Matt Taibbi Biography
Matt Taibbi is an American author and journalist working as a contributing editor for Rolling Stone. He known for reporting on media, politics, finance, and sports, and has authored various books.
Matt Taibbi Education
He studied at and graduated at Concord Academy in Concord, Massachusetts in 1992 from Bard College located in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. He moved abroad and studied at Saint Petersburg Polytechnical University in Russia for a year.
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He lived in Russia where he worked in USSR for more than six years. In 1997, he joined Mark Ames to co-edit the English-language Moscow-based, The eXile, bi-weekly free newspaper, which was written primarily for the city’s expatriate community. In 2000, he published his first book co-authored with Ames, The Exile: Sex, Drugs, and Libel in the New Russia. He said that he was addicted to heroin while he did this early writing.
He returned to the U.S. in 2002 to start the satirical bi-weekly The Beast in Buffalo, New York. He left that publication and said that it was too much running a business and writing. He continued as a freelancer for The Nation, New York Press, Playboy, Rolling Stone, and New York Sports Express. He became a Contributing Editor, writing articles on domestic affairs and international affairs at Rolling Stone. He also wrote “The Low Post,” a weekly political online column, for the magazine’s website.
He together with Bill Maher covered the 2008 presidential campaign for Real-Time. He was an invited guest on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show and other MSNBC programs. He has also appeared on Chapo Trap House and Democracy Now! and served with Keith Olbermann as a contributor on Countdown. He is an irregular guest on the Thom Hartmann radio and TV shows. He was a regular guest contributor on the Imus in the Morning Show’ on the Fox Business network.
In 2018, he began publishing a novel, “The Business Secrets of Drug Dealing: Adventures of the Unidentified Black Male,” as a serialized subscription via email and a website with an anonymous partner. The novel is fictional with true-crime elements. He is writing a new book in a serialized form since September 2018, “The Fairway, or Thirty Years After Manufacturing Consent, How Mass Media Still Keeps Thought Inbounds,” with a preface with Noam Chomsky, referring to Chomsky’s Manufacturing Consent published in 1988.
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In December 2018, the Akron-Summit County Public Library it’s cancel of a program by author, journalist and frequent Rolling Stone contributing writer Taibbi.
The Nov. 9 program was on Taibbi’s new book, “I Can’t Breathe,” about 43-year-old Eric Garner, a black man who died in 2014 after being placed in a chokehold by members of the New York City Police Department.
Matt Taibbi Age
He was born as Matthew C. Taibbi on 2 March 1970 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 2 March every year.
Matt Taibbi Family
He is the son of Mike Taibbi, an NBC television reporter, and Siobhan Walsh. His father is part of Filipino-Hawaiian descent, and was adopted by a Sicilian-American couple as a child and possessed the surname, “Taibbi” which is a Sicilian name of Lebanese/Arabic origin.
Matt Taibbi Wife
He married his long term girlfriend Jeanne Taibbi. The couple married in 2010. They have had two children, both boys. This family of four live in New Jersey.
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Matt Taibbi Net Worth
The award-winning journalist, Taibbi, has an estimated net worth of $17 Millions which he has earned through his successful career as a journalist and author.
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He is a contributing editor for Rolling Stone and winner of the 2008 National Magazine Award for columns and commentary.
Matt Taibbi Books
- 2017 I Can’t Breathe: A Killing on Bay Street
Insane Clown President
- 2014 The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
- 2010 Griftopia
- 2008 The Great Derangement: A Terrifying True Story of War, Politics, and Religion at the Twilight of the American Empire
- 2007 Smells Like Dead Elephants
- 2005 Spanking the Donkey: Dispatches from the Dumb Season
Matt Taibbi Insane Clown President
Insane Clown President: The 2016 Circus dispatches is a non-fiction book he wrote about Donald Trump and the presidential election in the United States in 2016. The book includes drawings by Victor Juhasz, a Rolling Stone artist. The book title choice of Taibbi was inspired by the branding approach of Trump.
Originally published: 17 January 2017
Illustrator: Victor Juhasz
Country: United States of America
Page count: 352
Matt Taibbi, I Can’t Breathe
‘A brilliant work of narrative nonfiction? – Booklist Matt Taibbi is one of the few journalists in America who speaks truth to power?- Bernie Sanders’A searing expose? – Kirkus Reviews Taibbi may be the only political writer in America that matters? …
Originally published: 24 October 2017
Genre: True crime
Frequently Asked Questions About Taibbi
Who is Matt Taibbi?
He is one of American best-known and lovedjournalist and author.
How old is Taibbi?
He is 49 years old as of 2019. He was born on 2 March 1970.
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Is Matt Taibbi married?
He is married to his lovely wife Jeanne Taibbi.
How much is Matt Taibbi worth?
He is an accomplished journalist and author with an estimated net worth of $17 Millions.
How much does Matt Taibbi make?
His annual salary is estimated to be between $ 24,292 and $ 72,507 or an hourly average wage of between $ 10.15 and $ 31.32. This is per our average wage estimates for a journalist in the United States
Where does Matt Taibbi live?
He lives in the United States of America.
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He is still alive and in good health.
Where is Matt Taibbi now?
He is working as a contributing editor for Rolling Stone.
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