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Eric Schlosser Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Books, Wife, Kids, Height

Eric Schlosser Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Books, Wife, Kids, Height

Facts of Eric Schlosser

Full Name: Eric Schlosser
Birth Date: August 17, 1959
Age: 63 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Journalist, Author
Country: United States
Horoscope: Leo
Height: 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)
WifeShauna Redford
Net Worth$9 Million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Birth PlaceNew York City
EducationOxford University, Princeton University, Oriel College, Dalton School
MotherHerbert Schlosser
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American journalist and author who is well-known for his investigative journalism. Due to his work in books such as Fast Food Nation, Reefer Madness, and Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, he is praised worldwide.

Early Life

Eric Schlosser landed on this earth on 17 August 1959 in New York City, New York, the United States. His horoscope is Leo. He is the son of Herbert Schlosser (father),  and Judith (mother) vice president of RCA.

Eric Schlosser, Journalist
Caption: Eric Schlosser, Journalist (Photo: Pinterest)

Eric holds an American nationality and belongs to a white ethnical background. He grew up in Los Angeles, California. Eric stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches tall. 


Eric joined the Dalton School located in New York City. Late he joined Oriel College located in Oriel Square in England.

After finishing college, he joined Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, and graduated in American history. He graduated with British Imperial History from Oxford University in Oxford, England.

Is Eric Schlosser Married? How is His Husband?

Yes, Eric Schlosser is a happily married man. His wife’s name is Shauna Redford he is a qualified American painter. They met and the rest of the dating history. The pair have dated a few years then only do they decide to marry.

Eric Schlosser with his wife
Caption: Eric Schlosser with his wife (Photo: wiki married)

On 5 October 1985, the duo exchanged the wedding vow privately between their close friends and families. The couple is living a blissful life together. In January 1991, the couple was blessed with a kid.

As of now, the couple is enjoying each other’s company living together with only one kid.

What is Eric Schlosser’s Net Worth and Salary?

Eric Schlosser has an estimated net worth of around $9 million as of 2022. He successfully achieved this hefty sum of money being struggling in the news and film sector.  But his prime source of income is his professional career as a journalist.

His Books

Eric has an interest in writing books. He has written a book fast Food Nation an exposé on the unsanitary and discriminatory practices of the fast-food industry in the year 2001. After that, his book story was adapted to film directed by Richard Linklater. In the year 2001, his book Fast Food Nation was called “Best Business Book of the Year”.

Eric Schlosser receiving award
Caption: Eric Schlosser receiving the award (Photo: Zimbo)

His other book Reefer Madness discusses the history and current trade of marijuana in 2003. He was praised for his work in Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety book published in September 2013. Similarly, he has been working on a book for nearly 10 years in the making about the American prison system.


Eric also produces and appeared in a few films. He only appeared n an interview for the DVD of Morgan Spurlock’s Super Size Me. Similarly,  he co-produced Food, Inc. in the year 2008 with Robert Kenner.

After that, he worked as a co-executive producer in the film There Will Be Blood in 2007. For the documentary Food Chains, he worked as an executive producer and won a James Beard Foundation Award for their roles.


  • Eric started his professional career as a journalist with The Atlantic Monthly in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Soon after, he gained fame for his work with his investigative pieces.
  • It helps him to earn two awards within two years of joining the staff.
  • Due to his reporting, he won the National Magazine Award in “Reefer Madness” and “Marijuana and the Law”.
  • For another article, he won the Sidney Hillman Foundation award  (The Atlantic Monthly, November 19, 1995).