• Daniel Krauthammer is a 32-year-old analyst, author and commentator, best known for being the son of famous political columnist Charles Krauthammer.
• He has a net worth of over $2 million and is of American nationality and Ashkenazi Jewish ethnicity.
• He attended Harvard University, Oxford University and Stanford University, and has worked for various companies and organizations.
• He wrote the article “What Makes America Great” for The Weekly Standard and published the book “The Point Of It All: A Lifetime of Great Loves And Endeavors”.
• His father, Charles Krauthammer, was a renowned political commentator, columnist and author who passed away in 2018 due to small intestine cancer.

Who is Daniel Krauthammer?

Daniel Krauthammer was born in December 1986, in New York City, USA and is a 32-year-old analyst, author and commentator, but is perhaps best known for being the son of famous political columnist Charles Krauthammer, who won a Pulitzer Prize.

How old is he, as of now?

Daniel Krauthammer’s net worth is over $2 million, earned from his successful career as an analyst, political commentator and columnist, and from the sales of his father’s book, which he edited.

Early Life, Parents, Nationality, Ethnicity

Daniel Krauthammer was raised an only child in his hometown of New York City by his famous father, Charles Krauthammer, and his mother, Robyn Krauthammer, a former attorney and artist. His nationality is American, while his ethnicity is Ashkenazi Jewish. His parents met while they were students at Oxford and after two years of dating, they tied the knot in 1974.

Educational Background

According to his LinkedIn profile, Daniel Krauthammer attended Harvard University between 2003 and 2007, when he graduated with a BA degree in Social Studies.

He then went to Oxford University, from which he obtained his M.Sc. degree in Financial Economics in 2009. Thereafter, he continued his education at Stanford University, and gained his Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Career Beginnings

While in Harvard, Daniel did an internship for The White House’s Office of Strategic Initiatives, after which in 2005 he spent less than a year working as a summer research analyst for National Institutes of Health.

During the following year, he worked as an analyst at both New York City Economic Development Corporation and Inter-American Development Bank, until he got a chance to serve in the positions of an economic policy analyst and deputy to chief economic policy adviser for John McCain’s Presidential Campaign in 2008.

Rise to Prominence

Thereafter, Daniel decided to try himself as a political commentator and columnist, since he started writing various articles related to such topics as finance, economics and foreign affairs for publications including The New Republic, National Review, The Washington Post, The Weekly Standard, etc.

Besides that, Daniel has written screenplays for several film titles, and has even served as a film producer and worked for Multiple Studios and Production Companies, between 2010 and 2013.

Daniel Krauthammer

In the following year, he worked for Google, and then became the VP of Business Operation for RadPad, based in Los Angeles, California. Furthermore, he has been serving as the President of Krauthammer Associates, based in Washington, DC, since 2017. He is also a frequent guest on the podcast “Ricochet”.

Must-Read Story

In April of 2017, Daniel wrote the article “What Makes America Great” for The Weekly Standard, about the praising of Donald Trump and his “America First” agenda.

The story was listed on The New York Times’ 2017 must-read list.

“The Point of It All”

Moreover, in December of 2018, Daniel published posthumously the book entitled “The Point Of It All: A Lifetime of Great Loves And Endeavors”, which was created by his father, while he wrote a new foreword. The book became one of the New York Times bestsellers. His father passed away earlier that year.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

  • Short dark brown hair
  • Dark brown eyes
  • Height – 5ft 8ins (1.72m)
  • Weight – 134lbs (61kgs)
  • Body Measurements – 37-29-36
  • Shoe Size – 8 (US)

Personal Life

It is believed Daniel is single at the moment, and currently resides in Washington, DC. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling and playing football.

Charles Krauthammer Short Wiki/Bio

Irving Charles Krauthammer was born on 13 March 1950, in Manhattan, New York City, USA, and there was raised in an Orthodox Jewish family by his father, Shulim Krauthammer, and his mother, Thea Horowitz. Upon matriculation from Herzliah High School, Charles enrolled into McGill University in Montreal, Canada, from which he graduated in Political Science and Economics in 1970.

He then went to Balliol College, Oxford in the UK, but later returned and graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1975.

Involvement in Psychiatry

Charles showed interest in psychiatry, and published some research papers in the Archives of General Psychiatry. He also served as the director of psychiatric research for the Carter administration. He even participated in the publishing of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders’ third edition. In 1984, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology eventually certified him in Psychiatry.

Charles Krauthammer

Professional Career

In 1980, Charles Krauthammer served as the speechwriter for the US 42th Vice President Walter Mondale,  and actually completely changed his vocation, since he went on to work as a political commentator and columnist for The New Republic and Time. Later, he served as a nationally syndicated columnist for The Washington Post, which led him to win the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1987. Three years later, Charles joined the political roundtable show “Inside Washington”, on which he worked until 2013.

Besides that, he worked for the Fox News Channel as a contributor and nightly panelist for its news program “Special Report With Bret Baier”.

Career as an Author of Books

Charles Krauthammer published his first book “Cutting Edges: Making Sense Of The Eighties” in 1988. His second book, entitled “Democratic Realism: An American Foreign Policy For A Unipolar World” was released in 2004, while his third book was “Things That Matter: Three Decades Of Passions, Pastimes And Politics” (2013), which topped The New York Times bestseller list.


Charles Krauthammer underwent surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from his abdomen in August of 2017. Although the doctors believed it was successful surgery, Charles announced that his cancer had returned in the following year. He passed away from small intestine cancer on 8 June 2018 at the age of 68.

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