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John Stossel

Biography

Well-known journalist and reporter for both Fox Information and ABC Information. In ’09 2009, he started hosting a Fox business-themed system known as Stossel. After graduating from Princeton University or college with a level in mindset, he started his journalism profession like a newsroom gofer for an Oregon-based tv station. During the period of his profession, he won almost two dozen Emmy honours. His relationship to Ellen Abrams created two kids. When he was a co-anchor on 20/20, Barbara Walters was one of is own colleagues.

Quick Facts


Full Name John Stossel
Salary $4 million
Date Of Birth March 6, 1947
Place Of Birth Chicago, IL
Profession Journalist
Education Princeton University, New Trier High School
Nationality American
Spouse Ellen Abrams
Children Max Stossel, Lauren Stossel
Siblings Thomas P. Stossel
Movies Blame Game: Are We a Country of Victims?
TV Shows Stossel, 20/20
Star Sign Pisces

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#Fact
1 Uncle of Scott Stossel.
2 His first job was on an assembly line, making photocopiers.
3 Joining the Fox Business Network [September 11, 2009].
4 He has an older brother named Tom who is a doctor.
5 Overcame a stuttering problem to become a reporter.
6 When doing a report on wrestling in 1985, Stossel was interviewing David Schultz (aka Dr. D. David Shultz). Stossel came right out and told Shultz that he thought wrestling was fake. Shultz slapped him in the ear twice, causing Stossel to walk away. He claimed Shultz gave him massive ear trauma and decided to sue the World Wrestling Federation. In the end, the WWF succumbed to the pressure, and Stossel won a huge settlement.
7 Began his career as a researcher at KGW-TV in Portland, Oregon.
8 Has won 19 Emmy awards and has been honored five times for excellence in consumer reporting by the National Press Club.
9 Is a 1969 graduate of Princeton University, with a BA in psychology.


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
20/20 1994-2007 TV Series documentary writer - 2 episodes
Help Me! I Can't Help Myself with John Stossel 2003 TV Movie documentary
The In-Crowd and Social Cruelty with John Stossel 2002 TV Movie documentary
Boys & Girls Are Different: Men, Women & the Sex Difference 1995 TV Movie documentary
Common Sense with John Stossel 1995 TV Movie
The Blame Game: Are We a Country of Victims? 1994 TV Movie

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Power of Belief with John Stossel 1998 TV Movie Himself
Sex, Drugs & Consenting Adults 1998 TV Movie documentary Himself
Freeloaders 1997 TV Movie Himself
Junk Science: What You Know That May Not Be So 1997 TV Movie Himself
Love, Lust & Marriage: Why We Stray and Why We Stay 1997 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Mystery of Happiness: Who Has It & How to Get It - With John Stossel 1996 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Trouble with Lawyers with John Stossel 1996 TV Movie documentary Himself
Boys & Girls Are Different: Men, Women & the Sex Difference 1995 TV Movie documentary Himself
Common Sense with John Stossel 1995 TV Movie Himself
The Mike Douglas Show 1976 TV Series Himself - Consumer Reporter
Stossel 2009-2016 TV Series Himself - Host
Fox and Friends 2012-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Host, Stossel / Himself -
Making Money with Charles Payne 2016 TV Series Himself - Host, Stossel
The Kennedy Show 2016 TV Series Himself - Host, Stossel
The O'Reilly Factor 2005-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself (segment "Stossel Matters") / Himself - Host, Stossel
The Kelly File 2015 TV Series Himself - Host, Stossel
Outnumbered 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest Co-Host
On the Record w/ Brit Hume 2014 TV Series Himself - Policing America
Imus in the Morning 2014 TV Series Himself
The Independents 2013-2014 TV Series Himself
Money with Melissa Francis 2013 TV Series Himself
Your World w/ Neil Cavuto 2012-2013 TV Series Himself
Fox Business 2013 TV Series Himself
Cavuto on Business 2012 TV Series Himself
Hannity 2012 TV Series Himself
Red Eye w/Tom Shillue 2012 TV Series Himself
Happening Now 2012 TV Series Himself
Freedom Watch with Judge Napolitano 2009-2010 TV Series Himself
I Want Your Money 2010 Documentary Himself
The View 2003-2010 TV Series Himself
20/20 1984-2009 TV Series documentary Himself / Himself (segment "Pro Wrestling Exposed")
Glenn Beck 2009 TV Series Himself
A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar... 2007 Documentary Himself
Rachael Ray 2006 TV Series Himself
The Tony Danza Show 2006 TV Series Himself
The Colbert Report 2006 TV Series Himself
Hannity & Colmes 2005 TV Series Himself
Larry King Live 2004 TV Series Himself
The Daily Show 2002-2004 TV Series Himself
The Wayne Brady Show 2004 TV Series Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2004 TV Series Himself
Help Me! I Can't Help Myself with John Stossel 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself
The In-Crowd and Social Cruelty with John Stossel 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
20/20 Media Hype 2002 TV Movie Himself
All the Love You Cannes! 2002 Documentary Himself
John Stossel Goes to Washington 2001 TV Movie Himself -
Tampering with Nature 2001 TV Movie documentary Himself
Hype with John Stossel 2000 TV Movie documentary Himself
You Can't Say That! What's Happening to Free Speech with John Stossel 2000 TV Movie Himself
Is America Number One? With John Stossel 1999 TV Movie Himself
Teens: What Makes Them Tick? 1999 TV Movie documentary Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Eighties 2016 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself - ABC News
Who Is Donald Trump? 2015 TV Movie documentary Himself
Soul Surfer 2011 Himself (uncredited)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1987 Emmy News & Documentary Emmy Awards Outstanding Coverage of a Continuing News Story - Segments 20/20 (1978)


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#Quote
1 Government agencies suck.

#Trademark
1 His mustache
2 "Give Me A Break" editorial segments on 20/20 (1978)

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