Nick Bilton Wiki
Nick Bilton is a British-American journalist and author who is currently a special correspondent at Vanity Fair from Los Angeles, California, USA.
Nick Bilton Biography
Nick attended Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. He has degrees from The New School and the School of Visual Arts.
Nick has e worked in the film and advertising industries and “helped design the first Britney Spears doll”.
Nick Bilton Age
Nick’s age is not known to the public. He was however born in Darlington, UK, and grew up in Leeds.
Nick Bilton Family
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Nick Bilton Wife
Nick is married but his wife is not yet known.
Nick Bilton Children
They, however, have a son a and a dog, Pixel. They all live together in Los Angeles.
Nick Bilton Height
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Nick Bilton Salary
Nick’s salary is estimated to be between $10k to $50k per year.
Nick Bilton Net Worth
His net worth is estimated to be around $250k.
Nick Bilton Books
Nick is the author of three books. The first book is I Live in the Future & Here’s How It Works: Why Your World, Work, and Brain Are Being Creatively Disrupted (2010).
The second book is Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal (2013) and the third is American Kingpin: The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road (2017).
The book, Hatching Twitter told the story of Twitter’s early days and its four founders—Evan Williams, Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, and Biz Stone. They are portrayed as “mediocrities, narcissists, and mopers who seem to spend as much time on scheming, self-promotion, and self-destruction as on anything else”, according to Tim Wu’s review in the Washington Post.
The book was on the New York Times bestseller list and was voted Best Book of the Year on The Wall Street Journal Reader’s Choice. It was optioned by Lionsgate and is currently being turned into a TV series.
Nick Bilton American Kingpin
The third book, American Kingpin, which was published in May 2017, tells the story of the Silk Road marketplace, its founder Ross Ulbricht. The book tells of how U.S. law enforcement arrested him.
The book debuted at number 9 on The New York Times business bestseller list. In June 2017, The Hollywood Reporter reported that the Coen brothers and Steven Zaillian were adapting the book into a movie.
Nick Bilton Vanity Fair
Nick joined Vanity Fair in 2016. He is a special correspondent and writes features and columns. Nick co-wrote the 2015 Vanity Fair New Establishment List.
He is also a contributor to CNBC, where he discusses technology and business topics. Prior to joining. Vanity Fair, he was working for the New York Times.
Nick Bilton New York Times
From 2003 to 2016, Nick worked at the New York Times as a design editor in the newsroom and a researcher in the research and development labs.
Before leaving, he was a technology reporter and the lead writer for the Bits blog. He wrote on a range of technology topics, including the “future of technology and the social impact of the internet on our culture and media”.
Nick’s reporting is credited with helping to lead the United States Federal Aviation Administration to overturn their longtime ban on using cell phones, Kindles and iPads on airplanes.
During Amazon’s 2013 earnings report for overturning the ban, Jeff Bezos gave credit to Nick saying, “a big hat tip to Nick Bilton on that one.”
He left the New York Times in 2016.
Nick Bilton Podcast
Nick hosts a podcast known as Inside the Hive with Nick Bilton. Every week, he interviews the leading minds in tech, politics, and culture to find out what motivates them, how they make decisions, what keeps them up at night, where their ideas come from, who they look to for advice, and where they think their industry is going.
He brings you into the room where the world’s most interesting and important decisions are made.