Carl Bernstein is an influential American journalist and author who has written many books over the years. He is also known for starting off on the right foot during his early years as a journalist. Records show that at the age of sixteen, he had started working and was on the payroll of several news agencies like the Washington Post, Elizabeth Daily Journal, American Broadcasting Cooperation, among others. Let’s take a look at the biography of this veteran journalist, the women he married, his children and other facts of his life.

Biography of Carl Bernstein

American journalist and writer, Carl Bernstein, was born on February 14, 1944 in Washington DC, USA, and was raised by his Jewish parents, Sylvia and Alfred Bernstein.

Switching to his education, Carl studied at Montgomery Blair High School in Maryland, after which he continued his education at the University of Maryland, but was unable to graduate by withdrawing from his college program. Nevertheless, this did not prevent him from being not only a journalist but one of the best in the field.

This veteran American media personality is said to have started as a journalist as early as his teens when he started working for the Washington Star. Later, when he dropped out of college, he took a job with the Elizabeth Daily Journal in New Jersey as a full-fledged correspondent. It was during his days there that he won the New Jersey’s Press Association award in the category of Investigative Reporting, Feature Writing and News on a Deadline.

Carls next job was with the Washington Post and one of his main duties as a reporter for the Washington Post was to investigate the Watergate scandal. Even though this story increased his popularity, he left the Agency a few years later to join the American Broadcasting Cooperation in 1980. He first served as Washington bureau chief and later became a senior reporter. However, after four years of work, he quit the station and started writing for various magazines.

As a writer, Carl Bernstein has authored and co-authored numerous books including “All the President Men” with Bob Woodward and “The Final Days.” The latter gave a detailed account of the presidential regime of Richard Nixon. He is also the author of “Loyalties: A Son’s Memoirs,” “His Holiness,” “A Woman in Charge,” and “His Holiness: John Paul II and the History of Our Time.” The last mentioned told about the biography of Pope John Paul II, the important and secret role he played which led to the fall of communism.

Besides his books, the journalist also writes essays. In this regard, he is best known for the essay “The Triumph of Silly Culture” which focused on the sensuality and controversial gossip of the New Republic in America.

Spouse or wife and children

Carl Bernstein first married in 1968 to CarolHonsa, however, the union lasted four years before it ended for irreconcilable reasons. His second marriage was to Nora Ephron, this marriage also ran into some issues that the duo couldn’t handle, hence the union ended after four years.

Subsequently, the journalist found love againwhen he met Christine Kuehbeck. The couple finally made the situation official in 2003 when they tied the marital knot. Our results also reveal that their marriage is blessed with two sons – Jacob Bernstein and Max Bernstein. Also, there are no rumors of separation or conflict between the two as they are currently living happily with their family.

His net worth

Although people have shown interest in knowing Carl Bernstein earns, the actual amount paid to him as his salary is still not known to the public. But then, from his time in the field of journalism, Carl Bernstein is known to have amassed a handsome wealth which has been estimated at around $5 million.

You should know that the American journalist has a strong social media presence as can be seen on different social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter and Facebook with millions of followers. The man is more active on Twitter.