Tom Brokaw Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 13 Sep, 2018
Facts of Tom Brokaw
Date of Birth: 1940 , February-6
Age: 78 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet
Name Tom Brokaw
Birth Name Thomas John Brokaw
Nick Name "Tom"
Father Anthony Orville Brokaw
Mother Eugenia Brokaw
Nationality Ameriacan
Birth Place/City Webster, South Dakota
Ethnicity White
Profession TV Journalist
Working For NBC, KMTV-TV
Net Worth $ 70 Million
Weight in KG 76 KG
Married Yes
Married to Meredith Lynn Auld (m. 1962)
Children Sarah Brokaw, Andrea Brooks Brokaw, Jennifer Jean Brokaw
Education University of South Dakota
Awards Lifetime Achievement Award
TV Show Dateline NBC
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He is an exceptional journalist and an absolute legend. There is nothing he has not achieved in the field of journalism. He is none other than Tom Brokaw. Brokaw is respected all over the world for his outstanding work and people want to learn from him.

At this age, he has won many prestigious awards for his outstanding contributions to journalism and he is an iconic figure in the broadcasting world.

Early Life And Education Of Tom Brokaw 

Tom Brokaw was born in the year 1940 on the 6th of February, under the birth sign Aquarius. He was born in a place called Webster, which lies in South Dakota in the United States of America.

As he was born in America, it is quite obvious that his nationality is American. The names of his parents are Eugenia Brokaw and Anthony Orville Brokaw.

Brokaw went to the Yankton Senior High School for his education. In the year 1964, he achieved a degree in the field of political science from the University of South Dakota.

Tom Brokaw's Career

Tom Brokaw has worked for huge channels and programs in different networks up to now and in all of them, his contribution has been outstanding.

From the year 1960 to the year 1962, he worked for a channel called KTIV-TV as a newscaster and staff announcer. He then moved to another network called KMTV-TV and worked there till the year 1965 as a reporter.

He is still working for the huge network, NBC and his shows are watched from all over the world. He has been the NBC News Special Correspondent from the year 2004. The work he has done till now are iconic. He even gave the Commencement Speech at the High Point University at the High Point University in the year 2015  

Brokaw is a fighter and he has been successful in fighting multi-myeloma, which is a kind of cancer that affects the blood cells in the bone marrow. After a long battle, he is finally in remission from the disease.

Tom Brokaw's Net Worth

As of 2018, he has an estimated net worth of $80 million, as per celebrity net worth. Outside of television, Tom has written seven books. The most famous of which is probably 1998's "The Greatest Generation" which earned him numerous awards and honors and is a perennial best seller.

Tom Brokaw's Personal Life 

Tom Brokaw is a married man and has been married to his wife, Meredith Lynn Auld since the year 1962. Till now, the couple has been going very strong with their relationship and this leaves the chances of a divorce to occur in their lives to a very minimum.

He has a total of three children and their names are Jennifer Jean Brokaw, Andrea Brooks Simon, and Sarah Auld Brokaw.

He has a jaw-dropping net worth of 70 million dollars and this proves how successful he has been in his career. He is a tall man as he has a height of 6 feet, which is around 1.83 meters. He is also active on Twitter.   

 

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