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Nilay Patel

Nilay Patel

Who is Nilay Patel?

Nilay Patel is an American blogger and editor. Nilay Patel serves as the Editor-in-Chief of The Verge. He also serves as the host of the Decoder podcast.

Early Life and Childhood

Nilay Patel was born in the United States on December 17, 1979. Nilay’s age is 42.

He is a native of the United States who was raised in an Indian-descent family with his sister.

Throughout the 1980s, Nilay’s mother dressed him in an overall without a shirt. Furthermore, in January 2021, his parents celebrated their 39th wedding anniversary by getting vaccinated for Covid together.

Nilay was four years old when he drove a Chrysler into a small pond to figure out how the gearshift worked.

Education Details

Nilay Patel earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Chicago in 2003.

Furthermore, Nilay holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Wisconsin Law School, graduating in 2006.

Professional Career

Patel is the host of the Decoder podcast, which is produced by The Verge.

Furthermore, the podcast is based on talking about big ideas while interviewing a diverse cast of business and technology leaders, policymakers, and innovators to reveal how they’re computing an ever-changing landscape, what keeps them awake at night, and what it all means for our shared feature.

Nilay had Mark Cuban as his first guest after the Decoder podcast launched. He previously worked as the co-host of the Vergecast podcast, which received a Webby Award.

He is the co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Verge, a Vox Media technology and culture brand.

In addition, he took over as editor-in-chief of The Verge in July 2014, succeeding Joshua Topolsky, an American technology journalist.

Nilay spent four years as a managing editor at Engadget before joining Vox Media.

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The Verge’s Nilay Patel: Apple In The Middle Of A Refresh Cycle. Source: youtube

During his time at Engadget, he used his legal background to explain and report complex legal situations in layman’s terms, earning him a spot as one of SAYMedia’s ten “voices that matter” in technology journalism.

Nilay has appeared on Fox News, TWiT, NBC Nightly News, CNN International, Sky News, G4TV, NHK, NPR, CNBC, CNN, MSNBC, and other networks during his career as a technology journalist.

Nilay has also worked as a blogger for Gapers Block, a Chicago-centric blog.

Net Worth and Salary

Nilay Patel’s annual salary is $102,000.

It is undeniable that Nilay has amassed a substantial fortune over the years with no reservations. Nilay is worth $2 million.

Relationship Status

Nilay Patel married his lovely wife Becky on June 16, 2012. Nilay and his wife met at the University of Chicago because Becky’s first-year dorm room in the now-demolished Pierce Hall was next to his in 2000.

Furthermore, the couple is the proud parents of a daughter, Maxwell ‘Max’ Saya Molln-Patel, who was born in April 2018.

Body Measurements

He stands taller than average. Nilay is 5 ft 9 in tall ( approx 1.75m ).

Social Media

His Instagram handle is @reckless1280.

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  • Nilay was born on December 17, 1979, in the United States.
  • On June 16, 2012, he married his lovely wife Becky.
  • He and his wife are the proud parents of a daughter, Maxwell ‘Max’ Saya Molln-Patel, who was born in April 2018.
  • Nilay is worth $2 million.
  • He is 5 ft 9 in tall ( approx 1.75m ).