Born in the year 1975, Guy Raz is a well-reputed American journalist, correspondent, radio host, and author. He was honored with the title ‘one of the most popular podcasters in history’ by the New York Times, a newspaper company. Raz is also the co-creator of various programs. Some of them are ‘TED Radio Hour’, ‘How I Built This’, and ‘Wow in the World programs on NPR’.
Guy Raz: Age
Guy was born on the 9th of November in 1975. Currently, he is 48 years old. According to his birth date and astrologers, his horoscope or zodiac sign is Scorpio.
Guy Raz: Early Life and Family Details
Guy Raz was raised in West Covina of California, United States. He was born on 1975, November 9. Further details about his parents, siblings, and childhood days are not available on the internet, at the moment.
Guy Raz: Educational Background
Guy is a graduate of Brandeis University. He graduated from the University in 1996. Later, for his master’s degree, he attended Cambridge University in the UK and got graduated from there with history as his major. Furthermore, in the year 2008, Ray joined Harvard University as a Nieman journalism fellow to study classical history.
Guy Raz: Career
Guy’s career as an NPR employee began in the year 1997 when he joined NPR as an intern. He served as an intern in NPR’s one of the famous events ‘All Things Considered’. His works were appreciated and praised by many. Then after a year, in 1998, Guy got graduated as a personal research assistant to former NPR Senior News Analyst, Daniel Schorr.
After all the hard work and commitments, he got honored with a Burns Fellowship to Germany on a two-month reporting assignment. In Germany, he worked on German ‘Leitkultur’ which got awarded the RIAS Berlin Award.
In around mid-2000, Guy was assigned as the NPR’s Berlin bureau chief. He was responsible for covering Eastern Europe and the Balkans. Then, after two years, in 2002, he was upgraded as the NPR’s London bureau chief. In London, he was responsible for covering Europe and the Middle East.
Then, in 2004, Guy decided to leave NPR as he resigned from the post of Jerusalem correspondent. After he left his job, he took over as a host in the show ‘All Things Considered’ in the year 2009. His hosting and communication skills were loved by thousands of people. He left this job too in around 2012 and got appointed as a host and editorial director in another show named ‘TED Radio Hour’ in March of 2013. This particular show was declared as one of the most downloaded podcasts all over America. But, in 2019, he announced his resignation from the post.
In the year 2016, Guy hosted a new podcast on NPR itself. The show was called ‘How I Built This’ and it was about entrepreneurship, its features and so on. After a year, he decided to conduct NPR’s first Children’s program which was awarded for its brilliance. Then after leaving his job as a host in TED Radio Hour, he joined Luminary podcast ‘Wisdom from the Top’ as a host.
Besides all the hosting, he also served as a professor and taught Journalism at Princeton University, Georgetown University, and George Washington University. In current days, he is still working at National Public Radio (NPR).
Guy Raz: Relationship Status
Guy is a married man. He tied the knot with a gorgeous and sweet lady named Hannah Raz who is a consultant. The couple got married in the year 2008 and are still living together happily. They are blessed with two adorable sons, namely, Henry Raz, born in 2009, and Bram Raz, born in 2011. The family currently resides in the San Franciso Bay Area and surely living a lavish life.
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Guy Raz: Net Worth
Guy Raz has been able to make a successful name and fame in the media and entertainment industry which has helped him to earn a decent fortune. The famous radio host is estimated to have a net worth of over 600 thousand US Dollars. Though being wealthy enough, Guy still prefers to lead a modest and simple lifestyle.