Frank Rich Biography
Frank Rich (Full name: Frank Hart Rich Jr.) is a well-known American liberal op-ed columnist and essayist, who held numerous positions within The New York Times from 1980 to 2011. Moreover, Frank has also produced documentaries and television series for HBO.
Frank Rich Age
Frank Rich was born on 2nd June 1949, in Washington, D.C. in the United States of America. He is 73 years old.
Frank Rich Height
Frank is a man of standard stature and stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (Approx1.75 m).
Frank Rich Family
He was born to his caring and supportive parents in Washington, D.C. in the United States of America. He is the proud son of Frank Hart Rich and Helene Fisher (née Aaronson). His mum, Helene served as an artist and schoolteacher, from a Russian Jewish family that originally settled in Brooklyn, New York while his dad, Frank Hart Rich, served as a businessman.
Frank Rich Education
He graduated with his high school diploma from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1967. Later, he joined Harvard College located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Throughout his time at Harvard, he became the editorial chairman of the university’s daily student newspaper called The Harvard Crimson. He became a member of Phi Beta Kappa and an honorary Harvard College scholar and attained a Henry Russell Shaw Traveling Fellowship. He graduated attaining an A.B. magna cum laude in American history and literature in the year 1971.
Frank Rich Wife
Frank is gladly hitched to his beloved wife called Alex Witchel a journalist and author. The duo tied the knot in 1991 and presently stays in Manhattan. Formerly, Frank was hitched to Gail Winston from 1976 to 1987 and they share two handsome sons namely Simon Rich, a short-story writer and novelist, and Nathaniel Rich, a journalist, essayist as well as a novelist.
Frank Rich Salary
He receives a decent salary of $74,747 per year. This is according to New York magazine writers-at-large salaries.
Frank Rich’s Net Worth
Frank Rich has stockpiled a decent fortune over the years of his work and has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million.
Frank Rich Career
Currently, he works for New York magazine as a writer-at-large, where he writes essays on culture and politics and also engages in frequent dialogues on weekly news for the “Daily Intelligencer”. Moreover, he served for the long-running HBO comedy series “Veep” as executive producer, having to join the show at the HBO drama series Succession and its outset in 2011.
Before joining The New York Times in 1980, he served as a film critic for The New York Post, television and film critic for Time, and a film critic and senior editor of New Times Magazine. He worked as a founding editor of the Richmond (Va.) Mercury during the early 1970s.