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David Weigel Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Relationship, Height

David Weigel Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Relationship, Height

Facts of David Weigel

Full Name: David Weigel
Birth Date: September 26, 1981
Age: 41 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Journalist
Country: America
Horoscope: Libra
Eye ColorGrey
Hair ColorBrown
Birth PlaceDelaware
StatusSingle
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
EducationNorthwestern University
FatherAlex Weigel
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David Weigel is an American journalist and blogger who covered politics for Slate and Bloomberg Politics.

When was David Weigel Birthed?

David Weigel was born on September 26th, 1981, in Delaware, the United States. He turned 38 years old as of 2019. David holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group. He is the son of Alex Weigel.

Talking about his education, he graduated from American Community School in Cobham, Surrey, England where he had moved to in 1998. Then he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in 2004 from Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in Chicago.

What is David Weigel Relationship status?

Talking about his personal life, there is no information about his relationships until today.

What is David Weigel’s Net Worth and Salary?

Though the exact net worth and salary of David are not available.

Rumors And Controversies

In late June 2010, Weigel’s private emails from JournoList were posted online by the website Fishbowl DC and later by Tucker Carlson’s conservative news site, The Daily Caller.

Moreover, the archived emails contained negative remarks about various public figures associated with American conservatism such as Pat Buchanan, Matt Drudge, Newt Gingrich, and Rush Limbaugh.

David Weigel, Journalist
Caption: David Weigel, Journalist

Later, Weigel said all of the emails were sent before he joined The Washington Post. He even apologized online before the second round of email excerpts was published on the Tucker Carlson site, explaining that he had thought the off-the-record listserv environment was a place where he could “talk bluntly to friends”. And as a result of the leaked emails, Weigel resigned from The Washington Post and Ezra Klein shut down JournoList. 

Career

  • David started his career as a writer and wrote for The Daily Northwestern.
  • Later on, he became editor-in-chief of the campus conservative newspaper Northwestern Chronicle.
  • After that, in early 2007 he became a registered Republican in Washington, D.C.
  • Moreover, he also took the writing job on The Washington Post website which focused on aspects of the conservative movement.
David Weigel
Caption: David Weigel(Photo: The Washington Post)
  • His work got praised and later he was hired to add a voice to the paper’s political coverage.
  • While he was working at The Washington Post his one of the tweets where he called same-sex marriage “bigots”. That word got criticized which let him lose his post and he was fired in 2010.
  • Then he apologized and joined Bloomberg Politics.
  • He also covers politics for a living, and thousands of readers and fans follow his opinion section and the blogs in the U.S and worldwide.
  • David had moved to England when he was just around 17 years of age, but he came back to the U.S.A, his birthplace in 2000.