John Stossel
John Stossel
Celebrated Name: John Stossel
Real Name/Full Name: John Frank Stossel
Gender: Male
Age: 77 years old
Birth Date: March 6, 1947
Birth Place: Chicago Heights, Illinois, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 6’1’’
Weight: 85 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Ellen Abrams
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): Yes (2)
Is John Stossel Gay? No
Profession: Author, columnist, reporter, TV presenter
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $5 million
Last Updated: July 2024

John Stossel is of the significant American consumer television personality, TV presenter, author, and a libertarian pundit. He is known for his career on both ABC News as well as Fox Business Channel. He is mainly known for his funky style because he does report as well as commentary and it reflects a libertarian political philosophy of his. He supports the free market, and he began his career in journalism as a researcher for KGW-TV. He was also the consumer reporter at WCBS-TV in New York. Later he also joined the ABC News as a consumer editor, and he did reporting for Good Morning America.

Maybe you know about John Stossel very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of John Stossel’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

John Stossel was born on March 6 in 1947, and he was born in Illinois. He is the younger of two sons. He was born to Jewish parents, and his parents left Germany before Hitler rose to his power. His parents joined a Congregationalist church in America, and he was raised as the Protestant. John grew up in the North Shore, and then he graduated from New Trier High School. He says that his older brother Tom was the superstar of the family, and he went to Princeton University. He also says that he had been accepted to the University of Chicago’s, but he was sick of going to school, and the thought of taking that would inspire him.

Personal Life

Currently, Stossel lives in New York City, and his wife’s name is Ellen Abrams, and his children’s name are Lauren and Max. They own a house in Massachusetts, and his wife is also Jewish. They have also raised their children as Jewish. He also identifies himself as agnostic in “Sceptic or Believer.” In 2010 he said that he had no belief in God, but he was open to the possibilities of his existence.

His brother was a brother at Harvard Medical School, and he says that he used to excel in his studies. His brother is also the co-director of the Haematology Division at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital. The brother’s name is Thomas, and he has served on many advisory boards of pharmaceutical companies like Merck and Pfizer. Stossel also happens to have a nephew who is a journalist and a magazine editor. His name is Scott Stossel.

On April 20, 2016, Stossel also announced that he had lung cancer, and he got this despite having smoked in his entire life. He got cured as his cancer was detected at an early stage.

He has also written three books, Give Me a Break (2004), Myths, Lies, and Downright Stupidity (2007), and recently No They Can’t! Why Government Fails but Individuals Succeed (2012).

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on March 6, 1947, John Stossel is 77 years old as of today’s date 21st July 2024. His height is 6’1’’ tall, and his weight is 85 kg.


When he was in school, he thought of working at Seattle Magazine, but the magazine soon went out of business when he graduated. Then he got a job at KGW-TV in Portland, Oregon, and there Stossel began as a newsroom gofer. He worked his way up to the researcher and then to the writer. Soon he started appearing on TV ad he was king of loved back then. But he had to follow the assignment editor’s vision of what was news, and he continuously became frustrated after following the editor, and he was soon offered a job in ABC News for 20/20. He joined ABC.

In 2009 he announced that he was leaving ABC News and joining Fox News. On December 10, 2009, he made his debut in the Fox Business Network.

Awards & Achievements

Being a TV celebrity, John Stossel has won some awards, and they are listed below.

  • He has received 19 Emmy Awards and also five awards from National Press Club.

Net Worth & Salary of John Stossel in 2024

John Stossel Net Worth
John Stossel Net Worth

The Net worth of John Stossel is estimated to be around $5 million as of July 2024, and most of his wealth comes from the News that he does and all the television that he appears on. He has earned his wealth from doing various news shows, and he is also the author of three major novels. He owns two houses; one is in the place where he currently resides, and second in Massachusetts. His brother is one of the professors at Harvard, and this also contributes significantly to the family

John Stossel is one of the top TV personalities of the world, and he has been contributing his part to TV for many years. He has done many TV shows, and he is known mainly for his comic timing. His work is widely noted and has worked in the news industry for more than forty years, and this is the reason he has won over 19 Emmy Awards.


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