Carl Bernstein
Carl Bernstein
Celebrated Name: Carl Bernstein
Real Name/Full Name: Carl Bernstein
Gender: Male
Age: 80 years old
Birth Date: February 14, 1944
Birth Place: Washington, D.C., United States
Nationality: American
Height: 5 ft 8 inches
Weight: 70 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Carol Honsa (m. 1968; div. 1972), Nora Ephron (m. 1976; div. 1980), Christine Kuehbeck, (m. 2003)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): 2
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Carl Bernstein Gay?: No
Profession: Journalist, writer
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $20 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Carl Bernstein is a Journalist and writer. He is widely known for his investigation for breaking the 1970s Watergate scandal that resulted in the resignation of US President Richard Nixon. Bernstein has served as a metropolitan staff at Washington Post and specializes in the police, court hall, and city hall assignments. He is occasionally seen with self-assigned feature stories.

Maybe you know about Carl Bernstein very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Carl Bernstein’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Bernstein was born in Washington, D.C., United States. He belongs to a secular Jewish family. He is the son of Sylvia (mother) and Alfred Bernstein (father). Both of his parents have served as civil rights activists and key members of the Communist party. Bernstein attended Montgomery Blair High School, Silver Spring, Maryland. He started a career in journalism when he was only sixteen. He was chosen as a “copyboy” for The Washington Star. He has been a reporter for his school’s magazine “The Diamondback.”

Bernstein did not finish his education and became a full-time journalist for the “Elizabeth Daily Journal,” New Jersey. New Jersey’s press association awarded him for his commendable performance in investigative reporting, news, and feature-writing. In 1966, he left NJ and started reporting for “The Washington Post.” He covered every facet of local news and also became one of the best news writing stylists.

Personal Life

Bernstein has not been stable. He has got married three times in his life. His first spouse was his fellow journalist at The Washington Post named “Carol Honsa.” Then he married to writer and director named Nora Ephron (1976 to 1980). Later, in 2003, he married the past model, “Christine Kuehbeck.”

When he was married to Ephron, he met Margaret Jay, who was the wife of the UK ambassador to the US “Peter Jay,” and the daughter of Prime Minister James Callaghan. In 1979, Barnstein and Margaret had a publicized extramarital relationship. Bernstein has a son named Jacob from his wife, Ephron. While Ephron was pregnant with her second baby “Max” in 1979, she came to know about her husband’s affair with Margaret and delivered her baby prematurely.

After when the couple got divorced, Bernstein dated various other women such as Martha Stewart, Elizabeth Taylor, and Bianca Jagger in the 1980s.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on February 14 1944, Carl Bernstein is 80 years old as of today’s date 19th April 2024. His height is 5 ft 8 inches tall, and his weight is 70 kg.


Bernstein started his career within 1966 by getting associated with Washington Post. He, along with Woodward, revealed the Watergate scandal by collecting all valid proofs that ultimately pressurized the first PM of the US named “Nixon” to resign from his post on August 9, 1974. Both of them were greatly appreciated for exposing the wrongdoings of the government and bringing down the administration. The paper was awarded in 1973 with the Pulitzer Prize for journalism.

After this incident, Bernstein, along with Woodward, authored two notable books as All the President’s Men (published in 1974) and The Final Days (published in 1976). In 1976, his book “All the President’s Men” was released in the form of a Hollywood movie, and won four Academy Awards.

Later in 1976, he left the Washington Post and began working for ABC channel as a news reporter. He has also contributed to reputed magazines that include New Republic, Time, Rolling Stone, and the New York Times. He wrote a few more books that include His Holiness: John Paul II and the Hidden History of Our Time (published in 1996), followed by a biography of Hillary Clinton as “A Woman in Charge (published in 2007).

Awards & Achievements

Bernstein has created a well-known name and place for himself with Bob Woodward by revealing the Watergate scandal. The disclosure of the scandal eventually resulted in the resignation of American President Richard Nixon. It has led to a series of government investigations and the resignation of US President Richard Nixon. A long-time and renowned journalist named “Gene Roberts” has regarded his work as one of the greatest reporting of all times.

Bernstein got featured in the movie version of All the President’s Men by Dustin Hoffman. He was also featured in the 1999 comic film named “Dick” by Bruce McCulloch.

Net Worth & Salary of Carl Bernstein in 2024

Carl Bernstein Net Worth
Carl Bernstein Net Worth

He made a good amount of money by being associated with “The Washington Post” (1972) and performed sensational news reporting on the “Watergate scandal” that became the talk of the town. This scandal made him popular and established as a popular journalist in the US news industry.

To date, he has done reporting for TV and opinion commentary. He has also worked as an author/co-author of best-selling books that includes “All the President’s Men,” “The Secret Man,” “The Final Days,” “Loyalties; and A Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton,” “His Holiness: John Paul II and the History of Our Time.” Also, he has been a political commentator on CNN. All these sources contribute him to a net worth of approximately $20 Million as of April 2024.

Carl Bernstein is a famous US investigative author and journalist who has got immense recognition by exposing the Watergate Scandal. By being a successful investigator, author, political commentator, and journalist, he has made a historic career that will be remembered for several years to come.


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