The sedulous and self-reliant American journalist who rose to popularity due to the coverage of the Iraq War, the Syrian civil war, and the Arab Spring is no other than Richard Engel. Belonging to white ethnicity, he was born on September 16, 1973. He rose up in New York City by his father, Peter, and mother, Nina. His father belongs to Jewish and mother belongs to Swedish. But, he holds American nationality. He completed his studies at Stanford in 1996 and earned B.A in International Relations.
Career and Progression:
Right after his graduation, he thought of pursuing his career in journalism. He worked as a freelance reporter in Cairo for about four years. Later, his journey in NBC News was started in May 2003. He serves as a chief foreign correspondent for NBC News since April 18, 2008. He has the capability of speaking and reading Arabic, Italian, and Spanish fluently. Apart from this, he is also a well-renown author known for his book A Fist in the Hornet's Nest which was published in 2004. The book explains about his experience during the coverage of Iraq War from Baghdad. His last book, War Journal: My Five Years in Iraq was published in June 2008. His coverage of news of War was highly admired by people.
Net Worth and Salary:
He enjoys an astonishing net worth that is 8 million dollars. Though his net worth is publicly mentioned, still his salary is not divulged in the media. So, by gathering information about his net worth, it is obvious that his salary is outstanding. It's glad to know that he is actively involved in charitable events despite his busy schedule. He enjoys the luxurious life with his wife and a newly born son. His expenses and investment are not known, so it is quite hard to predict about his utilization of net worth.
Several questions might have been striking the head of his fans regarding his personal life. He has been married twice. He got married to his girlfriend whom he met at Stanford University. Her first wife name is not mentioned anywhere. After some time of wedlock, the couple ended their love with divorce in 2005. Later, he began dating with the producer, Mary Forrest and finally tied the knot in May 2015. The five years of the relationship turned into matrimonial life. They first met at Martha's Steward Show from where they fell for each other. The couple seems to share the strong bond and deeply in love with each other. Till now, there is no even minimal chance of couple getting divorced. The blissful couple had recently welcomed their first baby in September 2015. Engel shared the happiness of getting a baby with his fans through Twitter.
Bio and Facts:
Having perfect body due to workouts and exercise, he stands with the height of 5 feet 6 inch. He is well groomed with a pleasing personality that attracts his million fans. His supporters and fans are connected with him via social networking sites. There is no rumor about him of being a gay that's why he is straight. Moreover, you can get his details and bio on wiki sites.