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Date of Birth: 1950 , May-7

Quick Timeline of Tim Russert

1950 Born in New York,U.S
2007 Russert's Net worth
2008 Timothy J. Russert dead of heart attack
1983 Married to Maureen Orth
1989 Began his career at NBC News
2005 Published a book, Wisdom of our Fathers

Detail Timeline of Tim Russert

May 7 , 1950

Born in New York,U.S

A famous television journalist and lawyer Timothy J. Russert was born in New York USA. He was raised by his father, Timothy Russert, and mother, Elizabeth Russert and grew up along with his sibling.

2007

Russert's Net worth

As a journalist, Tomothy is earning a good sum of money and spending it to live a fancy lavish life. HIs current estimated net worth is $8 million

June 13 , 2008

Timothy J. Russert dead of heart attack

Russert died on June 13, 2008, suffering from a heart attack during his office time. Although he was taken to the hospital quickly, doctors announced him dead.

1983

Married to Maureen Orth

Tim Russert married to a famous American Journalist Maureen Orth. They were married happily, accidentally a sad moment entered to their life as a dead of  Tim.

1989

Began his career at NBC News

Tim Russert started his journalism career at NBC News as a junior employee later, in 1989 he was promoted to Chief to staff. Afterward, Russert moved to an  American television program, Meet the Press as a program host.

2005

Published a book, Wisdom of our Fathers

Besides journalism Russert is also a book writer, his first book "Wisdom of Our Fathers; Lessons and Letters from Daughters and Sons", was published in  2005, which sold million of copies.

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Tim Russert began his career with NBC News, after working for some years he was promoted to Chief of staff in 1989. Leaving NBC News Russert began to work with American television program, Meet the Press in 1991, as a program host.

After working for a year, the name of the show was changed to Meet the Press with Tim Russert. While the show became Tim's show it started getting popularity and raised its followers to more than four million per week.

Time magazine mentioned Tim Russert as among the influential people in the world. Russert received honorary doctorate and won the nuber of awards for his excellence in journalism, such as Emmy Award, Davis Brinkley Award, Gabriel Award and much more

Other than that Tim Russert also wrote a book, Wisdom of Our Fathers; Lessons and Letters from Daughters and Sons in 2005, millions of copies of the book were sold.

Tim Russert married to Maureen Orth; an Ameican Journalist, sadly she already passed away.  The couple has a child  Luke Russert, who is a popular broadcast news correspondent.

Tim Russert died on June 13, 2008, suffering from severe heart attack while he was in offices at WRC-TV. 

Tim Russert was one of the successful media personalities in U.S., who earns a good sum of money from his career. According to his records, his current estimated net worth is $8 million.