Martha Raddatz Net Worth 2022: Bio, Age, Wiki, Height, Husband (Updated )

What Is Martha Raddatz’s Net Worth?

Net Worth $2.5 million
BornFebruary 14, 1953
Age 69 years old
Place of Birth Idaho Falls, Idaho, U.S.
Source of IncomeNews Reporter (Global Affairs Correspondent)
Last Updated2022

Martha Raddatz is an ABC News reporter from the United States. She works as the Chief Global Affairs Correspondent for ABC’s World News Tonight with David Muir, Nightline, etc. As of 2022, she has a net worth of $2.5 million

Raddatz has also written for The New Republic, in addition to ABC News. 

She is famous for her exceptional body of work as well as her extensive and deep network of sources inside the defense department. She is known for her no-nonsense approach and her aggressive style.

Now that you have discovered Martha Raddatz’s net worth, Let’s dive right in and find out interesting details about her…! 

Martha Raddatz Biography/ Wikipedia/ Wiki

Real NameMartha Raddatz
Date of BirthFebruary 15, 1953
Marital StatusMarried
HusbandTom Gjelten
ChildrenGreta Bradlee, Jake Genachowski
Net worth$2.5 million
ProfessionNews Reporter, Author

How Was Martha Raddatz Early Life and Education?

Martha Raddatz was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and was raised by her parents, Doris Elaine Anderson and Edward Dustin Raddatz.

Her family moved to Salt Lake City, Utah, where she attended East Lake High School and graduated in 1971.

She went on to attend the University of Utah but later dropped out to work at a local news station and began her career as a reporter. 

Martha Raddatz Professional Career

Before 1993, Raddatz was working as a Chief Correspondent at ABC News’ Boston affiliate WCVB-TV, but in 1993, she started covering the Pentagon for National Public Radio.

In 1999, she began her work at ABC News as the network’s State Department correspondent.

Martha became the network’s national security correspondent in May 2003 when she started reporting from Iraq.

On June 8, 2006, Raddatz acquired a tip about the discovery and assassination of wanted terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, and ABC became the first news network to break the news around 2:30 a.m. EST.

Her interview with Dick Chaney took place on March 24, 2008, in Ankara, Turkey, and Chaney responded to a question on the public’s loss of trust in the Iraq War with a “So?” resulting in widespread condemnation.

Raddatz has also authored a New York Times best-selling book called The Long Road Home: A Story of War and Family. A NatGeo mini-series was also based on this book in 2017.

Raddatz became the chief White House correspondent for the last term of the George W. Bush administration. In November 2008, she was appointed to her current post as ABC’s Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent.

Raddatz was also the moderator of the Vice Presidential debate between Paul Ryan and Joe Biden on October 11, 2012. She sat as a co-moderator, with Anderson Cooper, for the second presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in 2016.

Raddatz interviewed the then President-elect, Trump, in the 2017 episode of “Imminent Risk” of the Showtime series Homeland.

Martha Raddatz Personal Life

Raddatz is married to her third husband, journalist Tom Gjelten. She was previously married to Ben Bradlee Jr., a Pulitzer Prize-winning editor for The Boston Globe, and Julius Genachowski, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission under the Obama administration.

She has two children from her previous marriages. Her daughter is named Greta Bradlee, and her son is Jake Genachowski.

How Does Martha Raddatz Make Her Money?

Martha Raddatz is currently working as the Chief Global Affairs Correspondent at ABC News. 

She has also authored the New York Times bestseller The Long Road Home: A Story of War and Family.

  • Earnings as a News Reporter
  • Earnings from the Authored book

Martha Raddatz Social Media Accounts

Major Career Highlights

  • She is known for having well-cultivated sources inside the defense department. 
  • She mediated Joe Biden and Paul Ryan’s 2012 Vice Presidential debate.
  • Raddatz received the First Amendment Award from the Digital News Radio and Television Foundation (RTDNF) in 2012.
  • She appeared on the PBS program Washington Week as a political commentator in 2016.
  • Her book, The Long Road Home: A Story of War and Family, was a New York Times bestseller and was adapted into a NatGeo miniseries in 2017.
  • She has received four Emmy Awards, as well as the Fred Friendly First Amendment Award and the International Urbino Press Award.
  • She received Walter Cronkite Award for Political Journalism Excellence

Martha Raddatz’s Famous Quotes

“I can’t pretend to be objective when it comes to service or sacrifice.”

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“I try so hard not to think that I am a stranger in a strange land. But I know that I stand out.”

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“I have two children. They’re grown children. I don’t think they particularly enjoy it when I’m in a dangerous situation, but they also understand that this is something I feel strongly about. It’s what I’ve done my whole life.”

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Success Lessons From Martha Raddatz

  • Success can take many forms, but they all need hard work.
  • Work-life balance is tough yet critical, especially for women.
  • There are no specific rules for success.


Martha Raddatz is an American News Reporter. She is one of the most reputed correspondents for the ABC News Network.

She is known for her aggressive style and her serious journalistic ethics. She has had a star-struck career and has been working through one of the most complicated years of U.S. politics.

I hope Martha Raddatz’s success story has inspired you to work hard and achieve greatness at any age, as long as you are willing to put in the work. As per the latest update, Martha Raddatz’s net worth is $2.5 million.


Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the Frequently asked questions related to Martha Raddatz, such as biography, age, height, husband, etc.

What Is Martha Raddatz’s Book Name?

Her book is called The Long Road Home: A Story of War and Family.

Which Network Does Martha Raddatz Work For?

Martha Raddatz currently works as the ABC News Network’s Chief Global Affairs Correspondent, among other things.

Who Is Martha Raddatz’s Husband?

Martha Raddatz is reported to be currently married to journalist Tom Gjelten.

How Old is Martha Raddatz?

Martha Raddatz is 69 years old. She was born on February 14, 1953.

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