Martha Raddatz Young, Married, Divorce, Husband, Children and Salary

Date: 17 Jun, 2017

Martha Raddatz Young, Married, Divorce, Husband, Children and Salary

Fifty-four years old Martha Raddatz is an American reporter with ABC News. She was born on February 14, 1953, in Idaho Falls, Idaho in the United States.  Her family later moved to Salt Lake City. She went to the University of Utah but dropped out to work at a local station. She started working at a very young age. She is now the ABC network's Chief Global Affairs Correspondent. She reports for ABC's Nightline, World News Tonight with David Mui and other network broadcasts.

Besides working for ABC News, Raddatz has also written for The New Republic, and she is also a frequent guest on PBS`s Washington Week. Raddatz also works as a primary fill-in anchor on the program This Week with George Stephanopoulos. Before 1993, Raddatz was the chief correspondent at WCVB-TV which is the ABC News affiliate in Boston. Raddatz covered the Pentagon for National Public Radio from 1993 to 1998.

Raddatz began her career at ABC News in the year 1999 as the network's State Department correspondent.  After some time she became ABC's senior national security correspondent in May 2003 where she reported extensively from Iraq. Raddatz received a tip on June 8 of 2006 that terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi had been located and killed. This tip allowed Raddatz and ABC News to become the first news company in the world to break the news shortly after 2:30 a.m. EST.

On March 24, 2008, Raddatz conducted an interview with Dick Cheney in Ankara, Turkey, on the fifth anniversary of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, Raddatz asked him a question about public opinion polls showing that Americans had lost confidence in the war. Cheney responded to the question by saying "So?" Raddatz appeared taken aback by his response. Cheney's remark got widespread criticism all over the world, including a Washington Post op-ed by former Republican Congressman Mickey Edwards.

Raddatz is also the author of the book called The Long Road Home: A Story of War and Family, which was a New York Times Bestseller. It was a book about the war in Sadr City, Iraq.

Raddatz spent a lot of time of her career covering about Iraq and Afghanistan. Even after she was appointed as White House correspondent during President George W. Bush's administration, she continued to make regular trips into war-torn Iraq. Raddatz also served alongside Anderson Cooper where she was his co-moderator for the 2016`s presidential between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton at Washington University in St. Louis. 

Raddatz is a married woman. In fact, she has married thrice. She lives in Arlington, Virginia with her third husband who is journalist named Tom Gjelten. She has two children from two previous relations: a son, Jake Genachowski and a daughter, Greta Bradlee. Her first husband was Ben Bradlee. He was a Pulitzer Prize-winning editor and a biographer. Her second husband was Julius Genachowski. She divorced with both of them and married to Tom in 1997. Martha is said to be Jewish by religion.

Martha has an estimated net worth of 15-20 million dollars, and her salary is $2 million per year. Her work details can be found on her wiki profile.