Richard Cohen

Inside Biography

Early Life and Education

Richard Cohen was born in February 6, 1941 in New York City, New York, United States of America. He spent most of his childhood and teenage in the native country. Richard Cohen nationality is American and holds citizenship of United States of America. His ethnicity is Jewish. There is no information about his parents. He follows Christianity. He has also kept personal information about his brother and sibling private.

Cohen has graduated from Far Rockaway High School. He also attended Hunter College, City University of New York. Richard Cohen as a student also attended Columbia University. In New York, Cohen worked for United Press International.


As a reporter, he joined Washington Post in 1968. He also became Washington Post chief Maryland correspondent. With reporter Jules Witcover he wrote a book on Vice President Spiro. In book named called A Heartbeat Away: The Investigation and Resignation of Vice President Spiro, he included the reason of resignation from Vice President and other investigations.

From 1976, he started writing column for Metro section of the newspaper. Later in 1981 it became nationally syndicated.

In 1998 his dispute was with editorial aide Devon Spurgeon. Though later contended that it was no more than personality dispute at office but this dispute was all over the media though this was mediated by Washington Post management. 

Personal Life

This veteran columnist keeps his personal life under wraps. There is no information about his married life. There is no certainty about his marriage or divorce. Cohen had never included any of his articles about his wife or his girlfriend's name which also draws attention that he had been married.

Cohen has never been included as anyone husband. There are also no any rumors of his affairs or any type of controversy about his love life in media.

Even at the age of 74 he is very much devoted to his work which can be also proved from his day to day work improvement and standard quality products.

At age of 74 he seems to be healthy he has no any of the major diseases and had maintains his balance diet. He often does exercise to remain healthy, which not only maintains his health related issues but also sharpens his mind. 

As being a great celebrity he is never found promoting any brands or never appeared in any advertisement.

He has never had provide his body measurement but looking at his physics at such an old age, he had good posture and maintained nicely.

Social Media

Cohen as a nominee of Pulitzer Prize for Commentary has maintained highly rate celebrity image. His posts are very much famous and also sometimes been criticized. With this celebrity image he has huge following in social Medias. He has active Facebook, Twitter accounts.

Richard Cohen has kept his financial status a great secret. His net salary is undefined.

by sanjeet, 09 Nov, 2015

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