Cindy Adams

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Author,Writer (1930)
Sun Aug 16 2020
By   Manish Khanal

Among various jobs in the 21st century, Journalism is one of the most respected and needed occupations. People could live without food for some days, but the world will turn upside down if the information is not passed on. Cindy Adams is a famous American gossip columnist and writer.

Cindy Adams was born as Cynthia Adams Sugar on April 24, 1930, in Manhattan, New York City. She is the only biological child born to Jessica Sugar. Her parents separated soon after the birth of Cindy. A single mother raised her. Her mother worked as a as an executive secretary for the New York City Water Department. She attended Andrew Jackson High School without graduating.

Relationship Status of Cindy Adams

Cindy seems to be living a happy life on her own. She appears to be single as of 2020. At the age of ninety, Cindy lives and works from a nine-room penthouse apartment with a 1,000-square-foot (93 m2) veranda on Park Avenue in Manhattan. 

Cindy Adams husband
Image: Cindy along with her late husband, Joey 
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Cindy was married to her long time boyfriend, Joey Adams. She has remained single after the death of her husband. The love had been dating for sometime before walking down the wedding aisle. They tied their wedding knot on February 14, 1952, in Manhattan. 

Adams met Joey when she began working as a photographer's model in Manhattan. They appeared on the same radio show and started openly about their relationship. Joe was a American comedian, vaudevillian, radio host, nightclub performer, and author. The love birds had almost twenty years of the age difference. 

Death of Her Husband, Joey

Joey passed away living behind this beautiful earth on December 2, 1999, in St. Vincent's Hospital in Manhattan, aged 88. He was suffering from illness for a long time. He died of heart failure. Eulogies were delivered by Adams' widow and Mayor Rudy Giuliani.

Joey Adams death
Image: Joey passed away in 1999 due to heart failure at the age of 88
Source: Brooklyn Eagle

The pair did not have any child from their marriage of almost five decades. They neither adopted any child. Joey is a animal activist and loves dogs. She would often dine together with her dogs at New York City's finest restaurants, including Le Cirque. Cindy shares a good relationship with 45th U.S President, Donald Trump

Net Worth and Earnings

Cindy Adams has an estimated net worth of $50 Million. She has accumulated most of her net worth through her six decades-long careers. Celia Walden is a retired gossip columnist with a net worth of $1 Million

Cindy Adams Net Worth
Image: Cindy along with her dogs at a event 
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In 1965, Adams co-wrote an English-language autobiography of Indonesia's President Sukarno, about whom she wrote another book two years later. Adams became a syndicated newspaper columnist in 1981. In 1990, Adams served as a panelist on To Tell the Truth, an NBC television network game show.

Adams became ill in 2010 and avoided medical help for her Christian Scientist beliefs until her friends Barbara Walters and "Judge Judy" forced her to receive medical treatment. She has authored seven books. She became an animal activist after her husband passed away and advocated for strengthening regulations on boarding kennels.

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