Glenn Beck Biography
Gene Burns Memorial Award winner for Freedom of Speech in 2013, Glenn Beck is a multi-talented television personality and radio host from the United States. He is also famous as a filmmaker, entrepreneur and as well as the conservative political commentator. Born on the caring laps of parents, Mary Clara (nee Janssen) and William Beck, Glenn Beck was born as Glenn Lee Beck in Everett, Washington, United States of America. His parents were the owner of City Bakery in Mount Vernon. He is an American and is of German descent.
In 1983, Beck got married to Claire Beck. He met her for the first time in his life while he was working at WPGC. The married couple also welcomed two daughters together. Though the couple was parents of two children and had shared many in between them, they couldn't make their relationship a long journey. They got divorced in 1994. After he dissolved his first married life, he became an addict of alcohol and drug. He also tried to shoot himself and he also desired to suicide several times.
On 8th of January 2000, Beck got married for the second time in his life and that was with Tania Colonna. They are happily married till date and they have also welcomed two children together.
Neck completed his high school graduation from Sehome High School in 1982 and he began working at Washington, D.C.'s WPGC since 1983. That year, he also worked in KZFM. In 1985, he was hired by the WRKA and he began serving them as the lead DJ. With the start of 2006, he began hosting the CNN's show, Headline Prime. He is also a great author and he has already published several books on his own.
Glenn Beck earns a whopping amount annually, he earned the salary of $2,000,000 annually in 2009, while in the year 2014, he made around $16 million. The exact figure of his income in the year 2017 is yet to be revealed, but as of 2017, Glenn Beck is worth $250 million.Edit
Born in Everett, Washington
Born on the laps of Mary Clara (née Janssen) and William Beck, Glenn Beck was born as Glenn Lee Beck in Everett, Washington, United States of America. His parents were the owner of City Bakery in Mount Vernon. He is an American and is of German descent.Edit
Graduated from Sehome High School
Though he was born in Everett, Washington, he grew up in Mount Vernon, Washington. But after his mother’s death, he moved to Bellingham, Washington and there he joined Sehome High School. He completed his high school graduation from there in 1982.Edit
Began working at Washington, DC's WPGC
Soon after his high school graduation, he joined the radio station, KAYK but he was not satisfied with his job there and then he moved to Washington and there he joined D.C.'s WPGC. He began working there since the start of 1983.Edit
Married to Claire Beck
In 1983, Beck got married to Claire Beck. He met her for the first time in his life while he was working at WPGC. As a married couple, they also welcomed two daughters together. However, his first daughter Mary suffered cerebral palsy which nearly took her life.Edit
After working WPGC and KZFM for few years, he was hired by the WRKA and he began serving them as the lead DJ in 1985. During his early days in WRKA, he presented the show, Captain Beck and the A-Team.Edit
Divorced with Claire Beck
Though from this first married life, he became father twice, it didn't create any strong bonding in this married life as he decided to dissolve this married life with the start of 1990s. They finally got divorced in 1994.Edit
Tried to shoot himself
After he dissolved his first married life, he became an addict of alcohol and drug. He also tried to shoot himself and he also desired to suicide several times. However, few years later with the help of Alcoholics Anonymous, he became sober.Edit
Married to Tania Colonna
On 8th of January 2000, Beck got married for the second time in his life and that was with Tania Colonna. They are happily married till date and they have also welcomed two children together. They also visit church together.Edit
Third child, Cheyenne Beck
From this first married life, he became father twice. After dissolving his first married life, he got married with Tania Colonna with the start of 2000. With her, he also became father twice. They welcomed their first child together his third one in 2006 and they named her Cheyenne Beck.Edit
Won Marconi Award
Marconi Award is one of the prestigious awards and this award is mainly awarded by National Association of Broadcasters to the top radio personality. He has also been honored with this award once and that was in 2008 for Personality of the Year.Edit
Won Gene Burns Memorial Award
In 2013, he got nominated in one of the major awards in his life and that was in Gene Burns Memorial Award. He got nominated in this award for Freedom of Speech. He was kind of lucky that year as he won this award.Edit
Won Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award
He has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won several of them. In 2013, he also got nominated in another major prestigious awards and that was in Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award.Edit
Net Worth Update
As of 2017, Glenn Beck has a net worth of $120 million.Edit