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Drew Magary

Drew Magary is a renowned American journalist, humor columnist, podcast host, and novelist. Drew Magary has written for various publications, including GQ, Deadspin, and ESPN. He is known for his witty and often irreverent writing style, covering various topics from sports and pop culture to politics and lifestyle.

Early Life

Drew Magary was born in Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australia on October 7, 1976. His full name is Andrew Schuyler Magary and he holds American nationality. He has a birth sign of Libra and is currently 47 years old. In addition, he belongs to American-Australian ethnicity.

He was born to an American family and his father worked in Australia. He along with his parents moved to the United States at the age of four months and grew up in Minnesota and Connecticut. Magary’s parents and two siblings are all American-born. However, the identities of his parents and siblings are yet unknown.

Drew Magary – Education

He studied at the University of Michigan before transferring to Colby College in Maine, where he studied English and graduated in 1998. Later, he joined a drama club.

Professional Career

Drew Magary started working in advertising. He was a contributor to the NFL comedy website Kissing Suzy Kolber. Moreover, he eventually became a contributor to the sports website Deadspin and became the site’s columnist, delivering analysis and answering reader mail in an irreverent and often profane style, reminiscent of Bill Simmons’ mailbag editorial section.

He also contributed to the cultural and humor sub-sites, The Concourse and Adequate Man. His annual “Why Your Team Sucks” pieces were published on Deadspin and are now available on Defector, in which he roasts every NFL franchise and mocks the shortcomings of both the team and its city. On October 31, 2019, he announced that he was leaving the site in a post to his personal Kinja profile.

Caption: Drew Magary giving his speech (Source: Denverite)

He has regularly served as a correspondent for GQ magazine. Magary interviewed Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson for the magazine in 2013, and the interview was extensively covered due to Robertson’s statements, notably those on homosexuality.  He’s also written articles for NBC, Maxim, Rolling Stone, Comedy Central, New York, ESPN, Yahoo!, Playboy, The Atlantic, and Penthouse.

Chopped and Departure from Deadspin

Magary applied in 2012 to be on an amateur version of the food competition show Chopped. He answered the application’s questions in an episode of his Deadspin comedy column. Moreover, he won $10,000 on the ninth episode of Chopped’s 22nd season in April 2015, competing against other amateur home cooks.

Caption: Drew Magary in the cooking reality show, Chopped (Source: GQ)

He announced his resignation from Deadspin on the October 31, 2019. From August 2019 until September 2020, he writes on politics and culture for Gen, a Medium publication. Similarly, he has been writing columns for SF Gate, the San Francisco Chronicle’s digital sister site, since April 2020. Magary and several former Deadspin writers founded Defector Media in 2020.

Drew Magary – Net Worth 2024

Unfortunately, his annual salary, income, and net worth are on the dark side. Through his successful professional career, he has earned a decent sum of money and lives a comfortable lifestyle. Primarily, he makes money as a journalist, humour columnist, podcast host, and novelist.

Relationship Status

Moving forward to his personal life, Drew Magary seems to be single and not dating anyone. He prefers to maintain a low profile and has rarely talked about his personal life. There is no news regarding past relationships, affairs, and love life at the moment.

There are no rumours that he is currently dating anyone. He has never been involved in a controversy in his life. Magary has never received criticism for his work.

Body Measurements

Caption: Drew Magary posing for a photo (Source: The Times)

This American journalist has a pair of blue eyes with light brown hair colour. Meanwhile, he has an average height and average weight but the exact information regarding his other body measurements

Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@drewmagaryfd87’ there are 895 followers. Likewise, there are over 173.2k followers on his Twitter page ‘@drewmagary’ and he is not active on Facebook.