Andrea Mitchell Biography: Age, Height, Spouse, Net Worth, Wikipedia, Children, NBC News

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Andrea Mitchell is an American television journalist, anchor, and commentator who is widely recognized for her work as the chief foreign affairs correspondent for NBC News.

With a career spanning over five decades, Mitchell has established herself as a prominent figure in the field of journalism.

Her extensive coverage of major events and political campaigns has made her a trusted news source for viewers across the United States.

Profile

  • Full Name: Andrea Mitchell
  • Date of Birth: October 30, 1946
  • Age: 77 years old
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of Birth: New Rochelle, New York, U.S.
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Television journalist, anchor, commentator
  • Height: 1.56m
  • Parents: Sir Sydney Mitchell (father), Cecile Mitchell (mother)
  • Siblings: Arthur Mitchell (brother)
  • Spouses: Gil Jackson (divorced in the 1970s), Alan Greenspan (married since 1997)
  • Children: N/A
  • Relationship Status: Married
  • Net Worth: $3 million

Early Life & Education

Andrea Mitchell, currently 77, was born on October 30, 1946, in New Rochelle, New York. She grew up in a Jewish family.

She is the daughter of Sir Sydney Mitchell and Cecile Mitchell. She has a brother named Arthur Mitchell.

Her father was the CEO and partial owner of a Manhattan furniture manufacturing company and served as Beth El Synagogue’s president in New Rochelle.

Her mother was an administrator at the New York Institute of Technology in Manhattan.

Andrea attended New Rochelle High School and later pursued her higher education at the University of Pennsylvania. 1967, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature.

While at Penn, she served as the news director of the student radio station WXPN. Mitchell then began her career in journalism as a reporter at KYW radio in Philadelphia, where she gained recognition as the station’s City Hall correspondent.

Personal Life

Andrea Mitchell has been married twice. Her first marriage was to Gil Jackson, but the couple divorced in the 1970s. In 1997, she married Alan Greenspan, the former Federal Reserve Chair.

Their relationship had been established over a lengthy period before their marriage. Mitchell has been open about her battle with breast cancer, which was diagnosed in 2011. Fortunately, it was caught early and successfully treated.

Controversies

Throughout her career, Andrea Mitchell has encountered a few controversies. One notable incident occurred in 2003 when the Federal Bureau of Investigation questioned her regarding the leak of Valerie Plame’s identity.

I. Lewis Libby’s defense misconstrued Mitchell’s statement on the Capitol Report, but she clarified her position afterward.

Another controversy arose in 2005 when Mitchell was forcibly ejected from a room in Sudan after asking President Omar al-Bashir questions about the ongoing violence in Darfur.

Career

Andrea Mitchell has had a long and distinguished career in journalism, starting with her time at KYW radio and later moving to CBS-affiliate WTOP in Washington, D.C. In 1978, she joined NBC News, where she has remained ever since.

Mitchell has held various positions at NBC, including chief White House correspondent, chief Congressional correspondent, and chief foreign affairs correspondent since 1994.

She has reported on major events such as the 2008 presidential election campaign and has hosted her show, Andrea Mitchell Reports, on MSNBC since 2008.

Mitchell has also appeared on Meet the Press, Hardball with Chris Matthews, and The Rachel Maddow Show.



Net Worth

Andrea Mitchell has achieved substantial success in her career, estimated that her net worth is around $3 million.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: N/A
  • Twitter handle: N/A

Books

  • Talking Back… to Presidents, Dictators, and Assorted Scoundrels (2005)



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