Mehdi Hasan Biography
Mehdi Hasan is a British-American political journalist, author, and broadcaster of Indian descent. He served as the host for The Mehdi Hasan Show on MSNBC since February 2021. Likewise, he presented The Mehdi Hasan Show on Peacock since October 2020.
How old is Mehdi Hasan? – Age
Hasan is 44 years old as of 2023. He was born on July 10, 1970, in Swindon, England, United Kingdom, where he also grew up.
How tall is Mehdi Hasan? – Height
The news reporter stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Mehdi Hasan Mother, Father – Family
Mehdi was born was born to his immigrant Indian parents from the city of Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh South India. However, information regarding his father’s and mother’s identites is still unclear. It is also not known whether he has any siblings or not.
Mehdi Hasan’s Education
Hasan joined Merchant Taylors’ School which is a day independent school for boys in Northwood at Sandy Lodge, Hertfordshire, near the town of Northwood in North West London. He later went to study philosophy, politics and economics at Christ Church Oxford graduating with a Degree in 2000.
Is Mehdi Hasan Married? – Wife
Mehdi has been married to his long-time friend and together they have been blessed with two adorable children. However, he has not disclosed any further details regarding his wife and children.
Hasan is a vastly recognised journalist currently working as reporter for show podcast hosting The Mehdi Hasan Show. Previously, he had a brief stint as a producer on BBC One’s The Politics Show before moving on to work as a researcher on ITV’s Jonathan Dimbleby programme. Afterwards, he worked as the deputy executive producer for Sunrise on Sky’s breakfast show.
Additionally, he was named senior editor for politics at the New Statesman a position he held until he was promoted to political director of The Huffington Post website. In May 2012, Hasan started hosting the English news programme on Al Jazeera. It is known that he made several appearances on Sunday morning shows The Big Questions and Sunday Morning Live.
Moreover, he participated in a discussion about whether Islam is a peaceful religion in 2013 at the Oxford Union. He defended Islam as a religion of peace, pointing to cultural and political factors rather than Islam itself as the cause of violence in nations. With 286 votes in favour and 168 against, the house confirmed, along with Hasan and the other proposers, that Islam is a religion of peace.
Furthermore, in 2020, he began hosting The Mehdi Hasan Show on Peacock, an online platform that airs weeknights at 7 PM ET. He debuted the same programme on MSNBC every Sunday night in March 2021. Notably, he fills in as a host on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell, and All In with Chris Hayes.
Citing his journalism career, Mehdi has an estimated net worth of $6 Million.
You can find and follow Hasan on Twitter using the account name: @mehdirhasan