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Guy Raz Biography

Guy Raz an American correspondent, journalist, and radio host for National Public Radio and the co-creator of three programs: TED Radio Hour, How I Built This, and Wow in the World programs on NPR. Previously, Guy was a Jerusalem correspondent for CNN in 2004.

Guy Raz Age

Raz was born on February 18, 1975, West Covina, CA, U.S.A.

Guy Raz NPR

His first time to work as a radio host was as an intern for National Public Radio. He was a host for the news program ‘All Things Considered’. Later on, he got a promotion to working as a production assistant and also a news anchor. In 1997, Guy was also working as a freelance writer for the Washington City Paper. Additionally, he wrote for the Washington Post, and Christian Science Monitor. For the following year, Raz was a participant for the competition “reporter-trainees”.

During this time, she covered 2000 presidential primaries and the Doors song “Light My Fire”. Also, he reported as a RIAS Berlin fellow working as “Leitkultur”. After working as a producer, Raz was appointed a Berlin bureau chief. Guy did cover stories from Kosovo, Macedonia, and Afghanistan. Raz was appointed the London bureau chief in 2002 where covered stories in Europe and the Middle East. This was when he covered the Iraq war.

Guy Raz CNN

After several years working at NPR, Guy joined CNN. Raz was working as a Jerusalem correspondent. At this time, was when he covered the death of Yasser Arafat and the incapacitation of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. However, he came back to NPR with 2 years working for CNN. After coming back, he was working as a defense correspondent. After a few years, he became the host for the show “All Things Considered”. While hosting the show, he did a ‘cover story’ and ‘Three Minute Fiction’. Also, he was behind the weekly podcast production of the Show.

This was the first NPR newsmagazine to be a podcast. Later on, in 2009, he was the host of ‘Weekend All Things Considered’. However, he chose to step down in December 2012. This was due to the fact that he wanted to expand the TED Radio Hour. After joining TED Radio Hour, he was working as a host and editorial director in March 2013. However, he resigned from the post at the end of 2019.

After leaving the TED Radio Hour, he was working as a news analyst. He joined the Breakfast Blast Newscast on SiriusXM radio. This is where he got the name “Cokie Roberts for the 4-8-year-old crowd. Apart from working as a journalist, Guy has also worked as a Ferris Professor. He taught at Princeton University, Georgetown University, and George Washington University.

Guy Raz Podcast

He began a podcast in September 2016 about entrepreneurship. The podcast was on NPR and was known as How I Built This. The podcast is the top most downloaded in 2017. Later on, he created “Wow in the World” in May 2017. However, this was a co-created podcast with Mindy Thomas. Lately, he had been the host of Luminary Podcast. The podcast was known as “Wisdom from the Top”. It is a conversation between leaders and people on their corporations and organization.

Guy Raz Wow in the World

Raz co-created the first-ever NPR’s first children’s program, Wow in the Wolrd in May 2017. Guy co-created the podcast alongside Mindy Thomas and also Tinkercats, a children’s production company. Additionally, Guy is known as the ‘Cokie Roberts for the 4-8- year-old crowd’ as the news analyst for the Breakfast Blast Newscast on Kids Place Live on SiriusXM radio. Raz and Mindy co-host the show, Wow in the World on NPR.

Guy Raz and Jimmy Fallon

On January 25th, 2020, Guy was interviewed by Jimmy Fallon on the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. During the show, Jimmy pitched Guy’s Smelly Yoga Mat and DJ App Ideas.

Guy Raz Books

  • How I Built This: The Unexpected Path to Success From the World’s Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs
  • Wow in the World: Two Whats?! and a Wow! Think & Tinker Playbook: Activities and
  • Games for Curious Kids
  • How I Built This
  • Wow in the World: The How and Wow of the Human Body: From Your Tongue to Your
  • Toes and All the Guts in Between

Guy Raz Salary

Raz earns an annual average of $33,774 to $112,519.

Guy Raz Net Worth

Raz estimated estimated net worth is under review

Guy Raz Height and Weight

Raz stands tall at an average height and has a moderate weight.

Guy Raz Education

Guy enrolled and later graduated from Brandeis University in 1996. Later on, he joined Cambridge University with a master’s degree in history. While Guy was at Havard University, he was a Nieman journalism fellow. In school, he studied classical history.

Guy Raz Family

Raz information about his family is not yet known to the public. Nevertheless, we are keeping tabs and will update you once this information is available.

Guy Raz Wife

Raz got married to Hannah Raz in 2008 and together they have two children, sons. They lives in Washington D.C. together with their children. His children are his first listeners to show if the jokes work or if the news is good. Hannah wakes up to practice Yoga and Raz does the children’s preparation for school. Also, they live with a nanny who picks up the kids from school.


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