Eugene Robinson, a prominent figure in journalism, is a columnist, and editor of The Washington Post. Along with that, The National Association of Black Journalists considers him as one of their noted members.
He is renowned for his excellent commentary on the presidential campaign of Obama. For which he was later awarded the Pulitzer prize in 2009.
Eugene Robinson Age
Eugene Robinson was born on March 12, 1954, and celebrates his birthday on March 12, every year. He has reached the age of 66 years old as of 2021. His astrological sign is Pisces.
Height and Weight
Eugene stands tall at a height of feet 10 inches and weighs around 167 lbs. He is not much of a fitness enthusiast but maintains a healthy diet.
Eugene Robinson Net Worth
The net worth of Eugene Robinson is $1 million as of 2021. His major source of income comes form being a journalist. along with that, he is also paid for his appearances on different programs.
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Estimated Salary||$40 thousand per month|
|Annual Earnings||$500 thousand|
Family and Early Life
Eugene took birth on 12 March 1954 in Orangeburg, South Carolina. His father, Harold, and mother, Louisa Robinson, admitted him to Orangeburg High School, where he completed his schooling.
Eventually, in 1974, he joined the University of Michigan to complete his Bachelors in Arts. There, he served as the co-editor and columnist for The Michigan daily newspaper. Later, pursuing his passion, he took a break from the Washington Post and joined Harvard University and studied Journalism.
Career in Journalism
Robinson commenced his career in journalism from the San Francisco Chronicle in 1976. Later, in 1980, after four years, he joined The Washington Post. Since then, he has only moved forward in his field.
Initially, he worked as an assistant editor, but with immense toil and dedication, he soon got transferred as correspondent to Buenos Aires, Argentina. However, In 1988, Eugene shifted to London as a correspondent and served for four years. For more than a decade, Eugene served as an assistant and correspondent.
Subsequently, he got honored with the position of the London bureau chief for two years. Finally, in 1994, he served as the foreign editor at the Washington Post and also got elected to the foreign editor council.
Later, in 1999, he was in command of the style segment and served as Assistant managing editor. After that 2005, Eugene released a twice a week column for The Washington Post’s opinion page, regarding culture and politics.
Robinson then started to serve as a liberal political analyst. Apart from that, Robinson has operated with MSNBC and has also made appearances in shows like The Rachel Maddow Show, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, The Ed Show, Politics Nation with Al Sharpton, and many others. Robinson has also served as a frequent panelist for NBC’s, meet the press. Eugene Robinson has undoubtedly been triumphant in his job.
Wife and Kids
Along with being a noted journalism personage, Eugene is also a perfect family man.
On 24 September 1978, He got married to his wife, Avis Collins. Avis is no less than her husband and serves as the CEO of Washington Metropolitan Scholars, an organization aiming to provide grants to students of African American ethnicity.
The couple has shared 40 years and, in the course, created a beautiful family with two sons, Aaron Eugene and Lowell Edward.
- Eugene is also an author of three books; Last Dance in Havana and Coal to Cream: A Black Man’s Journey Beyond Color to an Affirmation of Race.
- He is also involved in the International Women’s Media Foundation as a board member.
|Real Name||Eugene Harold Robinson|
|Age||66 years old years old|
|Date of Birth||March 12, 1954|
|Place of Origin||Orangeburg, South Carolina|
|Current Residence||Arlington, Virginia|
|High School||Orangeburg High School|
|University||University of Michigan|
|Academic Qualification||University Degree|
|Height in Feet||5 feet 10 inches|
|Weight in Kg||75 kg|
|Height in Meter||1.79 m|
|Weight in Lbs||167 lbs|
|Shoe Size (US)||10|
|Wife||Avis C. Robinson|
|Son(s)||Aaron Eugene and Lowell Edward|
|Media Presence||Facebook, Twitter|