Richard Engel Net Worth 2020, Bio, Education, Career, and Achievement.
Richard Engel is an American journalist and author who is current NBC News chief foreign correspondent.
He was assigned to that position on April 18, 2008, after being the network’s Middle East correspondent and Beirut Bureau chief.
Engel was the first broadcast journalist recipient of the Medill Medal for Courage in Journalism for his report War Zone Diary.
He was born on Sep 16, 1973, in New York City, New York, USA. He has Jewish and Swedish ethnicity and has a cardiologist older brother.
His father, Peter worked as a Goldman Sachs financier, and his mother Nina was an antique storekeeper.
During his childhood, he suffered from dyslexia. However, he overcame his problem and went on to have a successful education.
Thus, reflecting on his education and qualifications, he completed his high school at Riverdale Country School. Later on, he graduated from Stanford University in 1996 with a B.A. in International Relations.
Richard Engel’s career, he started working as a freelance reporter in Cairo to make a big name for himself. He continued as a freelance reporter in Cairo for more than four years.
He was also a news reporter for ‘USA Today’. At the same time, he served as a freelance journalist for ABC News.
While working there, he masterminded on covering the news of the Iraq war which was at the time, an international matter of concern.
As a result, his dedication and hard work paid off as he became the Senior Middle East correspondent on the popular news channel, NBC News.
Subsequently, he covered much news during the 2006 Israeli-Hezbollah conflict preparing many reports.
Later on, after working for more than two years as Senior Middle East Correspondent, he secured promotion as Chief Foreign Correspondent in NBC News.
Furthermore, he covered the news of the presidential election at Kabul, Afghanistan in the year 2009.
Due to his risky and life-threatening job, he nearly died when he was covering the news of the Libyan Civil War.
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 lifted a lot of awards from his career and earned prestigious awards such as RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Award, Peabody Award, Society of Professional Journalism Award, Gracie Award, and John Chancellor Award.
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 diligence towards his work.