John Carreyrou Bio, Age, Height, Family, Career, Net worth, Wife, Awards

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John Carreyrou Biography

 John Carreyrou is a French-American journalist and writer who worked for The wall street journal for 2o years between 1999 and 2019. Furthermore, he has been based in Brussels, Paris, and New York City. In addition to that, he has won the Pulitzer Prize twice. However, is common for having exposed the fraudulent practices of the multimillion-dollar blood-testing company.

John Carreyrou Age

Unfortunately, as of now, we do not have his exact age and date of birth. Even though he appears a man of mid-age. However, we shall do our level best to update the age.

John Carreyrou Height

His current is unavailable according to our research. However, he appears to be of average height in his photos.

John Carreyrou Weight

Likewise to his height he has kept his body weight information to himself. We will update you as soon as possible.

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John Carreyrou Family

However, he has not really disclosed much about his family. So, he grew up in Paris and thus is an American-French journalist born to an American mother and a French father who was a journalist namely, Gérard Carreyrou.

John Carreyrou Education

So, he went to Duke University. While there he graduated with a B.A.  in political science and government. He has not disclosed much about his education this is due to his love of keeping things on a low profile.

John Carreyrou Career

Afterward his graduation he actually joined Dow Jones Newswires. Later on, in 1999, he joined The Wall Street Journal Europe in Brussels. Additionally,  he was appointed the deputy bureau chief for Southern Europe. Apart from that, he also covered French politics and business, Spain, and Portugal. Eventually, in 2008 he was the deputy bureau chief and later bureau chief of the health and science bureau in New York.

In addition to that, he was spurred by a deep investigation carried out by Eleftherios Diamandis. So, he began a series of investigative articles on Theranos, the blood-testing start-up founded by Elizabeth Holmes. The main work was to that questioned the firm’s claim to be able to run a wide range of lab tests from a tiny sample of blood from a finger prick. So, in May 2018, his book-length treatment of the topic Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup was published by Knopf.

Later on, in 2019 he left the Wall Street Journal, opting to pay for speaking engagements that are not by the newspaper. In 2021, Carreyrou released a podcast called “Bad Blood: The Final Chapter” covering the trial of Elizabeth Holmes.

John Carreyrou Net worth

Apparently, being a reporter and journalist for the Wall Street Journal he is among the richest journalist. However, he has a net income of around $505 million in a year.


We do not have any detail relating to his salary as of now but we will update you as soon as possible.


Currently, she is in a marriage to his beautiful wife namely, Molly Schuetz who is an editor for Bloomberg News. They are together living in Brooklyn New York and they have three children.


  1. Financial Reporting Award
  2. Sidney Award
  3. Investigative Award
  4. Beat Reporting Award