Mike Taibbi is an American television journalist who is currently working at NBC News. He has gained an Emmy award and has received Edward R. Murrow Award for his outstanding performance. He is mostly known for his work in NBC News Decision and NBC News Special entitled The Inauguration of Barack Obama.
Early Life and Education of Mike Taibbi
Mike was born in 1969 in Hawaii, the U.S. to Filipino-Hawaiian mother, Camilla Salinas. When he was eight, he was adopted by Salvatore Taibbi and Gaetana Taibbi.
He was raised in New York City after being adopted by Taibbi family. He holds an American nationality and belongs to White ethnicity. He attended Rutgers University in New Jersey and graduated with the degrees of Bachelor of Science in English and Sociology. He then joined the University of Chicago Law School where he was a fellow of William Benton.
Mike Taibbi's Career
The talented journalist started his career in television as a reporter for WCVB-TV and WCBS-TV in New York. Besides he is also an author and has written a book entitled “Unholy Alliances: Working the Tawana Brawley Story.”
Mike has written numerous articles for “New York Times,” New York Times Magazine,” “Sports Illustrated,” “Boston Magazine,””The Boston Globe” and “Yankee Magazine.”
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The renowned journalist has worked as a correspondent for CBS”48 Hours.” He was also a London-based correspondent for ABC News before joining CBS.
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He covered the 2003 Iraq War and spent three months in Jordan and Iraq and later on returned to Afghanistan to prepare a series of eight reports for the Nightly News and The Today Show. Together with Brian Williams, Lester Holt and Tom Costello, he appeared on the NBC News.
Mike Taibbi's Personal Life
The 70-years-old Mike Taibbi married his girlfriend, Siobhan Walsh after dating for several years.
They have a son together, Matt Taibbi. Matt is a contributing editor for Rolling Stone, and he has reported on politics, media, finance, and sports and has also authored numerous books.
Mike Taibbi's Net Worth
Taibbi has received numerous awards during his career which also includes 30 local Emmy Awards and one national Emmy Award he must have a made a fortune. He is also the winner of five Edward R.Murrow awards, one Atlanta Film Festival Gold Medal and dozens of other national awards for broadcast.
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Considering his success, he must probably have a net worth not less than seven figure.