David Fahrenthold Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Career, Salary, Net Worth

David Fahrenthold

David Fahrenthold Biography

David Fahrenthold is an American investigative reporter at The New York Times focused on nonprofits. He’s a former writer of The Washington Post and also worked for MSNBC and NBC News as a political analyst.

David Fahrenthold Age

Fahrenthold was born in 1978 and he’s 44 years old as of 2022.

David Fahrenthold Height

He stands at 5 feet 8 inches tall.

David Fahrenthold Education

Fahrenthold attended Memorial High School. While there he wrote for Anvil a student newspaper. In addition, he was the captain of the academic challenge national championship squad in 1996. Later on, he graduated magna cum laude in 2000 with a degree in history from Harvard University. He also wrote for The Harvard Crimson student newspaper.

David Fahrenthold Family

Fahrenthold’s parents are Peter Fahrenthold and Jeane both from Houston, Texas. His father is a director for risk management at Continental Airlines in Houston and Jeane serves as a teacher of math and language arts at Bunker Hill Elementary School (Texas).

David Fahrenthold Wife

Fahrenthold got married to Elizabeth Medb Lewis in 2005. Her parents are Marlyn McGrath Lewis and Harry R. Lewis. Her father used to work for Harvard College between 1995 and 2003, but now he’s a Gordon McKay professor of computer science at Harvard. Lewis is also the president of the board of the Roxbury Latin School. McGrath is a trustee of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and the Winsor School, both in Boston, she also serves as the director of admissions for Harvard College.

David Fahrenthold Career

From January 2017 to February 2018, he was a CNN contributor. In the wake of 2022, Fahrenthold communicated through Twitter saying he has officially started to work as an investigative reporter for The New York Times covering nonprofits.

Prior to that, between early 2017 and 2018, Fahrenthold worked for CNN. After that, he joined MSNBC and NBC News to work as a political analyst.

David Fahrenthold Washington Post

Since June 2000, Fahrenthold has been working for The Washington Post until he left in 2022. His assignment at the newspaper included the federal government, the U.S. Congress and the District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department. Following his departure from writing he covered the New England area and natural matters for the post and then in 2010, he joined the political group. Previously, he covered the D.C. police, the environment,the federal bureaucracy and congress.

David Fahrenthold Trump

Fahrenthold reports on the Trump family and its business interests.┬áDuring the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, Fahrenthold was present covering the occasion. He reported on the Donald J. Trump Foundation and also professes declared by Trump as the 2016 Republican candidate which he had offered out millions from his pocket. Later in May 2016, Fahrenthold started strategies to confirm Trump had made the initial donations. To request ways and for lucidity, he occasionally posted information to Twitter through his own written list of donations he had made to seek if they had gotten the donations from Trump and also as the charities’ responses. In the next four months, Fahrenthold and his workmates at the workplace had interacted with more than 400 important charities, where just one charity agreed they had gotten a personal donation from Trump during 2008 and May 2016 when Fahrenthold started to report publicly on the issue.

After Fahrenthold’s reporting, the New York attorney general launched an investigation on the Trump Foundation’s charity events and eventually gave out a “notice of violation” declaring the Foundation to end raising funds in the city. The Poynter Institute discussed and described Fahrenthold as “among the journalists’ stars of the 2016 campaign because of a string of revelations concerning Donald Trump’s charitable offering (or lack of same)”

David Fahrenthold Book

Fahrenthold has authored Uncovering Trump: The Truth Behind Donald Trump’s Charitable Giving. The book made him win the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting because he covered Donald Trump and his supposed charitable offerings as well as the presidential election of the U.S in 2016.

David Fahrenthold Salary

Fahrenthold earns an approximated salary of $10,000 – $100,000.

David Fahrenthold Net Worth

His estimated net worth ranges between $1 million – $5 million.

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