Chuck Todd Biography and Wiki
Chuck Todd is an American television journalist who is the 12th and current moderator of NBC’s Meet the Press. He is also the Political Director for NBC News and the host of MTP Daily on MSNBC. Todd is also the network’s primary anchor for primetime election coverage, and he is known for holding politicians and newsmakers accountable:
Chuck Todd Education
He graduated from Miami Killian Senior High School in Kendall, a Miami-Dade County unincorporated suburb. Todd studied at George Washington University between 1990 and 1994. Todd received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Marymount University in recognition of his work in journalism.
Chuck Todd Age
How old is he? Toddy is 50 years old as of 2022. He was born on 8 April 1972 in Miami, Florida, United States. His real name is Charles David Todd.
Chuck Todd Nationality
He is an American national and citizen by birth. Todd was born in Miami, Florida, United State of America. He is of mixed ethnicity/heritage/ancestry. ALSO READ: Emeril Lagasse
Chuck Todd Height
His height is not yet disclosed. Nevertheless, he has not shared more data concerning his other body measurements in the public domain. Moreover, we will update this section once the data are provided.
Chuck Todd Family | Parents| Brother
Todd is the son of Stephen Randolph Todd and Lois Cheri (née Bernstein) in Miami, Florida, United State of America. He was raised Jewish and is Jewish on his mother’s side. Apparently, information about his siblings is still under review.
Chuck Todd Wife | Married
Todd is married to his wife, Kristian Denny Todd, The two are parents to their two children whom they live with in Arlington, Virginia. She is a communications professional and the co-founder of Maverick Strategies and Mail, a company that provides direct mail and consulting services to Democratic candidates and progressive causes. In 2006, she was the spokesperson for Senator Jim Webb’s successful U.S. Senate campaign.
Chuck Todd Salary
Todd has estimated earnings of $4 million annually.
Chuck Todd’s Net Worth
Chuck has an estimated net worth of $12 Million. Todd has amassed a modest wealth through the revenues of his job as an anchor/reporter. However, this includes his property, funds, and earnings. His main source of income is his work as a journalist.
Chuck Todd Illness | Weight Loss
Information regarding his health and weight loss program is currently under review despite various speculations that she has lost weight before. Nevertheless, more on his weight loss program will be updated once it is confirmed available.
Chuck Todd Career
Todd, is NBC News’ political director and Meet the Press moderator, leads the network’s premier political coverage, providing insider analysis and translation of Beltway politics across all platforms, focusing on what really matters in Washington and why. Todd is also a primary anchor for the network’s primetime election coverage and is known for holding politicians and newsmakers accountable, from questioning White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway about “alternative facts,” a term that has now become commonplace in American politics, to conducting news-making interviews with lawmakers from both parties.
Todd was hired by Tim Russert from The Hotline in March 2007. At the time, he was the political director for NBC News. Todd frequently provided on-air political analysis on political discussion shows such as Morning Joe, Hardball with Chris Matthews, Meet the Press, NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, and The Rachel Maddow Show in this capacity, and he also blogged for MSNBC.com at “First Read.” He also hosted a weekly Question and Answer (“Q&A”) session with Newsvine users.
Former MSNBC television personality Dan Abrams launched Mediaite, a website service that reports on media figures, on July 6, 2009. The website ranks all TV-based journalists in America based on their influence. Todd was ranked fifth in October 2009, just ahead of Mike Wallace. Todd rose to number two on December 21, 2011, but dropped to number 90 on January 9, 2013. Todd joined Savannah Guthrie as co-host of The Daily Rundown on MSNBC on January 11, 2010, which airs weekday mornings from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. ET.
NBC announced on August 14, 2014, that Todd would take over as host of Meet the Press beginning September 7, 2014. Todd left his position as chief White House correspondent and anchor of The Daily Rundown while remaining as NBC News political director. On July 23, 2015, MSNBC announced Todd’s return to the network with MTP Daily, a daily political show airing weekdays at 17:00 ET. The show was a spin-off of Meet the Press.
Todd co-moderated the first Democratic presidential debate hosted by NBC News, MSNBC, and Telemundo in June 2019, which was the most-watched Democratic presidential debate in history, with 18.1 million viewers and nine million live stream viewers. Todd will co-moderate the network’s third presidential debate of the 2020 election cycle in February 2020. He co-moderated a Democratic primary debate with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow in the spring of 2016. Todd served as NBC News’ chief White House correspondent from 2008 to 2014, traveling around the world with President Obama and reporting on the major pillars of his presidency, including the passage of the Affordable Care Act. Chuck also hosted MSNBC’s The Daily from 2010 to 2014.
In 2009, Todd co-authored with Sheldon Gawiser the definitive election result analysis book for the 2008 presidential campaign, titled How Barack Obama Won. His second book, The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House was released in November 2014. Todd was chastised on February 11, 2020, for quoting a conservative columnist on air during his show about 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, who compared Sanders and his supporters to Nazi Brownshirts.