Richard Quest Bio, Age, Wife, Family, CNN, Salary, Net Worth

Richard Quest
Richard Quest

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 and 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

How old is Richard Quest? Richard is 60 years old as of 2022. He was born Richard Austin Quest on March 9, 1962, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, the United Kingdom. Quest celebrates his birthday on March 9th every year and his Zodiac sign is Pisces.

Richard Quest Education

Richard attended the state comprehensive Roundhay School in Leeds. He then joined Airedale and Wharfedale Colleges before joining the University of Leeds, where he earned a Bachelor of Laws in 1983. Quest was called to the bar. In the 1983–1984 academic year, Quest was at 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 States 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 the 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 was 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 Partner

In 2014, while on the CNN Business Show, Quest discussed his years as a closeted gay man. 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 to us, However, we promise to update you as soon as the information is available.

Richard Quest Net Worth

Quest has an estimated net worth of $4 million. His income is mainly from his prominent career as a business news anchor and reporter.