Mariane Pearl Photo

Mariane Pearl Bio, Age, Daniel Pearl, Son, Death, Memoir, Net Worth

Mariane Pearl Biography

From Clichy, France, Mariane Pearl is a French freelance journalist who is best known as the widow of Daniel Pearl, an American journalist who was killed in 2002.

Pearl also worked as a reporter and columnist for Glamour magazine. Her husband Daniel, worked as the Southeast Asia Bureau Chief for The Wall Street Journal.

Mariane Pearl Age

Pearl was born on 23 July 1967, in Clichy, Hauts-de-Seine, France. She is 52 years old as of 2019.

Mariane Pearl Family

Pearl’s mother is a Cuban of Afro-Chinese-Cuban descent and her father is of  Dutch Jewish descent. She and her brother, Satchi Van Neyenhoff were raised in Paris. They both began their career in Paris where Satchi Van Neyenhoff became a sound editor.

Mariane Pearl Daniel Pearl

Pearl met her husband Daniel Pearl in 1999, while he was on assignment in Paris. The couple got married in August 1999. Later on, after Daniel was promoted to South Asia Bureau Chief for The Wall Street Journal, the couple moved to Mumbai, India, where they stayed for a while.

Mariane Pearl Photo
Mariane Pearl Photo

Daniel Pearl Death

Daniel was kidnapped in 2002 after meeting a source for dinner. His abduction was announced by Pakistani militants. He was murdered by beheading on 1 February 2002.

After Daniel’s murder by Pakistani militants, the United States and Pakistani agencies joined to try to capture his killers and bring them to justice. In July 2002, one of the people involved in his murder was sentenced to death by hanging.

The guy’s name is Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, a British national of Pakistani origin. His sentence was later commuted to life in jail. Other three men were convicted for their roles in Daniel’s murder.

Mariane Pearl and Daniel Pearl Son

Daniel and Marriane’s son, Adam Daniel Pearl, was born four months after his father was killed. He was born in Paris. His father was killed on 1 February 2002.

Mariane Pearl Net Worth

Pearl’s net worth is not available.

Mariane Pearl Memoir

Pearl wrote a memoir called A Mighty Heart. The memoir mostly talks about the events surrounding her husband’s kidnapping and murder by Pakistani militants in 2002.

Later in 2007, her memoir was adapted for the 2007 film of the same name (A Mighty Heart ). Starring in the film were Angelina Jolie and Dan Futterman as Mariane and Daniel Pearl.


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