Marwan Bishara Al Jazeera, Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Net Worth, Books

Marwan Bishara Biography

Marwan Bishara is an Israeli columnist who worked as a senior political analyst for Al Jazeera English. Likewise, he currently serves on the Board of Trustees of The Galilee Foundation. He is also an author and has been featured on news platforms such as The New York Times, The Guardian, Le Monde, and Washington Post.

How old is Marwan Bishara? – Age

The author is 54 years old as of 2023. He was born on January 1, 1969, in Nazareth, Israel, where he also grew up.

How tall is Marwan Bishara? – Height

Marwan is 5 feet 9 inches (1.79 m) tall.

Marwan Bishara Mother, Father – Family

Bishara was born to his parents in Nazareth, Israel. It is known that his father was a trade unionist with connections to the Communist Maki party. Likewise, he was a health inspector while his mother worked as a school teacher. He was brought up along with his two siblings; Azmi who is a former Israeli politician and Rawia Bishara who is a chef, and cookbook writer.

Bishara’s Education

Marwan enrolled at École des hautes études en sciences sociales (School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences). It is known that he graduated with a PhD in political sociology and strategic studies in 2005.

Is Marwan Bishara Married? – Wife

Bishara has not revealed whether he is currently married, in a relationship, or seeing someone. There are also no details on his past relationships. However, we are keeping tabs on his marital status and will update the information soon.

Al-Jazeera Journalist Marwan Bishara Photo
Al-Jazeera Journalist Marwan Bishara Photo

Journalism Career

Marwan’s journalistic output is prolific and spans over 30 years. He has made several appearances on news platforms such as Le Monde Diplomatique Newsweek, The Nation, and Huffington Post. He also has several opinion collections for Al Jazeera which he has written in English, Arabic, Hebrew, and French.

As an expert in strategic affairs, Bishara criticizes US foreign policy, Cold War dynamics, and Middle Eastern relations. He opposes American and Soviet imperialism, European colonialism, and Middle East dictatorships. Identifying as a liberal democrat, Bishara supports liberal democracy, emphasizes pacifism, and condemns war’s futility, savagery, and misogyny. He advocates for diplomacy and conflict resolution.

As a Palestinian intellectual, Bishara criticizes Israeli policies while opposing anti-Semitism and racism. He condemns Palestinian violence and advocates for peaceful coexistence, emphasizing equality, justice, and freedom for all in Israel and Palestine.

Furthermore, he has served on various boards, including the Jerusalem Fund and the Center for Policy Analysis on Palestine in Washington, D.C. He was also a commissioner/advisor to the World Council of Churches.


Bishara is an Arab in a Jewish state, a secular Christian in a traditional Muslim society

Marwan Bishara Books

  • The Invisible Arab: The Promise and Peril of the Arab Revolutions
  • Palestine/Israel: Peace or Apartheid

Marwan Bishara Net Worth

Citing his career, Marwan sits at an estimated net worth of $5 Million.

Marwan Bishara Twitter

You can find and follow Bishara on Twitter using the account name: @marwanbishara

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