Maureen Dowd (Columnist) Bio, Age, Husband, Net Worth, Books, Awards

Maureen Dowd
Maureen Dowd

Maureen Dowd Columnist, Biography And Wiki

Maureen Brigid Dowd is a renowned award-winning American columnist for The New York Times and author.  Dowd joined The New York Times in 1983 as a metropolitan reporter and became an op-ed writer in 1995.  In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Dowd worked for The Washington Star and Times, writing news, sports, and feature articles.

Maureen Dowd Age, Birthday, Nationality

Dowd was born on January 14, 1952, in Washington D.C., United States of America. Maureen is currently 72 years old and her zodiac sign is Capricorn. Dowd is of American nationality and citizenship.

Maureen Dowd’s Height

Dowd is a gorgeous woman who stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) tall.

Maureen Dowd Parents, Family, Siblings

Dowd was born in Washington, D.C., to Mike Dowd who worked as a Washington, DC, police inspector, and Margaret “Peggy” who was a housewife. Moreover, Maureen was born the youngest of five children.

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Maureen Dowd Husband/Partner

Currently, Dowd is single and has never been married. However, previously she was in a romantic relationship with Aaron Sorkin, the creator, and producer of The West Wing. Moreover, she was also briefly connected with actor Michael Douglas and she is an ex-companion of her fellow New York Times columnist John Tierney.

Maureen Dowd Net Worth

Dowd is a renowned columnist with an estimated net worth of $3 million at the moment.

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Maureen Dowd’s Awards and Honors

  • In 2004, Maureen received the Golden Plate Award from the American Academy of Achievement, presented by Awards Council member Neil Sheehan at the International Achievement Summit in Chicago.
  • In 2000, she won The Damon Runyon Award for outstanding contributions to journalism.
  • In 1999, Dowd the Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary for her series of columns on the Clinton–Lewinsky scandal.
  • In 1996, Dowd was named Woman of the Year by Glamour magazine.
  • In 1994, she won a Matrix Award from the New York Association for Women in Communications.

Maureen Dowd’s Books

  1.  Bushworld: Enter at Your Own Risk, published in 2004.
  2.  Are Men Necessary? When Sexes Collide, published in 2005.
  3. The Year of Voting Dangerously: The Derangement of American Politics, published in 2016.

Maureen Dowd’s Education Background

Dowd graduated from Immaculata High School in 1969. She then joined the Catholic University of America where she graduated in 1973 with a Bachelor of Arts in English.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Maureen Dowd?

Maureen Brigid Dowd is a renowned American columnist for The New York Times and author.

How Old is Maureen Dowd?

Maureen is 72 years old.

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