Published Date   02nd Jan. 2017, 15:08 pm  Update Date: April 4th, 2017  07:43 am
Quick Info
Birth Name: Edward James Martin
Date of Birth: 08/02/1940
Age: 84 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $15 million
Qualification: Degree in Science

American broadcast journalist, Ted Koppel net worth is known o have been accumulated mostly from his exceptional work in ABC’s Nightline. Ted Koppel Nightline career is not the only endeavor which has kept his name alive but Koppel’ work in Koppel on Discovery, 45/85, Iran: The most Dangerous Nation?, and more have also given him wide recognition.


Ted Koppel is a prominent broadcast journalist, and author. Ted Koppel net worth has been amassed from his striking contribution in TV as a presenter. The details of Ted Koppel books, age, Nightline show, net worth and more can be found on numerous social media sites that are constantly viewed by his fans all around the world.


Ted Koppel was born as Edward James Martin “Ted” Koppel on February 8, 1940 in Nelson, United Kingdom. His parents are German Jewish and fled Germany to escape Nazism at the time of Hitler. He was born to mother Alica and father Edwin who were singer, pianist, and tire factory owner respectively.

Early Life & Childhood

Ted began living with his family in United States from the age of 13. Koppel went on to attend Syracuse University. From there, Ted Koppel went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree. Later, Koppel attended the Stanford University. He graduated with a Master of Arts degree in mass communications research and political science.

He is the recipient of the honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Duke University. He has also received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from University of Southern California.

Net worth & career

Ted Koppel began his career as a war correspondent for ABC Radio News. He then became Hong Kong bureau chief, and U.S. State Department correspondent. Ted Koppel Nightline career began in 1980. He gained wide recognition and some critical response for his biases regarding international affairs and US policy makers. Soon Ted Koppel Nightline career came to an end in 2005. He worked in the show for a long 25 years and for the network for about 42 years.

Koppel has worked as a managing editor of the Discovery Channel. He has also presented many documentaries which would follow on Koppel on Discovery. Koppel left his work with Discovery Communications in 2008.Ted Koppel is also recognized for his work for The New York Times as an opposite editorial-contributing columnist. Koppel has also worked as a commentator for programs like Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Day to Day. Furthermore, Koppel has made appearances on The Daily Show.

In 2008, Koppel worked as a contributing analyst for BBC World News America. In 2011, he began working for NBC’s Nightly News. He has also worked for NBC’s Rock Center. At present, Koppel is working for CBS Sunday Morning as a special contributor. Ted Koppel has had an exceptional broadcasting career.

Ted Koppel books have gained wide recognition from the politics lovers. Some of Ted Koppel books like Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath, Estonian Army Uniforms and Insignia, Off Camera, and In the National Interest has been acclaimed by book lovers.

Ted Koppel net worth is estimated to be $ 15 million. Ted Koppel net worth has been accumulated through his work in various networks, from his show and also from his books. Ted Koppel net worth shows his exceptional work as a broadcaster and author.

Girlfriend, Boyfriend, Spouse

Ted Koppel is married to his wife Grace Anne Dorney Koppel. Ted’s wife, Grace is a Roman Catholic and is an attorney and has been the national spokesperson for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) since 2006. The couple got married on 17th May 1963 and has been together since. Together, the couple has four children named Andrea, Deirdre, Andrew, and Tara. Andrea Koppel is a political and Chinese topical journalist. Their son Andrew died in 2010 due to a day-long drinking binge. Ted bought a 16 acre house in Potomac, Maryland for $ 2.7 million.

Awards & recognition

For his exceptional work in journalism, Ted Koppel has been honored many times with many awards. Ted Koppel has won five Emmy Awards. He won his first Emmy in 1987 for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story – Programs. Koppel’s second and third award came in 1999 for Outstanding Investigative Journalism – Programs, and Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story – Programs, both for his work in Nightline. In 2007, Ted won a Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award. Furthermore, Koppel has also earned a Paul White Award given to him by Radio Television Digital News Association in 2004.

Ted Koppel age is 76 at present. Ted Koppel age at present has not stopped him from working as enthusiastically as the day he began his career. The bio of the eminent and respected, Ted Koppel can be found on various social media sites like Wikipedia, Twitter, Facebook, and more.

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