Quick Facts of Malcolm Wrightson Nance

  • Full NameMalcolm Wrightson Nance
  • Date of Birth1961 /09 /20
  • NicknameMalcolm Nance
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S
  • EthnicityAfro-American
  • ProfessionAuthor, counterterrorism and intelligence commentator
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Active Year1981–2001
  • Eye colourBlack
  • Hair colourBlack
  • BuildAverage
  • EducationExcelsior College (BA)
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • ChildrenThree
  • HoroscopeVirgo

Patriotism is voluntary as well as a feeling of loyalty and allegiance that is the result of knowledge and belief and shows their patriotism through their actions. Well, Malcolm Nance is such a patriot, who has served for twenty years for his nation (United States) to maintain peace and security.

Likewise, he is the retired Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency Officer who served as an Arabic cryptologist to diffuse the plan of ISIS. Scroll Down and learn more about Malcolm Nance along with his bio, net worth, age, height, and married life through this article.

Who is Malcolm Nance? Bio and Age

Malcolm Nance is an American media commentator and author, born on 20th September 1961, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the U.S. As of now, he reached the age of 57. Moreover, he holds an American nationality and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity.

Talking about his academic qualification, Nance attended the city’s West Catholic Boys High School. Also, Malcolm reportedly studied Latin, French, Spanish, and took advantage of free classes in Chinese and Russian offered at South Philadelphia High School on Saturdays. Moreover, he holds a degree in bachelor of arts through New York’s Excelsior College.

Malcolm Nance’s Career

Malcolm began his career working in the civilian intelligence arena through research into the history of the Soviet Union and KGB (spying agency). Furthermore, he then analyzed Middle East terrorism and sovereign nations with ties to the Russian Federation.

At the age of 20, Malcolm joined the U.S. Navy, where he served for two decades, earning several military decorations. As a U.S. Navy specialist in Naval Cryptology, he was involved in numerous combat operations, intelligence, and counter-terrorism. Additionally, he was also an instructor in peacetime Survival and wartime, Resistance and Escape, Evasion, training Navy, as well as Marine Corps pilots and aircrew how to survive as a prisoner of war.

Furthermore, Malcolm took part in combat operations which occurred after the 1983 Beirut barracks bombings and served on USS Wainwright throughout Operation Praying Mantis. Also, he was on-board during the sinking of the Iranian missile boat Joshan.

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Moreover, his other works include USS Tripoli during the Gulf War and assisted during a Banja Luka, Bosnia air strike. In 2001, Malcolm retired from the Navy. After that, he founded Special Readiness Service International (SRSI). Further, he went on to serve as an intelligence and security contractor in North Africa, the UAE, Afghanistan, and Iraq.

Additionally, from 2005 to 2007, Nance served as a visiting lecturer on counterterrorism at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, and Victoria University of Wellington in Wellington, New Zealand.

As of now, Malcolm directs a think tank which he founded, the Terror Asymmetric Projects on Radical Ideologies, Strategy, and tactics that studies counterterrorism. Moreover, he is also a member of the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C.


Apart from counterterrorism and intelligence commentator, Malcolm is an author. His has published several books including Hacking ISIS, The Plot to Hack America, Defeating ISIS, The Terrorists of Iraq, Terrorist Recognition Handbook, and An End to al-Qaeda.

In 2007, Malcolm wrote an article title waterboarding is Torture… period which strongly swayed the Pentagon against the use of the waterboard. As of 2018, he published The Plot to Destroy Democracy: How Putin and his Spies Are Undermining America and Dismantling the West.

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How much is Malcolm Nance’s Net Worth & Salary?

Malcolm Nance has earned his wealth widely through his career as a Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency officer. Previously, he served 20 years as a military officer who also helped to weigh his net worth.

Malcolm Nance, Image Source: Instagram

As of 2019, his exact figure of net worth is still under review. However, some source has estimated his net worth around $1 million. In the same way, he Malcolm must be earning $500 thousand per year as an annual salary but th exact figure is still under review.  Nance spends most of his fortune in traveling exotic places along with his family.

In addition to the income from the service in law attorney, he has authored several books on terrorism which has also probably assisted him to gather such net worth. Together with the tremendous value added to his bank account as an author, he relishes the gathered property.

Malcolm Nance’s Personal Life (Married, Wife)

The former Navy officer, Malcolm Nance, is a married man. He is married to his beautiful wife, Maryse Beliveau-Nance. However, no more details regarding his wife have been revealed.

Though he has not revealed his wife identity, in an interview, he said that his wife is an American. Also, he disclosed that his better half, Maryse is a native of Indiana, raised in Montreal who belongs to Canadian and French Ancestry.

In the same interview, Malcolm revealed that his partner adopted three children from Moscow, who were born in 1990, 1991, and 1993 respectively. On 18th April 2018, he announced that his wife battled stage 4 cancer through an article published in Philadelphia Magazine.

Later ten days, he tweeted that he and his family received over fifty death threats including raping his wife and daughters in twenty-four hours, due to suspect of being ISIS. He has kept the details of his wife and family very secret including the residence in order to keep them safe.

Malcolm Nance’s Body Measurement (Height, Weight)

Malcolm has sharp brown eyes with a vision that never misses the suspicious people. Similarly, his hair color is black. Being in a field where their own health could be the biggest threat, he has kept his body fit. However, there isn’t exact information regarding his body structure.