Charles Krauthammer Biography
Quick Facts Charles Krauthammer
- NameCharles Krauthammer
- FatherSchlum Krauthammer
- MotherThea Krauthammer
- Net Worth$12 Million
- Married toRobyn Krauthammer (m. 1974)
- ChildrenDaniel Krauthammer
- DivorceNot Yet
- EducationBalliol College, Oxford
- AwardsAmendment Award
- SiblingsMarcel Krauthammer
Charles Krauthammer is an American syndicated columnist, author, and political commentator. His column had been syndicated to 400 newspapers around the globe and won the Pulitzer Prize for a syndicated columnist.
Charles married his long-term girlfriend Robyn in 1974. His wife, Robyn, was an Australian lawyer and they met at the Oxford University when they were a student.
Charles Krauthammer Early life and Education
Krauthammer was born on 13th March 1950 in New York City. He was born to father, Schlum Krauthammer, and mother, Thea Krauthammer and grew up along with her siblings in Montreal. His father was from Ukraine whereas his mother was from Belgium but both of them are Orthodox Jews.
Charles attended the McGill University and graduate with First Class Honours in economics and political science. He also studied as a Commonwealth Scholar in politics at Balliol College, Oxford. Later, he enrolls at Harvard Medical School and completed his graduation in 1975.
Charles Krauthammer Career
Charles started working as a writer and editor in 1981 for The New Republic. He also wrote essays for Time magazine in 1983 and became board certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Krauthammer also worked for Inside Washington as a weekly panelist from 1990 to 2013. Currently, he is working with Bret Baier as an editor to the Weekly Standard and also as a nightly panelist for Fox News’ Special Report.
Charles Krauthammer Personal life
Charles married his long-term girlfriend Robyn in 1974. His wife, Robyn, was an Australian lawyer and they met at the Oxford University when they were a student. Robyn left practice as a lawyer and later become an artist.
Currently, she is a chief executive officer of Pro Musica Hebraica and Charles is the chairman of the board.
Charles and Robyn welcomed their first child, Daniel, after 11 years of marital relationship. It has been 43 years and the couple is still together. They are enjoying their life and living happily together along with their son, Daniel.
Though Charles has a successful career, he is physically disabled and has been paralyzed for almost 44 years now. He had an accident during his freshman year at Oxford which results in spinal cord damaged and led to paralysis.
Since then he has been in a wheelchair but also he is known as one of the greatest syndicated columnist, author, and political commentator.
Charles Krauthammer Net worth
Charles earns the good sum of money in his career. He is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize and named as the most influential commentator in the United States by The Financial Times. His lucid and bold writing is honored in every part of the political spectrum and Bradley Foundation awarded him $250,000 Bradley Prize.
Being an American syndicated columnist, author, and political commentator, Krauthammer has several sources of income. Though he hasn’t disclosed his salary, his hard work and dedication definitely made a fortune for himself. It is estimated that his current net worth is around $9 million.