Glenn Beck Biography


Glenn Beck

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Birth Name: Glenn Beck
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Birth Sign: aquarius
Age:   53 Years
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Gene Burns Memorial Award winner for Freedom of Speech, Glenn Beck is a multi-talented television personality and radio host from United States. He is also famous for being the filmmaker, entrepreneur and as well for being the conservative political commentator. 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.

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. 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. For his role in Glenn Beck, he earned the salary of $2,000,000 annually in 2009.

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Born in Everett, Washington

1964 10th of February

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.

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Graduated from Sehome High School

1982

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.

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Began working at Washington, DC's WPGC

1983

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.

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Married to Claire Beck

1983

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.

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Joined WRKA

1985

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.

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Divorced with Claire Beck

1994

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.

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Tried to shoot himself

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. However, few years later with the help of Alcoholics Anonymous, he became sober. 

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Married to Tania Colonna

2000 8th of January

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.

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Third child, Cheyenne Beck

2006

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. 

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Joined CNN

2006 of January

After working in the radio stations for more than two decades, he also desired to appear in the television shows and program and then in January 2006, he joined CNN. With the start of 2006, he began hosting the CNN's show, Headline Prime. 

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Won Marconi Award

2008

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.

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Won Gene Burns Memorial Award

2013

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.

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Won Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award

2013

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. 

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