David Corn Verified By Editor

(Political Journalist, Author)

Relationship Facts of David Corn

David Corn is married to Welmoed Laanstra.
He is father of Two (Maaike and Amarins).
David Corn is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is the wife of David Corn? - Dating HIstory

David Corn is a married man. His wife’s name is Welmoed Laanstra.

To date, the couple has not revealed any detail regarding their married date and wedding venue.

Together, they are blessed with two children. They named their daughters, Maaike and Amarins.

David Corn: Biography in Details

Who is David Corn?

David Corn is George Polk’s Award-winning Political Journalist and author. Corn is renowned for reporting the 47 percent story.

He is the chief of Mother Jones for the Washington Bureau.

David Corn- Birth Age, Family

David Corn was born on the 20th of February 1959 in White Plains, New York. He is of Jewish ethnicity.

To date, he has not revealed any information regarding his family.

Corn’s Education

He completed High School at White Plains High School in his hometown.

Later, in 1982, he graduated from Brown University in Rhode Island with a Major in History.

During their university days, he worked for the student newspaper, The Brown Daily Herald. Also, in his first year, he joined The Nation as an intern.

After completing graduation, he became an editorial assistant.

David Corn- Professional Career


He is renowned as an author of both fiction and non-fiction genres.

In 1994, he started his journey as an author with the biography of the Central Intelligence Agency official Ted Shackley, Blond Ghost.

Following that, in 1996, he moved to the fictional genre with the book, Unusual Suspects.

As an author, he has written books that have been New York Times Bestsellers.

Some of his books along with the year and publication name are-

YearBooks Publication Name 
2018Russian Roulette Twelve
2003The Lies of George W. BushCrown
2012ShowdownWilliam Morrow Paperbacks

Journalist & Media appearances

Currently, he is the chief of the American magazine, Mother Jones. Prior to that, he was the Editor of the magazine, The Nation.

As a journalist, he reported covering the early stage of The Plame affair. The controversy involves Valerie Plame’s identity revealed as a CIA officer.

In the matter, he suggested her identity leak violates the Intelligence Identities Protection Act.

On the 17th of September 2012, he introduced the secret tape, 47 percent video in Mother Jones.

That video is related to the secret meeting of Mitt Romney for raising funds.

While talking about his media appearance, he makes his regular appearance on TV networks that include Fox News, MSNBC, and BloggingHeads.tv.

David’s Awards, Nomination

  • 2012- George Polk Award for Journalism.

David Corn’s Net worth, salary 2024

He has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2024.

His earnings as a Journalist are in the range of $24k to $74k.

Also, as an author, his earnings are in the range of $24k to $103k.

Apart from that, as Chief of Mother Jones earnings are $35k – $105k.

David Dragged Sexual Harassment Controversy

On the 1st of November 2017, the political magazine, Politico mentioned that David went through an open investigation.

The investigation was conducted when he was alleged to be engaged in inappropriate behaviors in this office space.

David Corn- Twitter, Facebook

On Twitter, he is active with the handle, @DavidCornDC since June 2008.

On the app, he has 804.5k followers and follows personalities like Natasha Lyonne, Brianna Sacks, and Edward Hardy.

He is also active on Facebook with 65k followers.

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