Extremely handsome and fiercely intelligent Charlie Rose born on January 5, 1942 is an American television talk show host and journalist. He’s currently employed as the host of self titled interviewing show “Charlie Rose” since 1991. Native from Henderson, North Carolina Charlie is the only child of his parents, Margaret and Charles Pete Rose. While growing up, he helped his father in their family business. Later, he attended Duke University as a pre-med student but an internship at the office of Democratic North Carolina senator B. Everett Jordan got him interested towards politics. So, upon return to the college he changed his major to history. He also holds a Juris Doctor from the Duke University School of Law.
After graduation, Charlie started his career at Bankers Trust. While continuing his work, he was approached by WPIX-TV as a weekend reporter. However, his break came only in 1974 after Bill Moyers appointed him as the managing editor for PBS series Bill Moyers’ International Report. Charlie’s work impressed Bill so much so that just after a year later, he promoted Charlie as executive producer of Bill Moyers Journal. His work later got him promoted as the correspondent for PBS political magazine series “A conversation with Jimmy Carter”. One of the installment of the series helped Charlie earn a 1976 Peabody award. But despite his impressive work and growth, he left his job.
Throughout his career, Charlie has had the opportunity to work with several different reputed news channels of the country. He’s considered one of the prominent and legendary journalists of present gen and for which Charlie has devoted continuous dedication also. His journey even at the age of seventy one has not stopped, in fact he continues to work and contribute to the scene. From 1984, he served CBS channel as their host for the program titled “CBS News Nightwatch” which primarily featured his one-on-one interviews with some of the notable personalities. His interview with Charles Manson earned him an Emmy award back in 1987. However, he announced his departure from the show back in 1990 so as to pursue his other ambitious projects lined up for him.
Likewise, he also had worked as correspondent for “60 Minutes II” from its inception starting 1999 until the show’s cancellation in 2005. Later, as the show was revamped as “60 minutes” he was again appointed as the correspondent for the same. He’s always flooded with opportunities. He would be an asset to any organization he associates with. His experience and his intelligent approach towards journalism make him favorite of every other network executives. Charlie is estimated to have a total net worth of $ 14 million dollars in his account. He made that fortune all on his sole efforts and hard work. He therefore lives large cause he has all the wealth to live any lifestyle he prefers.
About his personal life biography, he was formerly married with his now estranged wife Mary Rose since 1968. After twelve long years of togetherness, their marriage ended in divorce in 1980. For next couple of years, Charlie remained single and avoided any kinds of association. But since 1993, he has remained in relationship with Amanda Burden who is the socialite and chairperson of the New York City Planning Commission and director.
Detailed information about him can be obtained from wiki and other personal sites relating him. Besides, his fans and admirers can also get to know him better by following him at his twitter account. To add some interesting piece of information relating him, he belongs to Roman Catholic by religion. He’s at present immensely happy to be where he is. It can simply be figured out from the statement he made during an interview where he described his life as “great and glorious”.