Facts of David Fahrenthold Biography
|Full Name||David Fahrenthold|
|Place of birth||Texas, USA|
|Fathers Name||Peter Fahrenthold|
|Mother Name||Jeane Fahrenthold|
|Eye Color||Hazel Blue|
Know Washington Post Reporter David Fahrenthold
David A. Fahrenthold is an American journalist writing for The Washington Post, serving as an NBC, MSNBC and CNN Political analyst. In 2017, for his air time coverage on Donald Trump's Presidential election, along with 2014 US election, he was granted the Pulitzer Prize for National Reports.
David Fahrenthold: Family, Childhood, Education
January 3, 1978, marks the birth of WP columnist David Fahrenthold. He was born in Houston, Texas, USA. His nationality is American and is of caucasian-white ethnicity. David belongs from a humble family background as his father was a Houston based CPA his mother was a teacher.
Growing up in Houston while at Memorial High School, he wrote for the school's student newspaper which was an early sign that David will grow up to become a journalist.
Later, he joined the Harvard University and he also wrote columns for The Harvard Crimson. Harvard magna cum laude of 2000s batch he immediately after his college started working for local news networks.
Fahrenthold's Career Highlights
Surprisingly, David is with The Washington Post since his graduation in 2000. Fahrenthold joined The Washington Post and addressed the U.S. Metropolitan Police Department of Columbia District. From January 2017 to February 2018, he was a CNN and NBC News contributor, and MSNBC political analyst.
He gained heavy recognization after the presidential crusade, especially providing details regarding the Donald J. Trump Foundation. A study in 2018 even says that Fahrenthold was the third most frequently mentioned term on Twitter discussions about Donald Trump during the 2016 election after Trump himself and CNN.
David Fahrenthold: Salary & Net Worth
David Fahrenthold is one of the most followed Washington-post journalists, which proves his popularity in the political scenario. Suggesting, he makes a good living through his journalism career. Added that he is a well-known TV figure who appears on channels like CNN, NBS, and MSNBC as a freelancer hence we expect his salary to be well over $70 thousand per month. Hence, his net worth is estimated to be over $2 million as of 2019.
David Fahrenthold: Controversies, and Rumors
41 years old Fahrenthold was 2016s election's most talked-about journalist, so obviously then-president-elect and current US President Donald Trump surely got into some highlighted arguments which were highly controversial in all regards.
He literally proved that Trump foundation donated to only one charitable institution out of his 400 donation claims manually calling each organization from his handwritten list that was provided by the Trump Foundation.
Following Fahrenthold's report, the New York Attorney General launched an investigation into the fundraising methods of the Trump Foundation and finally issued a "notice of breach" ordering the foundation to stop raising cash in New York.
Fahrenthold was defined by the Poynter Institute as
"one of the journalism stars of the 2016 campaign because of a series of revelations about the charitable giant Donald Trump."
CNN senior media reporter Brian Stelter said:
"Some have dubbed Fahrenthold's work Pulitzer worthy".
Its impact was reinforced on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, when President Obama cited the reporting while stumping for Hillary Clinton".
After that, Fahrenthold on 7 October 2016 brought up a video of Donald Trump from his interview with The Access Hollywood where Donald Trump, was seen making what news journal Politico described as inappropriate comments about molesting women. In the video, Trump was captured saying things to female celebrities such as:
"grab them by their sensitive parts"
An unnamed source called Fahrenthold and informed him of the existence of the tape; at 4 that afternoon, in The Washington Post, Fahrenthold published the tape and a reported story about it.
The newspaper's spokesperson said his take on Trump's Access Hollywood Interview became:
"the most viewed article in the history of The Post's website"
This all happened two days before the second of the US presidential campaign debates in 2016.
Awards And Recognization
For his tireless effort to bring out the truth about then-Republican candidate Donald J. Trump and for his contributions in 2016s US election, he was praised by former President Obama and he also received Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting (2017).
David Fahrenthold: Body Measurement
David Fahrenthold is an attractive individual with sharp jawline black hair and hazel blue eyes. He has an average body but his body measurements aren't yet known.
David Fahrenthold: Social Profiles
David Fahrenthold is followed by 554k people on his official twitter account and has over 44.2k followers on his Facebook account but he isn't on Instagram.Updated On 6 weeks ago Published On Mon Oct 08 2018 By pramesh