- Short Bio
- Education and early career
- Net worth and Salary
- Personal Life
- Body Measurement
- Wiki and Facts
- Social Media
Glenn Greenwald is a renowned journalist, lawyer, and an author who is most recognized for being involved in the publication of series of reports in The Guardian Newspaper related to the United States and British global surveillance programs. The reports were based on classified documents disclosed by Edward Snowden. Glenn Greenwald is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.
Glenn Greenwald was born on 6 March 1967, in New York City. His father's name is Daniel Greenwald and his mother's name is Arlene Greenwald. He was raised by his parents in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida.
Education and early career
After finishing high school, Glenn Greenwald enrolled at the George Washington University and later graduated from the university with a BA in philosophy. He earned his JD from New York University School of Law.
Glenn Greenwald began his career as an attorney and co-founded his own litigation firm. After practicing law for more than 10 years, he decided to do other things and started his blog, Unclaimed Territory in 2005. In 2007, he began writing for the Salon website. His political writing got him huge recognition in the media. According to Glenn Greenwald wiki page, he left Salon and began writing from The Guardian Newspaper in 2012. He published various reports in the newspaper regarding the collection of telephone metadata by the National Security Agency through Verizon. The information about it was disclosed by Edward Snowden. Immediately after the publication of the reports, Glenn Greenwald net worth and prominence increased to a higher level as he won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for his contribution. He left The Guardian in 2013 and launched his own online publication called The Intercept in 2014. The other founders of the publication were his colleagues, Laura Poitras and Jeremy Scahill. Glenn Greenwald has also published 5 books to the date.
Net worth and Salary
Glenn Greenwald salary has helped his garner a huge net worth. He has amassed a huge bank balance from his career as a journalist. Glenn Greenwald salary from his career as an attorney has also contributed towards his wealth. He also earns a good sum of money from royalties received from his published books. Various sources have estimated Glenn Greenwald net worth to be around $8.5 billion as of recent.
Glenn Greenwald married his husband David Miranda in 2005. The couple has been together since then. Glenn Greenwald wife cannot exist as he is openly gay. David is a Brazilian politician and the couple lives together in Rio de Janeiro. Glenn Greenwald married life has been blessed with two children. They have also adopted 24 rescue dogs. Both Glenn Greenwald children are adopted.
Glenn Greenwald is currently 51 years old. He has short brown colored hair and his eyes are brown colored as well.
Wiki and Facts
As per Glenn Greenwald wiki page, he was awarded the Izzy Award in 2009 for special achievement in independent media. He is also the recipient of 2010 Online Journalism Award and 2013 Pioneer Award. Glenn Greenwald wife cannot exist as he is openly gay and happily married to his husband. He was named one of the top 100 Global thinkers by Foreign Policy Magazine in 2013.
Glenn Greenwald is a renowned journalist who has been awarded various awards and honors for his work as a journalist. He is active on Twitter with more than 954 thousand followers. The pictures of Glenn Greenwald children and his family can be easily viewed on the internet. Besides Twitter, he does not have any other social media accounts. Glenn Greenwald bio can also be found on several other social media sites such as Wikipedia, and Twitter.