Bret Stephens Biography
Bret Stephens is an illustrious American conservative journalist, editor and columnist. He started working as an opinion columnist for The New York Times in April 2017 and as a senior columnist for NBC News in June 2017.
Before, he worked for the Wall Street Journal as a foreign affairs columnist. He was later raised to deputy editorial page editor position where he held the responsibilty for the editorial pages of its European and also Asian editions. Previously, he spent two years worked for The Jerusalem Post as an editor in chief. Apart from that, he received the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in the year 2013.
Bret Stephens Age
Bret Stephens was born in New York City, New York, in the United States on November 21, 1973. He is 48 years old.
Bret Stephens Height
Bret is 6 ft 2 in/1.88 m tall.
Bret Stephens Education
Bret studied at a boarding school in Concord, Massachusetts called Middlesex School. Then he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Philosophy from the University of Chicago. He also got his Master’s degree in Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics.
Bret Stephens Family
Bret’s parents are Xenia and Charles J. Stephens. His dad is a previous vice president of a chemical company in Mexico called General Products. Both his parents were secular Jews. His mother was born in Italy at the start of World War II to her Jewish parents.
Bret Stephens Wife
Bret is happily hitched to Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, who is serves as a New York Times music Critic. Together they have three kids and presently stay in New York City. Before, he was married to Pamela Paul, his first wife who serves as an editor for The New York Times Book Review. He exchanged vows with Pamela Paul in the year 1998 but they separated.
Bret Stephens Salary
Bret annually receives a salary of $250,460.
Bret Stephens Net Worth
Bret’s approximated net worth is $2.5 million.
Bret Stephens Career
Bret’s career journey began at Commentary magazine in the year 1995 where he worked as an assistant editor. He then went to work as an op-ed editor for The Wall Street Journal in 1998. Later he worked for The Wall Street Journal Europe in Brussels as an editorial writer. While there, he edited the weekly column titled “State of the Union” on the European Union.
He moved to Israel where he served as the editor-in-chief for The Jerusalem Post in 2002. In the year 2004, he left The Jerusalem Post and went back to The Wall Street Journal. Following George Melloan’s retirement, he took over the Journal’s column called “Global View” in the year 2006.
In 2007, he left The Wall Street Journal in the year 2017 and began working as an Op-Ed columnist at The New York Times in April 2017. He began appearing on-air as a contributor for NBC News and also MSNBC. In addition, he worked on the pro-Israel advocacy group Maimonides Fund called Sapir in 2021, as an editor-in-chief of a journal.