The world has advanced to the stage where one can make their name and fame in almost any field provided that they are willing to put in the hard work that goes along with it. Television journalism has also become a field which attracts quite a bit of fame. Nobody epitomises this better than Chuck Todd, a former White House correspondent and current television journalist. Let us have a look at Chuck Todd’s net worth in the year 2018.
Chuck Todd Early Life
Charles David Todd (born April 8th, 1972), belonged to the city of Miami, in the state of Florida. He was born to Stephen Randolph Todd and Lois Cheri. Charles was born into a Jewish paternal family and his family decided to raise him as a Jew. He studied at a Senior High School by the name of Miami Killian, in a community called Kendall. Kendall was situated in greater Miami and was a suburban community, which was unincorporated. Chuck Todd then moved on to university life, attending classes at George Washington University, for four years, between 1990 and 1994. He decided to study with a major degree in political science as well as a minor degree in music. However, due to some unforeseen circumstances, he never graduated.
Chuck Todd Career, Awards and Achievements
Todd had decided that he needed to get into a politically charged feel. However, for such a thing to happen, he needed to have some first-hand experience. For this reason, he involved himself in different political campaigns and initiatives during his time at college, in and around the capital city of Washington D.C. Todd also worked as a political presidential campaign which was held in 1992.
His work was associated with that of a Presidential candidate named Tom Harkin, who was also a Senator. At college, apart from the presidential campaign, he also worked for a while as a part-time employee in The Hotline, which was run by the National Journal. As his reputation grew, he bettered his position at The Hotline where he continued working from 1992 to 2007, by the end of which he had worked as their editor-in-chief for a total period of six years. He also hosted Hotline TV, along with John Mercurio. He also became a guest for numerous political talk shows, such as Inside Politics. Tim Russert, in 2007, decided to give Todd a go at NBC in 2007.
Todd then worked as a political expert, providing NBC News with political analysis on a number of its shows. He also worked the MSNBC.com blog, called “First Read”. Todd worked at Newsvine, running a weekly question and answer session for the users. In 2008, Todd replaced David Gregory as a White House Correspondent. He then continued to work in a political director’s position at NBC News and also worked as a Contributing Editor for Meet the Press. Loss Angeles Times even published an article about Todd’s meteoric rise, calling his fans “Chuckolytes”.
Awards and Achievements
Despite not having a college degree, Chuck Todd was given a position as adjunct professor, at the prestigious John Hopkins University. Todd holds four different positions at NBC News, as the White House correspondent, the host of the Daily Rundown, and Meet the Press. He also remains as the political director for NBC News. In 2009, Mediaite ranked Chuck Todd as TV’s fifth most influential journalist.
Net Worth of Chuck Todd
As per the latest figures, Chuck Todd’s net worth hovers in at around $2.4 million. This is not a surprise considering the multiple important positions he holds at NBC News, the sales from his book about Barack Obama, as well as the faculty position he has at John Hopkins University.
Chuck Todd used his various skills to branch out and perform well in all the related and connected fields, making him an excellent political analyst and television journalist. This is shown in how much he is worth today.