Chuck Todd

Todd is also an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University. He is also the author of “The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House”. The book was published in 2014, the Chicago Tribune described the book as "richly sourced and deeply informed." Todd is also the co-author, with Sheldon Gawiser, of How Barack Obama Won: A State-by-State Guide to the Historic 2008 Presidential Election, published in 2009.

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On July 23, 2015, MSNBC announced Todd would return to their network with a daily political show focusing on the 2016 presidential election. Currently Chuck Todd is the moderator of ‘Meet the Press’ and political director for NBC News. He serves as on-air political analyst for Nightly News with Lester Holt and TODAY. He is also the editor of First Read, NBC’s must-read guide to political news.

Chuck has a goatee and speaks in a direct, conversational manner, without punchy diction or pomposity. This demeanor has gained him a lot of respect in the news media. He realized that even though he is just a political commentator and not an actual politician, he still needed a look that would set him apart from the rest of the field.

Personal Life

He lives with his wife Kristian Denny Todd, son Harrison and daughter Margaret. Kristian works as a communication professional and is also the co-founder of Maverick Strategies Mail. In addition, she was the spokesperson for the successful U.S. Senate Campaign of Senator Jim Webb. Todd was presented with the Doctor of Humane Letters from Marymount University, in recognition of his work in journalism.

Todd attacked Fox News for not doing anything about Sean Hannity after it was exposed that Hannity was a client for Donald Trump’s lawyer, Michael Cohen. He felt that there was a conflict of interest because Hannity would have a bias towards Trump during his broadcasts on Fox News.

After Todd went public with his comments, Sean Hannity was offended and struck back against Todd. Instead of talking about the issue on hand, Sean decided to get personal and mentioned that Todd’s wife had worked with Democrats in her past consulting work.  It’s always bothered Chuck that Sean tried to get personal with him because he has never gone personal at him. And he’s gone heavy personal at Chuck in ways that he thought were very unprofessional. Things got out of hand between the two when it really shouldn’t have. Things should have stayed professional but Sean did not know how to control himself.

In 2001, George Magazine named Todd one of the 50 most influential people in politics. In 2005, The Washingtonian featured him in its “Best of” issue in the journalism section. In 2009, the magazine named him one of the top 50 journalists covering Washington. In January 2012, GQ Magazine named Todd as "The Most Powerful Journalist in Washington," A Star in Political Journalism. Getting on the list was a huge accomplishment for Chuck because he had really worked hard to perfect his craft.

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Quick Facts
Birth Date: 8 Apr, 1972
Age: 48 yrs
Occupations: Journalist
Television presenter
News presenter
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Miami
residence: Arlington County
Education: George Washington University
Gender: Male
Description: American journalist
Twitter Id: Chucktodd
Net Worth 2021: 2 million
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Last Modified: Feb 19 2023
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