Charles Krauthammer is a distinguished American author, columnist, political commentator as well as a non-practicing physician. Charles Krauthammer‘s net worth has been amassed from his hard work. He is of white ethnicity and American nationality. He is a Jewish. The very famous, and talented Charles Krauthammer bio is given below.
Charles Krauthammer was born on March 13, 1950 in New York City, New York, United States of America which makes his age 67 years as of 2017. He was born to Ukrainian father and a Belgian mother. His parents were Orthodox Jews. And, he was raised by his parents along with his brother, Marcel. He spoke French in home. Charles moved with his family to Montreal at the age of five. Charles and his brother received their initial education from Hebrew school. He used to go to Long Beach with his family during summer.
Net worth and Salary
Charles Krauthammer‘s net worth is estimated to be $ 9 million. His net worth has been accrued from his vast salary coming from his hard work as an author, columnist and a political commentator. Charles Krauthammer attended McGill University in Montreal and graduated from there. He came out with First Class Honors in Political and economic science. He was the center point of radical sentiment during his days at McGill University. After that, he joined Balliol College. Later, Charles attended a medical school in Harvard. Unfortunately, he received an injury while he was diving. He got paralyzed and hospitalized due to the injury.
Charles Krauthammer graduated in the year 1975. He was a resident in Psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital from 1975 to 1978. He became a resident after receiving his M.D. Later, Charles became a Chief Occupant until 1978. During his tenure, he noted a variant of maniac depression. Later, he identified and named “Secondary Mania”. Not only this, he published his findings in the Archives of General Psychiatry. Charles Krauthammer quit his medical practice in 1980. After that, he moved to Washington and directed planning in psychiatric research for Carter administration.
He started to serve as a writer and an editor for The New Republic since 1981. Two years later in 1983, Charles Krauthammer started to write theses for Time magazine which brought him national acclaim. In 1984, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology certified him in the board in psychiatry.
In the year 1990, Charles Krauthammer served as the weekly panelist for Inside Washington. He
worked as a panelist for almost twenty three years. Currently, Charles Krauthammer contributes to Fox News’ Special Report. He co-founded Pro Musica Hebraica. It is a not-for-profit organization devoted to presenting Jewish classical music. Moreover, Charles Krauthammer was awarded with Pulitzer Prize in 1987 for a syndicated column written by him for the Washington Post.
In the year 2002, Charles was appointed to President George W. Bush’s President’s Council on Bioethics. The then President Barack Obama invited him to the signing of the executive order in March, 2009. He criticized President George W. Bush’s nomination of Harriet Miers to succeed Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor calling the nomination of Miers a “mistake” on several occasions.
For his significant work, Charles Krauthammer received the William F. Buckley Award on 16th of September, 2013. Moreover, he was voted one of the top fifty most influential journalists in the national press corporation. Not only this, he also won the People for the American Way’s First Amendment Award, the first annual Bradley Prize, and the Eric Breindel Award for Excellence in Opinion Journalism. He was named the most influential commentator in America in 2006 by the Financial Times. His weekly column is syndicated to more than 400 publications worldwide.
How did charles krauthammer become paralyzed?
Charles Krauthammer met a tragic accident while diving. He got injured so badly that the injury paralyzed him. He was hospitalized for almost 14 months. Since the accident, Charles has been a wheelchair user. But, he didn’t get demotivated by the accident. He continued to make life better. He was only 22 years old when he met the accident. He hit his head at the bottom of the pool and injured his cervical vertebrae.
Family – Wife and Son
Charles Krauthammer is a married man. He got married to Robyn Krauthammer in the year 1974. His wife, Robyn, took good care of him. The couple has a son named Daniel. The family live happily together. There are is no any sign of the couple getting divorced. No rumors regarding their extra marital affair have been heard till date. He lost his older brother, Marcel in 2006.
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Charles Krauthammer‘s age at present is 67. He stands tall and smart with an impressive height. He has had a wonderful career. He is an American Pulitzer Prize Winning personality. The very talented and smart, Charles Krauthammer’s wiki can be found on various social media sites like Wikipedia, Twitter, Facebook and more.