Ron Allen Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, NBC News, and Career

Ron Allen Biography

A native of Jersey City, New Jersey United States, Ron Allen is a popular  American journalist working as a reporter for NBC News in New York. His reports emerge on all of the network’s platforms including, “NBC Nightly News,” “Today,” and MSNBC.

Ron Allen Age

Allen is 65 years old as of 2022. He was born on 22 July 1957 in Jersey City, New Jersey United States. He celebrates his birthday on 22 July every year.

Ron Allen Height

Allen stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches(1.72m) tall and weighs 92kg(205lb).

Ron Allen Education

Allen has a BA and MA in political science from the University of Pennsylvania.

Ron Allen Family

Allen was born and brought up in Jersey City, New Jersey United States by his loving and delightful parents. He was born to Shirley Allen, who was a school secretary, and Lindsay L. Allen Jr., who was a cargo sales manager at Newark International Airport. Any information regarding his kids is publicly not available. We will update this section once the information is available.

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Ron Allen Wife

Allen is married to his gorgeous wife Adaora Udoji and they together have a daughter. He lives in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area with his family.

Ron Allen Net Worth

Allen has an estimated net worth of $1 Million-$5 Million as of 2022.

Ron Allen NBC News

Allen joined NBC News in 1996 covering a wide range of national and international stories. He has had assignments such as; the Trayvon Martin shooting, the abuse scandal at Penn State, the historic Arab Spring from Cairo, Egypt, the devastating earth in Haiti, and the 2012 election campaign.

He also covered the historic 2008 Presidential election campaign. Allen reported from Chicago’s Grant Park the night of President Barack Obama’s victory, the culmination of a year spent traveling the country, following the campaigns of Mitt Romney, Hillary Clinton, and also the general election campaign of Vice President Joe Biden. He has also reported from the floor of the Republican National Convention in St. Paul.

In 2003, he moved to New York after 11 years as a foreign correspondent based in London. Allen has traveled to more than 75 countries, spending a considerable amount of time in hotspots such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, the Balkans, Israel, and the Palestinian territories. He has also traveled across Africa in countries such as Rwanda, South Africa, and Somalia, among others.

Ron Allen Career

Allen started his career at CBS News in New York as a desk assistant. He then covered local news for WCVB-TV, (ABC) Boston, WFSB-TV, (CBS) Hartford, and WBTV, (CBS) Charlotte.

He was a London-based correspondent on ABC News and before that a CBS News correspondent, based in Washington, D.C., and in Los Angeles.

His work with reporting teams has earned many of journalism’s highest honors, including 6 Overseas Press Club Awards, 5 Emmys, 2 Robert F. Kennedy Awards, 2 George Foster Peabody Awards, and 2 Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia Awards. He was named journalist of the year in 1996 by the National Association of Black Journalists.

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