Yudhijit Bhattacharjee Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Kids, NatGeo, Salary

Yudhijit Bhattacharjee

Yudhijit Bhattacharjee Biography

Yudhijit Bhattacharjee is a contributing writer for NatGeo, The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, and other publications. He is also the bestselling author of The Spy Who Couldn’t Spell.

Yudhijit Bhattacharjee Age

He celebrates his birthday on January 18th every year. However, his age is unknown.

Yudhijit Bhattacharjee Height

He is tall in stature but his height is undisclosed.

Yudhijit Bhattacharjee Education

Bhattacharjee received an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. He also has a Master’s degree in Journalism from Ohio State University in Columbus, and nothing to show for a semester’s worth of classes as a Ph.D. student in the History and Philosophy of science at the University of Chicago, which he left to join Science.

When asked how he started in journalism, Bhattacharjee said; “After studying chemical engineering in college, I realized I wasn’t an engineer at heart. I tried my hand at poetry, which was impossible to make a living in. Then I got a job covering crime, courts, and politics for an English daily in Kolkata. I found journalism to be a happy middle between engineering and poetry.”

Yudhijit Bhattacharjee Family

Yudhijit spent the first 26 years of his life in India before leaving for the US in 1999. However, there is no information about his family background, parents’ identities, and siblings.

Yudhijit Bhattacharjee Wife

He is married to Jen DiMascio, a fellow writer and they have two kids.

Yudhijit Bhattacharjee NatGeo

Bhattacharjee is an award-winning writer whose features and essays on espionage, cybercrime, science, and medicine have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, Wired, and other U.S. magazines.


Bhattacharjee enjoys working on long-form narratives and features, such as a piece he wrote for The New Yorker about a Boeing engineer who became a spy for China, a story about baby brains that he did for National Geographic, and an investigation into the mind of a fraudulent scientist that he wrote for the NYT Magazine.

He spent 11 years as a staff writer at the weekly journal Science, writing about neuroscience, astronomy, and a variety of other topics in research and science policy. His work has also been anthologized in The Best American Science and Nature Writing series.

Bhattacharjee’s 2008 story on brain trauma caused by explosions on the battlefield won an award for best research writing from the National Mental Health Association.

Yudhijit Bhattacharjee Books

  • The Spy Who Couldn’t Spell: A Dyslexic Traitor, an Unbreakable Code, and the FBI’s Hunt for America’s Stolen Secrets.
  • The Dinner Set Gang
  • HIDE AND SEEK FBI暗号解読捜査官の憂鬱(WIRED Single Stories 001) (Japanese Edition)

Yudhijit Bhattacharjee Salary and Net Worth

His salary and net worth are under review.

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