David Corn
David Corn
Real Name/Full Name David Corn
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: David Corn
Birth Place: White Plains, New York, United States of America
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 20 February 1959
Age/How Old: 64 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’ 8”
Weight: In Kilograms – 68 Kg
In Pounds – 149 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: White
Parents Name: Father – Not known
Mother – Not known
Siblings: N/A
School: White Plains High School
College: Brown University
Religion: Judaism
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Welmoed Laanstra
Kids/Children Name: Amarins Laanstra-Corn, Maaike Laanstra-Corn
Profession: Political Journalist and Author
Net Worth: $3 million
Last Updated: September 2023

David Corn is one of the most famous American political journalists, editors, and authors. In other words, he is multitalented and knows how to get work done. As of today’s date, he is working in Mother Jones Magazine as the chief editor of the Washington Section.

Well, how well do you know about David Corn? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about David Corn’s net worth in 2023, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about David Corn to date.

Biography and Early Life

David Corn was born on February 20, 1959, in White Plains, New York, United States of America. Not much is known about his early life or about his parents. He seems to be a secretive person who does not like to open up about his personal life, like family, parents, and all. The name of his parents or their profession is unknown, and whether he has siblings is also not known. Having said that, he has been brought up at his birthplace in a loving and caring environment.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is David Corn in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, David Corn’s age is 64 years old as of today’s date 27th September 2023 having been born on 20 February 1959. Though, he is 5’ 8” in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 149 lbs in Pound and 68 kg in Kilograms.


David did his schooling at White Plain High School. It was in the year 1977 that he completed his higher secondary education from the same school. For his graduation, he attended the Brown University. He did a major in history and completed his graduation in the year 1982. He also went to the Columbia University for further studies. He is currently 64 years old, and he belongs to Jewish Ethnicity.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

David Corn is married to Welmoed Laanstra, who is professionally a curator at Arlington County. After dating for a while, the couple got married to each other. The date or the year in which they got married is not known to the media. They have been married for some decades now. They have two daughters together, namely Amarins Laanstra-Corn, and Maaike Laanstra-Corn.

Is David Corn Gay?

No, David Corn is not gay. He has heterosexual preferences. Presently, he is married to Welmoed Laanstra, and they have two beautiful daughters, whose names are Amarins Laanstra-Corn, and Maaike Laanstra-Corn. Thus, we can conclude that his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

David Corn is presently working as the Washington Bureau Chief for the reputed American firm Mother Jones. He started working for Mother Jones in the year 2007. He works as an on-air analyst for MSNBC. He is also the Magazine’s Podcast. In the episodes of the podcast, he is seen revealing some huge stories in detail.

He also shares all his valuable knowledge and investigation experiences with the reporters at several interviews. He has co-authored a book called “Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin’s War on America and the Election of Donald Trump” and Michael Isikoff, an American Investigative Journalist who currently works in Yahoo Chief Investigative Correspondent.

As of records, the book was published for the public on March 13, in the year 2018. He has worked as the editor of the Washington Section of The Nation. He was seen at a regular interval on FOX News, National Public Radio, MSNBC, and BloggingHeads Television. He worked for FOX News. He then also worked as a commentator for MSNBC. His first book was “Blond Ghost: Ted Shackley and the CIA’s Crusades,” released in the year 1994. This was a biography of Theodore Shackley, an officer of the Central Intelligence Agency.

The book received well as well as bad reviews. He has also been part of a short story called “Unusual Suspects,” published in 1996, and it was a collection of crime stories. He also published a novel called “Deep Background” that was a thriller and dealt with the murder of the President of America at the press conference held at Whitehouse and the investigation that happened after the murder.


David Corn has won the George Polk Award for being the journalist who did reporting on politics and posted a video reporting “47 Percent Story.” This is one of his few achievements which he believes is worth remembering and cherishing forever.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of David Corn in 2023

David Corn Net Worth
David Corn Net Worth

As of the year 2023, David Corn’s current estimated net worth is around $3 million, which he has earned through his journalism career and by publishing several amazing books.

Some Interesting Facts You Need to Know

  • During his college days, David was working at The Brown Daily Herald. He worked as an intern at The Nation. He was assigned to the post of assistant editor.
  • Before turning into a professional journalist, he worked for a few days at The Nation as an intern.

David Corn comes as one of the most exceptionally talented human beings. He has immense knowledge about politics, which he often shares with the reporters interviewing him. He is quite active on social media platforms like Twitter, where he has nearly 1 million followers.


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