Ira Glass Rank
About Ira Glass
Ira Glass started working in radio as a promo guy in the late 1970s for the Northwestern University campus radio.
He abandoned his plans for a career in medicine when he was made a production assistant at the headquarters of the National Public Radio (NPR). After 17 years with the NPR, he moved to Chicago, where he would be hired to create and host the popular and internationally-syndicated show “This American Life”, which he has become recognized best for.
He was born to Shirley and Barry Glass. He was raised as the only boy and middle of three children. He dated Cartoonist Lynda Barry. From 2005 to 2017, he was married to writer Anaheed Alani.
He is an inductee of the National Radio Hall of Fame. He has also received a George Polk Award and Pulitzer Prize for Audio Reporting.
He is a fan of “Family Guy”.
Ira Glass Rank
Ira Glass' Popularity
Ira Glass is a famous American radio host, who was born on March 3, 1959. As a person born on this date, Ira Glass is listed in our database as the 88th most popular celebrity for the day (March 3) and the 269th most popular for the year (1959).
People born on March 3 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Ira Glass is the 2635th most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Ira Glass' birthday, Ira Glass is the 16285th most famous American and ranks 3rd in famous people born in Wellesley, Massachusetts, U.S.
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