Charles Krauthammer

Who is Charles Krauthammer?

Charles Krauthammer was a syndicated American columnist. Charles Krauthammer published a weekly essay on American politics. The Pulitzer Prize winner contributes to “The Weekly Standard” and “The New Republic.” His weekly column was distributed to over 200 newspapers worldwide.

Charles Krauthammer – Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education

Charles Krauthammer was born in Manhattan, New York, on March 13, 1950. 

Schlum Krauthammer, a Ukrainian, was his father, and Thea Krauthammer, a German, was his mother.

He also had a brother. He was of American nationality with Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry

He attended Hebrew School with his brother before graduating from McGill University in Montreal in 1970 with First Class Honours in both economics and political science.

He also attended Balliol College, Oxford, as a Commonwealth Scholar in politics before graduating with a doctor of medicine from Harvard Medical School in 1975.

While at Harvard, he was involved in a diving board accident that left his lower body below the neck paralyzed for 14 months.


Charles died on June 21, 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia, from small intestinal cancer.

Net Worth of Charles Krauthammer? Salary, Earning

Charles Krauthammer’s net worth is believed to be $8 million dollars.

Facts of Charles Krauthammer

Name Charles Krauthammer
Net Worth: $8 million dollars.
Date of Birth: Mar 13, 1950 – Jun 21, 2018 (68 years old)
Place of Birth: New York City
Gender: Male
Profession: Journalist, Commentator, Physician, Psychiatrist, Writer, Columnist, Author
Nationality: United States of America

Relationship, Married life, Boyfriend/Girlfriend

In 1974, Charles Krauthammer married Robyn (Trethewey) Krauthammer, whom he met at Oxford University in England.

She is from Australia and formerly worked for the Chief Justice’s office as a law clerk. 

They have been married for 44 years and have one son, Daniel Krauthammer, born in 1986.

Body Measurement- Height, Weight, Hair Color

Charles Krauthammer stood 5 feet 8 inches or 173 cm tall and weighed roughly 78 kg or 171 lbs.

Charles Krauthammer was a syndicated American columnist. Source: New Mobility

His hair and eyes were both blacks.

Charles Krauthammer – Professional Career

Krauthammer worked as a sailing teacher at a day camp during his adolescence. 

In 1980, he began working as a speechwriter for Vice President Walter Mondale.

Following that, in 1981, he worked as both a writer and an editor for The New Republica before beginning to write essays for Time Magazine in 1983, where he received praise as a writer for an essay on the Reagan Doctrine.

He was afterward board-certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in 1984. 

Following that, he began writing for The Washington Post, where he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1987.

Aside from that, he was hired to participate in a weekly political conversation on PBS’s ‘Inside Washing,’ which ended in 2013. 

He was a Fox News contributor and political analyst.

Aside from being a journalist, political analyst, and pundit, he was also an author, having published ‘Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes, and Politics,’ which spent 38 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list.

He received numerous awards for his contributions, including the People for the American Way’s First Amendment Award, the Champion/Tuck Award for Economic Understanding, the first annual Bradley Prize, and the Eric Breindel Award for Excellence in Opinion Journalism, as well as the William F. Buckley Award for Media Excellence in 2013.

Charles Krauthammer – Social Media Status

Krauthammer was on Twitter and Facebook, but not on Instagram. 

He has over 867k Twitter followers and 186k Facebook fans.

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Quick Facts of Charles Krauthammer

  • Charles died on 21 June 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States due to Small intestine cancer.
  • He was born on March 13, 1950, in Manhattan, New York, US.
  • Charles recently shared on 8th June 2018, that he just had a few weeks left to live because his tumor is being spread rapidly in his body.
  • He was 5 ft 8 inch or 173 cm in height and weighed around 78 kg or 171 lbs.
  • Charles was married to Robyn (Trethewey) Krauthammer in 1974 whom he met at Oxford University in England.