Bob Herbert, Bio, Age, Height, Family, Education, Net Worth, Salary, Wife, Children, Books

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Bob Herbert Biography

Robert Herbert(Bob Herbert) is American  Journalist who is a former op-ed columnist for The New York Times.  Bob’s column was associated with other newspapers around the country. Herbert regularly writes about the Iraq War, racism, and poverty together with American political apathy towards racism. In 2015 he was elected to serve on the Common Cause National so he is a fellow at Demos.

Bob Herbert Age

He was born in the year 1945 on the 7th of March in Brooklyn, New York. Therefore, he is currently 78 years of age

Bob Herbert Height

Apparently, Bob has an average and moderate body stature, however, he looks a little bit tall. So his body measurement is 5ft and 1oinches or 1.82 meters tall.

Bob Herbert Weight

According to our research, information about his weight is not available,  but we will update you soon.


Herbert was born in Brooklyn, New York United States. He was brought up in Montclair, New Jersey,  where his parents did own a number of upholstery shops. Bob got an enrollment during the buildup to the Vietnam War, however in the end he was taken to Korea.

Furthermore, Herbert’s interest mostly was in politics and writing, However, after the war, he did decide to join the Journalism course.

Bob Herbert Education

After graduating from high school with good grades, Herbert did join the State University of New York. Later after studying at the university, he did graduate with a Bachelor of Science, in Journalism in 1988.


In his early life in career, he first did work for The Star-Ledger in New Jersey in the year 1970. Later he went as a reporter and editor at the  New York Daily News and it was from 1976 to 1985. During his work at  New York Daily News, he became a political columnist and editor and also began to attract attention for his editorial work.

After that Bob got a position on WCBS-TV in New York, as a founding panelist of Sunday Edition in the year 1990, as well as became the host of Hotline together with a weekly issues program on New York public television.

Furthermore, he also did serve as a national correspondent on NBC from 1991 to 1993, with regular appearances on The Today Show and also NBC Nightly News. During his career herbert has as well gotten awards such as the Meyer Berger Award for coverage of New York City together with the American Society of Newspaper Editors award for prominent newspaper writing.

In march 25th 2011 Bob left The New York Times while he had his last title “Losing Our Way.” Then in June 2011, he did join the national think tank Demos as a prominent Senior Fellow. Additionally, Herbert did publish his book Losing Our Way in the year 2014.

Bob Herbert’s Net Worth

Hebert an American  Journalist who is a former op-ed columnist for The New York Times has a net worth that stands at $ 2 million dollars.

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The annual salary that he receives per year ranges from  $24,292 – $72,507 dollars.

Bob Herbert Wife

He is a husband to Deborah Bial who is an education strategist and she is also the founder and president of the Posse Foundation together with a trustee of Brandeis University.


According to our research, we at the moment don’t have info about his children but we will update you soon.

Bob Herbert Books

  1. Losing Our Way: An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America
  2. Promises Betrayed: Waking Up from the American Dream Bob Herbert
  3. Storieboom Bob Herbert
  4. Renovating HUD Bob Herbert
  5. Unmasking poverty Bob Herbert
  6. The last wake at She-oak creek Bob Herbert
  7. Brer Rabbit and the Magic Lolly Cave Bob Herbert

Hiding from reality Bob Herbert

Wherever you choose to look at the economy and jobs, the public schools, the budget deficits, or the nonstop warfare overseas you’ll see a country in sad shape. However the Standards of living are diminishing, and also American parents increasingly believe that their children will inherit a very bad deal.

We’re in denial about the extent of the rot in the system, and also the effort that would be then needed to improve. It will likely take many years, perhaps a decade or more, to get employment back to a level at which one could fairly say the economy is flourishing.