Martha Raddatz ABC News, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Husband, Books, Salary, and Net Worth

Martha Raddatz Bio | Wiki

Martha Raddatz is an American journalist currently working for ABC News as a reporter, news anchor, and Chief Global Affairs Correspondent. In addition, she reports on Nightline, ABC’s World News Tonight with David Muir, as well as other ABC broadcasts. Martha is also the co-anchor of a program known as ‘This Week with George Stephanopoulos.”

She has covered foreign policy, national security, and politics for decades while reporting from the State Department, the Pentagon, the White, House, and conflict zones around the world. Prior to joining ABC News, Martha worked for National Public Radio (NPR) serving as the Pentagon correspondent from 1993 to 1998.

Age of Martha Raddatz

She was born on February 14, 1953, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States. Martha is 70 years old and celebrates her birthday on February 14, every year.

Martha Raddatz Height

She is a woman of average stature. Martha stands at a height of 5 ft 5 in (Approx 1.65 m).

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Martha Raddatz Family

She was born to her parents in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Her father passed on when she was three years old. As a result, Martha’s mother who was from Salt Lake City, Utah, relocated back to her hometown together with Martha and her older sister.

Martha Raddatz Husband

Martha has been married three times and divorced two times. Her first husband was a journalist and a writer whose name is Ben Braddle Jr. She was then married to her second husband Julius Genachowski who was a lawyer and businessman from 1991 to 1997. Martha married her third and current husband, Tom Gjelten in 1997. She is a proud mother of two children, a daughter and a son, named Greta Bradlee and Jake Genachowski.

Martha Raddatz Ben Bradlee Jr

She was first married to her first husband Ben Bradlee JR. an American journalist and writer. Martha and Bradlee have a daughter named Greta Bradlee. The couple later divorced due to unknown circumstances. Bradlee worked at The Boston Globe for 25 years as a reporter and editor. Besides being a journalist, he is also an author of Ted Williams.

He was born to his parents, Ben Bradlee and Jean Saltonstall on August 7, 1948, in Manchester, New Hampshire, USA, and graduated from Colby College. Bradlee also received a Pulitzer Prize for Public Service.

Martha Raddatz Education

She attended the University of Utah and later dropped out before completing her degree to work at a local station.

Martha Raddatz Nationality | Ethnicity

She is an American by nationality and belongs of Russian Jewish descent.

Martha Raddatz NPR

Martha’s career journey began at WCVB-TV in Boston Massachusetts where she served as a chief correspondent. She then worked for National Public Radio (NPR) as a Pentagon correspondent from 1993 to 1998. While at NPR, she covered topics such as defense and foreign policy. Martha later joined ABC News in January 1999 working as the network’s State Department correspondent covering matters like the conflict in the Middle East. She then became the network’s senior national security correspondent in May 2003.

Some of Martha’s colleagues at NPR included:

Elise Hu – Host

Sarah Gonzalez – Host and Reporter

Raina Douris – Host

Scott Detrow – Political Correspondent

Chris Arnold – Correspondent

Rund Abdelfatah – Co-host and producer

Marco Werman – Host

Stefan Fatsis – Panelist

Martha Raddatz ABC News | ABC

She joined ABC News in 1999 serving as a State Department correspondent. After serving as the senior national security for quite some time, Martha became ABC’s chief White House correspondent for the George W. Bush administration last term. Her mobile phone went off during a White House Press briefing with Tony Snow on January 9, 2007. In November 2008, Martha was appointed to her current position as ABC’s Chief Global Affairs correspondent.

She reports for World News Tonight, and Nightline, and also contributes to The New Republic. In addition, Martha has covered foreign policy for almost 20 years. On October 11, 2012, she served as the moderator of the Vice-Presidential debate between Paul Ryan and Joe Biden at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky.

Moreover, she also served as a co-moderator alongside Anderson Cooper for the second presidential debate in 2016 at Washington University in St. Louis, between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Martha received the First Amendment Award in 2012 for her excellence in journalism. In addition, she has won 4 Emmy Awards, a Fred Friendly First Amendment Award, and an International Urbino Press Award.

Some of Martha’s colleagues at ABC News include:

Bill Ritter – Anchor

Sam Ryan – Anchor

Lee Goldberg – Chief Meteorology

Maggie Rulli – Foreign Correspondent

Amy Freeze– Meteorology

Darla Miles – General Assignment reporter

Jory Rand – General Assignment Reporter

Alex Mcadams – General Assignment Reporter

Martha Raddatz Books

Apart from being a journalist, Martha is also an author of the New York Times bestseller entitled “The Long Road Home: A Story of War and Family”. This book is about the Siege of Sadr City Iraq.

Martha Raddatz Crying | Is Martha Raddatz a Democrat or Republican

Martha who was Hillary Clinton’s staunch supporter shed tears when President Donald Trump won on election night. During Trump’s speech, he mentioned an unidentified news anchor, probably Martha saying that she cried when she found out that he had won the election. Martha moderated the town hall presidential debate and said that she was not crying and was just choked up. She is a lifelong Democrat.

Martha Raddatz Religion

Her mother whose identity has not been revealed was brought up Mormon. However, Martha and her siblings were not raised Mormon, instead, they went to a Roman Catholic Church for a little bit and later ended up going to a protestant church after they moved to Salt Lake City.

Martha Raddatz House

The ABC’s global correspondent and her current husband Tom Gjelten, an NPR newsman paid $2,125,000 in May 2017 for a Vintage home on a coveted block based in Arlington, Virginia. The house is around 15 minutes from downtown Washington, D.C. The four-bathe and four-bedroom house sits on a beautiful half-acre lot. In addition, the house was constructed back in 1990, when rich Washingtonians kept weekend getaways in Arlington.

Martha Raddatz Young | Face | Eyes | Facelift

Her youthful looks have not gone unnoticed by fans and foes. The debate has been rife on how Martha has managed to maintain relatively flawless skin which is too good for a 70-year-old. Others speculate that she has had plastic surgery to enhance her facial features and tighten the skin, especially around the eyes. However, all the reports have remained just that– speculation as they have never been substantiated.

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Martha Raddatz Young

Martha Raddatz Salary

She earns from her work as ABC’s chief global affairs correspondent. Martha’s average salary is $2.5 million per year.

Martha Raddatz Net Worth

She has been in the media industry since 1993. Martha’s estimated net worth is $20 million.

How Old Is Martha Raddatz

Raddatz is 70 years old. She was born on February 14, 1953, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA.

When Did Martha Raddatz Get Married

She has been married three times and divorced twice. Martha married her third and current husband, Tom Gjelten in 1997.

How Tall Is Martha Raddatz

She is a woman of average stature who stands at a height of 5 ft 5 in.

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