American journalist Guy Raz is the correspondent of National Public Radio (NPR). He is also the first podcast creator to simultaneously have three shows in the Apple Podcast chart’s Top 20 shows in 2016.
Guy Raz Bio & Family
The TV personality was born on 18 February 1975 in Israel, Jerusalem. He is a very private person to reveal any details of his family, to which his parent’s name is still not adequately known. Talking about his education, he went to Brandeis University in 1996 and also got a certificate in a master’s degree in history from Cambridge University, England.
Guy stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.90 m) with decent body weight.
Career & Net Worth
The 44-year-old has a net worth should cross a million-dollar figure. All his name and fortune are mustered from the correspondent of National Public Radio. In NPR, he is the co-creator of three most prominent shows, including TED Radio Hour, Wow in the World, including How I Built This. Besides his work at NPR, he got the fortune to ally as CNN’s correspondent in Jerusalem between 2004 to 2006.
Guy Raz during an event of his Wow In The World on 6 October 2019 (Picture: Guy’s Instagram)
Likewise, he is a former Ferris Professor of journalism at Princeton University. On the other hand, he also taught journalism at George Washington University and Georgetown University. He got the recognition of Edward R. Murrow Award, including Daniel Schorr Journalism prize for his outstanding reporting from Iraq, Raz.
Guy’s Wife & Kids!
The podcaster relishes over a decade old matrimony. He and his wife Hannah Raz, after knowing each other for a while, then took a mutual decision to walk the wedding aisle back in 2008. Together the pair shares two kids; Henry Raz in 2009 and Bram Raz in 2011.
Guy Raz with wife Hannah and kids (Picture: Off-Spring)
Besides his professional commitments, Guy has always been a family man. He knows his parenting duties and tries to take most of his time to be with his wife and children.
Some Interesting Facts About Guy Raz
- Guy is the recipient of “one of the most popular podcasters in history” by the New York Times.
- He has over 19.2 million podcast downloads.
- The correspondent is the youngest overseas-based bureau chief for NPR, first in Berlin, then London, and the Pentagon at age 25.
- In 2017, his podcast show, How I Built This became one of the 20 top-most downloaded podcasts in the U.S.
- Some of his other recognitions are National Headliner Award, ASCAP Deems Taylor Award and an NABJ Award.