George Packer was born on 13th August 1960 in Santa Clara, California, America. He is of white ethnicity and American nationality. He is an American novelist, journalist, and a playwriter as well. His father Herbert packer was an American Law professor and his mother Nancy Packer was an English professor. Packer's father was Jewish and his mother a Christian. He is the youngest one and he has a sister named Ann Packer. She is an American Novelist and a short story writer.
Education and career
George Packer has completed his graduation from Yale College in the year 1982. In 2003, Parker was a columnist for an American magazine named 'Mother Jones'. His essays and articles have appeared in World Affairs, Boston Review, The Nation, The New Yorker, and Harper’s.
In 2009, he was a Holtzbrinck Fellow Cla s s at the American Academy in Berlin. He has published a book named 'The Assa s sins’ Gate: America in Iraq'. The book analyzes the events that led to the 2003 invasion of Iraq. It also reports on subsequent developments in that country. The book is largely based on interviews with ordinary Iraqis.
In the year 2013, July New Yorker Festival released a video named 'Geoffrey Canada' on Giving Voice to the Have-nots. The video was moderated by George Packer. Recently, he wrote a book named 'The Unwinding: an inner history of the new America'. The book is about the changes that happened between 1978-2012. For the book, he has won 2013 National Book Award for Nonfiction. He is one of the members of the International Board of Director, in the Institute for War and Reporting.
George Packers has married twice. His first wife was Michele Millon, a writer. However, due to some reason his first marriage did not work out and the couple got divorced. He has no child from his first wife. After his divorce, he married Laura Secor. It is not disclosed whether he had any affair, girlfriend, or any sort of relationship before his marriage. It seems like he is happily married and happy with his wife, Laura. George Packer’s net worth is $3.5 billion in 2016. It seems like he is not involved in any charity work.
by Bchrome, 07 Dec, 2016