Munthadar Al-zaidi

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Birthday
16, 1979
Birthplace
Iraq
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
16, 1979 (age 40)
Birthplace
Iraq

About

Iraqi journalist who worked as a correspondent for Al-Baghdadia TV and was known for being critical of United States foreign policy.

Before Fame

He began working for Al-Baghdadia TV in 2005 and did a particularly moving report on a young girl killed on her way to school by the occupying forces in Iraq.

Trivia

He was kidnapped in 2007 by unknown parties, and was held captive and blindfolded for three days before being released.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Sadr City, part of Baghdad in Iraq. He practiced Shia Islam.

Associated With

He famously threw his shoes at U.S. President George W. Bush during a press conference in 2008.