Elsa Walsh Bio, Age, Husband, Family, Daughter, Height, Net Worth

Elsa Walsh Biography

Elsa Walsh is an American author, writer, and former reporter for the Washington Post and staff writer for The New Yorker. In 1989, Elsa was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and she released her book Divided Lives: The Public and Private Struggles of 3 Accomplished Women in 1995.

Walsh is a proud graduate of the University of California, Berkeley where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and began her career as a journalist in 1980.

Elsa has worked as a staff reporter for The Washington Post. In 1989 she and her fellow reporter Benjamin Weiser were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize for their 1988 “series about how court secrecy procedures have created a system of private justice within the public courts,” according to the prize committee. The series investigated the role of judges in hiding important safety information from the public by approving confidentiality agreements and sealing court records.

In 1995, Walsh published her book Divided Lives: The Public and Private Struggles of 3 Accomplished Women, in which she interviewed three women regarding their “experiences juggling marriage and a career”. The participants in the book’s interview were 60 Minutes reporter Meredith Vieira, orchestra conductor Rachael Worby, and breast surgeon Alison Estabrook.

In addition, Elsa interviewed members of the women’s families as well as their work peers. She later became a staff writer for The New Yorker, where she covered politics in the US as well as profiles on figures such as Saudi Prince Bandar, Ted Kennedy, Tipper Gore, and Harry Reid. Elsa was also featured in political talks such as Hardball with Chris Matthews.

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Elsa Walsh Age

How old is Elsa Walsh? Elsa is 66 years old as of August 2023. She was born on August 25, 1957, in the United States of America. In addition, Walsh celebrates her birthday on August 25th every year.

Elsa Walsh Husband

Walsh is married to her husband Bob Woodward, The Washington Post journalist. The duo met at the Post and later wedded in 1989. Elsa is also an editor of her husband’s books. The couple is blessed with a daughter named Diana.

Elsa Walsh Family

Walsh was born to her father and mother in the United States of America. Her father was an engineer while her mother was a housewife. Elsa has five siblings. However, she has not disclosed further information regarding her family members. We promise to update you once the information is available.

Elsa Walsh Height

Walsh is a woman of average body stature who stands at an approximate height of 5 ft 5 inches (1.65 m) tall.

Elsa Walsh Daughter

Walsh is blessed with a daughter, Diana Woodward. However, she also has a stepdaughter, Tali Woodward.

Elsa Walsh Net Worth

Walsh has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million. Her income is mainly attributed to her successful career as a writer, and journalist.

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