be one unpopular world leader to have Norwegians attacking you. “ -Richard Engel

A bright student since his childhood, Richard was a journalist since his college days writing for The Stanford Daily. He also earned valuable experience as an intern at CNN Business News Daily in his college days.

After that, instead of perusing a flashy career such as news anchor, he decides to go to Egypt and study the unstable situation there.

In the process, he lives in Egypt for four years workings as a freelance reporter and learning Egyptian Arabian language. After Egypt, he works for “The World” as a Middle East correspondent and many others various newspapers as for two years.

Then he works for ABC News as a freelance journalist covering American invasion in Iraq. At this point, he takes the most important career decisions and joins NBC news as NBC’s primary Iraq correspondent and finally gets promoted to Senior Middle East Correspondent/ Beirut Bureau Chief in the year 2006.

From 2006 to till now, he has covered Israel and Hezbollah war, conducted a popular interview with then-president George W. Bush, covered 2009 Afghanistan presidential election, the Egyptian revolution, Libyan Civil War, @012 Israel-Gaza conflict, Syrian Revolution and civil war, after election Egypt in 2012.

The most popular of his international quest include Iraq and Syrian coverage. He is the only American television correspondent plus the only Western journalist to cover the entire Iraq war staying in Iraq and surviving many difficult situations.

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Also, to know more about his hard experience while he was kidnapped in Syria, one can reference Wikipedia. Plus, Wikipedia will also be a good help in knowing about his more than 20 reputable awards.