Edward Snowden Biography, Networth, Age, Height, Cars, Wife, Education, Twitter

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One thing many would never forget about Edward Snowden was his action in May 2013 when he revealed classified NSA documents to journalists Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras, Barton Gellman, and Ewen MacAskill.


According to Edward, he gradually became disillusioned with the program to which he was assigned and tried to raise his concerns but his employers refused him a listening ear. To Edward, his ethical concerns were more important than national security. That singular action opened the eyes of the world to how their private data are being used without their consent.

Who Is Edward Snowden

Edward Joseph Snowden is an American genius, a former computer intelligence consultant who vowed to protect what he believed was right at all costs against national security. 


He is well known for leaking highly classified information from the National Security Agency (NSA) in 2013 while still working as a subcontractor. His action prompted a new discussion on the superiority of individual privacy and national security. 

Edward Snowden Networth

Edward Snowden doesn’t seem to be one of those who would aspire to make wealth at the expense of his personal beliefs. According to our latest findings, Edward Snowden is currently worth about $500 thousand.

Edward Snowden Age

Born on June 21, 1983, Edward is currently 38 years old. The American was born in Elizabeth City, North Carolina U.S.


Edward Snowden Height

Edward can’t be described as short nor can he be placed among the tallest in the world. He is 5ft 11 inches tall (1.8m). His weight is however about 73kg.

Edward Snowden Cars

Edward is not a lover of fancy cars. Presently, the American owns two cars, a GM and a Toyota car. Snowden bought his first known car Saab during his battle days with NSA for about $27,000. He also bought a Toyota Camry way back in 2011 for about $35,000.

Edward Snowden Wife

Lindsay Mills is the wife of Edward Snowden. The beautiful American is an acrobat, blogger 

In 2013 when the NSA had issues with Edward and he went into exile, Lindsay Mills left the United States to join him in Moscow in October 2014. They later got married in 2017.

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Edward Snowden Education

Just like other world geniuses like Mark Zuckerberg, Edward is a school dropout. He left high school and decided to study computers at a community college, Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland (from 1999 to 2001, and again from 2004 to 2005).

While he studied in a community college, Edward also developed an interest in military affairs. He spent four months from May to September 2004 in special-forces training in the Army Reserves but later abandoned his military training. 

According to him, he was discharged after he broke his two legs accidentally. NSA however refuted his claims while asserting that he chickened out because of shin splints.


  • Anne Arundel High School in 1998
  • Anne Arundel Community College in 1999-2001.
  • Anne Arundel Community College in 2004-2005.

The University of Maryland University College acknowledged that Snowden had attended a summer session at a UM campus in Asia. Snowden’s résumé stated that he estimated he would receive a University of Liverpool computer security master’s degree in 2013. The university said that Snowden registered for an online master’s degree program in computer security in 2011 but was inactive as a student and never completed the program.

Edward Snowden Twitter.

Edward is an active user of a sixial media platform called Twitter. Here is his main Twitter handle.

Frequently Asked Questions.

How Did Edward Snowden Learn Coding?

According to a verified report, Edward learnt coding after spending a week in New Delhi training in core Java programming and advanced ethical hacking and this training that got him certified as an EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA).

Although the above is correct it is however believes that Edward learnt core coding on his own.

How Many Language Does Edward Snowden Speak?

Edward speaks different languages but he is fluent only in English.

When Did Edward Learn To Code?

Edward learnt his coding skills back in 2010 as an employee, a subcontractor of the National Security Agency NSA.

What Certification Does Edward Have?

Edward is a “Certified Ethical Hacker”.

Did Edward Snowden Study Computer?

Edward studied computer differently. He did not have much of formal education but he did a lot of programs that made him one of the best in coding.


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