Alexandra Petri Washington Post, Bio, Wiki, Wedding, Columns, Book, Salary, and Net Worth

Alexandra Petri Bio | Wiki

Alexandra Petri is an American author working as a Columnist for the Washington Post. Her columns focus on a lighter take on the news and events of the day. Alexandra joined the Post in 2010 as an intern shortly after graduating from Harvard College. Additionally, she also runs the ComPost on the Washington Post website.

Alexandra Petri Age

She was born on March 16, 1988, in Georgetown, Washington D.C in the United States. Alexandra is 34 years old.

Alexandra Petri Height

She is a woman of above-average stature. Alexandra’s height is 5 ft 7 in¬† ( Approx 1.7m).

Alexandra Petri Father

She is a native of Georgetown, Washington D.C in the United States. Alexandra is the daughter of Tom Petri, her father, and Anne D. Neal, her mother. Her father is an American Politician who was the Congressman of Wisconsin while her mother is the former President of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni. Additionally, Alexandra’s father is a member of the Republic Party. She was brought up as an only child.

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Alexandra Petri Husband

She got married to her lovely husband, Stephen Stromberg on June 23, 2018. Alexandra’s husband works as an Editorial writer for the Washington Post. The couple met while they were both working for the Washington Post. At the time of their meeting, Alexandra was an intern while her husband was still working as an editorial writer. The couple enjoyed two full years of friendship before they started dating. Alexandra and her husband welcomed their firstborn baby in February 2022, a daughter.

Alexandra Petri Wedding

She and her husband exchanged her wedding vows with her husband on June 23, 2018. The wedding was officiated by Reverend Timothy A. R. Cole in the presence of their close family and friends. The couple officiated their wedding at Christ Episcopal Church in Georgetown, Washington. However, due to her secretive nature, she has not uploaded her wedding photos on the internet.

Alexandra Petri Harvard

She schooled at National Cathedral School. While in High School, Alexandra performed stand-up comedies and was also active in playwriting. Additionally, she later enrolled at Harvard University where she earned a degree in English majoring in classics. Alexandra was a member of the Harvard stand Up Comedy society. She also wrote for the internet comedy series on The Harvard Crimson and On Harvard Time.

Alexandra Petri Washington Post

She is currently working as a columnist for the Washington Post. Alexandra’s columns focus on the lighter take on the news and events of the day. She joined the Post in 2010 as an intern shortly after graduating from Harvard College at the age of 21 years. Additionally, she also runs the ComPost on the Washington Post website.

During her career as a columnist, Alexandra was recognized in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in 2018 after writing an article that was miscategorized as News on Donald Trump that was featured on one of the daily press of the White House. She also created a parody account on Twitter, Emo Kylo Ren, which went viral following a retweet from Hot Topic. Alexandra’s goal is to be a weirdo than anyone else.

Some of Alexandra’s colleagues at the Washington Post Include:

Michelle Singletary – Personal finance columnist.

Dana Milbank – opinion columnist.

Ruben Navarrette – syndicated columnist.

Gene Weingarten – humor columnist.

Marc Thiessen – weekly columnist.

David Nakamura – White House reporter.

Ruth Marcus – deputy editorial page editor.

Alexandra Petri Columns

She is currently working as a columnist for the Washington Post. Alexandra’s columns focus on the lighter take on the news and events of the day. She started writing her columns in 2010 after joining the Washington Post as an intern at the age of 21 years. This made her the youngest writer to have a column in the Washington Post. Some of Alexandra’s columns include; Petri Dishes with Alexandra Petri and Quiz for Liz Cheney: Are you still welcome in the Republican Party?

Alexandra Petri Book

She is the best-selling author of the book, Nothing Is Wrong and Here Is Why: Essays. The book was published on June 2, 2020, by W. W. Norton & Company. In the book, Alexandra noted that one of the difficulties of being alive today is that almost everything is absurd but a few things are funny. She also shows how she has emerged as the political satirist of her generation. The book is retailing at $12.99 on Amazon.

Alexandra Petri A Field Guide To Awkward Silences

She is the best-selling author of the book, A Field Guide to Awkward Silences. The book was published on June 2, 2015, by Berkley. The book narrates how people in their twenties avoid awkwardness,¬† but not Alexandra. In the book, she gives an insight into how she lost Jeopardy by answering, “Who is that Dude?”, and also how she didn’t resist when some cult members were baptizing her, just to be polite. The book retails at $8.99 on Amazon.

Alexandra Petri Jeopardy

She lost her spot on Jeopardy after answering, “Who is that Dude?”, Jeopardy is a competition in whistling. The Jeopardy stage looks like a spaceship that was designed in the 1980s. Alexandra participated in Jeopardy at the age of 18 years wearing a pink sweater that her mother had selected for her. However, even after losing her spot on Jeopardy, she was given two thousand dollars that catered for her plane and hotel. In her book, A Field Guide to Awkward Silences, she has also narrated about Jeopardy.

Alexandra Petri Cuomo

In November 2020, Alexandra shared a screenshot on her Twitter handle to prove that her phone has been adamant in typing the word, Cuomo. Cuomo is the 56th governor of New York. However, there are no further details concerning  Cuomo with regards to Alexandra.

Alexandra Petri Political Views

She is a humorist who offers a lighter take on the opinions and news of the day. However, Alexandra has not disclosed her political views whether she is a Democrat or Republican.

Alexandra Petri Salary

She has been working as a columnist for the Washington Post since 2010. Alexandra’s salary is $101,579 annually.

Alexandra Petri Net Worth

She has been working as a columnist for at least a decade and she is also an author, therefore, there is no doubt that Alexandra has accumulated a decent fortune for herself over the years. Alexandra’s net worth is $1.5 million.

How Old Is Alexandra Petri

Alexandra is 34 years old. She was born on March 16, 1988, in Georgetown, Washington D.C in the United States.

Is Alexandra Perti Married

Yes, she got married to her lovely husband, Stephen Stromberg on June 23, 2018. Alexandra’s husband works as an Editorial writer for the Washington Post.

Who Is Alexandra Petri

She is an American author working as a Columnist for the Washington Post. Her columns focus on a lighter take on the news and events of the day.

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