Ronan Farrow Bio – Ronan Farrow Wiki
Ronan Farrow born Satchel Ronan O’Sullivan Farrow is an American journalist, a lawyer, and a former government adviser. He is the son of actress Mia Farrow and Woody Allen.
In late 2017, his articles in The New Yorker helped uncover the Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse allegations. For this reporting, The New Yorker won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, sharing the award with The New York Times. His subsequent investigations exposed similar allegations against Eric Schneiderman and Les Moonves, which led to the resignations of both in 2018. He also investigated the concealment by the M.I.T. Media Lab of its involvement with Jeffrey Epstein, leading to the resignation of the director of the Media Lab, Joi Ito, and an internal investigation by M.I.T.
As a child, he skipped grades in school and took courses with the Center for Talented Youth. He attended Bard College at Simon’s Rock and later transferred to Bard College for a B.A. in philosophy.He became the youngest graduate of that institution at age 15. In 2009, he received a J.D. from Yale Law School, and was later admitted to the New York Bar.
From 2001 to 2009, he was a UNICEF Spokesperson for Youth, advocating for children and women caught up in the ongoing crisis in Sudan’s Darfur region and assisting in fundraising and addressing United Nations affiliated groups in the United States.
In 2009, he joined the Obama administration as Special Adviser for Humanitarian and NGO Affairs in the Office of the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan. He was part of a team of officials recruited by the diplomat Richard Holbrooke, for whom he had previously worked as a speechwriter.
In 2011, he was appointed by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as her Special Adviser for Global Youth Issues and Director of the State Department’s Office of Global Youth Issues.He concluded his term as Special Adviser in 2012, with his policies and programs continuing under his successor.
He voiced minor characters in the English-language versions of two Japanese animated films, From Up on Poppy Hill (2011) and The Wind Rises (2013). He also played himself on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2019)
On May 11, 2016, The Hollywood Reporter published a guest column by Farrow in which he drew comparisons between the long-term absence of journalistic inquiry into the rape allegations leveled against Bill Cosby and the sexual assault allegations levied against Woody Allen by Farrow’s sister, Dylan Farrow (who was 7 years old at the time of the alleged assault).
On July 27, 2018, The New Yorker published an article by him stating that six women had accused CBS CEO Leslie Moonves of harassment and intimidation, and that dozens more described abuse at his company.
On August 23, 2018, The New Yorker published an article by Adam Entous and Farrow stating that top aides of the Trump White House circulated a conspiracy memo entitled “The Echo Chamber” about Obama aides.
On September 14, 2018, he and Jane Mayer published information pertaining to an allegation of sexual assault by United States Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
In early 2019, he said he and another journalist received demands from American Media, Inc. that sought to extort or blackmail him.
Ronan Farrow Age
He was born on December 19, 1987 in New York City, New York, USA as Satchel Ronan O’Sullivan Farrow.
Ronan Farrow Partner
He has identified as part of the LGBT community. He was recognized by the Point Foundation in 2018. His partner is podcast host and former presidential speech writer Jon Lovett. The couple have been together since 2011.
Ronan Farrow Parents
He was born in New York City . He is the son of actress Mia Farrow his mother and his father filmmaker Woody Allen. His father’s family is Jewish, whereas his mother’s family is Catholic.
Ronan Farrow Siblings
He has ten siblings some of whom are biological while others are adopted. Among them are;Moses Farrow, Dylan Farrow, Satchel O’Sullivan “Ronan” Farrow and Soon-Yi Previn among others.
Ronan Farrow New Yorker
The first of three excerpts of Ronan Farrow’s book about his investigation into Harvey Weinstein, Catch and Kill, were released by the New Yorker. It detailed the disgraced Hollywood producer’s efforts to spy on the women who accused him of sexual assault and harassment and the journalists investigating their claims.
Ronan Farrow Books
Among his publications are;
- War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence. (2018)
- Catch and Kill
- He also has numerous Essays and reporting.
Ronan Farrow Height
He stands at a height of 1.78 meters.