Martha Raddatz Biography

Martha Raddatz is an American reporter who currently works for the ABC network. Actually, her position is the network’s Chief Global Affairs Correspondent. She currently appears on ABC’s World News Tonight with David Mur, Nightlife and various other broadcasts for this network. You may also see her making frequent guest appearances on PBS’s Washington Week and she is also the primarily substitute anchor for This Week With George Stephanopoulos.

Martha used to work as a chief correspondent at the ABC News Boston affiliate called WCVB-TV. She started working for ABC News in 1999 and became ABC’s senior national security correspondent in 2003. She would also become the network’s chief White House correspondent and report from the last term of the George W. Bush administration. She started working at her current position for the ABC in 2008. She would serve as a moderator for the Vice-President debate in 2012 and also served as a co-moderator for the second presidential debate in 2016. She worked alongside Anderson Cooper and they both received positive review about how they handled the situation.


Martha Raddatz

Martha Raddatz used to cover the reports from Iraq in 2003. She is mostly credited for being tipped and being able to report about the killing of the terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi and was able to report it first for the ABC network. She has done a lot of interview over the years with famous people, with the most infamous one being the one with Dick Chaney about the war in Iraq.

Martha Raddatz is very versatile and is also accredited book author. Her book is titled “The Long Road Home: A Story of War and Family,” and was a New York Times bestseller. It was reported that a TV-miniseries is being produced and will come out in 2017 based on her book. Martha also appeared on an episode of Showtime’s “Homeland” where she played essentially herself, as she played a character who was interviewing a President of the United States.


Martha Raddatz in Iraq

Martha Raddatz Net Worth and Salary

Martha Raddatz is certainly one of the most famous and popular reporters in the industry currently. She received many acclaims and is the main reason the network is doing so well. Her salary has increased over the years and it is estimated that she now earns somewhere between 2 and 3 million dollars form the ABC. This means that her net worth has jumped from 15 million dollars to 20 million dollars since the last estimation.

Martha Raddatz Husband and Children

Martha Raddatz is currently married but has been married and divorced two times already. Her current husband is a journalist named Tom Gjelten. She married him in the same year she divorced her second husband. It was the first time that Martha has had solemn in her family and appears that she has settled down with this man. There have been no signs of problems or affairs ever since they got together. On the other hand, Martha was perhaps a bit unlucky with her previous relationships. She used to be married to Ben Bradlee Jr, who is a Pulitzer prize-winning editor for the Boston Globe. They got a divorce but had a daughter named Greta Bradlee from their marriage. Martha then went on to marry her second husband, Julius Genachowski, who was the Chairman of U.S. Federal Communications Commission during the Obama Administration. They got divorced in 1997 but they also had a child together. This time Martha had a son named Jake Genachowski. Unfortunately, the only two children that Martha has had were through her previous marriages as she does not have any with her current husband.


Current husband of Martha Raddatz, Tom Gjelten

Martha Raddatz Age

Martha Raddatz was born on February 14, 1953 in Idaho Falls, Idaho. She is 64 years old currently. She and her family moved to Salt Lake City, Utah and it is where she spent most of her life. She also attended the University of Utah, but eventually dropped out as she started working at a local station.

Height and Weight

Martha Raddatz is not as young as she once was, but still manages to retain her looks for TV. Her measurements are 34-24-35 inches. She weighs 54kg and is 5 feet 6 inches tall.


Martha Raddatz with Diane Sawyer at the White House (2014)

Is Martha Raddatz a Lesbian?

As confirmed by her previous relationships, Martha Raddatz is not a lesbian. She is mostly interested in men and she has been for all of her life. She has had various kind of affairs and as you were able to see she was married three times. There are no records of her dating a girl and her sexuality is confirmed as heterosexual.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Since Martha Raddatz was born in American, her nationality is also American. Her ethnic group is Caucasian.

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Born:,February 14 1953
Net Worth:,between 2 and 3 million dollars
Hair Color:,Light Brown
Eye Color:,Green
Height:,5 Feet 6 Inch
Weight:,54 kg
Married to:,Tom Gjelten
Affair with:,N/A
Children:,2 (Greta Bradlee and Jake Genachowski)
Birth Sign:,Aquarius
Education:,University of Utah

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