The true patriot is not someone who sings the praises of the country's system and administration, but the real patriot of the country is someone who speaks for the sovereignty and freedom of the public. Edward is such a computer genius who revolted against the US government and leaked the details about its secretive mass surveillance of millions of US citizen without their acknowledgment.
Edward Snowden went being the professional computer expert without having a proper academic background. He is the American refugee and lives a low-key life in Russia away from the eyes of American detectives.
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Edward spends time with his girlfriend in Moscow (Photo: thesun.co.uk)
Edward lived together with his partner in a flat in Hawaii during his NSA job. After he leaked the US surveillance data, he took refuge in Russia. His girlfriend reportedly had no idea about his plan to leak such confidential data.
Currently, he lives with his partner in a flat in Moscow. He was seen playing a game with her on her Instagram picture of 15 February 2018.
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How Much is Edward Snowden’s Net Worth?
Edward Snowden has been deriving his net worth from his job of computer expertise. He has collected wealth from various renowned companies like CIA and NSA in his career.
In his early days of career, he enrolled to fighting a war in Iraq to help undermined people. But unfortunately, he broke his both legs in training and was discharged. He also served as a security guard at the University of Maryland’s Center of Advanced Study of Language.
He later started working at the CIA after attending 2006 job-fair. U.S mission also assigned the computer wizard as a top technical and cybersecurity expert to U.N. in Switzerland. He resigned from the CIA in February 2009.
The computer genius started working as a contractor for Dell in 2009. He worked as a subcontractor in an NSA office in Japan and was later transferred to an office in Hawaii. As per Guardian, he earned a salary of roughly $200,000 from his job. He later moved from Dell to another NSA subcontractor Booz Allen and worked there for three months before he leaked the classified information of the government related to mass surveillance.
Edward Snowden was born on 21 June 1983 in Elizabeth City, North Carolina as Edward Joseph Snowden. His father, Lon Snowden has appeared on the television series, Democracy Now. His father was a former Coast Guard officer. His mother worked for the federal court in Baltimore. He holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.