Glenn Greenwald Bio | Wiki
Glenn Greenwald is an American journalist, author, and lawyer. In 1996, he founded a law firm concentrating on First Amendment litigation. Glenn started blogging on national security issues in October 2005, while he was becoming increasingly concerned with what he viewed to be an attack on civil liberties by the George W. Bush Administration in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks.
He became a vocal critic of the Iraq War and has maintained a critical position in American foreign policy. Glenn began contributing to Salon in 2007, and to The Guardian in 2012. In June 2013, while at The Guardian, he started publishing a series of reports detailing previously unknown information about American and British global surveillance programs based on classified documents provided by Edward Snowden.
Glenn Greenwald Age
Glenn was born on March 6, 1967, in Queens, New York, United States. He is 54 years old.
Glenn Greenwald Height
He is a man of average stature and stans at a height of 5 ft 7 in (Approx. 170 m).
Glenn Greenwald Family
He was born in New York City to his parents Arlene and Daniel Greenwald. Gleen’s family moved to Lauderdale Lakes, Florida when he was an infant and his parents separated when he was six. His parents who are Jewish, and his grandparents did try to introduce him to Judaism, but Glenn grew up without practicing an organized religion, and has said his “moral precepts aren’t informed in any way by religious doctrine”.
Glenn Greenwald Partner | David Miranda
In 2005, when Glenn was 37 years old he left his law practice in New York and took a long vacation to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. While there, he met 19-year old David Miranda, an orphan who lived in a slum. Days after meeting, the two decided to move in together, and wed shortly thereafter. Miranda now serves as a Congressman with the left-wing PSOL party.
The couple resides in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. They formally adopted two sons in Brazil in 2018. In 2017, Glenn and Miranda announced that they had gained legal guardianship of the brothers, who are from Maceió, a city in Northeastern Brazil.
Glenn Greenwald Education
He attended Nova Middle School and Nova High School in Davie, Florida. Later, Glenn received a BA in philosophy from George Washington University in 1990 and a JD from New York University School of Law in 1994.
Glenn Greenwald Substack
After resigning from The Intercept, Glenn published his article about Biden and his correspondence with the editors of The Intercept on his Substack page. As of mid-2021, according to The Daily Beast and The Washington Post, his feud with former colleagues was continuing.
Glenn Greenwald Books
Glenn’s first book, How Would a Patriot Act? Defending American Values From a President Run Amok was published by Working Assets in 2006. A Tragic Legacy 2007, his next book, examined the presidency of George W. Bush. His 3rd book, With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law Is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful, was released in October 2011.
No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State became released in May 2014. Gleen wrote the book Securing Democracy: My Fight for Press Freedom and Justice in Brazil as a follow-up to No Place to Hide. It was published by Haymarket Books in April 2021.
Glenn Greenwald Dogs | Vegan
Glenn is a vegan and an advocate for animal rights. He and Miranda have 24 rescue dogs. In March 2017, he announced plans to build a shelter with Miranda for stray pets in Brazil that would be staffed by homeless people. In March 2018, he tweeted videos showing the shelter operating.
Glenn Greenwald Pulitzer
His work contributed to The Guardian’s 2014 Pulitzer Prize win. Glenn won the 2013 George Polk Award along with three other reporters, including Laura Poitras.
Glenn Greenwald Guardian
In July 2012, it was announced that Glenn was joining the American wing of Britain’s Guardian newspaper, to contribute a weekly column and a daily blog. On October 15, 2013, he announced, and The Guardian confirmed, that he was leaving the newspaper to pursue a “once-in-a-career dream journalistic opportunity that no journalist could possibly decline”.
Glenn Greenwald Net Worth
He earns his wealth from his career, therefore, he has amassed a fortune over the years. Gleen’s estimated net worth is $1 million.
Is Glenn Greenwald Married
Yes. Glenn married his partner David Miranda, a Congressman with the left-wing PSOL party in 2005.