Chris Hedges Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, Russia Today

Chris Hedges is a well-known American Presbyterian minister, author, journalist, as well as a television host. As of now, Hedges serves for the RT (previously Russia Today) television network as a host of the Emmy-nominated program On Contact.

Following an early career as a war correspondent in Central America, He started serving in 1990 for The New York Times.

Over his fifteen-year tenure, Hedges reported from over fifty nations and served during the wars in previous Yugoslavia as the Times Middle East Bureau Chief and Balkan Bureau Chief.

Chris Hedges Ag

Chris Hedges was born in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, in the United States, on September 18, 1956. He is 66 years old.

Chris Hedges Height

Hedges stand at a moderate height of 6 ft 2 inches ( Approx1.88 m).

Chris Hedges Family

Chris was born to his caring parents. Chris is the proud son of Thelma Louise Hedges and Thomas hedge in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, in the United States. Her father is a former Presbyterian minister, World War II veteran, as well as anti-war activist. Hedges was brought up in rural Schoharie County, New York, southwest of Albany.

Chris Hedges Wife

He is married to his wife called Eunice Wong a Canadian actress who serves in professional theatres across the United States and New York. The duo has two amazing children including Konrad. Chris also has two children namely Noelle and Thomas from a previous marriage. He now lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

Chris Hedges Net Worth

Hedges has an approximate net worth of $1 million – $5 million.

Chris Hedges Career

Chriss hosts the Emmy-nominated program On Contact for the RT (previously Russia Today) television network. He reported on May 27, 2020, that he would run in New Jersey’s 12th congressional district for the 2020 elections as a Green Party candidate. Thus, Hedges was informed of FCC fairness doctrine rules the next day that running for office would conflict because he was at that time hosting the nationally broadcast RT America television show On Contact.

Chris Hedges Books

– War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning (2002)
– What Every Person Should Know About War (2003)
– Losing Moses on the Freeway: The 10 Commandments in America (2005)
– American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America (2007)
– I Don’t Believe in Atheists (2008)
– Collateral Damage: America’s War Against Iraqi Civilians, with Laila Al-Arian (2008)
– When Atheism Becomes Religion: America’s New Fundamentalists (2009)
– Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle (2009)
– Death of the Liberal Class (2010)
– The World As It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress (2010)
– Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt, with Joe Sacco (2012)
– Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt (2015)
– Unspeakable (2016)
– America: The Farewell Tour (2018)
– Our Class: Trauma and Transformation in an American Prison (2021)

Chris Hedges Quotes

– “Becoming vegan is the most important and direct change we can immediately make to save the planet and its species.”
– “Unfettered capitalism is a revolutionary force that consumes greater and greater numbers of human lives until it finally consumes itself.”
– “Violence is a disease, a disease that corrupts all who use it regardless of the cause.”
– “One needs solitude and quiet to think. The cacophony of modern culture is designed to make that impossible…”
– “A society without the means to detect lies and theft soon squanders its liberty and freedom.”
– “The rush of battle is often a potent and lethal addiction, for war is a drug.”
– “The true purpose of education is to make minds, not careers.”
– “Most of these who are thrust into combat soon find it impossible to maintain the mythic perception of war.”

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