Chuck Todd Biography

Biography by BartleyPublished on 11.Jan.2014
Facts of Chuck Todd
Date of Birth: 1972 , April-8
Age:45 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 2 Inch
NameChuck Todd
Birth NameCharles David Todd
Nick NameChuck
FatherStephen Randolph Todd
MotherLois Cheri
Birth Place/CityMiami, Florida, United States
ReligionReform Judaism
ProfessionJournalist television presenter
Working ForNews Chief White House Correspondent and Political Director
Salary$750000 annual
Married toKristian Denny Todd
ChildrenMargaret Todd and Harrison Todd
EducationGeorge Washington University
Online PresenceYes in Wiki, Twitter
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Chuck Todd is a multi-talented person in the field of journalism. He is the 12th moderator of NBC's program called Meet the Press and has served as the Political Director for NBC News as well. He is an author and has served as an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University.

Early Life and Education

Charles David "Chuck" Todd was born in Miami, Florida on 8th April 1972. Todd is the son born to Lois Cheri and Stephen Randolph Todd. He is an American by nationality and belongs to the White ethnicity. He is Jewish from his mother's side.

Todd studied at Miami Killian Senior High School. He attended George Washington University in 1990. He studied at the University until 1994. Todd played French horn and had gotten on a music scholarship too. He majored in Political Science and minored in music, however, he did not graduate.


Todd’s Political reporting and analysis career started off only after he gained practical political experience participating on initiative campaigns in Florida and Washington D.C.

Todd worked for National Journal’s The hotline from 1992 till March 12, 2007. There he was editor-in-chief for six years. In March 2007 Todd transitioned from The Hotline to NBC (National Broadcasting Company) and became the NBC News’ political director.

Todd as a political director of NBC Presented political analysis on political discussion shows like Morning Joe, Meet the Press, The Rachel Maddow Show, Hardball with Chris Mathews and NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams and also for blogs for at “First Read”.

Officially from December 18, 2008, NBC succeeded Gregory. Todd became NBC News Chief White House Correspondent with Savannah Guthrie alongside on the news beat. He also co-hosts The Daily Rundown on MSNBC with Savannah Guthrie.

Personal life

Chuck Todd is married to Kristian Denny Todd and has a daughter named Margaret and Harrison as their son. His wife is a professional in communications. She is the co-founder of Maverick Strategies and Mail providing direct mail and consulting services to Democratic candidates.

Todd's wife also serves for progressive causes and was the spokesperson for senator candidate Jim Webb. Chuck Todd's religion is  Reform Judaism.

Awards and Achievement

Todd achieved the honorary degree Doctor of Humane Letters in recognition from Marymount University for his contributory work in journalism.  A website service named Mediaite reporting on media figures which also ranks in order of influence all TV- based journalists in America ranked him as number five in 2009 and two in 2011.

Height, Net Worth, and Salary


Todd stands an amazing height of 5 feet 2 inches. His annual salary is $750,000. He has maintained an incredible net worth of $2 million.