If we have to talk about the most good looking and popular person in the field of journalism, Richard Engel will be the first name. Not only for the flawless feature but also for his instigating hosting skill. Known for his report “War Zone Diary” he turned out to be the first American broadcast journalist companion of the Medill Medal for Courage in Journalism. As an NBC News ‘Chief Foreign Correspondent’ he gained fame and name. Adding more to his achievement list, he is also renowned for covering the international arguments like “The Arab Spring, “Iraq war” and “The Syrian Civil War” etc. His vigilant observation made him a specialist. Addressing the war, he said;
“Based on the people I’ve spoken to; I think the impression is: Is America safer from Al Qaeda? Yes. Is America weaker as a nation because we have overspent and over-focused on Al Qaeda? Yes. I think that would be the conclusion that people seem to have come to and that I tend to agree with.”
Without much do, we will be highly talking about Richard Engel, his early life bio, age, net worth, salary, height, divorced, married and family life.
Richard Engel’s Net worth and salary
According to the news Richard’s Net worth is estimated at about $4 million. Personable Engels earns an enormous, considerable amount of money because of his hard work and diligent towards his work. Based upon his salary there is no news yet. In the following day, it is sure that the net worth of Richard will go up high.
Richard body measurement
Handsome Richard’s height is about 6 feet tall. He has a couple of beautiful dark brown eyes and a brown shiny hair. Others body measurements of Richards is not revealed yet.
Richard Engel’s early life Bio and Age
Popular American journalist and author Richard was born on 16 September 1973. Hometown and birthplace of Engel are New York City, United States of America. He grew up with his older brother and his parents (father and mother) in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York City. His father Peter, a former Goldman Sachs financier, mother Nina, who ran an antique store and his brother is Cardiologist. Richard father is Jewish while his mother is Swedish. He is 44 years old.
Richard completed his school level from a prestigious and competitive school ‘Riverdale Country School’. Later he graduated from Stanford University in 1996 in his major BA. While being in the University he wrote The Stanford daily and worked as an unpaid intern in CNN Business News in New York City.
Richards Relationship and Family
Belonging to the white ethnicity a dashing and handsome Richard marry a famous and beautiful producer Mary Forrest. After a long time of dating in May 2015, Mr. Engel and Mrs. Engel tied their knot. At the end of September 2015, they welcomed their first baby Henry, Thomas Engel.
Though the baby was born healthy, later after a year the parents discovered the Rett syndrome on their child. On 2019, March 15, Richard spoke about the special needs his son seeks for and how his wife has been acting strongly to pull their child from the disease. He said,
“Our son Henry is 3 and a half years old and has special needs. His physical and mental development aren’t on pace with other children. Since Henry doesn’t walk and struggles to move independently, Mary is his personal entertainment system. She’s motivated to do it. The more stimulated he is, the more alert he is. The more alert, the stronger. The stronger, the better he does in therapy. The better he does in therapy, the sooner he can get new skills.”
Richards Career and Awards
Extraordinary Engel’s started his career as a freelance reporter in Cairo for four years. In Cairo, he had moved forward as an independent columnist. As a result of his hardworking and tenderness, he got the opportunity to work as Center East reporter for WGBH radio station. When Iraq was seized by US forces he was working as a freelancer in ABC. During that time he continued his coverage of the Iraq war in Baghdad as NBC’s primary Iraq correspondent as a reporter. Richard hard-working and diligent towards his work paid off he became the Senior Middle East Correspondent and Beirut Bureau Chief. In 2008 he became the chief of NBC News and interviewed the president of US. After he reported about Egyptian Revolution, Libyan Civil War, Mogadishu, Somalia titled as a ‘The World Most Dangerous City’, and Israel-Gaza conflict etc. currently he is hosting the occasional MSNBC Special Series “On Assignment with Richard Engel”.
He received plenty number of awards like RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Award in 2006, Society of Professional Journalism in 2009, Gracie Award in 2010, John Chancellor Award in 2013 and Fred Friendly First Amendment Award in 2015.