David Pakman YouTube, Show, Wife, Net Worth, and Podcast

David Pakman Wiki

David Pakman is an American author, political commentator, and progressive talk show host. Currently, he serves as the host of The David Pakman Show, the talk radio program. In addition, this show is also an internet and television political program. Furthermore, Pakman is a neutralized U.S. citizen as he was born in Argentina.

He started hosting a show on local radio as a hobby in 2005. By 2011, the show aired on 100 outlets and stations like DISH Network and DirecTV through the PACIFICA Radio Network, Free Speech TV, podcasts, and YouTube.

The show first aired on WXOJ-LP, Valley Free Radio in August 2005 in Northampton, Massachusetts, and was known as Midweek Politics with David Pakman. Moreover, Pakman has made an appearance on HLN’s Nancy Grace program, Fox News, Lex Fridman Podcast, HLN’s Dr Drew on Call, etc.

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Quick Facts

Height 5 ft 8 in
Wife Girlfriend Hannah Laurel
Education The University of Massachusetts Amherst, Bentley University, and Northampton High School
Show The David Pakman Show
Books Think Like a Voter, Think Like a Detective, and Think Like a Scientist
Net Worth $5 million

Personal Life

Pakman is 40 years old, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on February 2, 1984. He is 5 ft 8 in tall ( Approximately. 1.73 m ). Pakman’s family is of Ashkenazi Jewish ethnic group. His parents lived in a military dictatorship in Argentina. Pakman’s dad had a cafe in Argentina. Moreover, his parents also have friends who “disappeared”, killed.

In addition, some of his extended family members were killed in Argentina. At the age of five, he immigrated to the USA along with his family. Pakman was brought up in Northampton, Massachusetts, and is of both American and Argentine nationality. He attended Northampton High School where he studied and obtained his diploma.

Pakman later enrolled at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in Amherst, Massachusetts. He majored in economics and communications graduating with his Bachelor of Science degree. Furthermore, Pakman studied at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts, and graduated with a Master of Business Administration.

David Pakman Wife

He is currently in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend Hannah Laurel. Pakman and Laurel share a daughter, Nava Pakman born on June 6, 2022. In June 2022, Pakman declared that he would be taking paternity leave following the birth of his daughter Nava, their first child. Following the birth of his child, his girlfriend who had given birth through c-section began experiencing serious abdominal pain at two weeks postpartum.

She was rushed to the hospital at 3 am by an ambulance and David was left behind with their two weeks old, where he was taking care of her. On arrival at the hospital, Laurel discovered that she had a hole in her small intestine, a condition known as duodenal perforation.

The hole was a result of the Advil she was given for days all day and all night during her postpartum care following the c-section. To treat the condition, Laurel underwent an emergency abdominal surgery which entailed a 5-inch incision down the center of her abdomen so they could close the hole. Laurel has since recovered and is currently in good health.

Daughter

He is a proud father of one, a daughter named Nava Pakmam. Nava was born on June 6, 2022, through c-section. She is turning two years old on June 6, 2024. His girlfriend Laurel loves sharing their family photos and videos on her Instagram account.

David Pakman YouTube

He has a YouTube channel called David Pakman Show that has accumulated 2.15M subscribers and 1.9 billion total views. Pakman began his YouTube channel in 2005 and has since posted 35K videos concerning news and political commentary.

David Pakman Show

Currently, he hosts an internet, television, and radio political program known as The David Pakman Show. Furthermore, Pakman began serving as a show host as a hobby in 2005 on local radio. By 2011, the show had aired on 100 outlets and stations such as DirecTV and DISH Network via LBRY, the PACIFICA Radio Network, Free Speech TV, through podcasts, and on YouTube.

The radio program aired on WXOJ-LP, “Valley Free Radio”, in August 2005, based in Northampton, Massachusetts, and was called Midweek Politics with David Pakman. Moreover, he has appeared on The New York Times, Lex Fridman Podcast, Mother Jones, Fox News, two episodes of The Joe Rogan Experience, CNN, the Boston Herald, and Wired among others.

Book

Pakman has released various books including Think Like a Voter, Think Like a Detective, and Think Like a Scientist. His book Think Like a Detective was released on July 3, 2023, and contains 42 pages. Moreover, it is written in English and is recommended for 5-year-olds and above. This children’s book is purposely written to motivate young minds to think critically and solve issues creatively. Furthermore, Pakman’s book introduces kids to the fundamentals of critical thinking like reasoning, analyzing information, and gauging evidence.

Books

-Think Like a Detective (2023).

– Think Like a Scientist (2023)

– The Echo Machine (2025).

– Think Like a Voter (2024).

Podcast

His radio talk show, The David Pakman Show is also available on Apple podcasts. In addition, he releases an episode every day regarding the show. Most episodes go for more than 60 minutes while others go for less than 60 minutes.

Discord

The David Pakman Show also has a Discord server where people can become members and sign in using a name that others can call. It also allows people to be part of discussions concerning politics and other topics for those online. People can also share their thoughts, discuss current events, and connect with like-minded people. Furthermore, he also has a website, davidpakman.com where people can sign up to become members of his show.

Book Recommendations

Pakman has given various book recommendations which include:

– This is Your Mind on Plants.

– The Peter Principle.

– The Sixth Extinction.

– The Demon-Haunted World.

– Cosmos.

– In Defense of Food.

– Bad Science.

– The Checklist Manifesto.

– Collapse.

Salary

Pakman makes an average amount of $500,000 per year through his radio, internet, and television talk shows. He makes his earnings via sales to advertisers, ads on platforms like YouTube, and memberships sold via his website for $5 per month.

Net Worth

Pakman has garnered a net worth of $5 million from his career as a radio, television, and internet show host. He has been hosting his show since 2005 and on YouTube since 2005.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who Is David Pakman?

Pakman is an American author, political commentator, and progressive talk show host. Currently, he serves as the host of The David Pakman Show, the talk radio program.

Where Does David Pakman Live?

Pakman currently resides in Boston, Massachusetts, along with his daughter Nava and girlfriend Hannah Laurel.

Is David Pakman Married?

He is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend Hannah Laurel with whom he has a daughter named Nava. Their daughter was born on June 6, 2022.

How Old Is David Pakman?

Pakman is 40 years old, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on February 2, 1984.

What Happened To David Pakman?

His girlfriend Hannah Laurel experienced excruciating abdominal pain in June 2022, after two weeks postpartum. As a result, she was rushed to the in an ambulance, underwent emergency surgery, and has since recovered.

Where Is David Pakman?

Pakman is currently in Boston, Massachusetts.

Social Media Accounts

Instagram – david.pakman

Twitter – @dpakman

Facebook – The David Pakman Show