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Stephen Randolph Todd

Stephen Randolph Todd was an American celebrity father of Chuck Todd. Stephen Randolph Todd’s son is a well-known TV journalist and host of various news portals.

Early Life

Stephen Randolph Todd was born on 27 August 1948. Stephen hails from Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa, and he was residing in Miami, Dade Co., Florida when he passed away. Likewise, Stephen’s zodiac sign was Virgo.

Talking about his family, Stephen’s parents are Meryl Lynn Todd, who lived from the year 1909 to 1994, and Margaret Moore. Other than this, there is no more information regarding Stephen’s other family members. There are also no insights regarding Stephen’s educational journey.


He was 40 years old at the time of his demise on 14 November 1988.

Career and Professional Life

Stephen Randolph Todd

Caption: Stephen Randolph Todd’s son – Chuck Todd – in a TV program with the former US president, Donald Trump. Source: Time Magazine

Professionally, Stephen Randolph Todd is famous as the celebrity father of Chuck Todd. Stephen’s son is a popular TV journalist. Stephen is also the 12th (current) moderator of NBC’s Meet the Press. Likewise, Chuck is also the host of MTP Daily. Stephen’s son is additionally the Political Director for NBC News.

Before working on Meet the Press, Stephen’s son was a Chief White House correspondent for NBC. His son was also the host of The Daily Rundown. Likewise, Stephen’s son serves as NBC News’ on-air political analyst for Nightly News with Lester Holt as well as Today.

Moreover, Stephen’s son received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Marymount University. He received this honor in recognition of Chuck’s work in journalism. Similarly, Stephen’s son is a congregant in the Reform congregation of Temple Rodef Shalom in Falls Church, Virginia. Stephen’s son – Chuck Todd – is also the author of the 2014 book The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House.

Relationship Status

Stephen Randolph Todd tied the knot with Lois Cheri (née Bernstein) on 20 May 1971. Together, Stephen and Lois share a son namely Charles David “Chuck” Todd. The couple welcomed Chuck on April 8, 1972. Likewise, his son Chuck has been married to Kristian Denny since 25 May 2001. Stephen’s son had his wedding ceremony in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada. Stephen also has two grandchildren namely Margaret Todd and Harrison Todd.

Stephen’s daughter-in-law, Kristian, is a communications professional. Kristian is also the co-founder of Maverick Strategies and Mail. It provides direct mail and consulting services for Democratic candidates as well as progressive causes. Moreover, Stephen’s daughter-in-law was the spokesperson for the successful U.S. Senate campaign of Senator Jim Webb in the year 2006.

Stephen Randolph Todd

Caption: Stephen Randolph Todd’s son – Chuck Todd – posing for a photo with his family. Source: Twitter

Stephen Randolph Todd – Body Measurements

There is no information regarding Stephen Randolph Todd’s body measurement details including his height, weight, chest-waist-hip measures, dress size, shoe size, biceps, etc. Likewise, Stephen had brown eyes and hair of the same color.

Social Media

Stephen Randolph Todd doesn’t have any personal accounts on any social media platforms. The world didn’t have internet access or social media platforms at the time of Stephen’s demise in 1988.

Stephen Randolph Todd – Net Worth 2024

Talking about his son, Chuck’s social media presence, Chuck’s username on Twitter as well as Instagram is @chucktodd. Stephen’s son has 2.1 million and 27k followers respectively on Twitter and Instagram. Moving on, Stephen’s son – Chuck Todd – has a net worth estimated at around $2 million US dollars.

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