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Kara Swisher is an award-winning American Journalist who has interviewed Steve Jobs and Bill Gates. Previously, she was married to the vice president of Google Megan Smith.

Relationship Facts of Kara Swisher

Kara Swisher is married to Amanda Katz.
She is mother of Two (Alex and Louie).
Kara Swisher is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is not straight and is lesbian.

Who is Kara Swisher married to after the divorce?

Kara Swisher is currently married to Amanda Katz. The pair tied the knot in 2020.

The couple has welcomed two children.

Past Marriage

Previously she was married to Megan Smith in 23008. Megan is a former vice president of Google.

However, the couple is currently separated in 2018. The couple has two children Alex and Louie.

Since Kara is very secretive regarding her personal life, we are unknown the reason why she separated from Megan.

Furthermore, the couple doesn’t seem to be interested in sharing that information with us.

But let us hope that the couple reunites in the future.

Who is Kara Swisher?

Kara Swisher is an American journalist.

Currently, she is the co-executive producer of Code Reference and the co-executive editor of All Things Digital, an online publication.

She is mostly known as the co-founder of Recode, a technology news website.

Kara Swisher: Birth, Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Kara Swisher was born on 11 Dec 1962, of Caucasian ancestry. So far, we have not known the details regarding her parent’s and siblings’ identities.

Furthermore, many of her childhood details are currently not known to many of us.

And it seems like she is not interested in sharing those with the public so far.

Kara Swisher: Education

As regards Kara’s education history, she is a graduate of Georgetown University.

Furthermore, she also completed a Master of Science in journalism from Columbia University.

Kara Swisher: Professional Life, Career

Kara Swisher started to write for the newspaper named The Hoya in the early part of her career.

In addition, she also interned at The Washington Post and later got her first job there.

So far her journalism has received great success in the Wall Street Journal.

Since she mostly wrote on technology, many regard her as one of the most influential journalists in modern times.

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Caption: Kara Swisher looks (Source: Nob Hill)

Furthermore, she was able to interview top technology leaders including, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates.

After her involvement in many technological reporting and writings, many critics regard her as Silicon Valley’s premier journalist.

Her career is not only limited to journalism.

She is also the author of several books including, aol.com: How Steve Case Beat Bill Gates, Nailed the Netheads and Made Millions in the War for the Web and There Must Be a Pony in Here Somewhere: The AOL Time Warner Debacle and the Quest for a Digital Future.

Currently, she is the co-executive producer of Code Reference, co-executive editor of All Things Digital, an online publication, and co-founder of Recode, a technology news website.

Furthermore, Kara hosted the official companion podcast for the third season of HBO’s TV series Succession in 2021.

She also might be running for mayor of San Francisco in 2023.

Kara Swisher: Lifetime Achievements, Awards

Recently in 2017, she was introduced to the SXSW Interactive Hall of Fame.

In addition, she has received much appreciation from many magazines and newspapers.

Newsweek describes Kara as Silicon Valley’s Most Feared and Well-Liked Journalist.

She also has Shorty Awards under her name.

Salary, Net Worth

Kara’s salary is currently unknown.

But we might say she has an enormous amount of wealth since she has founded one of the most successful companies and has had a successful professional career.

Her net worth is estimated to be  $300 Million according to the sources.

Kara Swisher’s Rumors, Controversy

There was a rumor that the former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer was so afraid of Kara as she knew about one of her leakers.

Her active professionalism has led her to many controversies so far.

So far, there are no rumors about her affairs and relationships.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

As regards Kara Swisher’s body measurements, we are currently unknown of those details.

On the basis of her media appearances, she has brown hair and fair skin. In addition, she has brown eyes.

Social Media Profiles

Kara is active on Facebook and Twitter but not on Instagram.

She has more than 1.4 million followers on Twitter. In addition, she has more than 250K followers on Facebook.


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