Amy Goodman

Amy Goodman

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Amy Goodman is a popular American journalist, investigative reporter, columnist, and author. Amy Goodman is famous as the co-founder of Democracy Now! The War and Peace Report.

Early Life and Childhood

Amy Goodman was born on 13th April 1957, which makes her 64 years old as of now. Born in Bay Shore, Long Island, New York, United States, she holds American citizenship. also, she follows Christianity. Since her date of births 13th April, she was born under the sun sign of Aries.

Moving towards her family members, she was born to her father George Goodman, and her mother Dorothy Goodman. George was an ophthalmologist, while Dorothy is a literature teacher and also a social worker. Her parents are secular Jewish and were active in social action groups. Likewise, she also has two brothers named David Goodman and Steven N. Goodman, who is a professor. In addition, her grandfather was an orthodox rabbi.


Talking about her educational details, she completed her schooling at a private school in New York. Then, she joined Radcliffe College (now Harvard University) and graduated in 1984 with a degree in anthropology. In addition, she also studied at the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine, for a year.

Professional Life and Career

Amy has been working as a journalist for many years. She came into the news after being beaten by Indonesian soldiers while covering the East Timor independence movement in 1991. Likewise, in 1998, she along with journalist Jeremy documented Chevron Corporation’s role in a fight between the Nigerian Army and villagers as they seized oil equipment and other materials of the oil corporations.

In 1996, she co-founded the news institution named “Democracy Now! The War and Peace Report”. Since then, she is also working as the news director for Pacifica Radio Station. However, in 2001, the show was not aired due to the conflict between the board members and staff of Pacifica Radio Station. The show was broadcasted for nearly eight years from January 2002 to November 2009. After that, ut moved to the next studio in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan.

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Caption: Amy on her show Democracy Now (source: The American Bazaar)

In 2000, may and WBAI’s Gonzalo interviewed then-president Bill Clinton with human rights questions for 28 minutes. During the 2008 Republican National Convention held in Minnesota, her friends from Democracy Now were arrested. While trying to learn the situation of her co-workers, she was also arrested accused of barring a legal process and intervening with a police officer.

Relationship Status

Talking about her relationship status, she has kept her personal life away from the spotlight. Therefore, it is not known if she is married or single. There was a claim that she is married to her co-author Denis Moynihan. But she never agreed with it. It seems as if she prefers staying single.

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Caption: Amy and Denis (source: Times-Standard)

Body Measurements

Enhancing her body measurements, Amy still looks fit and attractive in her sixties. Talking of her height, she is 6 feet 2 inches or 1.87 meters tall. Likewise, she has a bodyweight of 60 kg or 132 pounds. However, her actual body measurements (chest size-waist size-hip size) are not available. In addition, the reporter has gray hair with a couple of brown eyes.

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Caption: Amy posing in her style (source:

Social Media and Net Worth

When it comes to her social media availability, she is only active on Facebook. Her page on Facebook has a huge 303k followers. As Democracy Now Productions Inc. handles this page, most of her posts are related to her professional life. Other than this, she doesn’t have her accounts on Instagram and Twitter.

Amy has collected a satisfactory amount of net worth working for her entire life. As of the online resources, she has an estimated net worth of $3 million US dollars. The main source of her income is her investigative reporter career.