Peter Lavelle

Peter Lavelle - Updated Mar 2023

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Peter Lavelle is an American Journalist and Host. Peter Lavelle is the host of “CrossTalk” and also a political talk show on the English-language TV channel RT. He even hosts a monthly business program on Reality Therapy called On the Money.

Early Life and Education

Peter Lavelle was born on February 28, 1961, in the United States of America. He is 61 years old and is under the astrological sign, Pisces. He holds American nationality and his full name is Peter John Lavelle.

There is little to no information related to his parents and siblings that are available as of now. Similarly, no information about his other family members such as his cousins, grandparents, and others is available as well. He seems to be a very private person and has kept his family matters and information away from the media as well as public attention.

Regarding Lavelle’s educational background and qualifications, he was able to receive a B.A. in International Economic Relations, an M.A. in European history, and completed Ph.D. courses in Studies in European Economic History from the University of California, Davis. He also was a Fulbright Research Fellow at the Institute of Political Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, Poland.

For more than 30 years, he has been in Eastern Europe and Russia. And, during that time, he is working as a lecturer at the University of Warsaw, a market researcher for Colgate-Palmolive, and an investment analyst for brokerage firms, including Russia’s Alfa-Bank.

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Caption: Peter Lavelle hosting a show (Source: Internet Archive)

Career and Professional Life

Peter Lavelle settled in Russia in the year 1997. During his time there, RT (then known as Russia Today) hired him. He began working there in the year 2005. In August of the year 2010, he characterized his journalism as “dissent” in the American tradition, which he claimed is being forsaken in the land of its birth. He even denied allegations of Kremlin spin-doctoring, saying RT’s main aim is to “ask our audience one basic thing: Question More”. Likewise, in the year 2012, he stated that they liked a lot of the WikiLeaks revelations and are very much in sync regarding Julian Assange’s World Tomorrow interview program for RT.

Also, Lavelle accused the U.S. State Department of relying on Twitter and YouTube for evidence, while Cuomo insisted the US had depended on its own released intelligence for its assertions in July 2014. Likewise, the New York Times has reported that Lavelle was previously a stringer for United Press International’s Moscow bureau. And, also has contributed to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. He even was the author of Untimely Thoughts, an electronic newsletter.

Moreover, he has contributed articles to a number of publications including Asia Times Online, The Moscow Times, Radio Free Europe Radio Station Liberty, United Press International, The National Interest, and Current History Lavelle also was the author of Untimely Thoughts, an electronic newsletter. Also, in a 2010 episode of CrossTalk, his two guests, Douglas Murray and Anne-Elisabeth were taken aback when he claimed that the perpetrators of the September 11 attacks were “not fundamentalists”. However, he later said the show was a “fiasco” because he lacked a “balanced pair of experts”.

Peter is also popular for the title given to him, “soft power coup for Russia”. He even hosts a Voice of Russia program: Debating Russia with Peter Lavelle.

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Caption: Peter Lavelle along with Putin (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Relationship Status

Peter Lavelle seems to be single at the moment. However, as he is a private person and as he has kept his family matters private, he is very secretive regarding his personal and love life as well. So, there is not really information about his dating life, wife, or even girlfriend.

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Caption: Peter Lavelle during an interview (Source: The Global Herald)

Body Measurements

The body measurements of Peter Lavelle such as his height, weight, chest size, waist size, hip size, and any other sizes are not available until now. All of these measurements are still under review. Moreover, Lavelle has blue eyes and brown hair.

Social Media

Peter Lavelle is not active on any of the social media platforms. As a private person, he must have wanted to stay away from social life as well.

Peter Lavelle – Net Worth 2023

According to networthpost, Peter Lavelle has a net worth of $1.9 million and his main income source must be his career as a journalist and host as well.