Andrea Mitchell Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23 Nov, 2017
Facts of Andrea Mitchell
Date of Birth: 1946 , September-30
Age: 71 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Andrea Mitchel
Birth Name Andrea Mitchel
Nick Name Andrea
Father Sydney Mitchell
Mother Cecile Mitchell
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New Rochelle
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist
Working For NBC New
Net Worth $5 million
Salary $750,000
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Married Yes
Married to Alan Greenspan (m. 1997), Gil Jackson (m. 1970)
Divorce Gil Jackson (D.–1975)
Education University of Pennsylvania
Awards News & Documentary Emmy Award
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Synopsis

Andrea Mitchell is an American television journalist, anchor, reporter and commentator for NBC News, based in Washington. She is the NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent and reported on the 2008 Race for the White House.

Andrea Mitchell has also appeared on guest hosted Meet the Press and is often a guest on Hardball with Chris Matthews.

Early life and Education

Andrea Mitchell was born on October 30, 1946, in New Rochelle, New York, United States of America. Andrea Mitchell was raised in a Jewish family and belongs to American nationality. Her ethnicity is white. She is the daughter of Cecile and Sydney Mitchell.

Her father was the chief executive officer and her mother was an administrator at the New York Institute of Technology in Manhattan.

Andrea Mitchell has two brothers named Arthur Mitchell and Susan Greenstein. She completed her schooling at New Rochelle High School. She then attended the University of Pennsylvania in 1967, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature.

Professional career

After completing her graduation, Andrea Mitchell served as news director of student radio station WXPN. She then moved to NBC News in 1978 as a general correspondent based in Washington. She was named NBC’s energy correspondent in 1979.

Andrea Mitchell has appeared on Meet the Press as a panelist and substitute host. She first covered the White House for NBC News and reported on a type of noteworthy stories, like arms control, the budget, tax reform, and Iran-contra scandal.

Andrea served as a chief congressional correspondent from 1988 to 1992, in which she played the major role in reporting on the budget. After that, she hosted ‘The Mitchell Report’, NBC News election year broadcast of record in 2000. At this time, she was the lead NBC News correspondent covering Hillary Rodham Clinton’s race for the Senate.

Andrea Mitchell was honored with the Leonard Zeidenberg Award for her contribution to the protection of First Amendment Freedoms in the year of 2004. As a featured political correspondent, she was a regular panelist on MSNBC’s Hardball in 2004.

Personal life and Affair

Andrea Mitchell is a married woman. She was married to Gil Jackson but divorced in the year of 1970. Andrea and Jackson do not have any children. Later, she got married to Alan Greenspan, an American economist who served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve of the U.S.

Despite their long married life, they remain childless until this time. The couple does not have any children of their own nor has adopted any but she has one goddaughter. Andrea and her husband, Alan Greenspan had an argument because she wanted children.

It has been rumored that 68 years Mitchell and her husband are having a divorce. They have been married for almost two decades is said to be having a rough time in their married life currently.

Talking about her health, she had been diagnosed with breast cancer which she revealed on September 7, 2011. However, was treated later.

Net worth, Salary, and height

Andrea Mitchell has an estimated net worth of $5 million and gets $750,000 thousand as her annual salary. She stands tall at the height of five feet and seven inches. 

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