Motoko Rich Biography
Motoko Rich is a preeminent American journalist currently working as the Tokyo Bureau Chief at The New York Times since June 2016. In Tokyo, she covers security, diplomacy, society, culture, gender, and politics in Japan and Korea. Motoko has been serving at The New York Times since the year 2003.
Moreover, she has covered a broad range of beats such as the economy, real estate, book publishing, and education. Before joining The New York Times, she was a staff writer at the Financial Times where she served for three years until 1997.
Motoko Rich Age
Motoko Rich was born in the United States of America. She may be around 54 years old although she has kept confidential her personal information including her age or her dates of birth despite her publicity.
Motoko Rich Height
Motoko stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (Approx 1.65m).
Motoko Rich Family
Motoko was born and brought up by her caring mother Junko, and her staunch father Peter Rich in the United States of America. Her dad originates from Petaluma, California. Nevertheless, Motoko has not uttered salient intel regarding her mother or if she has any siblings.
Motoko Rich Husband
She is blissfully hitched to her handsome husband named Mark Harrison Topping who was born on 22nd January 1970. He is 53 years old. Moreover, her husband graduated from New York University with a master’s degree in public administration. The lovely couple exchanged their wedding vows on 25th April 2003, at the Municipal Building in Manhattan.
Motoko Rich Education
He attained her high school diploma from Casa Grande High School in 1987. Later on, Motoko enrolled at Yale University in 1987 and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts in History in the year 1991. Additionally, she joined Cambridge University in 1991 and earned her Master’s Degree of Arts in English and Cantab in 1993.
Motoko Rich Salary
She bags a desirable salary of $85,420 annually. This is in accordance with The New York Times Tokyo Bureau Chiefs’ salaries.
Motoko Rich Net Worth
Motoko Rich has over the years managed to amass good affluence in her career and has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million.
Motoko Rich Career
Motoko joined The New York Times back in 2003. As of now, she works in Japan as the Tokyo Bureau Chief since June 2016. There, Mototko covers society, gender, arts as well as Japanese politics. In addition, she also reports news and features on the Korean peninsula. Motoko has been a reporter with the Times and has covered a broad range of beats such as real estate, book publishing, education, and the economy since the year 2003.
Before joining The New York Times, Motoko served as a staff writer at The Wall Street Journal for six years from 1997 to 2003. During her time with The Wall Street Journal, she was based in New York, New York, and Atlanta, Georgia. She commenced her journalism career as a staff writer at the Financial Times where she served for three years until 1997.