Nicholas Kristof Biography | Wiki
Nicholas Kristof ( Full name Nicholas Donabet Kristof ) is an American political commentator and a journalist. He is a regular CNN contributor who has written an op-ed column for The New York Times. He has been working for the New York Times since November 2001. Nicholas is a self-described progressive. He”rewrote opinion journalism” according to The Washington Post.
Nicholas Kristof Age
He was born on April 27, 1959, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Nicholas is 63 years old.
Nicholas Kristof Heigh
He is a man of average stature. Nicholas stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in ( Approx 1.73m).
Nicholas Kristof Family
He was born to his father Jane Kristof and mother Ladis “Kris” Kristof. Both Nicholas’ parents were long-time professors at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon. He spent his childhood living on a sheep and cherry farm in Yamhill, Oregon. Jane’s parents belonged to Polish and Armenian ethnicity and came from Romania in the former Austria-Hungary. After World War II, when Jane immigrated to the United States.
Nicholas Kristof Wife
He married his wife called Sheryl WuDunn. Sheryl is an American lecturer, business executive, and writer. She is also a Pulitzer Prize winner. As a senior banker, Sheryl focuses on growth companies in technology, new media, as well as emerging markets. Additionally, she works with double bottom line firms, women entrepreneurs, as well as alternative energy issues. The couple wedded in 1988 and share three children together namely; Geoffrey Kristof, Caroline Kristof, and Gregory Kristof.
Nicholas Kristof Education
He attended and graduated from Yamhill Carlton High School. While in high school, Nicholas served as the student body president and school newspaper editor. He later became a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Harvard College. At the University, he did a course in government and interned at Portland’s The Oregonian. He later worked for The Harvard Crimson newspaper.
After graduating from Harvard, Nicholas studied law at Magdalen College, Oxford, as a Rhodes Scholar. From there, he earned his law degree with first-class honors and won an academic prize. Later on, he studied Arabic in Egypt at The American University in Cairo for the 1983–84 academic year. Nicholas holds a number of honorary degrees.
Nicholas Kristof New York Times | Columns
He became part of The New York Times in 1984, At first, Nicholas covered economics, he as well served as a Times correspondent in Los Angeles, Beijing, Hong Kong, and Tokyo. He later became the associate managing editor of The New York Times. Nicholas was held responsible for Sunday editions. His columns always focus on global health, gender issues in the developing world, as well as poverty. Since 2004 in particular, he has written many columns about Darfur, he even visited the area 11 times.
Nicholas’ other colleagues at New York Times Include:
Michiko Kakutani-literary critic
Nicholas Kristof Books
His books are all co-authored with his wife Sheryl WuDunn and are all best-sellers. Those books include:
-China Wakes: The Struggle for the Soul of a Rising Power, the book was published in 1994.
-Thunder from the East: Portrait of a Rising Asia, the book was published in 1999.
-Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, the book was published in September 2009.
-A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity, book was published in 2014.
-Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope, the book was published in January 2020.
Nicholas Kristof New Book | Documentary
A feature documentary for Tightrope is his Newest book. The book was co-authored by Nicholas and his wife Sheryl WuDunn.The book was published in 2019.
Nicholas Kristof Half The Sky
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. A book co-authored by Nicholas and his wife Sheryl WuDunn. The book was published in September 2009.
Nicholas Kristof And Sheryl WuDunn
Sheryl and Nicholas are wife and husband. Both of them are writers and they have collaborated in authoring books such as; China Wakes: The Struggle for the Soul of a Rising Power published in 1994, Thunder from the East: Portrait of a Rising Asia published in 1999, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide published in September 2009, A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity published in 2014, Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope published in January 2020 among other best selling books.
Nicholas Kristof Quotes
Some of Nicholas’s quotes are;
- The Golden Temple, Sikhism’s holiest shrine, is in northwestern India near the Pakistani border
- It is a delightful place to contemplate the draw of faith.
- You will be judged in years to come by how you responded to genocide on your watch.
- Every year 3.1 million Indian children die before the age of 5, mostly from diseases of poverty like diarrhea.
Nicholas Kristof Portland | Op-Ed
He is an Opinion Columnist from Portland. He has written an op-ed column for The New York Times. Nicholas puts more emphasis on human rights abuses as well as social injustices, including human trafficking and also the Darfur conflict. An “honorary African” by Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa for shining a spotlight on neglected conflicts.
Nicholas Kristof Salary
His main source of income is his job as an Opinion Columnist for New York Times. Nicholas earns an average salary of $89,723 per year.
Nicholas Kristof Net Worth
He is a political commentator, journalist, and Author. Nicholas has accumulated an estimated net worth of $2.62 million from his career.
Who Is Nicholas Kristof
Nicholas is an American political commentator, author, and journalist. He is a regular CNN contributor who has written an op-ed column for The New York Times.
Nicholas Kristof Email
He has an Instagram account @NickKristof and FaceBook at Facebook.com/kristof