Katherine Boo Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Salary, Net Worth The New Yorker magazine

Katherine Boo Biography

Katherine Boo is a renowned American investigative journalist who has documented the lives of people in poverty. Presently, she works for The New Yorker magazine since 2003 as a staff writer.

Also, she is the writer of Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity which got nonfiction prizes from PEN, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the New York Public Library, as well as the Los Angeles Times Book Awards, in addition to the National Book Award for Nonfiction.

Katherine Boo Age

Katherine Boo was born in Washington, D.C., in the United States on August 12, 1964. She is 57 years old.

Katherine Boo Height

Katherine stands at a moderate height of 5 ft 5 in/1.65 m tall.

Katherine Boo Education

Katherine attended the College of William and Mary for a period of two years and later moved to Barnard College of Columbia Campus where she graduated.

Katherine Boo Family

Katherine was born and brought up in Washington, D.C.  However, she hasnt revealed details about her parents and siblings, research on this is ongoing, and will soon update this part.

Katherine Boo Husband

Katherine is a married woman to Sunil Khilnani. Sunil works at Ashoka Campus in India as a professor of both politics and history. The couple exchanged vows in 2004.

Katherine Boo Salary

Katherine pockets an annual salary of $77,117.

Katherine Boo Net Worth

Katherine has an approximated net worth of $1 million.

Katherine Book Career

Katherine began her journalism career at both Washington’s City Paper and the Washington Monthly in writing and editing positions. Then she went to The Washington Post, where she worked as an editor of the Outlook section first and later as an investigative reporter from 1993 to 2003.

Due to her 1999 series about group homes for intellectually disabled people in 2000, The Washington Post received the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. Her book “Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity,” majored on her compassionate and probing portrayal of poverty in India. Before, becoming a journalist, she stayed with grassroots groups in Mumbai slums for nearly two years similar to Annawadi, the one she spent three years chronicling for the book.

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