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Bob Woodward is an associate editor for The Washington Post, where he has been working since 1971. He has shared two Pulitzer prizes with Carl Bernstein, first in 1973 for covering the Watergate affair, and second in 2003 as the lead reporter for covering the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
While the world knows him as Bob Woodward, his real name is Robert Upshur Woodward. He was born to his parents, Jane and Alfred Woodward, on 26 March 1943 in Geneva, Illinois. He has American citizenship so far and belongs to white ethnicity.
Married with Elsa Walsh for Three Decades
The prominent author, Woodward now lives a happy married life for a third time with wife, Elsa Walsh. Similarly, the pair had their first interaction in the early 1980s while working at The Washington Post. Bob was working as a writer and editor at the time while Walsh was working there as a writer.
Then after 7 years of dating, the lovebirds finally tied the wedding knot in the presence of family members and friends on November 25, 1989. Despite the age difference of 15 years they still share joyful nuptials with no indication of separation for around 30 years.
Woodward, 77 and Elsa, 62 have two daughters from their marital relationship named Taliesin Woodward, born on November 10, 1976, and Diana Woodward born in 1996. Thus the entire family lives together in Georgetown, Washington, D.C., but also has a holiday home in Annapolis.
Who is Bob's Wife, Elsa?
Well, by profession, Elsa (25 August 1957) is a former Washington Post reporter, and a New Yorker staff journalist. As per her education, she completed her graduation from the University of California at Berkeley in 1975.
Elsa is the winner of Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting. She has authored one book named Divided Lives: The Public and Private Struggles of Three American Women.
Previous Marriage of Bob
The Pulitzer-winning Washington Post reporter was married two times before his third wedding. His first matrimony was to his high school sweetheart, Kathleen Middlekauff in 1966, who is now an English professor. But they had divorced in 1969, after 3 years of togetherness.
The second spouse of the American investigative journalist was Frances Kuper, whom he exchanged wedding vows in 1974. But in 1979, they divorced after 5 years of marital life.
How Much Net Worth Does Bob Woodward Hold in 2020?
Woodward, who completed his education from George Washington University is one of the successful investigative journalists and authors all the time. He has an impressive net worth $15 million as of early 2020 from his journalism career.
Bob, who works in The Washington Post's position as associate editor, has been receiving a $12,000 salary for the past few years. Prior to that, he received an earnings commensurate with his position as Post Assistant Managing Editor, varying from $10,000 a year to $100 a month.
In addition to working at The Washington Post, Bob has published 19 books on American politics, 13 of which were top-seller lists. His books include All the President's Men (1974), Wired (1984), State of Denial: Bush at War, Part III (2006), Bush at War (2002), Fear: Trump at the White House (2018).
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