Tom Standage Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, The Economist

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Tom Standage Biography

Tom Standage is an outstanding British journalist and author currently working as the deputy editor for The Economist. Tom is well known for authoring A History of the World in 6 Glasses(2005) and Writing On The Wall(2013). Before, he worked as a deputy editor of technology for the Daily Telegraph.

Tom Standage Age

Tom Standage was born on 20th November 1969, in South East London, England, in the United Kingdom. He is 53 years old.

Tom Standage Height

Tom has a height of 5 feet 9 inches (approx 1.75m).

Tom Standage Family

Tom is a native of the Greenwich quarter of South East London. He is the firstborn son of a family of two adorable sons.

Tom Standage Wife

He is happily married to his caring wife called Kirstin Mckee. His lovely wife is a photographer stationed in London. Moreover, the pair are proud parents of two pretty children, Tate (daughter) and Miles (son).

Tom Standage Education

He attended Dulwich College and graduated in 1987. In addition, Tom also enrolled at the University of Oxford where he graduated with a degree in engineering and computing in the year 1991.

Tom Standage Salary

He pockets an ample salary of $100,000 annually. This is according to The Economist deputy editors’ salaries.

Tom Standage Net Worth

Through his thriving career, Tom has managed to accumulate decent career earnings over the years and has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Tom Standage Career

He is currently working for The Economist as the deputy editor. While serving at the Economist, he is responsible for future-gazing, The World Ahead, and developing new products. Moreover, Tom joined the Economist as a science correspondent in 1998. Additionally, while serving there, Tom has also worked in other capacities such as a business editor, technology editor, and digital editor.

Additionally, Tom has also worked as a technology and science writer for The Guardian and The Daily Telegraph. Furthermore, his writings are based on science, technology as well as business historical analogies.

Tom Standage Books

Aside from serving as an editor, Tom is also a historical book author including A Brief History of Motion: From the Wheel to the Car, to What Comes Next(August 2021), Oddly Informative: Matters of fact that amaze and delight(October 2022), A History of the World in 6 Glasses, An Edible History of Humanity(June 2009), Writing on the Wall: Social Media – The First 2,000 Years(October 2013), The Victorian Internet: The Remarkable Story of the Telegraph and the Nineteenth Century’s On-line Pioneers(August 2018), etc.

Tom Standage 6 Glasses

In 2005, he published A History of the World in 6 Glasses, his New York Times best-selling book. In addition, he looks at 6 beverages that have not only quenched the thirst but as well represent the span of the course of civilization such as Civilization, Agriculture, Globalization, Industrialization, etc. The 6 beverages include Coca-Cola, coffee, spirits, beer, wine, and tea.

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