Pakistani-Canadian journalist Suroosh Alvi is world renowned for being the founder of Vice Media, a youth media brand which has branches and affiliations in more than 50 countries. To add to his journalism career he is also an executive producer who has produced films covering film, covering global youth culture, news, and music. He has produced some award-winning documentaries based on issues like conflict minerals in the Congo, and the Iraq War.
Suroosh Alvi was born on March 26, 1969, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to mother Sajida S. Alvi and father Sabir A. Alvi. His father is a retired professor and his mother was also an academic.
He is an Aries as per her birth sign. Regarding his ethnicity, he belongs to Mixed ethnicity and is Pakistani-Canadian by nationality.
Alvi graduated from McGill University with a Ba Degree in Philosophy. He joined the university in 1987 and graduated in 1991.
Alvi is a happily married man with a son; although he is a famous personality in the world of news and journalism, the name of his wife and son has not yet been revealed by him. The details of his marriage have also not been revealed to the public.
Similarly, the details of his former relationship are not available in the media and public domain.
Currently, he lives in New York City, New York with his wife and son. The family seems to live a happy life looking at his social networking sites.
Alvi has amassed a net worth of more than $400 million, which he earned from his career as a journalist and the founder of the internationally acclaimed news company, VICE. The company has branches and affiliations in more than 50 countries.
But, he has not mentioned his house, cars, and other properties. Also, he has not disclosed about his exact salary.
VICE officially launched in 1994 as a punk magazine but slowly became one of the premiere news portals in the world. It is known for its controversial and hard-hitting news reports that focus on terrorism and similarly controversial topics.
In 2006, VICE expanded from magazine to news reporting, Alvi himself reported a segment on “Gun Markets of Pakistan.”
He has hosted other documentaries such as one a multi-part series, the origins and impact of the world’s deadliest terrorist organizations: al Qaeda in Yemen, al Shabaab in Somalia, Boko Haram in Nigeria, the Tehrik-i-Taliban in Pakistan and the Islamic State in Iraq.
VICE has also tried its hand in the music and film industry. Some of the clients include Snoop Lion, Action Bronson, Black Lips, Justice, Chromeo, The Streets, Bloc Party, and Death From Above 1979. The journalist and founder’s tenure has lasted more than 25 years.