Bob Woodward Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17 Apr, 2016
Facts of Bob Woodward
Date of Birth: 1943 , March-26
Age: 76 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Bob Woodward
Birth Name Robert Upshur Woodward
Nick Name Bob
Father Alfred E. Woodward
Mother Jane Upshur
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Geneva, Illinois
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist
Working For Television
Net Worth $ 5 million
Eye Color Grey
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Married Yes
Married to Elsa Walsh (m. 1989)
Children 3
Divorce N/A
Education Yale University
Movies Black and White and Dead All Over
TV Show The Gene Autry Show
Books Obama's Wars
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Bob Woodward was born in Geneva, Illinois, United States as Robert Upshur "Bob" Woodward. This 73 of age author was born on March 26, 1943. Bob was born as son of father Alfred E. Woodward and mother Jane Upshur. His father was chief judge of the 18th Judicial Circuit Court. Bob was raised in Wheaton, Illinois. Bob's ethnicity is white and according to his nationality is American.

Bob Woodward attended Yale University, where he studied English literature. During his time at Yale he was member of prestigious secret society Book and Snake. In 1965, he received his B.A. degree.

In 1970, he was discharged as a lieutenant from United States Navy; he attended The George Washington University. Later he joined a weekly newspaper in the Washington Montgomery Sentinel. Bob had crucial contribution two Pulitzer Prizes won by The Washington Post. In 2001, Bob worked as main reporter for the Post's coverage of the September 11 attacks, and the post also won 2002 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting.

Bob Woodward has also won several awards including Sigma Delta Chi Award (1973), William Allen White Medal (2000), Heywood Broun award (1972) and other. Bob has also been honored with an honorary doctorate by Colby College in 2012.

In 1974, along with Carl Bernstein he worked in the book the entire President's Men which were about the Watergate scandal. Later along with Carl he also worked in the book The Final Days and the book was about Nixon's resignation. Bob has also worked as co-author or author in several non-fiction books and some of his bestselling books includes, Wired—on the death of John Belushi (1984), Shadow—on the legacy of Watergate (1999), Bush at War—about path to war with Afghanistan (2002), Obama's Wars—about the Obama administration's handling of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Bob Woodward's sexual orientation is straight and he has been married three times. And his current relational status is married.

Bob was married for the first time with Frances Kuper in 1974 and later they had divorce in 1979 after five year relationship. There is no any information relating his second marriage.

Later Bob was married for the third time in 1989 with a writer for The New Yorker and the author of Divided Lives Elsa Walsh. And they have been together for about 26 years. Bob has two children with his spouse, Taliesin born 1976 in and Diana born in 1996. Bob currently lives with his wife and daughters in Georgetown section of Washington, D.C. Bob also maintain Georgetown section of Washington, D.C.

Bob Woodward's net worth is about 5 million dollars and his salary is assumed to b around few thousand. Bob has also been popular celebrity in social network where he thousands of fans following in Twitter and Facebook.

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