Martha Raddatz Biography
Martha Raddatz is well known as an American reporter with ABC News. Likewise, she is the network’s Chief Global Affairs Correspondent reporting for ABC’s World News Tonight along with David Muir, Nightline, and also other network broadcasts.
How old is Martha Raddatz? – Age
Raddatz is 71 years old as of 2024. He was born on 14 February 1953, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States, where she also grew up.
How tall is Martha Raddatz? – Height
The reporter with ABC News stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Martha Raddatz Mother, Father – Family
Raddatz was born and raised in Idaho Falls, Idaho. However, she has not revealed the names of her parents who later moved to Salt Lake City.
Martha Raddatz Education
She went to the University of Utah but later dropped out to work at a local station.
Is Martha Raddatz Married? – Partner
Raddatz lives in Arlington, Virginia, along with her third husband, journalist Tom Gjelten. Likewise, she has two children from two previous marriages: a daughter, Greta Bradlee, and a son, known as Jake Genachowski. First she was married to Ben Bradlee Jr., who is a Pulitzer Prize-winning editor for The Boston Globe, biographer, and also a son of former Washington Post executive editor Benjamin C. Bradlee.
Martha Raddatz’s Career
Before 1993, she was became the chief correspondent at the ABC News Boston affiliate WCVB-TV. Raddatz covered the Pentagon for National Public Radio from 1993 to 1998. She started her tenure at ABC News in 1999 known as the network’s State Department correspondent and also was ABC’s senior national security correspondent in May 2003, reporting extensively from Iraq. Raddatz earned a tip that terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi had been located and killed on June 8, 2006.
Furthermore, she is also the author of the New York Times bestseller The Long Road Home: A Story of War and also Family, a book about the Siege of Sadr City, Iraq. Besides, A TV mini series based on the book aired on NatGeo in late 2017.
Raddatz was the network’s chief White House correspondent for the last term of the George W. Bush administration after the national security beat. Raddatz’s mobile phone went off through a White House press briefing with Tony Snow on January 9, 2007. Of particular humor became her musical ring tone, Chamillionaire’s “Ridin’.” Likewise, the press corps and Tony Snow enjoyed a few moments of laughter.
Martha Raddatz Net Worth
The American journalist and also the Chief Global Affairs Correspondent for ABC News, has an estimated net worth of around $20 million. In regards to Heralds Weekly, her annual salary is $2.5 million.
You can find and follow Martha on Instagram using the account name: @martharaddatz