Richard Quest was born on 9 March 1962. His age is 56 at this time. The place where he was born called Liverpool which lies in the United Kingdom. He holds the nationality of a British. He stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.87 meters). He is also an incredible anchor, and he has written great books as well.
He started his educational journey by going to a school called Roundhay School. He then moved to Airedale and Wharfedale College. Later on, he transferred to the University of Leeds for his Law LLB Hons degree.
After getting this degree, he was called to the Bar. He is a very genuine person and very determined too. He worked as a new director at WRVU where he built all the reporting staff team from scratch.
Richard Quest CNN, Salary / Net Worth
Till now he has used to work for strong networks, and one of them is BBC. He became a trainee journalist for this network in 1985. He also used to work for one of its venture called BBC News 24.
He joined another powerful network called CNN in the year 2001. He also used to work for the launch of Business International here. He joined ABC game show 500 questions in 2015. He also appeared as a contestant on CNN’s show called The CNN Quiz Show: The Seventies Edition.
In his career, Richard was once arrested in Central Park of New York City. The reason behind it was the possession of crystal methamphetamine. This is not legal in the U.S, and the police had to arrest him. He had to go six months of drug counseling after this incident.
His arrest was the terrible incident of his life which luckily did not ruin his career as he had strong family support.
Nevertheless, Richard Quest has made not only gained name and recognition but also a massive fan following on Twitter and Instagram.
However, Richard has not disclosed his actual net worth but he might have gathered his net worth in a million as he might be getting an average salary from his job.
Richard Quest Gay
In October 2018, when Richard visited Africa, he spoke openly about his sexuality. As being gay is illegal in Kenya, Richard readily admitted that he was gay without any apologies.
While he spoke in Nairobi during an interview on Capital In the Morning, he stated that advocate should consider the decriminalization of same-sex unions. Richard kept his point during the interview stating that everyone had their rights to live the way they wanted.
As a gay, Richard's worst fear was losing credibility with viewers and respect of his colleagues. But now, he confidently accepts his sexuality and even supports the LGBTQ+ community.
Married / Divorce
Talking about his personal life, he is not married. He is openly gay. This means he will never get married to a wife and never have a family. He might have plans to have a gay partner. He has been linked to many men in the past though. He has never been through a divorce.
Being gay and dating a person of the same sex is not a crime as every people have the right to live their life freely. Currently, he is dating a guy named Chris. He does not hesitate to share a picture with him on his social media account.
Richard Quest participates in Atlanta Pride 2018 with his partner Chris on 14 October 2018 (Photo: Richard Quest's Instagram)
In May 2019, Richard got on his knee and asked his partner to be his forever. Now, Richard happily announces himself to be "taken" as his fiance has accepted his proposal. On 27 May 2019, Richard posted a picture with his fiance letting his fan know about his happiness.
As Richard and Chris have decided to take their relationship to the next level, people are eagerly waiting for the two to drop their wedding date.
The duo are more than happy to be in each other's embrace as they support each other wholeheartedly.