Who is Mehdi Hasan?
Mehdi Hasan is a renowned broadcaster and host of “The Mehdi Hasan Show”. He also serves as a political analyst on MSNBC. Aside from broadcasting, Mehdi is also credited for writing and publishing best-selling books in the United States.
According to his resume, he hosted Head to Head, a program aired on Al Jazeera English in which he conducted exclusive interviews with public figures. By December 2014, the program had completed three series.
Mehdi Hasan Was Born in England
Hasan is 44 years old as of 2023. He was born on July 10, 1979, in Swindon, Wiltshire, England.
Mehdi Hasan Education
Hasan is an intelligent man. He did his private education studies at Merchant Taylors’ School, Northwood, a boys-only day independent school located in North West London.
After that, he studied Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) at Christ Church, Oxford, from which he graduated in 2000. Mehdi has since implemented his studies and he is pursuing his dream job.
Mehdi Hasan Wife
Hasan is a married man but he prefers to keep his personal details away from the public. He has not revealed the identity of his wife. Nonetheless, the couple has two children together; a son and a daughter.
Mehdi Hasan Salary and Net Worth
Hasan earns a salary that ranges between $87,637 – $187,638 on an annual basis. His net worth is approximately $200,000. Mehdi has built his wealth primarily from his career which spans over two decades.
Mehdi Hasan Career
Hasan has been credited for his efforts at ITV, BBC, and Aljazeera English. He started a podcast in 2018 called Deconstructed, which was produced by The Intercept, an investigative journalism website. He would talk about current events and interview guests on air.
The podcast covered a variety of issues, such as brutality from law enforcement authorities, injustice, QAnon, and Donald Trump’s Twitter activities. Hasan stated on October 2, 2020, that he will no longer be hosting the podcast as part of his transition to hosting The Mehdi Hasan Show.
The show airs on a weekly basis on NBC’s online streaming service, Peacock. Jon Stewart, John Bolton, Keith Ellison, Ro Khanna, John Legend, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are just a few of the well-known guests who have appeared on The Mehdi Hasan Show.
A few negotiations took place for expanding the show and as a result, Hasan started hosting the show every Sunday night on MSNBC in March 2021. His duties expanded to serve as a stand-in anchor for Chris Hayes on MSNBC’s All In, Rachel Maddow Show, Stephanie Ruhle on The 11th Hour, and Lawrence O’Donnell on The Last Word.
Hasan and two other Muslim broadcasters, Ayman Mohyeldin and Ali Velshi, were removed from MSNBC’s network during the 2023 Israel-Hamas conflict. NBC claimed that there was no apparent pro-Palestinian agenda behind the adjustments, but rather that they were coincidental.
What is Mehdi Hasan’s Heritage?
Mehdi was born to immigrant Shia Muslims from Hyderabad, India, who were originally from Andhra Pradesh, South India (now in Telangana).
What is Mehdi Hasan’s Nationality?
Mehdi holds dual citizenship in the United Kingdom and the United States. On October 9, 2020, he was granted US citizenship, enabling him to vote in the 2020 presidential elections.