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Paul Gigot

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Date of Birth: 1955 , May-24
Name Paul Gigot
Birth Name Paul Anthony Gigot
Nationality American
Birth Place/City San Antonio, Texas
Religion Roman Catholic
Profession Political analyst, journalist
Net Worth $2 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Grey (Natural)
Face Color Fair
Famous for The Wall Street Journal's editorial pages editor
Education Pennings High School, Dartmouth College
Awards Pulitzer Prize for Commentary
TV Show Journal Editorial Report

Quick Timeline of Paul Gigot

1955 Born in Antonio, Texas
1997 Graduated from Dartmouth College
2001 Became editorial-page editor For The Wall Street Journal's
2020 Worth at $2 million

Detail Timeline of Paul Gigot


Born in Antonio, Texas

Paul Gigot's full name is Paul Anthony Gigot. He was born on May 24, 1955, in San Antonio, Texas, the United States and was raised in Green Bay, Wisconsin.


Graduated from Dartmouth College

Gigot enrolled at the Dartmouth College and in 1997, graduated summa cum laude. Previously, he graduated from Abbot Pennings High School in 1973.


Became editorial-page editor For The Wall Street Journal's

American journalist Paul won a Pulitzer Prize for his weekly Potomac Watch column in 2000. The next year, he became editorial-page editor for The Wall Street Journal.


Worth at $2 million

Journal Editor Report's host Gigot has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of October 2020.


Paul Gigot is an American political analyst and journalist. He is best known as an editorial page editor or the vice president for The Wall Street Journal. Likewise, the Pultizer-prize-winning political commentator is a host of the Fox News' weekly cable show, Journal Editor Report.

Graduate of Dartmouth College    

Paul Gigot was born Paul Anthony Gigot on May 24, 1955, in San Antonio, Texas, the United States. He along with his family moved to Green Bay, Wisconsin, and spent his childhood there only.   

As Paul is Roman Catholic by religion, he studied in Catholic schools for 12 years. In 1973, he graduated from Abbot Pennings High School.

Later, he attended Dartmouth College and graduated summa cum laude in 1997. He even wrote for and later edited the school paper, the school paper, The Dartmouth.

Professional Career

Journalist Paul Gigot wrote the column, Potomac Watch for 14 long years. After that, in 1980, he started his professional journey at the Journal and worked as a reporter covering Chicago, Illinois. 

After a couple of years, Gigot was the paper's Asia correspondent in Hong Kong. Eventually, there he became in charge of The Wall Street Journal Asia in 1984. He then worked under then-President President Ronald Reagan as a White House Fellow between 1986 to 1987. 

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Additionally, the political analyst appeared as a regular guest opposite Mark Shields on the daily evening TV news program, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer during the 1990s. In 2001, he became The Wall Street Journal's editorial-page editor after winning a Pulitzer Prize for his weekly Potomac Watch column.

Besides that, 65 years old journalist is currently hosting the Fox News channel's weekly interview and panel discussion TV program, Journal Editorial Report.

Paul Gigot's Net Worth

The average salary of the political analyst is around $90,606 per year in the United States. Paul's experience as an editor of the editorial pages for The Wall Street Journal might be receiving around or above the average pay range of $132435. 

As per some reliable online sources, Gigot's net worth is estimated at around $2 million in October 2020. However, he has not disclosed his exact fortune as it is still under review.  

What Is His Current Relationship Status?

The 65-year-old Paul Gigot's relationship in 2020 is not clear. It is really difficult to know if the political analyst is single or married at the moment. 

Journal Editor Report's host has always maintained a low key life. He does not prefer talking about his personal life in front of the media. He has not given any hint about his partner or wife as he is not caught with anyone at events and public places.