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(Columnist, Commentator, Author, Psychiatrist, Political analyst)

Charles Krauthammer was an American syndicated columnist. Charles was married to Robyn (Trethewey) Krauthammer

Relationship Facts of Charles Krauthammer

Charles Krauthammer is married to Robyn (Trethewey) Krauthammer.
He is father of One (Daniel Krauthammer).
Charles Krauthammer is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Dating History

Charles was married to Robyn (Trethewey) Krauthammer in 1974 whom he met at Oxford University in England.

She is from Australia and has worked as a law clerk for the chief justice’s office. They have been together for 44 years and have one son named  Daniel Krauthammer, who was born in 1986.

Relationship History With?

According to the relationship data of Married Biography, Charles Krauthammer was previously married to Robyn Trethewey Krauthammer (1974 – 2018).

Relationship Timeline

TypeTotalTime Duration
Married144 years, 6 months

Charles Krauthammer: Biography in Details

Who is Charles Krauthammer?

Charles Krauthammer was an American syndicated columnist who wrote a weekly piece on America’s politics.

Pulitzer Prize-winner is a contributing editor to “The Weekly Standard” and “The New Republic”. His weekly column was syndicated to more than 200 newspapers globally.


Krauthammer died on 21 June 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States due to Small intestine cancer.

Charles Krauthammer’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education

Charles Krauthammer was born on March 13, 1950, in Manhattan, New York, US. His father’s name was Schlum Krauthammer, a Ukrainian, and his mother’s name is Thea Krauthammer who

belongs to Belgium.

Furthermore, he had one brother named, Charles Krauthammer. He was of

American Nationality and was Ashkenazi Jewish ethnicity.

Charles Krauthammer
Caption: Charles Krauthammer (Source: Desert Town Hall)

He was educated at Hebrew School along with his brother and then graduated from McGill University in Montreal with First Class Honours in both economic and political science in 1970.

Furthermore, he studied as a Commonwealth Scholar in politics at Balliol College, Oxford, and then graduated with a doctor of medicine from Harvard Medical School in 1975.

While at Harvard Charles Krauthammer was in a diving board accident that made his lower body below the neck fully paralyzed It lasted for 14 months to recover.

Charles Krauthammer’s Career, Salary, and Net Worth 2024

During his teenage, Charles Krauthammer worked as a sailing instructor at a day camp. He started working as a speechwriter to Vice President Walter Mondale in 1980.

After that, in 1981, Charles Krauthammer worked as both writer and editor in The New Republica before started writing essays for Time Magazine in 1983 where he got acclaimed as a writer, writing an essay on Reagan Doctrine.

Later in 1984, he was board-certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. After that, he began writing for The Washington Post where he was honored to receive a Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1987.

Besides that, Charles Krauthammer was hired to join a weekly political roundtable on PBS ‘Inside Washing’ before coming to an end in 2013. He worked as a commentator and political analyst on Fox News.

Apart from columnist, political analyst, and commentator, he was an author also, who published ‘Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politic’ which became on The New York Times bestseller list for 38 weeks.

For his contribution, Charles Krauthammer received a plethora of awards including the People for the American Way’s First Amendment Award, the Champion/Tuck Award for Economic Understanding, the first annual Bradley Prize, and the Eric Breindel Award for Excellence in Opinion Journalism and also received William F. Buckley Award for Media Excellence in 2013.

As a result, his estimated net worth is of $8 million dollars.

Charles Krauthammer’s Rumors and Controversy

Charles Krauthammer recently shared on 8th June 2018, that he just had a few weeks left to live because his tumor is being spread rapidly in his body.

Body Measurement

Charles Krauthammer was 5 ft 8 inch or 173 cm in height and weighed around 78 kg or 171 lbs. His hair and eyes were black in color.

Social Media Profile

Charles Krauthammer was active on both Twitter and Facebook but not on Instagram. He has over 867k followers on Twitter and 186k on Facebook.

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