Dr. Ruth
Dr. Ruth
Celebrated Name: Dr. Ruth
Real Name/Full Name: Karola Ruth Westheimer
Gender: Female
Age: 95 years old
Birth Date: 4th June 1928
Birth Place: Wiesenfeld, Germany
Nationality: German
Height:  4ft 7 inches
Weight: 76 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name):  Manfred Westheimer
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Dr Ruth Lesbian?: N/A
Profession: Talk show host, author, professor and sex therapist
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $5 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Dr is a well known America’s foremost sex therapist. Apart from being a therapist she is also an author she has written several books on human sexuality. Dr. Ruth is also known as a lecturer, radio and TV personality. She is also a member of Museum of Jewish Heritage that is located in New York City. Dr Ruth has spoken at plethora of universities, large scale events and synagogues this placing her life in spotlight throughout her life.

Maybe you know about Dr. Ruth very well But do you know how old and tall is she, and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Dr. Ruth’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, husband, boyfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Dr Ruth was born in a small village of Wiesenfeld in Germany on 4th June 1928. Westeimer was the only child of Hanauer and Julius Siegel. She was sent to an orphanage at the age of 10 years by her parents for her safety the orphanage was in Switzerland. She lost her parents at an early age they were killed by Gestapo in the 11 war. Dr. Ruth then migrated to British when she was 17 years and joined the Haganah, later became a scout and sniper.

Through struggle she managed to attend school and earned an M.A degree in sociology. Dr Ruth got her doctorate at the age of 42 in Columbia University she taught a number of universities where she got a got a sex therapy practice.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 4 June 1928, Dr. Ruth is 95 years old as of today’s date 19th April 2024. Her height is  4ft 7inch tall, and weight is 76 kg.

Personal Life: husband, boyfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Dr Ruth is a fighter thought she lost her parents in a very tender age that did not bring her down but she believed in herself she once worked as a maid to get her school fees. She was seriously wounded in action by an exploding shell during the Israel war of Independence she almost lost her feet. Dr Ruth was married thrice the first two were not serious marriages but she said they played a big role in her life.

She later got married at the age of 22 to a Holocaust survivor Manfred the two love birds met in the Catskills they were blessed with two children; they stayed together for 36 years the husband died in 1997.  But Dr Ruth still lives the cluttered in Washington she is blessed to have seen her great grand children she speaks in German, French, Hebrew and English.


Dr Ruth Career began in early 80s where she was given 15 minutes to a taped radio program by the name sexually speaking, it later turned to be a two hours live show and giving listeners to participate by asking questions, this show became a huge success for her it also gave her opportunities to be expert via books, television, games and newspaper.

Dr Ruth voice was noted for having an accent that only a psychologist would have her show broke the taboos of those times speaking publicly about sex her show was described as one of the stations oddest shows by the New York Times. Dr Ruth produced her radio show and began hosting several television programs her first show being Good Sex that was airing at night from 10 pm on weeknights; she would always finish by reminding her audience to have a good sex.

Awards & Achievements

Dr Ruth is a well known sex therapist she has made her name known through her open advice. She has being awarded several for her confidence though she is above 90s she still gives advice on sex. She appeared on Grammy Award winner Top Chapin’s album. In 2001 to 2007 she made regular appearances on children’s television series by the name Between the Lions. She got Grammy award for Best Spoken Word Album for children among others.

Net Worth & Salary of Dr. Ruth in 2024

Dr. Ruth Net Worth
Dr. Ruth Net Worth

When you talk about wealth talk about Dr Ruth she has managed to accumulate a good sum of wealth most of her wealth has come  by being a sex therapist for many decades and also being an author and radio personality through all this she has managed to have an estimated net worth of around $5 million as of April 2024.

Dr Ruth is a pioneer in what Americans call Media Psychology this began in September 1980 she was honoured as Mother of the year in 2002. She has become one of worlds recognized authorities on sex she always delivers her advice without fear. At early age she often went to her father’s library and read his books that where she got interest on becoming an author.



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