David Brooks Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth NYT
David Brooks Biography
David Brooks is a renowned American cultural as well as a political commentator. He presently works at The New York Times. Before, he worked for the Washington Times as an editorial writer and also a film reviewer.
He also worked for The Wall Street Journal as a reporter and later op-ed editor. Prior, he worked at The Weekly Standard as a senior editor. Before, he worked at Newsweek as well as The Atlantic Monthly as a contributing editor.
David Brooks Age
David Brooks was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on August 11, 1961. He is 60 years old.
David Brooks Height
David stands at an average height of 5 ft 7 in/1.7m tall.
David Brooks Education
David studied and graduated in 1979 from Radnor High School before joining The University of Chicago in 1983. He earned a B.A. in history from the University in 1983.
David Brooks Family
David’s father used to teach English literature at New York University and served at the University of Toronto on a Ph.D. at the University of Toronto. He was brought up along with his only brother called Daniel. His mother studied at Columbia University where she studied nineteenth-century British history.
David Brooks Wife
David is a married man to Jane Hughes. After Jane’s wedding to David in 1986, she converted to Judaism and even changed her name to Sarah. They separated in November 2013. David re-married Anne Snyder, 2017, his previous research assistant, and writer. His eldest son serves in the Israel Defense Forces.
David Brooks Salary
David earns an annual salary of $88,623.
David Brooks Net Worth
David’s estimated net worth is $1.76 million.
David Brooks Career
After his graduation, he began working for the City News Bureau of Chicago as a police reporter. He applied and succeeded to be an intern at Buckley’s National Review in 1984. After the internship with Buckley ended, he spent some time at Stanford University’s conservative Hoover Institution where he wrote movie reviews for The Washington Times. He was hired in 1986 by The Wall Street Journal.
There, he served in the book review section as an editor. He as well worked as a fill-in movie critic for five months. In addition, he worked on NPR as a commentator. He is now working for NYT as a columnist as well as on The NewsHour along with Jim Lehrer as a commentator. While still, an undergraduate, he used to contribute reviews and satirical pieces for the campus publications.