Richard Quest Biography
Richard Quest is a skilled British journalist currently working at CNN as the foremost international business correspondent and anchor of Quest Means Business, the definitive word on how we earn and spend our money. She is one of the most instantly recognizable members of the CNN team based in New York.
Richard Quest Age|Birthday
How old is Quest? He is 60 years old as of 2023. Quest was born on 9 March 1962 in Liverpool, United Kingdom, and celebrates his birthday on March, 9th every year.
Richard Quest Education
Quest attended school at the State Comprehensive Roundhay School in Leeds. later he joined Airedale and Wharfedale College. He also earned a Bachelor of Laws in 1983 from the University of Leeds. In addition, he spend almost a year in United State at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Actually, he was the news anchor of WRVU.
Richard Quest Height|Weight
Quest stands on an average height of 6 feet 2 inches and weighs around 70kgs
Richard Quest Family|Parents|Siblings
He was raised alongside her three siblings, Quest has a twin sister called Caroline who serves as the director of enterprise and business development at the Britains University of Leicester, He has not revealed information regarding his family members.
Richard Quest Wife|Married
He is openly a gay man. He got married to his long-time gay partner, Chris Pepesterny on October 14th, 2020.
Richard Quest Children
Its obvious Quest has no children
Richard Quest CNN
Quest is the host of two of CNN International’s signature monthly feature programs: Quest’s World of Wonder, an immersive travel series that finds Quest exploring a new destination each month and meeting fascinating people who reveal the heart of the city, and Business Traveller, which covers global business travel trends, issues, and innovations of the travel industry. He also serves as CNN Business editor-at-large and often hosts the digital live financial show “Markets Now” live-streamed from the floor of the NYSE every Wednesday at 12:45 pm ET at CNNMoney.com/MarketsNow.
Quest Means Business, which airs weekdays at 3 pm ET / 8 pm BST on CNN International, bridges the gap between hard economics and entertaining television by destroying the myth that business is boring. Global finance ministers and CEOs often make a point of appearing on QMB. Most of the guests who appear on the show include the biggest names in banking like Jamie Dimon of JP Morgan Chase, Federal Reserve Vice Chair Richard Clarida, and Robert Zoellick, the former President of the World Bank; European policymakers including former IMF chiefs Christine Lagarde and Dominique Strauss-Kahn as well as former EC President Jose Manuel Barroso, and some of the most influential names in corporate America including Microsoft’s Satya Nadella, Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey and Hans Vestberg of Verizon.
Richard Quest career
He regularly conducts interviews with leaders across pharmaceutical, technology, aviation, travel, and tourism industries including Operation Warp Speed chief adviser Moncef Slaoui, Moderna chairman Noubar Afeyan, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, and IMF’s chief economist Gita Gopinath, as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact economies and businesses around the world.
He has a dynamic and distinctive style that has made him a unique figure in the field of business broadcasting. Regularly, Quest has reported from G20 meetings as well as attends the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland each year. in addition, he has covered every major stock market and financial crisis since Black Monday in 1987 and has reported from key financial centers globally including Wall Street, London, Sao Paolo, Tokyo, and Hong Kong.
Moreover, he is the established airline and aviation correspondent at the station. Quest has interviewed all of the major airline executives including current Delta CEO Ed Bastian, former Delta CEO Richard Anderson, Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker, United CEO Scott Kirby, AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes, Emirates CEO Tim Clark, Virgin Atlantic CEO Shai Weiss, and Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury. He has also covered a number of breaking aviation stories like the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in Ukraine, the Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo crash, and the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
Richard Quest Books
Quest has authored ‘The Vanishing of Flight MH370: The True Story of the Hunt for the Missing Malaysian Plane,’ which details his unique perspective on covering MH370 for CNN. Quest in 2016, led the station’s coverage of the ‘Brexit vote and has also continued to report on the impact the historic vote is making on markets, economies, and businesses.
He is also the face of CNN’s coverage of major UK events. His expert knowledge of the British Royal Family made it possible for him to front the channel’s coverage of the 2018 marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle; the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations in 2012 live from the banks of the River Thames; and the 2011 marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton, now the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Quest’s coverage of breaking news, spanning more than two decades, has seen him report on a range of stories from the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the death of Yasser Arafat, and the Lockerbie Pan Am 103 crash to the death of Michael Jackson. He is more than just business; there are very few journalists who have had guests as varied, from His Holiness, The Dalai Lama to actress Joan Collins to the founder of Playboy Magazine, Hugh Hefner.
Richard Quest Awards
Quest was awarded the 2013 UNWTO Award for Lifetime Achievement in recognition of his work as a business journalist reporting on the tourism industry, in the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). He worked at the BBC, where he was the North American business correspondent, based on Wall Street for 12 years, just before he joined CNN. Quest is a British nationalist, who holds an LLB (Hons) degree in Law from Leeds University and was called to the Bar.
Richard Quest Salary |Net Worth
Quest has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $4 Million -$5 Million which he earned from his broadcasting career.
Richard Quest Social Media Platforms
Quest is very active on social media platforms and has over 32.7k followers on Twitter, 35.9k followers on Instagram, and over 408 followers on Facebook.