Nikole Hannah-Jones

Journalist (1976)
Wed Jul 15 2020
By   Manish Khanal

Journalism is among the most vulnerable job currently available in the world. Not everyone has the capabilities and will power to become a journalist. Nikole Hannah-Jones has been a symbol to the ones who want to pursue their career of journalism. 

Nikole Hannah-Jones was born as Nikole Sheri Hannah-Jones on April 9, 1976, in Waterloo, Iowa. Nikole is among the three children born to Milton Hannah and his wife, Cheryl A. Novotny. Her father was of African-American descent, and her mother was a Czech-English descent. She graduated from the University of North Carolina Hussman School of Journalism and Media with a master's degree in 2003.

How Long Nikole and Faraji are Happily Wedded?

It is a matter of the fact that Nikole is living a happy married life. Nikole is married to her long time boyfriend, Faraji Hannah-Jones. The love birds were dating for sometime before tying their wedding knot. 

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Image: Nikole is very much private about her life style in the public
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Nikole and Faraji walked down the wedding aisle in the mid-2000s. The exact date of their wedding is still a mystery to the public. Unlike many other journalists, Nikole does not share much about her personal life with the public. 

The duo is living a happy life. There have been no rumors of the couple separating shortly. Both of them are very much supportive of each other.

Nikole Hannah is the Mother of a Daughter

Nikole is the proud mother of a daughter. Nikole welcomed her daughter, Najya Hannah-Jones. Like that of her parent's wedding date, her exact date of birth is also under investigation. She was born in 2011. 

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Image: Nikole's daughter, Najya Hannah-Jones
Source: New York Times

Nikole is very much supportive of her daughter. Although she can not remain with her for much time, her father, Faraji, remains with her. 

In 2014, Nikole mentioned her struggle to find her daughter the best school in a segregated city. She said "We live in Bedford-Stuyvesant, a low-income, heavily black, rapidly gentrifying neighborhood of brownstones in central Brooklyn."

What is Nikole Hannah-Jones Net Worth and Earnings?

Nikole Hannah-Jones has an estimated net worth of $3 Million. She also summons a massive fortune from her other works, which include books, interviews, and broadcasting. Brian Ross is a famous ABC News Journalist with a net worth of more than $10 Million

As per sources, the average salary of a writer working for The New York Times is $80,000 per year. So, it can be assumed that journalists, Nikole might be earning the same wage and living a lavish life with her family. 

Two-Decades-Long Career 

Hannah started her journalism career soon after graduating from University. She began her career covering the education beat for the Raleigh News & Observer. In 206, She moved to Oregon and started writing for The Oregonian. 

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Image: Nikole attending Pivot Award Event along with her co-stars. 
Source: Zimbio

From 2008 to 2009, Hannah-Jones received a fellowship from the Institute for Advanced Journalism Studies, which enabled her to travel to Cuba to study universal healthcare and Cuba's educational system. 

Since 2015, Hannah has been working with The New York Times. She has been covering mainly about civil rights. For her contribution, like Peggy Noonan, Hannah received Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 2020. 

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