Farai Chideya Net Worth, Parents, Books, Twitter

Published Date   13th Nov. 2017, 16:16 pm
Farai Chideya Net Worth, Parents, Books, Twitter
Quick Info
Birth Name: Farai Chideya
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $400,000.00
Qualification: Bachelor of Arts in English Literature

Farai Chideya is an American novelist, multi-media journalist as well as a radio host. She has hosted and produced a few radio shows and appeared on various television networks as a political analyst. She has also established herself as a successful writer and teaches courses in radio production and media economics at New York University as well. Farai Chideya net worth is known to be high from her versatile successful career. A general bio of Farai Chideya is given below.


Farai Chideya has been active in various fields of work related to politics. She hosted a series of radio specials on politics named Pop and Politics with Farai Chideya for 15 years. Farai currently is involved in producing and hosting One with Farai, a podcast in which she interviews distinguished individuals with a range of stories and opinions for Public Radio International (PRI). She is also the senior writer for the politics, economics, and sports blogging website called FiveThirtyEight. Farai Chideya is also an author with four published books, out of which three of them are non-fiction about race and politics. Farai Chideya book called Kiss the Sky is the only novel she has published to the date. Farai Chideya net worth is estimated to be huge from her successful career. A very detailed bio of Farai Chideya can be found on various other social media sites along with his personal and professional details.

Early Life and Education

Farai Chideya was born on July 27, 1969, in Baltimore, Maryland. She has a mixed heritage as Farai Chideya parents are from two different countries. Her father is from Zimbabwe and her mother is from Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Farai Chideya parents name have not yet surfaced in the media. Speaking about her education, she attended a local school at Maryland. She then enrolled in Harvard College from where she graduated with the Bachelor of Arts in English Literature in 1990.

TV career

Farai Chideya has always been active in the field of politics. She has worked in various news stations including CNN, MSNBC, ABC News, Fox News, BET and CNBC as a political analyst. Besides this, she has also appeared on several radio programs as well. Some of her radio shows include Pop and Politics with Farai Chideya and One with Farai. She is also active in print journalism and writes for blogs. She is the senior writer for the website FiveThirtyEight. Other news magazines and websites that she has worked in include The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times Syndicate, The Oxygen Network, MTV News, American Prospect Online and much more.


Farai Chideya has published four books to the date. Her previous three books include Don’t Believe the Hype: Fighting Cultural Misinformation About African Americans, The Color of Our Future and Trust: Reaching the 100 Million Missing Voters. All of them are non-fiction books about race and politics. Farai Chideya book called Kiss the Sky is the newest addition to her collection. The book is her first novel and details the life of a black female rock musician making a career comeback in New York.

Net Worth and Salary

Farai Chideya net worth is known to be huge which enables her to live a celebrity life. Farai Chideya net worth is amassed from her career as a journalist, author, and television host. As of recent, Farai Chideya net worth is estimated to be around $400,000. Farai Chideya net worth is likely to increase in the upcoming years because of her ongoing career.

Personal Life

Farai Chideya has kept her personal life and any topic related to it dark from the media. She has not yet been anyone who can be called her boyfriend. She is still unmarried and single. However, in the future, some new information might come out about her relationships.

Body Measurement

Farai Chideya is currently 48 years old. Both the color of her hair and her eyes are black. She is of American nationality and belongs to the black-American ethnicity.

Awards and Recognition

Over the years, due to her remarkable career, Farai Chideya has received numerous honors and awards.

Some of her awards include a National Education Reporting Award, a GLAAD Award from Spin Magazine in 1995, a WIN Young Women of Achievement Award in 1996, and New York Public Library’s Best Books for Teens for The Color of Our Future in 2000, a MOBE IT Innovator Award and an AlterNet New Media Hero award for PopandPolitics.com in 2001, a distinguished honoree award from the Black Entertainment and Telecommunications Association in 2004, a North Star Award for covering communities of color in 2006, an Enterprise reporting award from the National Association of Black Journalists for a piece on Skid Row in 2007 and a special award from the Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association for AIDS reporting in 2008.

She is also active on social media sites. Farai Chideya Twitter account is very active and she regularly posts stuff in it. Farai Chideya Twitter account has more than 36k followers to the date.

Farai Chideya bio can be found on various social media sites like Wikipedia, Twitter, Frostsnow and so on.

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