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Sylvie Kauffmann Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Husband, Kids, Height

Sylvie Kauffmann Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Husband, Kids, Height

Sylvie Kauffmann is a female journalist who is the first female to serve as the executive editor of France’s daily newspaper Le Monde.

Early Life of Sylvie Kauffmann

Sylvie Kauffmann was born on October 30, 1955, in Marseille, France. As of 2019, she turned 64 years old. Sylvie holds French nationality.

She earned degrees from the Training Centre for Journalists in Paris, the Institute for Political Studies in Aix-en-Provence, France, and the faculty of law at the University of Provence Aix-Marseille. She also received a degree in Spanish from the University of Deusto in Bilbao, Spain.

Who is Sylvie Kauffmann Husband?

Talking about her personal life, she is a married woman. She married a diplomat Pierre Buhler.

Sylvie Kauffmann
Caption: Sylvie Kauffmann

What is Sylvie Kauffmann’s Net Worth and Salary?

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


  • Sylvie started her career by working at Agence France-Presse, the largest news agency in France, as a foreign correspondent stationed in various locations, including London, Warsaw, and Moscow.
  • Then, eight years later she joined Le Monde as the paper’s Moscow correspondent.
  • Then the following year she became the correspondent for eastern and central Europe, a position that enabled her to be among the first to report on the fall of the Berlin Wall.
  • In 1993 Kauffmann transferred to the United States, where she served as Washington correspondent and then New York bureau chief (1996–2001).
  • She is also widely noted for her objective reporting on American affairs.
  • Then in 2002, she wrote a prizewinning series of articles about life in the United States following the September 11 attacks.
  • Further, after serving as deputy executive editor (2004–06), Kauffmann worked as a senior correspondent covering Southeast Asia.
 Sylvie Kauffmann
Caption: Sylvie Kauffmann, Journalist(Photo: Wikipedia)
  • In the early 21st century Le Monde suffered a series of woes, including a drop in sales, internal struggles, and the threat of recapitalization.
  • And this ultimately ended journalists’ long-standing majority ownership (2010).
  • Then after becoming executive editor in early 2010, Kauffmann indicated her desire to bring a new direction and vision not only to the print newspaper but also to the related Web site.
  • Similarly, she thought a more dynamic creation between print and the Web, sought to reach a wide audience, and transform Le Monde into “the paper that never sleeps.” Though she was replaced by veteran editor Érik Izraelewicz in 2011 but remained with Le Monde as an editor.