David Grann Biography
David Grann (Full name: David Elliot Grann) is a prominent American journalist, a best-selling author, and a New Yorker magazine staff writer. David’s first book titled The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon was published by Doubleday in February 2009.
His articles have also been collected in several anthologies such as What We Saw: The Events of September 11, 2001, The Best American Crime Writing of 2004 and 2005 and The Best American Sports Writing of 2003 and 2006. He has also written for other papers including The Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard, The Atlantic, The Washington Post as well as The New York Times Magazine.
David Grann Age
David Grann was born on 10th March 1967, in the United States. He is 55 years old.
David Grann Height
Grann stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (Approx 1.7m).
David Grann Family
He was born to his parents Victor Grann and Phyllis E. Grann in the United States of America. Phyllis was born on 2nd September 1937 and served as a book editor and publishing executive. She became the first female CEO of a major publishing firm known as Penguin Putnam. Furthermore, Victor is the Director of the Bennett Cancer Center in Stamford, Connecticut, and also serves as an oncologist. David grew up alongside his two lovely siblings called Edward and Alison.
David Grann Wife
He is happily married to his loving and caring wife named Kyra Darnton, a professional Tv producer and John Darnton’s daughter since 2000. The lovely couple shares two beautiful kids and resides in New York City.
David Grann Education
He enrolled at Connecticut College and graduated with a B.A. in Government in 1989. After conducting his research in Mexico, David received a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship. He attained his master’s degree in international relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in 1993.
David Grann Salary
He receives a remarkable salary of $71,835 per year. This is according to New Yorker magazine staff writers’ salaries.
David Grann Net Worth
David’s articles, books, and journalism works have helped him gather good wealth and has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
David Grann Career
He started his journalism career in 1994 after he was hired as a copy editor at The Hill, a Washington, D.C.-based newspaper. The following year, David was named The Hill’s executive editor.
In 1996, he landed a job at The New Republic as the senior editor. In 2003, he was hired as a staff writer at The New Yorker. In 2005, he became a finalist for the Michael Kelly Award. In 2009, he won the George Polk Award and also Sigma Delta Chi Award for his New Yorker piece which he called ”Trial By Fire”.
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