Glenn Greenwald who is as American lawyer, journalist as well as an author was also the columnist for the Guardian US from August of the year 2012 till October of 2013. In addition to that, he was also the columnist for the Salon.com from 2007 till 2012 as well as he was also an occasional contributor to the Guardian. Glenn has also received the awards including first Izzy Award for the independent journalism in the year 2009, and 2010 Online Journalism Award for the Best Commentary.
Glenn is the native of New York City, New York, United States. He came into this world on 6th March of the year 1967 which has now made him reach at the age of 48. Although he is known by the name Glenn Greenwald, as a child, he was named as Glenn Edward Greenwald. He is the son of Arlene and Daniel Greenwald. Soon after his birth, he moved to Lauderdale Lakes, Florida along with his family members. While Glenn was a senior in his high school, he ran unsuccessfully for the city council. At that time, he was just at the age of 17. After completing his graduation from his high school, Glenn attended the George Washington University from where he got majored in the philosophy. He got graduated in the year 1990 with the Bachelor of Arts degree. After that, he joined the New York University School of Law earning the Juris Doctor in 1994.
Prior to that, Glenn is also an author. His first book titled as How Would a Patriot Act? Defending American Values From a President Run Amok was published by the Working Assets in the year 2006. The book was the New York Times best-seller as well as it was also ranked at number 1 on the Amazon.com. His second book is A Tragic Legacy published in 2007. His other books have been titled as Great American Hypocrites in 2008, With Liberty and Justice for Some in 2011 and No Place to Hide in 2014.
Moving on to his personal life biography, Glenn has not got married yet. At present, he is residing in Rio de Janerio, Brazil together with his partner named David Michael Miranda. Glenn stated in the year 2011 that his residence in the Brazil was the result of Defense of Marriage Act which is an American law barring federal recognition of the same sex marriages that was overturned by US Supreme Court after two years. That law had prevented his partner from receiving the visa to reside in United States together with him. He is also active in Twitter and Instagram.