Richard Engel, an American Journalist and author who is NBC News’ Chief Foreign Correspondent, was born on 16th September, 1973 in New York City, New York, United States of America. He is the son of Mr. Peter Engel and Miss Nina. He has attended the Riverdale Country School, a highly competitive college-prep school in New York City, and completed his college from Stanford University with graduation degree in B.A in International Relations. He is best known for having covered the Iraq War, the Arab Spring and the Syrian civil war.
Engel started his journalism career right after his college as a freelance reporter in Cairo for four years. Then he has worked as the Middle East correspondent for The World. Then he has worked for ABC News as a freelance journalist during the initial invasion of Iraq by U.S. forces. Then in 2006 he became the Senior Middle East Correspondent and Beirut Bureau Chief and did reporting of Israeli-Hezbollah conflict. He became Chief Foreign Correspondent of NBC News in 2008 and in 2009 he was stationed in Kabul Afghanistan covering the country’s August presidential election. He has covered several wars including Libyan Civil war, Iraq war, War in Afghanistan etc. in 2012 he was even kidnapped in Syria for 5 days with his five crew members. From 2008 to till date he is continuously working with the NBC News and is the Chief Foreign correspondent of the channel.
Engel has written the book ‘A Fist in the Hornet’s Nest which was published in 2004 which is about his experience covering the Iraq War from Baghdad. And his other book ‘War Journal: My Five Years in Iraq’ was published in June 2008.
Net worth and salary : how much is Richard Engel net worth?
Engel has won several awards in journalism as a reward for his dedication in his work. He has the net worth of around 4 million dollar. And he is getting very high salary from his work with NBC News plus intensives so we can hope that his net worth will be surely increase in coming days.
Personal Life : who is Richard Engel wife?
Engel has got married with his fellow student of Stanford with her he spends several years but the relation doesn’t work and they separated with divorce in 2005. Then again in 2015 he got married with beautiful wife Mary Forest. And there son was born in September 2015. So we can say he is a married man and has done it twice. And as of now he is spending quality life with wife Mary Forrest and son.
Physical Appearance : how tall is Richard Engel?
43 years old Engel is very handsome looking personality and has height of 5 feet and 6 inches. He is white in ethnicity and from the Jewish family. He has average weight in according with his height. He has naturally black hair.
Bio and Wikis
He is very popular and active in social media such as twitter. He has 230K followers in his official twitter account and has around 7K tweets. We can find details of him in various wiki sites as well as his NBC profile.