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Brian Ross Biography & Net Worth

Brian Ross Net Worth 2020

Popular Name: Brian Ross
Real Name: Brian Elliot Ross
Birth Date: October 23, 1948
Birth Place: Chicago
Age: 72
Gender: Male
Nationality: American
Height: 1.80 m
Weight: 81 kg
Sexuality: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Spouse(s): Lucinda Sanman
Children: McKenzie and William Curry Rose
Profession: American Journalist
Years active: 1971
Net Worth: $15 million
Last Updated: 2020

Brian Ross is well known in America as an investigative journalist. He worked as the Chief Investigator for ABC News until 2018. Ross joined ABC News in 1994 and worked for 24 years before being fired in 2018.  He has also previously worked for NBC News, Law & Crime and others in addition to hosting a weekly show ” Brian Ross Investigates”. He has often covered government corruption through his investigative reports. This article is about Brian Ross net worth, biography and other facts like his age, weight, height, family and others.

Early Life & Biography

Brain was born on October 23, 1948 in Chicago and was also raised there. He attended the University of IOWA journalism school and graduated in 1971. He has eight siblings, three brothers and five sisters.

Career

Brian started out working for KWWL – TV in Waterloo, Iowa after graduation. He left there for WCKT – TV in Miami, Florida and then WKYC – TV in Cleverland, Ohio. In 1974 he moved to NBC News as a national correspondent till 1994 when he left for ABC News. Ross worked at ABC News for 24 years an left in 2018 as the Chief Investigator. He has done some impressive reporting in his career including report on Jackie Presser and corruption in the Teamsters Union. He has also reported on Mohammed Atta, describing him as the ring leader of the World Press Center and Pentagon Attacks.

His other reporting has included undercover investigation of nuclear smuggling, Madoff Investment Scandal, murder of a 24-year-old Peace Corps volunteer in West Africa and others. He has been outstanding on his job as an investigative journalist and has won so many awards for his exploits.

Brian is also an author and his first book “The Madoff Chronicles: Inside the Secret World of Bernie and Ruth” was written after covering the Madoff scandal. His other books include; Light in the Darkness: Uncovering Grief and Trauma, Zen of Photography: Introducing Light , Lunch with Krishna and others.

Brian Ross career has also come with some controversies one of which came in 2017 and led to his suspension from work for four weeks without pay. Brian erroneously reported about Michael Flynn, claiming that the former National Security Adviser was set to testify against President Donald Trump. In the report, he also claimed that Trump had instructed Flynn during the 2016 presidential campaign to contact Russian officials and try to establish a relationship with them.

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Awards & Achievements

Ross is recipient of more than 50 awards and has achieved so much in his journalism career. Some of his awards include;

  • 1974 – Peabody Award: WCKTV “A Superb Series of Investigative Reports Which Brought Considerable Response & Change
  • 1988 – George Polk Award: “War on Drugs/Money Laundering” (NBC)
  • 2009 – Emmy Award: “Presidential Inauguration – Barack Obama”
  • 2011 – duPont-Columbia Award: “The Coach’s Secret
  • 1988 – George Polk Award: “War on Drugs/Money Laundering” (NBC)

Personal Life

Brian Ross got married to his college sweetheart Lucinda Sanman in 1995. They have two children, a son            ( William Curry Ross ) and daughter ( Mckenzie Ross ). Brian lives in New Canaan with his family.

Аgе, Неіght, аnd Wеіght

Brian Ross is currently 72 years old and was born on October 23, 1948. He weighs 81 kg and stands at 1.80 m

Brian Ross Net Worth 2020

Brian has enjoyed an outstanding journalism career spanning almost 50 years and has also earned a fortune doing his job. He has won so many awards and achieved so much in his line of work. Brian Ross net worth in 2020 is estimated at $ 15 million

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