Andrea Mitchell

Inside Biography

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. 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.

Andrea Mitchell's 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.

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 the Iran-contra scandal.

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Andrea served as a chief congressional correspondent from 1988 to 1992, in which she played a major role in reporting on the budget. After that, she hosted ‘The Mitchell Report’, NBC News's 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 2004. As a featured political correspondent, she was a regular panelist on MSNBC’s Hardball in 2004.

What Is Andrea Mitchell's Net Worth?

Andrea Mitchell has an estimated net worth of $5 million, according to celebrity net worth, in 2019. She has racked up such an impressive amount of money from her work in various well-known networks. She currently serves as a commentator for NBC News

The media personality is paid more than $750,000 thousand as her annual salary.

Andrea Mitchell Has Been Married Twice; Does She Have Any Child? 

Andrea Mitchell is a married woman. She first married Gil Jackson. The couple, however, did not last long and divorced in the mid-1970s. Andrea and Jackson did not have any children. The two never disclosed when they exactly tied the knot and divorced. 

Former Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan Is Her Second Husband

Later, Andrea Mitchell got married to her second husband Alan Greenspan, in 1997. Her spouse is an American economist who served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve of the U.S.

Despite their long married life, they remain childless to date. 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 72 years Mitchell and her husband are having a divorce. They have been married for almost two decades are said to be having a rough time in their married life currently. But, after some time, it was turned out to be a hoax. They are still together and sharing a blissful married life too

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

Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts

  • Age: As of 2019, Andrea Mitchell is 73 years old.
  • Birth Sign: Scorpio
  • Height: She has a height of 5 feet and 7 inches tall. 
  • Weight: Her body weight is around  74 Kg.

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