Andrew James Breitbart an American Conservative Journalist, Writer and Commentator. He was born on 1st February 1969, in Los Angeles, California. He was adopted child of Gerald Breitbart a restaurant owner and Arlene Breitbart a banker, he was adopted at 3 weeks, he grew up in Brentwood neighborhood, he was raised Jewish. He studied at Hebrew school and Bar Mitzvah. He was an agnostic theologically, he also attended Brentwood School. In 1991, he graduated from Tulane University in American studies, He was too devoted to his religion and a republican, he was the founder of Breitbart news and co-founder of HuffPost.
Andrew Breitbart Career Details
Things are not always the same, the career is not just what you do to earn money or something of the kind, sometimes is what is inside you and what you simply love. He discovered his love for writing when his piece of writing was published in school newspaper “Brentwood Eagle” he worked for some online magazine and some film production, by exploring different aspects he final refined his political and philosophical position. He made the most of his role in “Evolution on pioneering websites” at the Huffington Post and the drudge report.
In early 2000’s he was credited for bringing new voices to debates about politics and culture, his Website was critized and at the same time praised for their role in various political issues, he adopted an inclusive stance with regard to LGBT participation in the conservative movement and he was recognized for that. He did help to derail conspiracy theories about Barack Obama’s citizenship in 2008 and he was credited for that too. He wrote a weekly column for the Washington times, which also appeared at Real Clear politics. He co-wrote “insanity chic in Babylon” book with Mark Ebner which was all about U.S celebrity culture critics.
January 2011, he joined GO proud as its advisory council, April same year Grand Central Publishing released Breitbart’s book “Righteous indignation” it was all about his own political evolution and the part he took in new media. Mid-2007, he launched his first website as news site and it had direct links with various major international newspapers. The website was all about political viewpoint and its audience runs to the right within U.S political spectrum. In the same year, he also launched a video blog “Breitbart TV” in 2011 he was sued for video defamation by Shirley Sherrod, the lawsuit was announced settled in October 2016.
He appeared as commentator on Real Time, Fox Channel’s and in 2004 on documentary “Michael Moore hates America” October 2009, he appeared on the C-Span program Washington journal. February 2010, he was awarded “The Reed Irvine Accuracy in Media” during the conservative political action conference in Washington. In 2011, he made comments and for that the executive chairman of Breitbart news was hired to be the White house chief Strategist. He acted as activist at Tea part movement in Nashville February 2010. He also appeared at Occupy Unmasked. Despite all his critics Breitbart had an idea that “politics is downstream from culture” and this was called Breitbart Doctrine. He believed that in order to change politics one must change the culture.
Andrew Breitbart Marriage Details
He was married to Susannah Bean from 1997, they had four children.
How Did Andrew Breitbart Die?
It is well known that life at it’s essence boils down at time at age of 43 Breitbart was walking in Brentwood and he collapsed, he was taken to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead after mid night, on March 1st 2012. The autopsy showed he had “hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy” with focal coronary atherosclerosis and died of heart attack. Different politicians praised Breitbart after his death. He is resting at Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery.
Andrew Breitbart Net Worth
He had a net worth of $10 million, 1.85m of height. They had a family home in Westwood which they bought in 2000 for $615,000 and few months after his death it was put on sale for $1.995 million.