Facts of James Foley
|Full Name:||James Foley|
|Age:||45 years 9 months|
|Birth Date:||October 18, 1973|
|Death Date:||August 19, 2014|
|Birth Place:||Evanston, Illinois, United States|
|Father's Name:||John Foley|
|Mother's Name:||Diane Foley|
|Education:||Master's Degree Medill School of Journalism|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)|
|Hair Color:||Black brown|
Relationship Statistics of James Foley
|What is James Foley marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Single|
More about the relationship
According to the information available, it is believed that James Foley died single.
- 1 Who is James Foley?
- 2 James Foley: Birth Facts, Family, Childhood
- 3 James Foley: Education History
- 4 James Foley: Early Professional Life, Career
- 5 James Foley: Lifetime Achievement and Awards
- 6 James Foley: Salary and Net Worth
- 7 James Foley: Rumors and Controversy
- 8 James Foley: Description to Body Measurements
- 9 James Foley: Social Media Profile
Who is James Foley?
James Foley was an American video reporter and journalist who was also a special correspondent during Syrian Civil War.
He is famous for his work on different documentaries and movies Jim: The James Foley Story (2016), E-Team (2014) and Four Days in Chicago (2013).
He is also popular for his death by being the first American citizen who was killed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
He was kneeled in the desert with an orange jumpsuit and was beheaded by a masked terrorist named Mohammed Emwazi on August 19, 2014.
James Foley: Birth Facts, Family, Childhood
James Foley was born in Evanston, Illinois, the United States on October 18, 1973. He was oldest son in his family among five children.
He had younger siblings named John Jr., Mark, Katie, and Michael. He was born to father John Foley and mother Diane Foley.
His full name was James Wright Foley and also was called as Jim Foley. Later, when he was young, his parent’s moved on to Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.
He was raised as a Catholic and his family remained in the upper-middle-class resort town in his childhood days.
James Foley: Education History
James attended his high school at Wolfeboro, New Hampshire after his family moved there. He finished his high school from here in 1992 and then enrolled at Marquette University for his further study.
He studied writing and also played for school’s rugby team there and finally graduated in 1996. After this, he continued his study in MFA and graduated in it in 2002.
Then with his interest in the field of journalism, later he earned a master’s degree from Medill School of Journalism from Northwestern University in 2008.
James Foley: Early Professional Life, Career
James had the curiosity to see the world and make it a better place with him. This led him to be a part of Teach for America and taught for four years in Phoenix.
Later, he also taught reading and writing to inmates during vocational rehabilitation program in Chicago.
In 2009, he became war news reporter in USAID funded development programs in Iraq. Later in March 2010, he started his eight-month time period as a freelance reporter which was embedded with US troops in Afghanistan.
And later, in the same year, he wrote for military newspaper Stars and Stripes in Afghanistan and Global Post in Libya.
James Foley: Lifetime Achievement and Awards
There is no record available information about his lifetime achievements and awards.
James Foley: Salary and Net Worth
Net worth and salary of James Foley is under review and not available till now.
James Foley: Rumors and Controversy
After he was taken hostage by a group of armed man from the northwestern province of Idlib on November 12, 2012, it was believed that Foley along with several other journalists was in the hands of forces under the control of Syrian President, Bashar Hafez al-Assad for more than one and half years.
James Foley: Description to Body Measurements
He has a black, brown hair .and black eyes. He had a height of 72 inches and other information regarding his body measurements isn’t available.
James Foley: Social Media Profile
James Foley doesn’t hold verified social media accounts of Facebook and Instagram but has 3.1k followers on Twitter.