Robert Gottlieb Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, New Yorker

Robert Gottlieb is an eminent American writer and editor currently serving as editor-in-chief of Simon & Schuster, Alfred A. Knopf, and The New Yorker.

He is a man of eclectic taste who has edited a number of big best-sellers, including Charles Portis’s True Grit, Jessica Mitford’s The American Way of Death, and Robert Crichton’s The Secret of Santa Vittoria among others.

Moreover, He served on several personal histories including Barbara Goldsmith’s Little Gloria . . . Happy at Last, Jean Stein and George Plimpton’s Edie: An American Biography, Brooke Hayward’s Haywire, and the autobiographies of Gloria Vanderbilt, Diana Vreeland, and Irene Selznick.

Robert Gottlieb Age

Robert Gottlieb was born in New York, New York, United States on April 29, 1931. He is 91 years old.

Robert Gottlieb Height

Gottlieb is a man of average stature and stands at an average height of 5 ft 7 inches (Approx. 1.7 m).

Robert Gottlieb Education

He graduated from the University of Columbia in 1952. Later, Gottlieb spent two years at the University of Cambridge before joining Simon & Schuster in 1955. He is a man of eclectic taste who has edited a number of big best-sellers such as Charles Portis’s True Grit and Jessica Mitford’s The American Way of Death.

Robert Gottlieb Family

Robert was born and raised by his parents Martha and Charles Gottlieb in New York City. He was raised in a Jewish family and his uncle is Arthur Adams, a Soviet spy. Gottlieb holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Robert Gottlieb Wife

He was first married to Muriel Higgins in 1952. The two had a son called Roger. Later, in 1969, Robert married Maria Tucci, an actress whose father, the novelist Niccolò Tucci, was one of Robert’s writers. The duo shares two amazing children namely Lizzie Gottlieb, a film director, and Nicholas.

Robert Gottlieb Salary

Robert receives an annual salary is $93,655 per year.

Robert Gottlieb Net Worth

Gottlieb has an estimated net worth of $8 million.

Robert Gottlieb Career

He is widely considered to be one of the greatest editors of the second half of the 20th century. His autobiography Avid Reader: A Life was published by New York, NY: Farrar In September 2016.

Some of his nonfictional books include Garbo (2021), Near-Death Experiences . . . and Others (2018), Avid Reader: A Life (2016), Great Expectations: The Sons and Daughters of Charles Dickens (2012), Lives and Letters (2011), Sarah: The Life of Sarah Bernhardt (2010), George Balanchine: The Ballet Maker (2004), and A Certain Style: The Art of the Plastic Handbag 1949-1959 (1988).

In this short work of only 239 text pages, he talked about the many children sired by Dickens. Dickens and his wife Catherine separated in 1857 after news of his affair with Ellen Ternan the actress was revealed to the public. He saw Catherine only three times from 1857 to his death in 1870.

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