Charles Duhigg Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 07 Feb, 2016
Facts of Charles Duhigg
Date of Birth: 1974
Birth Nation: Mexico
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Charles Duhigg
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City New Mexico
Ethnicity White
Profession Reporter
Working For The New York Times
Net Worth $ 2 Million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG N/A
Famous for writing, journalism
Married N/A
Education Yale University, Harvard Business School
Awards Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting
Books The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
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Charles Duhigg was born on 1974 in New Mexico. His actual date of birth is unknown to the public. He does not share much information about him. Charles father was a lawyer. Duhigg was always interested in reading and writing. He spent most of his childhood days in Mexico before moving to New York. He is of white ethnicity. Charles was quite analytical from childhood which turned out to be honed later in his life

Charles chose to study at Yale University from 1993 to 1997. While at Yale, Duhigg worked on the student newspaper. He went on to major in intellectual history. After he graduated, he spent a year in Cairo. However, he moved back to New Mexico and started a company with his father where he went on to launch physician-assistants programs at universities. He then decided to study in Harvard Business School. During his first semester, Charles went on to take internship at a private equity group. He then went on to work as a freelancer for The New Republic. He then went to California with his wife and then landed a job in Los Angeles. Eventually Charles went on to work for the New York Times as an investigative business reporter. He began writing The Power of Habit which took him a year to complete. He has received many accolades including George Polk Award, Heywood Broun Award, National Journalism Award and many others. But most importantly he has been awarded with the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting.

Not much is known about Charles Personal Life. Even his own websites contains no or little information about his personal life. Charles is reluctant on speaking about his personal life in front of the media. He has very little tabloid following him. He did not have many girlfriends in his past. Charles was quite shy at that age to making girlfriends. He met his spouse at Yale. The couple fell in love and began dating. They decided to take it serious and went on to get married. It worked out perfectly for the couple. The couple went on to live in California where she was getting her Doctorate. Not much is known about their children. They do have a son. The couple is living happily together. There has been no reported affair, divorce or arguments till date. 

Duhigg is currently 41 or 42 years old. He stands tall at the height of 5 feet 9 inches. Charles has not only gotten many accolades in his life time but also has a huge net worth of $ 2 million most of which is his income from The Power of Habit. Charles’s employer The New York Times pays him a huge salary for his great work. Bio of Charles Duhigg can be found on various social media sites and his own website as well which will have detailed information about his career.