Robert Hanssen: Wiki, Bio, Age, Wife, Movies, Family, Death

Robert Hanssen: Wiki, Bio, Age, Wife, Family, Death, Obituary, Children, Ethnicity, Net Worth, Height, Salary, Nationality, Parents, Documentary: Robert Hanssen was American FBI agent who spied for Soviet and Russian intelligence services against USA from 1979-2001. He was born on 18th April 1944 in Chicago Illinois, USA and lived in Norwood Park neighborhood and he was Norwegian descent. Robert is graduated from Knox College in Bachelor’s of Chemistry in 1966. In 1972 he joined Chicago police department and became a member of unit who was investigated corrupt police officer.

Robert Hanssen

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Robert Hanssen Early Life & Family

He was born on 18th April 1944 in Chicago Illinois, USA and lived in Norwood Park neighborhood and he was Norwegian descent. His father Howard, who is Chicago police officer and his father was emotionally abusive to Robert during his childhood and his mother name is Vivian Hanssen and sibling details are not available as he doesn’t spoke about them in public.

He was married to Bernadette Wauck in 1968 and he has six children.

Robert Hanssen Height, Weight & Physical Appearance

His height information is not available and his weight was 79 kg with physique was good with black hair and black eyes.

Robert Hanssen Religion, Nationality & Ethnicity

He followed Catholicism as religion and he was an American national with Norwegian descent.

Robert Hanssen Education

He was graduated from Knox college, Galesburg, Illinois in Bachelor’s of chemistry in 1966. After graduation he worked for cryptographer position at National Security Agency (NSA) but got rejected due to budget constraints after rejection from NSA¬† he attended Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois he studied dentistry but then change to business and earn degree in MBA in accounting and information systems.

Career

In 1972 he joined Chicago police department and became a member of unit who was investigated corrupt police officer. After 3 years in Chicago police he quit job and joined FBI and on 12th January 1976 he was sworn as federal agent and he was assigned to field office in Gary, Indiana.

Robert Hanssen Worked for FBI Soviet Analytical Unit

In1981 he transferred to Budget Unit of FBI Intelligence Division in Washington DC and from 1983-85 he was part of FBI Soviet Analytical Unit where he got access to information on the bureau’s counterintelligence to work against Soviet Union he continued to be part of Analytical unit from 1985-87 and then he supervised a technical surveillance squad in New York City and in 1987.

He was appointed chief of the FBI’s National Security Threat List Unit in Washington, DC, in 1992. The following year, he personally approached a GRU official with an offer to spy on them and was rejected due to this Russian protested the incident but an internal FBI internal inquiry and left free and by 1994 he was declared as unsuitable for managerial responsibilities and he was reassigned as a liaison between FBI and Department of State Office of Foreign Missions in 1995.

Robert Hanssen Contract Renewal

In 1999 he renewed contract with SVR ( Russian Foreign Intelligence Service which became after KGB which made after collapse of Soviet Union) and delivering information on US intelligence activities in Russia and counterintelligence activities in USA. But in January 2001 he was reassigned to FBI headquarter so that he can be closely monitored and in February of 2001 he was arrested while placing secret information in garbage bag at a prearranged “dead drop” for pickup by his Russian handlers and he was found guilty to have spied for Moscow since 1979.

In 2002 he was sentenced with life imprisonment with 15 consecutive life sentences without parole.

Robert Hanssen Death Cause

He was found unresponsive at United State Penitentiary (USP) Florence, Colorado and he was also given medical emergency and life saving measures and later he was declared dead by EMS personnel on 5th June 2023.

Robert Hanssen Net Worth

For the information he provided to Russia, he has received payments totaling over $1.4 Million in cash and diamonds. So he has good source of income as he was also received payouts from FBI so he is was living a good lifestyle before he was sentenced for life imprisonment.

Here is the full bio of Robert Hanssen his age, real name, family, father, mother, siblings, Birthday, kids, school, education, college, obituary, documentary, hometown, profession, salary, nationality, height, weight, eye color, ethnicity, career, birthplace, hobbies, zodiac sign, date of birth, religion, and net worth.

Robert Hanssen Information Table

Name Robert Philip Hanssen
Nickname
Gender Male
Profession FBI agent
Height (approx.)  

in feet inches- Not Known

Weight (approx.) in kilogram- 79 kg

in pounds– Not Known

Figure Measurements (approx.) Not Known
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Date of Birth 18 April 1944
Age 79 years old
Birth Place Chicago, Illinois, USA
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Aries
Nationality American
Hometown Not Known
School Not Known
College/University Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
Educational Qualification MBA
Religion Catholic
Ethnicity Norwegian Descent
Caste Not Known
Address Not Known
Hobbies/Interests Not Known
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends Not Known
Sexuality Not Known
Parents Father: Howard Hanssen

Mother: Vivian Hanssen

Siblings Brother: Not Known

Sister: Not Known

Husband/Wife/Spouse Bernadette Wauck
Children Six children
Net Worth $1.4 Million

 

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Robert Hanssen

  • He was born on 18th April 1944 in Chicago Illinois, USA and lived in Norwood Park neighborhood and he was Norwegian descent. His father Howard, who is Chicago police officer and his father was emotionally abusive to Robert during his childhood and his mother name is Vivian Hanssen.
  • He was graduated from Knox college, Galesburg, Illinois in Bachelor’s of chemistry in 1966. After graduation he worked for cryptographer position at National Security Agency (NSA) but got rejected due to budget constraints after rejection from NSA
  • He attended Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois he studied dentistry but then change to business and earn degree in MBA in accounting and information systems.
  • In 1972 he joined Chicago police department and became a member of unit who was investigated corrupt police officer. After 3 years in Chicago police he quit job and joined FBI and on 12th January 1976 he was sworn as federal agent and he was assigned to field office in Gary, Indiana in which he investigate white collar criminals.
  • He was sentenced with life imprisonment with 15 consecutive life sentences without parole in 2002.

FAQ’s Related to Robert Hanssen

1) What is the nationality & ethnicity of Robert

He was an American national with Norwegian descent

2) What is the death cause of Robert

He was found unresponsive at United State Penitentiary (USP) Florence, Colorado. He was 79 years old when he passed away.

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