Jeremy Scahill is best known as the co-founding editors of The Intercept. The American reporter is also an author of The New York Times best-seller book Blackwater which won the prestigious George Polk Award in 2008. He often comes to limelight raising his fierce voice against the contemporary racism and equality issues inside the country.
How Does Jeremy Scahill Earns Net Worth?
Jeremy drives the majority part of his net worth from his journalism career. He is a co-founding editor and senior investigative reporter at The Intercept. Since it is an award-winning news organization, which fearlessly covers all categories of news, the reporter benefits with a handsome income.
Jeremy is known for his robust coverage of news. He has successfully extracted the major story from the dangerous places like Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Yemen, Nigeria and many others. His daring news coverage handed him huge popularity and lucrative income. Jeremy was awarded the prestigious George Polk Award in 1998 for foreign reporting.
As per indeed.com, the average salary of the reporter is around $39k annually. With his experience on the field, he derives income much more than average. He also derived a fortune from the award-winning film Dirty Wars, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2013. He was a producer and writer of that Academy Award Nominated movie. He also had the privilege of serving as the national security correspondent for The Nation and Democracy Now.
Jeremy also appeared as a panelist on the HBO ’s famous show Real Time. However, he left the show when he disagreed to discuss with infamous out-gay Milo Yiannopoulos. He tweeted that he felt offensive about Milo’s attitudes towards the Muslims and minorities.
Daughter From Mysterious Wife! Insights Into Jeremy's Personal Life
Jeremy is best known as a journalist who digs deep to bring out the truths of the contemporary news. However, he is very secluded regarding his personal life. He has guarded the details about his life partner. He has not been spotted with possible wife or girlfriend so far. However, the American reporter is a father to a child.
He has a daughter whose information is also secluded. Nevertheless, she was seen on a YouTube video with her father, speaking against the racism and disparity on Father’s Day of 2012. The absence of information of Jeremy's possible life partner creates huge speculation if he is a gay or not. But the Intercept reporter has not spoken publically regarding his sexual orientations.
Jeremy's Close Bond With Family Members
Jeremy's father’s name is Mike Scahill and mother is Lisa Scahill. As per his father, Jeremy showed promise as a public speaker when he volunteered to call bingo at Milwaukee’s St. Rose Catholic Parish. He shares an intimate bond with his parents. The Intercept reporter is not hesitant to flaunt the pictures of his family in the social media.
Jeremy chilling with his Mom in Brooklyn on 17 May 2017 (Photo: Twitter)
Former Real Time panelist is the eldest of his two siblings. He shared a beautiful bond with his sister Stephanie who was married on 8 November 2014. He also shared a picture and said his family performed on his dad’s autobiographical musical about a traumatic incident from his childhood on Chicago’s south side.
Jeremy Scahill was born in 1981. The author of age 37 has kept the details about his birthdate grounded. Belonging to the white ethnicity, he holds an American nationality. He stands tall with a modest height and well-built body. The American reporter is a dropout from the University of Wisconsin.