Nicole Perlroth Biography

Nicole Perlroth is a smart and talented American Journalist, especially for Cyber Security. She is currently working with New York Times as a Cyber Security Reporter and before that, she used to work as a reporter in Forbes Magazine. She is very vocal about current scenarios and her opinions on Twitter as well, where she has 66.7 thousand followers.

Early Life

Nicole was born on 30th July 1982 in San Francisco, California, United States of America. The names of her parents are Karen A Perlroth and Dr. Mark G Perlroth. She used to be very fascinated by reading books. She is a high school graduate, but the name of the school has not been shared with the media. For her higher studies, she went to Princeton University where she earned Bachelor’s in Politics and for her Master’s she went to Stanford University and graduated in communications.

Nicole Perlroth Career

Same as other college graduates, she kicked off her career by working as a reporter. Her reporting was carried out for the TV series of Brian Krebs by Sony Pictures in 2014 and in 2016 the story of Chinese hackers in a welding shop. With her education qualification, she was able to become a reporter. In 2007 she started her career by working as a staff reporter in Forbes Media for three years. Later on, in May 2010, she worked in a higher position named Deputy Editor at Forbes till December 2011.

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She worked for more than 4 years in Forbes but after leaving that job she started working from 2011 onwards with New York Times as a Cyber Security reporter. Recently she has also written a book named This is How they Tell me the World Ends: The Cyberweapons Arms Race. Nicole is a Journalist so she has to update on each and every affair happening around the world. Her upcoming project includes writing articles on these scenarios. Lately, she has been in news because of Book, so maybe she might be giving interviews about the same. She has also been active on Twitter in sharing her opinion about some situations.

Nicole Perlroth Biography

Real Name Nicole Perlroth
Birth Date 30 July 1982
Age 37 Years
Birth Place U.S
Nationality American
Profession Journalist, Writer
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Leo

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimetres – 173 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 60 kg  –  in Pounds –  132 lbs
Body Measurements 36-26-36
Bra (Breast) Size 32C
Waist Size 26
Hip Size 36
Shoe Size 8 (U.S.)
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Slim


Father Dr. Mark G. Perlrot
Mother Karen A. Perlrot
Sister Not Known
Brother Not Known


School Not Known
College Stanford University, Princeton University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Is she a lesbian? No
Husband Heath David Thomson
Children One
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Personal Life

At the age of 32 years, she got married to Heath David Thompson who is a chef and founder of Metes and Bounds a restaurant in Portola Valley. The couple has been together for five years now. The couple also has a son together who was born cross-eyed and had to undergo surgery to fix the same. As the profession, she is working in happens to be controversial at the point of time because of opinions. Nevertheless, she was able to defend herself professionally and has been able to handle sensitive situations. Some of her articles are Software glitch or Russian Hackers?, Popular Chat App or a spy tool, and many more. She has been awarded the Best Technology Reporting award from The Society of American Business Editor and Writer in 2013.

Nicole Perlroth Net Worth

The main sources of her earning are from her Journalist and reporting career as she is currently working with the New York times which covers popular news and articles. She has earlier worked with known organizations like Forbes as well. Her source of income also includes being a guest lecturer and event appearances. Her net worth has been estimated at approximately $2 million.


  • Her father used to work as a Cardiologist while her mother is a Mensendieck Specialist.
  • Her content about Chinese Military hackers was optioned for a television series by The Weinstein Company.
  • She is selected as Top Cyber Security Journalist by the SANS Institute.
  • Apart from a Journalist, she is also taking several lectures as a guest at Stanford School of Business.
  • In 2013 she received an award from The Society of American Business Editor and Writer.
  • While working at Forbes she covered various listed Ventured Capital.
  • In 2020 she wrote a book named This is How they Tell me the World Ends: The Cyberweapons Arms Race.
  • Apart from working at Forbes, she was also associated with the San Francisco bureau.

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