David Martin Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17 Aug, 2017
Facts of David Martin
Date of Birth: 1943 , July-28
Age: 78 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name David Martin
Father Alvin Martin
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Washington
Ethnicity White
Profession Soccer player
Working For CBS News
Net Worth $1 million
Weight in KG 191 lbs
Married Yes
Married to Dr. Elinor Martin
Children 4 children
Education Yale University
Siblings Joe Martin
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David Martin is an American television news correspondent, journalist, and author who works for the CBS News. He is known for his work with the CBS News and previously held the position of CBS Pentagon National security Correspondent.

Early Life and Education 

The proficient journalist was born on July 28, 1943, in Washington, DC and was raised in Washington. She holds an American nationality and belongs to White American ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Leo.

Martin attended Yale University and completed his degree in English. When there was an occurrence of the Vietnam War he served there as a naval officer.


The promising journalist began his career at CBS News as a researcher. His career during the 1970s and 1980s included stints at the Associated Press and Newsweek Magazine.

After earning a degree in English, he also served in the Vietnam War as an officer in the United States Navy. Previously in his career, he wrote for the Associated Press and Newsweek magazine.

David along with his friend Lesley Stahl became 60 Minutes correspondents. He is also the author of two books entitled “Wilderness of Mirrors” and “Harper & Row.” He covered defense and intelligence matters for Newsweek magazine and was a reporter with the associated press in Washington which covers the FBI and CIA.

Martin was also a member of the AP special assignment team and receives the Joan S.Barone Award for his excellence in Washington based national affairs and public policy reporting awarded by the Washington Radio & Television Correspondents’ Association.

Personal Life

Martin is pretty uptight in sharing his personal life with the outer world. But he is already married to Dr. Elinor Martin.

Recently he is living with his wife on Chevy Chase, Md. Martin and Elinor have four children together.

Net Worth and Body Measurement

As Martin works as a news reporter on the CBS News, his salary, like other reporters is expected to be around $35,513 yearly. His net worth has not been revealed yet but he earns more than $1 million as he is involved with different organizations.

Martin is 6 feet 1 inch in height.



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