Who is he?
Milo Yiannopoulos is a blogger, author, a journalist, and a political commentator. He has been the focus of media and appeared in headlines for all the wrong reasons, including opposing gay rights while being openly gay. In addition, his account on Twitter was first suspended, and then banned, because of his support of child sexual abuse, molestation, and the connections with alt-right. He is both hated and loved by millions of people. Read on to learn more about his life, work, and earnings.
Biography and Wiki
Milo Hanrahan Yiannopoulos was born in Kent, England, on October 18, 1984, to parents Nicolas Hanrahan, and a British and Jewish mother. While growing up in Kent, his stepfather raised him, and often physically abused him. He attended Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys, and later studied at the University of Manchester. He dropped out and moved to Wolfson College in Cambridge, where he was expelled.
He describes himself as being a “cultural libertarian”, and he makes fun of Islam, feminism, atheism, political correctness, and social justice. Milo is currently married to his longtime African American boyfriend John. Their wedding took place in Hawaii in September of 2017. His personal life is not available to the public at the moment.
After his failed college career, he scored a job with The Catholic Herald, but his breakthrough was his investigation of women in computing in 2009. He then appeared on Newsnight, where he discussed various debates on same sex marriages, gays, feminism, and copyright infringement.
The Daily Caller gave him a job in 2017, to write a weekly column. However, after his first week, he was fired. In 2011, he ranked among the most promising European startups in The Telegraph Tech Start-Up 100. With several friends, they started The Kernel. Their goal is to fix European technology journalism. Daily Dot Media bought their company in 2014.
In December of that year, Milo worked on his book, Gamergate, receiving much attention. Between 2015 and 2017, he was working at Breitbart Tech as an editor, and the leader of a new section. He launched Milo, Inc. in 2017, a new media outlet with an aim to destroy political correctness.
His other books include Forbidden Thoughts, SJWs Always Lie: Taking Down the Thought Police, Eskimo Papoose, and Dangerous. Dangerous is now a best-selling humor book on Amazon, as well as a New York Times best seller, and a USA Today bestseller. Its success peaked when it became the number one book on Publisher Weekly.
As of this year, Milo Yiannopoulos has an estimated net worth of around $5 million. Various reports suggest that he earns about $1 million per year. His wealth comes from his various jobs and gigs as an author, blogger, and journalist. His book Dangerous is perhaps the pinnacle of his career so far, as it has achieved great success.