Use your mind and imagination so that you can shape the world to your desires. Similarly, Malcolm Gladwell works so hard to stand where he is now. Gladwell is a public speaker, author, and journalist. He was not the brightest student in his school, and his grades weren’t enough for him to graduate school. So, he decided to pursue his career in advertising, but the advertising agency rejected him. Later he tried for a journalism position at The American Spector from his journey started as a writer.
So, what is doing now? Is he retired from his job? Lets’ got a little deeper to know more about Malcolm. Also, take a look at the given facts.
|Birthplace||Fareham, Hampshire, England|
|Birthdate||September 3, 1963 (age 56)|
|Parents||Graham Gladwell & Joyce Gladwell|
|Alma Mater||University of Toronto|
|Profession||Journalist, Public Speaker, Writer|
|Net Worth||$30 million|
Malcolm Gladwell is a Canadian Journalist
Malcolm Timothy Gladwell was born to British father, Graham, a civil-engineering professor, and a Jamaican mother, Joyce, a psychotherapist, in Kent. But he mostly grew up in Canada, also get completed his degree from there. Malcolm’s mother has written a memoir, Brown Face, Big Master in 1969.
He was a curious child but less than other children. Nobody thought that he would be a successful person. Surprisingly, Gladwell wasn’t good at academics at school and college. Malcolm said he wanted to be an academic, but he realized that academics are hedgehogs, and he was a fox.
So, he tried his hand in writing and started covering articles for various journals. Initially, he worked for The American Spectator and then moved to The Washington Post to The New Yorker. He gained massive popularity with two New Yorker articles, “Tipping Point” and “The Coolnut” in 1996.
Following the success, he worked for a blog Grantland founded by former ESPN columnist Bill Simmons.
Malcolm is a New York Times Best-Seller Author
Gladwell is a non-fiction writer and has written six books to date. His five novels: The Tripping Point, Blink, Outliers, What the Dog Saw and David and Goliath were on The New York Times Best Seller list.
The New Yorker Journalist published his sixth book, Talking to Strangers, in September 2019. His sixth book is about interactions with strangers. Further, he is also producing for the ear. In the audiobook version, you can hear the voices of criminologists, scientists, and military psychologists.
If you are a book lover, then you get his book on Amazon.
Gladwell Hosts a Podcast
Malcolm hosts a weekly podcast, “Revisionist History,” which produced by Panoply Media. He has been hosting the podcast since June 2016. Each episode starts with an inquiry about a person, idea, or event.
— Pushkin Industries (@pushkinpods) May 26, 2020
Also, Malcolm co-founded a podcast company named “Pushkin Industries,” along with Weisberg.
Is Malcolm Gladwell Gay?
There’re many rumors regarding Malcolm’s relationships. Gladwell’s fan followers are eager to know about his personal life, including his wife. Let us help you understand that Malcolm is still single and enjoying his life on his own rules and regulation. He has no wife, no kids that could distract him.
Also, people speculated that he is gay and is dating a handsome hunk. Well, he is straight and has no girlfriend. Instead, he loves reading and writing and talking to people. In an interview with the Independent magazine, he likes spy novels, detective novels, and thrillers.
What is the Net Worth of Malcolm Gladwell?
British-Canadian writer Malcolm Gladwell has an incredible net worth of $30 million. He earns money from various sources such as writing journals, books and hosting. After releasing his first novel “The Tipping Point” in 2000, he became an international bestseller. He co-authored it with John Decker, and both of them received an estimated $1–$1.5 million. The book sold a total of 1.7 million copies by 2006.
In addition to his career, Gladwell is a public speaker and tour to different cities and countries. In 2005, Gladwell was named one of it’s 100 most influential people by Time Magazine. Currently, he lives in Manhattan in his apartment.