Steve Harrigan

Steve Harrigan Age, Net Worth & All Biography - Updated Dec 2022

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Steve Harrigan is a television news correspondent who formerly worked for CNN News on overseas assignments before joining Fox News as a Middle East correspondent in October 2001. Steve Harrigan is a PH. D degree holder.

Early Life and Childhood

Steve Harrigan was born on August 20, 1960, in Miami, Florida the United States his age is 62 years as of 2022 and Harrigan is an American citizen by nationality and follows Christianity religion.

Similarly, his birth sign is Leo currently, he is living in Miami, Florida. However, there is no information available regarding Harrigan’s parents and siblings.

Education

Talking about his educational background, Harrigan might have done his schooling at a community school in Miami. Later, Harrigan joined Duke University and graduated. Also, Harrigan holds a Ph.D., degree in comparative literature. Moreover, he is a native Russian speaker.

However, during his undergraduate years, Harrigan participated in different recreation activities and enrolled in multiple training courses that helped him a lot with his presentation abilities.

Career and Professional Life

Harrigan has reported live from more than one location during his time at Fox News, where he has posted live reels and reports from over 80 countries. Harrigan reported about Hurricane Earl (2010) and its aftermath on St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, 2010.

He provided live coverage of several natural disasters such as disputes between Israelis and Palestinians, Hurricane Katrina from Gulfport, Mississippi, and many others.

However, before joining Fox, Harrigan worked for CNN in Moscow, where he reported from inside the Kremlin during the resignation of Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev in 1991, as well as covered the Chechen War. During his time at CNN, Harrigan helped the network win numerous awards, including the Peabody Award, the Overseas Press Club David Kaplan Award, and an Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award for excellence in reporting.

Also, in 2008, Harrigan traveled to Georgia for live reporting while the country was engaged in a conflict with Russia. He was forced to flee the area after being targeted by gunshots at one point. Harrigan also made a live report from Haiti after a huge earthquake struck the country in 2010.

He also covered Hurricane Harvey. Harrigan has reported from approximately 80 countries while serving as a journalist for Fox News.

Steve Harrigan

Caption: Steve Harrigan in Fox news studio. Source: Fox News

Brand Endorsements

Harrigan has not endorsed any brand till now and also has not promoted anything and has not been seen in any collaborations with brands.

Awards and Nomination

Steve Harrigan is one of the role models for many young people. Steve has worked for CNN and Fox News as a member of the reporter team. He has reported live from over 80 countries, covering a wide range of topics. He was in the headlines in February 2022, providing live coverage of the Russian and Ukrainian wars.

Furthermore, Harrigan helped the CNN network to win numerous awards, including the Peabody Award, the Overseas Press Club David Kaplan Award, and also Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award for best in reporting.

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Caption: Steve Harrigan reporting live for Fox News. Source: Twitter

Net Worth

Harrigan’s estimated net worth is around $2 million and his annual salary is $500k per year and his source of income is mainly his news reporting profession.

Relationship Status

Steve Harrigan has not revealed any details about his life. He appears to be married, although he has not stated whether he is married or has children. Steve never claimed to be married or to have a relationship in the past.

Scandal

On March 21, 2011, CNN foreign correspondent Nic Robertson questioned Harrigan’s coverage of Operation Odyssey Dawn and reported that the Libyan government used foreign journalists as human shields against a coalition airstrike on Mummar Gaddafi’s Tripoli stronghold.

However, the dispute erupted when Harrigan refused to participate in a tour to the location of the bombing planned by the Libyan government. In replacement of Harrigan, the Fox News team sent a non-editorial member of their staff, according to Robertson.

Steve Harrigan

Caption: Steve Harrigan reporting during Russia and Ukraine war. Source: Voice of America.

Steve Harrigan- Body Measurements 2022

Talking about Harrigan’s height he is 5 Feet 6 inches tall and weighs 90kg. Moreover, Harrigan’s eye color and hair color both are brown. Also, Harrigan’s shoe size is 8(US).

Steve Harrigan – Social Media 2022

Harrigan is active on Twitter. He has 267 followers on Twitter and owns a Twitter account @sharrigan. Moreover, Harrigan is not available on any other social media sites including Instagram and Facebook.