Richard Quest is a well-known CNN business news host and anchor. Earlier he was with BBC. However, he made a name for himself after he joined CNN. The popular CNN show named Quest Means Business is hosted by this English journalist. In this show, Richard gives business news and tips to upcoming business people and entrepreneurs.
Richard Quest Bio: Age, Nationality, Ethnicity
As of 2019, Richard is 57 years old. He was born on 9th March 1962 in Liverpool, England. He is a British by nationality and he has Jewish ethnicity.
Richard Quest Education Details
He did his schooling from Roundhay School School in Leads, England. Later, he joined the Airedale and Wharfedale College. After his graduation from there, he joined the University of Leeds and acquired a degree in law in 1983.
When he was in the University, pursuing his degree he got the opportunity to gain some valuable experience in the field of broadcasting. He joined BBC as a trainee journalist in 1985. In 1987, he moved on to the channel’s financial section. He became BBC’s North American business correspondent in 1989.
Richard Quest Career Details
He worked in BBC for 11 years. Then, during the launch of Business International in 2001, he left BBC and joined CNN. During his early years here, he worked on various topics. Here, he performed tasks like analysis of the U.S elections and analysis of banknotes and coins.
On CNN, he presented programs like CNN Marketplace European, American Quest, and CNN Business Traveler. Currently, Richard plays various roles of a newsman, writer, and a journalist there. Speaking about his physical attributes, he stands tall at 6 feet and 2 inches (1.88m).
Is CNN Richard Quest Gay?
Many of his fans would love to see Richard with a wife. But this is not going to happen as he is gay and unmarried. Richard was initially reluctant to divulge about his sexuality. He thought that this may bring down his career. However, in 2014 he came out of the closet.
However, after he revealed his homosexual orientation, he continued to receive support from his family and friends and he has overcome his fears. Richard is very happy now and he feels that the situation has only improved for him ever since he came out open.
Richard is now in a relationship with a man named Chris. There is not much information available about their secret affair. However, occasionally they flaunt their love on social media.
Richard and Chris made their relation public first via Twitter in 2016. Three years later, Richard proposed Chris and he accepted the proposal. The couple is currently engaged. But no information about their marriage plan is yet revealed. However, fans are hoping that the wedding will happen very soon.
Richard Quest Salary Details
Richard Quest has been working with CNN for almost 18 years. Anyone can guess that his salary will be much above the average salary of the network’s anchors and hosts, which is around $85000 per year.
As of 2018, his net worth is estimated to be around $4 million. However, his net worth is definitely on the rise with his increasing salary and income.