Terry Gross Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Salary, Net Worth Fresh Air
Terry Gross Biography
Terry Gross is a well-known American journalist and writer serving on WHYY-FM Radio in Philadelphia as the host and co-executive producer of, Fresh Air. The show consists of two interviews and is broadcast nationally on over 600 NPR stations.
Furthermore, Terry possesses a remarkable blend of curiosity, intelligence, empathy, and warmth, which aids in creating an environment in which her guests voluntarily answer questions rather than surrender them. She worked for WBFO in Buffalo, New York before joining WHYY FM in 1975.
Terry Gross Age
Terry Gross was born in Brooklyn, New York in the United States on February 14, 1951. She is 71 years old.
Terry Gross Height
Terry’s height is 4 ft 11 in/1.5m tall.
Terry Gross Family
Terry is a local of Brooklyn, New York in the United States. She is the daughter of Anne Abrahams, her mother, and Irving Gross, her father. Her mother worked as a stenographer, and her father ran the family millinery business. Additionally, she was raised in the Sheepshead Bay neighborhood. She grew up with her older brother, psychometric consultant Leon Gross. She is descended from a Jewish family.
Terry Gross Husband
Terry married her wonderful husband, Francis Davis, in 1994. Her husband is an Atlantic Monthly contributing editor and The Village Voice jazz critic. The couple met at a record store on the University of Pennsylvania campus where Francis worked. However, the couple had been together since 1978 before exchanging vows.
Prior, she was hitched to her high school sweetheart. Before they married, she hitchhiked across the country with her ex-husband while in college. However, the couple divorced soon afterward.
Terry Gross Education
Terry attended Sheepshead Bay High School and graduated in 1968. She later attended the University of Buffalo and majored in English. She got a job teaching eighth-grade students at Genesee Humboldt Junior High after graduating. She was fired after six weeks because she was unable to maintain any semblance of order.
She returned to the University at Buffalo in 1973 to pursue a Master of Education in journalism, from which she graduated in 1975. In addition, she received a Distinguished Alumni Award from her alma mater in 1993. She was also awarded an honorary doctorate in 2007. She received honorary degrees from Haverford College, Princeton University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Drexel University, among others.
Terry Gross Salary
Terry annually receives a salary of $325,500.
Terry Gross Net Worth
Terry’s estimated net worth is $9 million.
Terry Gross Career
Terry is the host and co-executive producer of Fresh Air on Philadelphia’s WHYY-FM. The show is a daily show that features interviews and reviews. Furthermore, NPR provides Fresh Air nationally, and it is broadcast on nearly 600 stations.
She has interviewed leading writers, journalists, comics, scholars, musicians, actors, and directors while hosting Fresh Air. Fresh air and Terry has also appeared on shows such as Younger, Girls, Eastbound and Down, How I Met Your Mother, A.P. Bio, and Saturday Night Live.
She began working at WHYY-FM in 1975, and since then, the show has steadily grown to become the most downloaded podcast on the Apple podcast platform in 2016, 2017, and 2018.