Jad Abumrad

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Birthday
18, 1973
Birthplace
Syracuse, NY
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
18, 1973 (age 46)
Birthplace
Syracuse, NY

About

Radio personality most well known as the founder and co-host of the syndicated program RadioLab. He has also produced a number of programs for National Public Radio and PRI.

Before Fame

In 1995, he graduated from Oberlin College with a degree in creative writing and music composition.

Trivia

Prior to beginning his career in radio, he composed film scores.

Family Life

He was raised in Tennessee by his father, Naji, a doctor, and his mother, a scientist. He married his college sweetheart, Karla Murthy, in 2007 and the pair have two children.

Associated With

Like scientist Carl Woese, he became a MacArthur Fellow in 2011.