Michael Barbaro

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12, 1979
United States
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12, 1979 (age 40)
United States


Journalist who has gained fame for his time as the host of The New York Times' podcast The Daily. He led the show to being named a 2017 top podcast of the year by The Atlantic, Entertainment Weekly, Esquire, and Time Magazine as one of Apple's most downloaded new podcasts. 

Before Fame

He graduated from Yale University in 1998. He began his career in journalism with The Washington Post, where he covered the biotechnology industry. 


He co-hosted the popular New York Times podcast The Run-Up throughout the 2016 Election Cycle. His work on The Daily was profiled by The New Yorker and Vanity Fair.

Family Life

He divorced his husband Timothy in 2018. He began dating his The Daily producer Lisa Tobin shortly thereafter.

Associated With

He appeared alongside Seth Meyers on his talk show Late Night with Seth Meyers in May 2017. 

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