Marc Thiessen Biography
Marc Thiessen is an American conservative author, Fox News contributor, weekly columnist for The Washington Post, and political appointee. Thiessen once served as a speechwriter from 2004 to 2009 for the United States President George W. Bush and Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense from 2001 to 2006.
Additionally, he published the book Courting Disaster: “How Barack Obama Is Inviting the Next Attack” and “How the C.I.A. Kept America Safe” which defended the use of torture during the George W. Bush administration. Thiessen has served in Washington, D.C., for many years where he began at a lobbying firm Black, Manafort, Stone, and Kelly, and also served at Capitol Hill as a spokesman and senior policy advisor.
Later, Marc joined the George W. Bush administration as Chief Speechwriter for Donald Rumsfeld in 2001 and also became a chief speechwriter in February 2008 when William McGurn stepped down. Lastly, Marc and Peter Schweizer founded the communications firm, Oval Office Writers LLC in March 2009.
Marc Thiessen Age/Birthday| nationality and ethnicity
Thiessen (age 56 years) was born on 13 January 1967 in the United States of America. Furthermore, He normally celebrates his birthday on January 13 every year. Nevertheless, Marc is of American nationality and white ethnicity. READ ALSO: Robert Wolf
Marc Thiessen Height/Measurements
Thiessen stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches ( approximately 1.72 m) and maintains an average bodyweight of around 59kg.
Marc Thiessen Family Background/Parents (mother)/Siblings
Thiessen was brought up on the Upper East Side in Manhattan, where both his parents were doctors and “left-of-center liberal Democrat types”. Being raised in a simple suburban situated in New York, his mother was born and grew up in Poland and fought as a teenager in the Warsaw Uprising, which was a military struggle in which his grandfather died. Nevertheless, he has not provided any further details of his parents and siblings yet at the moment.
Marc Thiessen Wife/Spouse
Marc has been happily married to his wife Pamela Thiessen, the Staff Director of the United States Senate Republican Policy Committee. Moreover, the two married at a private wedding ceremony attended by family and close friends. Further, Marc and his wife Pamela both live in Alexandria, Virginia with their four children together.
Marc Thiessen’s Education Background
Thiessen attended and graduated from the Taft School (1985), a private prep school in Watertown, Connecticut. He later earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vassar College in 1989 and completed graduate studies at the Naval War College. Since 2009, Marc has been visiting a fellow at Hoover Institution and he is a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.
Marc Thiessen Salary
Marc currently serves at Fox News as a contributor based in New York and weekly columnist for The Washington Post. Further, Marc earns a decent annual salary of $200,000 per year.
Marc Thiessen Net Worth
Thiessen is a conservative author, Fox News contributor, weekly columnist for The Washington Post, and political appointee who has managed to acquire a decent fortune over the years. Marc’s net worth is estimated to be around $ 5 million dollars.
Marc Thiessen Fox News Wikipedia
Thiessen currently serves as a contributor and a correspondent on Fox News Channel in New York City.
Marc Thiessen Columns
He is a weekly columnist for The Washington Post and his columns also appear on the Los Angeles Times, National Review, The Wall Street Journal, and many more. Additionally, he published the book Courting Disaster: “How Barack Obama Is Inviting the Next Attack”, and “How the C.I.A. Kept America Safe” which defended the use of torture during the George W. Bush administration.
Marc Thiessen Washington Post
Marc is a weekly columnist for The Washington Post since March 2010 and in his columns, he has criticized the Obama administration and advocated against the Iran nuclear deal. Moreover, he defended President Donald Trump’s decision to assassinate Iranian General Qasem Soleimni.
Marc Thiessen Podcast
Thiessen hosts his own podcast show called “What the Hell Is Going On” at the American Enterprise Institute.
Marc Thiessen Korea
Thiessen was bashed by various people on social media platforms after he claimed that South Korea would be like Afghanistan after the US decided not to support them in 2021.
Marc Thiessen AEI
Thiessen is a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute where he studies and writes about American presidential leadership and counterterrorism.