Nate Silver
Nate Silver
Celebrated Name: Nate Silver
Real Name/Full Name: Nathaniel Read Silver
Gender: Male
Age: 46 years old
Birth Date: 13 January 1978
Birth Place: East Lansing, Michigan, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.70 m
Weight: 56 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children: N/A
Profession: American statistician and writer
Net Worth in 2024: $3 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Nate Silver is a writer and American statistician who mainly analyzes elections and baseball. Nate became popular when he predicted 49 outcomes out of 50 states in the 2008 US presidential elections. He is Founder and editor-in-chief of Five thirty-eight, which is a website that publishes on politics, sports, blogging, economics, and opinion poll analysis.

Maybe you know about Nate Silver 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 Nate Silver’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

Nate Silver, whose birth name is Nathaniel Read Silver, was born on January 13, 1978. He was born to the chairperson of Michigan State University Brian David Silver and community activist Sally Silver. Silver has graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of Chicago. Nate stated that he is a Gay in an interview conducted by OUT MAGAZINE.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 13 January 1978, Nate Silver is 46 years old as of today’s date 18th May 2024. His height is 1.70 m tall, and his weight is 56 kg.


Nate started his career in 1993 as a writer for The Portrait, East Lansing High School’s student newspaper. Until 1996 Nate has continued as a page editor for that newspaper. After his graduation, silver has worked in KPMG as a transfer pricing consultant. On the other side, he also started working on the project PECOTA system, which forecasts baseball player performance.

In 2003 he became a writer for Baseball Prospectus (BP), co-author for the Baseball Prospectus annual book of Major League Baseball, and also co-authored other books “Mind Game: How the Boston Red Sox Got Smart” and “Baseball Between the Numbers.”

In 2008 he started his career as a political analyst and blogger and established a blog named through which he had predicted many US elections and came to limelight when he correctly predicted about Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012 US presidential elections. Nate has predicted correctly 49 outcomes out of 50 states in the 2008 US presidential elections, and 2012, he correctly predicted all 50 states and District of Columbia. He wrote the book “The Signal and the Noise” had reached New York Times Best Sellers List. The books were all about Statistics and probability.

Nate has been criticized for his inaccurate predictions many times, which included the 2016 elections.

Awards & Achievements:

In 2008 Nate’s blog FiveThirtyEight has been selected as a “Notable Narrative” by Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University. In 2008 as well as 2009, he has been titled as one of the “Rolling Stone 100: Agents of Change”. In 2009 The WEEK named “Blogger of the Year” in its 6th annual Opinion Awards. In the same year, he was recognized as “The World’s 100 Most Influential People” by TIME magazine.

Later Forbes magazine has listed silver as “The Most Powerful People on Earth.” In 2013 Silver’s book “The Signal and the Noise” has won the award named “Phi Beta Kappa Award” in Science. In 2016 Silver has been honored by the National Museum of Mathematics. In 2017 silver was awarded the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters “honoris causa” by Georgetown University.

Net Worth & Salary of Nate Silver in 2024

Nate Silver Net Worth
Nate Silver Net Worth

As of May 2024, The estimated net worth of Nate Silver is more than $3 million. Nate has made this fortune by writing books and running a blog Silver was awarded numerous prestigious awards and honorary doctorates.

ESPN has acquired the Nate Sliver website named He is very successful in keeping his personal life a secret.



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