Luke Harding Bio, Affair, Relationship, Ethnicity, Age, Height, Net Worth

Luke Harding

Luke Harding: Biography in Details

Who is Luke Harding?

Luke Harding is a British journalist. He is a foreign correspondent for ‘The Guardian’. He worked in Russia for ‘The Guardian’ from 2007 until February 5, 2011.

Then, he returned to the UK. He was not allowed re-entry to Russia. He wrote a book named ‘Mafia’ in which he described his experience in Russia and the political system under Vladimir Putin and he described that system as a mafia state.

Luke Harding: Age, Parents, Nationality, Ethnicity

Luke Harding was born on April 21, 1968, in Nottingham, United London. He is currently 52 years old. His father’s name is Miles Teller and his mother’s name is Merry Teller.

Luke Harding holds British citizenship but his ethnicity is English.

In which school did Luke Harding attend?

Luke Harding graduated from UWC Atlantic College, South Wales with an International Baccalaureate diploma, and later attended University College, Oxford, and studied English.

He used to work there as a newspaper editor for ‘Cherwell’.

Luke Harding: Professional Life and Career

Luke Harding did his work for ‘The Sunday Correspondent, the ‘Evening Argus’ in Brighton, and then the ‘Daily Mail’ before joining ‘The Guardian’ in 1990.

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By traveling across the world, he has reported from Berlin, Moscow, and Delhi and covered wars in Libya, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

The Guardian retracted the text ‘substantially similar to paragraphs’ in 2007 which was published in May, in the ‘Exile’. Then he was refused to re-enter Russia in February 2011.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov explained that the problem arose because their visa of Harding had expired but Harding had requested an exceptional visa extension until May which was approved.

Luke Harding was only granted a short-term visa by Russia and it was decided that he would not be re-admitted. At that time, Harding thought not to seek a further visa and he returned to the UK in February.

Luke Harding along with David Leigh published a book in 2011 named ‘WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange’s War on Secrecy’ which was made into a Hollywood film ‘The Fifth Estate’ in 2013.

He also mentioned in a piece for ‘The Guardian’ that Julin Assange and Paul Manafort met several times at the Ecuadorian Embassy.

Luke wrote a book on Edward Snowden, ‘The Snowden Files’ in 2014 which received a positive response from ‘The New York Times, ‘The Guardian’, ‘London Review of books’, ‘Washington Post, as well as from ‘The Daily Telegraph’. Later, was made into a film named ‘Snowden’ and released in September 2016.

Luke Harding published ‘A Very Expensive Poison’ in 2016 which is an account of the murder of the Russian ex-KGB whistle-blower and outspoken Putin critic Alexander Litvinenko. He got positive feedback from the ‘Spectator’, ‘Guardian’, ‘Times’, ‘London Review of Books, etc.

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Luke published ‘Collusion: Secret Meetings, Dirty Money, and How Russia Helped Donald Trump Win’ and made the subject of  Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections. He wrote an article in Guardian in November 2018 and stated that Paul Manafort made personal visits to Julian Assange in 2013, 2015, and 2016.

The article was characterized as possibly journalism’s biggest scoop of the year or its biggest blunder.

Awards, Nominations

Luke Harding was awarded the James Cameron prize for his work on Ukraine, Russia, WikiLeaks, and Edward Snowden.

Luke Harding: Net Worth, Salary

It is estimated that Luke Harding has a net worth of around $4 million and his main source of income is his professional career. His salary and income are under review.

Luke Harding: Rumors, Controversy

Luke Harding broke the rules of his press accreditation by visiting the area of counter-terrorism operations without informing the relevant security authorities.

Additionally, he was supposed to be the subject of largely psychological harassment by the Federal Security Service, whom he alleges were unhappy at the stories he wrote.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Luke Harding has got dark brown hair and blue eyes. There is no information available about his height, weight, etc.

Is Luke Harding active on social media?

Luke Harding has around  41.7k followers on Twitter but there is no information available on his Facebook and Twitter followers.

Luke Harding’s Birthday Dates

Year Date Day
2024 April Sunday
2025 April Monday
2026 April Tuesday
2027 April Wednesday
2028 April Friday
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