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Adrian Nicole Biography
Adrian Nicole, born Adrian Nicole LeBlanc is an American journalist. She is a frequent contributor to The New York Times Magazine. Her work has been published in The New Yorker, Esquire, Elle, Spin, The Source, The Village Voice, and other magazines.
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LeBlanc is widely known for her book, “Random Family,” published in 2003, was the product of more than eleven years of immersive reporting. Beginning in 1990, when LeBlanc wrote about the trial of Boy George, a heroin dealer who would become a main character in the book, she practically lived with a sprawling clan in a poor neighborhood in the Bronx. She has also been the recipient of numerous awards, including a Bunting fellowship from Radcliffe, a MacDowell Colony residency, and a Soros Media Fellowship from the Open Society.
Adrian Nicole Age
Nicole was born on December 9, 1963, in the working-class town of Leominster, Massachusettes, the United States of America. She is 55 years old as of 2018. She grew up in the same town of birth. She is an American by nationality and she is of white ethnicity. She has been a New Yorker since 1989 and now lives in Manhattan.Adrian Nicole Photo
Adrian Nicole Family
Her father was a union organizer, and her mother worked as a fiscal coordinator at a substance abuse treatment center. Her parents encouraged her to obtain a college education
Adrian Nicole Husband
Talking about her personal life, the 54-year American journalist, Adrian Nicole has not revealed about her personal and private life. Hence, it seems that she is a woman who keeps a relatively low social profile. In addition, Adrian Nicole LeBlanc is very secretive about her personal life. As a fact, there is only little information regarding her marriage.
Adrian Nicole Children
We have no details regarding her children as she keeps her personal life at a very low key.
Adrian Nicole Education
She holds a B.A. in sociology from Smith College, a Master’s of Philosophy and Modern Literature from Oxford University, a Master of Law Studies from Yale Law School, and is currently a Visiting Scholar at the New York University School of Journalism.
Adrian Nicole Career
In the 1990s she worked as an editor for Seventeen Magazine and began working as guest lecturer for non-fiction prose at several universities, including Yale, Boston University and Columbia. Adrian Nicole LeBlanc’s debut, Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx was published in 2002 (an interview about the book in Atlantic Monthly).
The book won the Borders Original Voices Award for Nonfiction, was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award and was chosen by the New York Times Book Review editors as one of the top nine books of the year. Random Family chronicles the struggles of an impoverished extended family in New York. Adrian Nicole LeBlanc’s research into these realities was extensive and took her more than ten years. She was present at prison visits, welfare appointments, and parent-teacher conferences. She absolved a Master’s program in law at Yale in order to understand her subject’s trials. After completing the book she is now considering a follow-up project on some of the children in the book.
LeBlanc’s text Falling won second place in the John Bartlow Martin Award for Public Interest Journalism, was the Esquire Magazine nominee for the National Magazine Award, finalist for the 1995 Livingston Award and 1995 Casey Medals for Meritorious Journalism. She has been a Knight Foundation Fellow at Yale Law School and a Fellow at Radcliffe’s Bunting Institute. Previously published stories and features include Gang Girl: When Manny’s Locked-Up (August, 1994), which was nominated for the George Polk Journalism Award, When the Man of the House is in the Big House (Cover, January, 2003), Landing From the Sky (The New Yorker, April 23, 2000), which was included in the collection The New Gilded Age (Random House, 2000). The Centre on Crime, Communities, and Culture of the Open Society Institute awarded her a 2001 Media Fellowship.
Adrian Nicole LeBlanc is a frequent contributor to the New York Times Magazine and other journals and is currently visiting scholar at the New York University School of Journalism.
Adrian Nicole Net Worth
Nicole makes a decent amount of money from her incredible career. Well, she has maintained her net worth to be around $250,000 as of 2019.