Michael S. Schmidt Bio, Age, Height, The New York Times, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Michael S. Schmidt Bio, Wiki

Michael S. Schmidt is an American 2-time Pulitzer prize-winning Anchor/ Reporter and author working for The New York Times  serving the station as a correspondent, author, and journalist. He has been working with this station since 2005. 

Michael S. Schmidt Age

Schmidt is 39 years old as of 2022, he was born on September 23, 1983, in Nyack, New York, United States.

Michael S. Schmidt Height

Schmidt stands at the height of 5 feet  6 inches tall.

Michael S. Schmidt Education

Schmidt graduated from John Randolph Tucker High School in Richmond, Virginia, and then attended Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. He graduated from the university in the year 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in international affairs. Additionally, Michael graduated from there after he co-founded and edited Marooned with his classmate Erin Koen. Schmidt played baseball in high school.

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Michael S. Schmidt Career

Schmidt is a two Pulitzer prize-winning correspondent, author, and journalist for The New York Times in Washington, D.C. At the station, he covered federal law enforcement and national security. Additionally, he also covered a number of high-profile stories. Aside from that, Michael also serves as a national security contributor for NBC News and MSNBC. He has reported on many major stories including Hillary Clinton’s private email server existence. When Donald Trump was the president of the US, Schmidt covered a number of significant stories such as his efforts to overturn the election, his other investigations, and the Mueller investigation. In 2018 he was awarded 2 Pulitzer Prizes; One of the Pulitzers was for reporting on the news that Donald Trump had asked James Comey (FBI director) for a loyalty pledge, as well as to close the federal investigation into Michael Flynn.

This story led the Justice Department to appoint Robert S. Mueller III (a special counsel) to investigate Donald Trump. The other Pulitzer was for a report about sexual harassment allegations against Bill O’Reilly (Fox News personality) that led to his firing. He joined the NY Times as a news clerk. He began the role of staff reporter in December 2007, where he covered legal issues in sports and performance-enhancing drugs. Prior to joining The New York Times, he worked as a sports reporter. Where he covered a number of significant stories about doping in baseball, such as Manny Ramirez, David Ortiz, and Sammy Sosa having tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs.

Michael S. Schmidt’s Net Worth

In Schmidt’s career as a correspondent, author, and journalist, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $5 Million.

Michael S. Schmidt Salary

He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

Michael S. Schmidt Parents and Siblings

Schmidt was born to Rachel Schmidt (mother) and James Schmidt (father). Both his parents are Jewish. His dad is a famous wealth manager. There is no information regarding whether he has any siblings or not.

Michael S. Schmidt Wife

Schmidt is married to Nicolle Wallace, a prominent TV Host, and Author. They tied the knot in April 2022. His wife Nicolle is well-known for anchoring “Deadline: White House,” the MSNBC news and politics show. She formerly co-hosted “The View,” the ABC daytime talk program. Nicolle is often seen as an on-air contributor to the NBC News and MSNBC shows; “Morning Joe,” “The 11th Hour with Stephanie Ruhle,” and “Today.” She is 51 years old as of 2023 having been born on February 4, 1972.

Michael S. Schmidt Kids

Schmidt and Nicolle Wallace have no children at the moment. However, Nicolle has a son who is from her previous marriage with Mark Wallace (a well-known American former diplomat, businessman, and lawyer).

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Schmidt’s book “Donald Trump v. The United States,” tells the dramatic, high-stakes story of those who felt compelled to confront and try to contain the most powerful man in the world as he shredded norms and sought to expand his power. He takes readers inside the defining events of the presidency, chronicles them up close, and records the clash between an increasingly emboldened president and those around him. Who find themselves trying to thwart the president they had pledged to serve, unsure whether he is acting in the interest of the country, his ego, his family business, or Russia. Through their eyes and ears, we observe an epic struggle.

Drawing on secret FBI and White House documents and confidential sources inside federal law enforcement and the West Wing, Donald Trump v. The United States is vital journalism from a Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter that records the shocking reality of a presidency like no other. It is a riveting contemporary history and a lasting account of just how fragile and vulnerable the institutions of American democracy really are.

Michael S. Schmidt Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 244k followers, around 54k followers on his  Facebook page, and about 1k followers on his Instagram account.