Maureen Dowd Net Worth

Maureen Dowd Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Maureen Bridgid Dowd net worth is
$3 Million

Maureen Bridgid Dowd Wiki Biography

Maureen Bridgid Dowd was born on the 14th January 1952, in Washington, D.C. USA, and is best recognized for being a journalist and columnist who works for The New York Times, and for winning a Pulitzer Prize. She is also known as an author, who has published three books during her lengthy career active since 1974.

So, have you ever wondered how rich Maureen Dowd is, as of early 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Maureen’s net worth is over $3 million, accumulated through her successful career as a journalist, columnist and author; her annual current income is estimated at over $400,000.

Maureen Dowd Net Worth $3 Million

Maureen Dowd spent her childhood with four older siblings in her hometown, where she was raised by her father, Mike Dowd, was as a police inspector, and her mother, Margaret Dowd, who was a housewife. She attended Immaculata High School. Upon matriculation in 1969, she enrolled in The Catholic University of America, graduating with a BA degree in English in 1973.

Right after graduation, Maureen’s career began, as she was hired by the Washington Star to work as an editorial assistant, and eventually she started working as a feature writer, metropolitan reporter and sports columnist. In 1981, the newspaper was closed and she spent some time working for Time magazine. Two years later, she became a part of The New York Times, working in the position of metropolitan reporter until 1986, when she became the newspaper’s Washington correspondent, which helped add considerably to her net worth.

At the beginning of the next decade, Maureen was rewarded with the 1991 Breakthrough Award by Columbia University, and in the following year she became a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize as a national reporter; several years later, she won the 1994 Matrix Award from New York Women in Communications. In 1995 Maureen was hired as a columnist by The New York Times, and by the end of the decade she had won a Pulitzer Prize in 1999, which increased her net worth by a large margin, and the following year she also was rewarded for outstanding contributions to journalism with The Damon Runyon Award.

To speak further about her career, Maureen was sponsored in 2005 by the School of Journalism and the Center for American History to become the first Mary Alice Davis Lectureship speaker at The University of Texas at Austin. Dowd has continued to work for The New York Times including for the Magazine as a staff writer. One of her most popular columns has been with a political theme, about such politicians as Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and George W. Bush. Her net worth is certainly still rising.

Apart from her career as a journalist, Maureen is also an author, known for publishing three books – “Bushworld: Enter At Your Own Risk” (2004), “Are Men Necessary? When Sexes Collide” (2005) and “The Year Of Voting Dangerously: The Derangement Of American Politics” (2016), which also contributed to her wealth.

If to talk about her personal life, Maureen Dowd was in a relationship with Aaron Sorkin, and she previously briefly dated actor Michael Douglas in 1998, but she is still single at the present time. In spare time, Maureen is active on her official Twitter account.

Net Worth$3 Million
Date Of BirthJanuary 14, 1952
Place Of BirthWashington, D.C. USA
ProfessionColumnist, Journalist, Author, Commentator
EducationImmaculata High School, The Catholic University
ParentsMike Dowd, Peggy Dowd
SiblingsKevin Dowd, Peggy Dowd
AwardsPulitzer Prize for Commentary (1999), Glamour Woman of the Year Award (1996)
NominationsPulitzer Prize for National Reporting (1992), GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Newspaper Columnist (2012)
1[on the 'historical' films of 2012] This Oscar season is rife with contenders who bank on the authenticity of their film until it's challenged, and then fall back on the 'Hey, it's only a movie' defense.
1Release of her book, "Bushworld: Enter At Your Own Risk". [2004]
2Release of her book, "Are Men Necessary?: When Sexes Collide". [2005]
3Named a Woman of the Year by Glamour magazine in 1996. Winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary. In 2000, won the Damon Runyon Award for outstanding contributions to journalism.
4Began career in 1974 as an editorial assistant for the Washington Star where she later became a sports columnist, metropolitan reporter and feature writer. When the newspaper closed in 1981, went to work at Time.
5Youngest of five children, was born in Washington, D.C., where her father (who was born in County Clare in Ireland) worked as a Washington, D.C. police inspector.
6In 1973, received a B.A. in English from Catholic University in Washington, D.C.
7Pulitzer-prize winning New York Times columnist, based in Washington, D.C. Has worked for the Times since 1983, when she joined as a metropolitan reporter.


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