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Facts of Edward Snowden

Full Name: Edward Snowden
Gender: Male
Profession: Professional Computer
Country: America
Horoscope: N/A
Dating Lindsay Mills
Net Worth$8.6 Million
Eye Colorgreen
Hair Colorlight brown
Birth PlaceElizabeth City, North Carolina
NationalityAmerican
ReligionBuddhism
EducationAnne Arundel Community College
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Edward Snowden is an American computer professional and a former National Security Agency subcontractor. In 2013, he made headlines when he leaked top-secret information about NSA surveillance activities. Similarly, he is also known to be an employee of the Central Intelligence Agency of U.S.A. Edward Snowden collected top-secret documents regarding NSA domestic surveillance practices that he found disturbing and leaked them.

After that newspapers began printing the documents that he had leaked. Many of them detailing the monitoring of American citizens while many groups called him a hero. However, he continued to speak about his works and found asylum in Russia.

Edward Snowden a.k.a  Edward Joseph Snowden was born on June 21st, 1983 in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, the U.S.A. As of 2019, his age is 36 years old. He holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity group. Edward was influenced by Japanese and Chinese culture and learned Japanese and Chinese along with Chinese martial arts. Similarly, at the age of 20, he adopted Buddhism as his religion.

Edward Snowden
Caption: Edward Snowden Photo: Fortune

Recalling about his educational qualification, he attended classes at Anne Arundel Community College. However, he did not finish his undergraduate degree and went on to attempt a master’s degree at the University of Liverpool.

How much is Edward Snowden’s Net Worth and Salary?

Snowden has accumulated a huge amount of sum through his professional career. However, he has not revealed his current salary. His estimated net worth to be around $8.6 Million. He earns much from his job and able to maintain a luxurious lifestyle.

The Family Background of Edward Snowden

Many people still do not know that he comes from a family that has served the United States. His grandfather served in the U.S Coast Guard as a rear admiral, went on to be a senior official with the FBI and later to work in the Pentagon in 2001. Similarly, his father also served as an officer in the Coast Guard. Talking about his mother is also a clerk at the  U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Edward’s older sister served as a lawyer at  Federal Judicial Center in Washington, D.C. Since a kid, he was quite sure about the fact that he will serve the federal government as the rest of his family.

IQ of Edward Snowden

Growing up, Edward Snowden had an IQ test score of 145 on twice occasions. His mind was sharp and his I.Q. was well over 145 which makes him one of the rarest of human beings who possess high-level intelligence.

The Professional Career of Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden enlisted in the Army Reserve as a Special Forces candidate in May 2004. However, he was discharged after four months for unknown reasons. But he proved his in-depth knowledge and love for computers. This acquired the Central Intelligence Agency to acquire his services in 2006. Similarly, a year later transferred to Geneva where a job was given as a network security technician under a diplomatic cover. Following a supposition of breaking into the top classified documents. He was fired from the agency.

Career from 2009 – 2013

Edward Snowden left the CIA and worked as a private contractor for technology giants like Dell and Booz Allen Hamilton and also the NSA in 2009. However, he started several interviews with the various journalist. He is also able to reveal some vital information on NSA (notably secret surveillance programs) that have been put in place by the agency to gather information and breach people’s privacy.

Edward Snowden began talking when he gathered information on the NSA activities. He requested a medical leave of absence and moved to Hong Kong where he started to talk to reporters and journalists.

Who Is Edward Snowden Dating Currently? Know about his Wedding, Girlfriend, Past affairs, and Relationship

Talking about her personal life, Edward Snowden is an unmarried man. But he is in a relationship with his long-time girlfriend Lindsay Mills. They met through a dating website. Her girlfriend is popular as a loyal girlfriend because she supports him in every step of his life.

Lindsay Mills

The lovebird dated each other for almost for eight years. The couple set for their wedding before Snowden leaked the information. According to many authorized sources that the couple had broken their relationship after the incident though they shared a great bonding. They are living together to be in Russia.

Is Edward Snowden Dead?

There were reports that Snowden was dead killed by a group among a whole lot of reasons and information as regarding his death. But he released a funny twitter post waving that entire rumor proving it not. He simply said in his post that the reports of his death are greatly worse than in reality. Interesting guy! He is currently living in Russia.

Edward Snowden Height, Weight

Edward Snowden stands at a height of 5 feet/ 180cm with body weight 75kg/ 165Ibs. Similarly, he has light brown hair color with green eyes color. Edward is not active on social networking sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. But his girlfriend is active on social networking sites like Instagram and Twitter.