David Remnick New Yorker, Bio, Wiki, Age, Books, Wife, Salary, and Net Worth

David Remnick Bio | Wiki

David Remnick ( Full name: David J. Remnick) is an American author and tv personality. He has been serving as an editor of The New Yorker magazine since 1998. In 1994, David won a Pulitzer Prize for his book titled Lenin’s Tomb, and in 2000, he was named Editor of the Year by Advertising Age. Prior to joining  The New Yorker, he served as a reporter and the Moscow correspondent for The Washington Post. Additionally, David served on the New York Public Library board of trustees. 

Currently, he is a member of the American Philosophical Society. David published his sixth book titled The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama in 2010. In the same year, David lent his support to the campaign urging the release of the Iranian woman, Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani who was sentenced to death by stoning after she was convicted of adultery and ordering the murder of her husband by her lover.

David provided guest commentary and also contributed to NBC coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi Russia, including the opening ceremony as well as the commentary for NBC News. He served as the commencement speaker at the 160th commencement of Syracuse University in May 2014. Currently, David serves as the host of The New Yorker Radio Hour, produced by WNYC and The New Yorker.

David Remnick Age

He was born on October 29, 1958, in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States of America. David is 62 years old.

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David Remnick Height

He is a man of above-average stature. David stands at a height of 6 ft 3 in ( Approx 1.91m).

David Remnick Family

He was born to a Jewish family on October 29, 1958, in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States of America. David’s mother Barbara (Seigel) was an art teacher, and his father Edward C. Remnick was a dentist. David grew up in Hillsdale, New Jersey, in a secular Jewish home with and was a childhood friend of comedian Bill Maher.

David Remnick Wife

He married reporter Esther Fein in 1987. The two exchanged their wedding vow in a Jewish ceremony at the Lincoln Square Synagogue in Manhattan. Esther has served as a reporter for The New York Times and The Washington Post. David and Esther are proud parents to their three children named Alex, Noah, and Natasha.

David Remnick Education

He went to Pascack Valley High School in Hillsdale. While there, David studied Russian as a language and was inspired to study politics as well as the culture of the USSR. From there, David went to further his studies at Princeton University. He graduated with an A.B. in comparative literature in 1981. While in college, David met writer John McPhee who was a member of the University Press Club. He offered help in founding The Nassau Weekly.

David completed a 122-page long senior thesis titled “The Sympathetic Thread: ‘Leaves of Grass’ 1855-1865.”  David has implied he wanted to write novels after he was done with college. However, due to the illnesses of his parents, he needed to get a job so as to support his parents and pay their medical bills. Because he had a passion for writing and wanted to be a writer, David chose a career in journalism and took a job at The Washington Post.

David Remnick New Yorker

He became a staff writer at The New Yorker in September 1992. David joined the paper after ten years at The Washington Post. His 1997 New Yorker article titled “Kid Dynamite Blows Up”, about boxer Mike Tyson won a National Magazine Award nomination. In July 1998, David became editor by succeeding Tina Brown. He promoted  a former Jimmy Carter speechwriter and former editor of The New Republic Hendrik Hertzberg, to write the lead pieces in the opening section of “Talk of the Town.” In 2005,  David was awarded $1 million for his work as the magazine’s editor.

In 2003,  he penned an editorial in The New Yorker in the lead-up to the Iraq War saying. The magazine published some articles connecting Saddam Hussein to al-Qaida in the months leading up to the war. It often relied on unnamed sources, or simply the claims of Donald Rumsfeld, the Secretary of Defense as evidence. During this period, the magazine received some criticism for its journalism.

In 2004, The New Yorker endorsed a presidential candidate, John Kerry for the first time in its 80-year history. In May 2009,  David was the subject of an extended Twitter thread by Dan Baum, former New Yorker staff writer. David failed to renew Dan’s contract with the magazine. David’s biography of former USA president Barack Obama titled The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama came out on April 6, 2010. The book features hundreds of interviews with friends, colleagues, as well as other witnesses to Obama’s rise to the presidency of the United States.

David’s other  Colleagues at New Yorker Include:

Calvin Trillin –  writer

David Remnick The Washington Post

He launched his reporting career at The Washington Post in 1982. David joined the journal shortly after his graduation from Princeton University. He covered the United States Football League as his first assignment. After working there for a period of six years, David became the newspaper’s Moscow correspondent in 1988. This gave him the material for Lenin’s Tomb. In 1993, David won the George Polk Award for excellence in journalism.

David Remnick Book | Books

– Lenin’s Tomb: The Last Days of Soviet Empire-1993

– Resurrection: The Struggle For a New Russia-1997

– King of the World-1998

– Life Stories-2000

– Wonderful Town-2000

– Reporting-2006

– Secret Ingredient-2007

– The Bridge: The Life and Rice Of Barak Obama-2010

– The Matter of Black Lives: Writing for The New Yorker-2021

David Remnick Salary

He earns reasonable compensation from his current job as the staff writer at The New Yorker. David has an average salary of $77,365 per year.

David Remnick Net Worth

His main source of wealth is his books and his career as a journalist. Davis has amassed an estimated net worth of $2.846 million.

Who Is David Remnick

David is an American author and tv personality. He has been serving as an editor of The New Yorker magazine since 1998.

Is David Remnick Married

Yes. David married Esther Fein in 1987. The two exchanged their wedding vow in a Jewish ceremony at the Lincoln Square Synagogue in Manhattan. Esther has served as a reporter for The New York Times and The Washington Post. David and Esther are proud parents to their three children named Alex, Noah, and Natasha.

How Old Is David Remnick

David is a 62-year-old American author and journalist who was born on October 29, 1958, in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States of America.