Richard Quest Biography
Richard Quest is a renowned British journalist currently working as a news anchor for CNN International. He is also an editor general of CNN Business. In the station, Richard anchors Quest Means Business and the five-times-weekly business program. In addition, he fronts the CNN shows; Business Traveller, The Express, and Quest’s World of Wonder.
Richard Quest Age|Birthday
Quest was born Richard Austin Quest on March 9, 1962, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, the United Kingdom. He is 58 years old as of March 2020. His Zodiac sign is Pisces.
Richard Quest Education
Richard attended the State comprehensive Roundhay School in Leeds. He then joined Airedale and Wharfedale College before joining the University of Leeds where she earned a Bachelor of Laws in 1983. Quest was called to the Bar. In the 1983-1984 academic year, Quest was at the Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, the United States where he served as the news director of WRVU.
Richard Quest Career
Quest started his career as a trainee journalist at the BBC in 1985, later joining its financial section in 1987. In 1989, he relocated to New York City to serve as the BBC’s North American business correspondent.
Later on, Richard worked for BBC from the United Staes as part of its then-undeveloped BBC News 24 channel. He worked as a business correspondent reporting on and discussing the world stock market in a segment titled World Business Report.
This program aired between 2:00 am and 3:00 am where he presented alongside Paddy O’Connell. He also occasionally featured on the BBC’s early ring Business Breakfast Programme.
In 2001, Quest joined CNN for the launch of Business International. Since his arrival, he has covered a variety of events for CNN. These include an analysis of the U>S elections as America Quest and the start of the circulation of euro banknotes and coins on January 1, 2002.
In his service, Richard has also headed several events involving the British Royal Family.
On April 9, 2015, he was named the host of ABC game show 500 Questions, a position he lost in its second season after he was replaced by Dan Harris.
Later on June 8, 2015, Richard featured as a contestant on The CNN Quiz Show: The Seventies Edition special produced by Eimear Crombie, alongside his partner Brooke Baldwin playing for StandUp for Kids.
Richard is also an Aviation Correspondent for CNN, extensively covering the story of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 which disappeared on March 8, 2014.
Richard Quest Wife|Gay
In 2014, while in the CNN Business Show, Quest discussed his years as a closeted gay. In October 2020, Quest married his long-time gay partner, Chris Pepesterny.
Richard Quest Family
Quest was born in a Jewish family and partly brought up in Liverpool, Lancashire, England. No other details about his family, parents, and siblings are available with us, However, we promise to update you as soon as the information is available.
Richard Quest Net Worth
The renowned television journalist and presenter is estimated at a net worth of $4 Million as of 2021. In addition, he pockets an estimated salary of between $2 million and $5 million form his employer, CNN.