Richard Engel Biography, age, net worth, family, married, son, wiki

learnmorefacts Published:28th June 2018 Biography

Brief Summary: Richard Engel

Richard Engel is a famous and popular American journalist and author. Richard Engel hails from the United State of America. He is well known and rose into fame after his popularity as an NBC News 'Chief Foreign Correspondent". Richard Engel was recognized for covering international issues like the "Iraq War", "The Syrian Civil War", and also "The Arab Spring".

Short Bio:

Name: Richard Engel

Date of Birth: 16 September 1973

Age: 44 years old

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United State

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

Nationality: American

Ethnicity: White

Height: 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m, 183 cm)

Weight: Not Available

Body Measurements: Not Available

Hair Color: Brown

Eye Color: Dark Brown

Profession: Journalist and Author

Net Worth: $4 Million (Estimated)

Personal Life:

Richard Engel was born on 16 September 1973. He was born in New York City, New York, United State. Richard Engel is recently at the age of 44 years old. Richard Engel holds the citizenship of the United State of America. Richard Engel is of white ethnicity and he lies under Virgo zodiac sign. Richard Engel has the height of 6 feet and 0 inches. He is 1.83 m and 183 cm tall in height. Richard Engel hasn't revealed the information about his weight and body measurement on the internet. Richard Engel has hair color of Brown and he has the eye color of dark brown.


Richard Engel started his education life by attending some local schools of the United State of America. Later, Richard Engel moved to the famous high school named "Riverdale Country School" to complete his education and qualification. Richard Engel then moved to "Stanford University". Richard Engel graduated from the same university in the year 1996 with BA in International Relations.

He started his career by working as a freelance reporter in Cairo. Richard Engel worked in a freelancer to make a big name of himself. Richard Engel has worked in the freelancer as a freelance reporter for more than four years. Richard Engel was then signed and appointed in a job of Middle East Correspondent for the famous "WGBH Radio Station" due to his hard work and patience. Richard Engel has worked as a correspondent for over two years starting from the year 2001 until the year 2003. Richard Engel has also worked as a news reporter for the famous and popular "USA Today". Richard Engel also used to work as a freelance journalist for ABC News at the same time. Richard Engel then made a decision of covering the news of Iraq War which was at the time. Richard Engel dedication and hard work paid off as he became the Senior Middle East correspondent on the popular news channel named "NBC News".

Family Life:

Richard Engel was born and raised in the family of "Peter Engel" and "Nina Engel". Richard Engel father name is "Peter Engel". Richard Engel father used to work as a Goldman Sachs financier. Richard Engel mother name is "Nina Engel". Richard Engel mother was a famous and popular Antique Storekeeper. Richard Engel father and mother are Jewish and Swedish respectively. Richard Engel suffered from the diseases named "Dyslexia" during his childhood. Richard Engel also has siblings. Richard Engel hasn't revealed much information about his siblings. Richard Engel siblings name has not been disclosed till today.

Relationship Status and Affairs:

Talking about the relationship status and love affairs of the talented and dashing "Richard Engel", he is a married man. Richard Engel is married to a famous and popular producer named "Mary Forrest". Richard Engel and his wife married in May 2015. Richard Engel and his wife welcomed their first child in September 2015. Richard Engel son name is "Henry Thomas Engel". Richard Engel was married to his long-time girlfriend. Richard Engel and his wife then divorced in the year 2005 due to some personal issue.

Net Worth and Salary:

The very talented and dashing Richard Engel has earned a huge amount of money in his career. As per the news, it has been said that he has a huge amount of net worth. Richard Engel has the net worth of $4 Million till today. Richard Engel has worked very hard to reach that amount of net worth in his career life. Richard Engel hasn't revealed the information about his salary on the internet. Richard Engel salary has not been disclosed till today.

Wiki and Facts:

Due to his death-defying works to cover the news, he earned a lot of awards for his bravery and dedication as a reporter. He has won a lot of awards in his career and earned prestigious awards like Peabody Award, RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Award, Society of Professional Journalism Award, Gracie Award and John Chancellor Award and others.

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