14 Facts About Lynsey Addario


Lynsey Addario was born on 1973 and is an American photojournalist.


Lynsey Addario was born and raised in Westport, Connecticut, to parents Camille and Phillip Addario, both Italian-American hairdressers.


Lynsey Addario graduated from Staples High School, in Westport in 1991 and from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1995.


Lynsey Addario holds two Honorary Doctorate Degrees, one from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Humanities, and another from Bates College in Maine.


Lynsey Addario moved to India a few years later to photograph under the Associated Press, leaving the United States.


In 2003 and 2004, Lynsey Addario photographed the Iraq war in Baghdad for The New York Times.


Lynsey Addario has since covered conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, Darfur, Republic of the Congo, Haiti, and Ukraine.


Lynsey Addario has covered stories throughout the Middle East and Africa.


Lynsey Addario has photographed for The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, Time, Newsweek, and National Geographic.


In Pakistan on May 9,2009, Lynsey Addario was involved in an automobile accident while returning to Islamabad from an assignment at a refugee camp.


Lynsey Addario has spent the last four years documenting the plight of Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, and Iraq for The New York Times, and she has covered the civil war in South Sudan, and Maternal Mortality in Assam, India, and Sierra Leone for Time.


In 2015, Lynsey Addario published her memoir It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War and Warner Bros bought the rights to a movie based on the memoir, to be directed by Steven Spielberg and to star Jennifer Lawrence as Lynsey Addario.


Lynsey Addario released a photography book in October 2018 titled "Of Love and War".


In March 2022, Lynsey Addario covered Russian war in Ukraine on behalf of the New York Times.