Paul Krugman
Paul Krugman
Real Name/Full Name Paul Robin Krugman
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Paul Krugman
Birth Place: Albany, New York, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 28th  February 1953
Age/How Old: 71 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 170
In Feet and Inches – 5’5”
Weight: In Kilograms – N/A
In Pounds – N/A
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – David Krugman
Mother – Anita Krugman
Siblings: N/A
School: John F. Kennedy High School
College: Yale University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Robin L. Bergman, Robin Wells
Kids/Children Name: No
Profession: Economist, professor, actor, journalist, author, and commentator
Net Worth: $3 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Paul Krugman was born on 28th February 1953 in Albany, New York to David and Anita Krugman. He is considered as one of the best Economist and he is a recipient of Novel prize too for his brilliant work in the field of Economic Geography. He is an author with more than 200 articles and 27 books by his name. He was a professor of Economics in many universities like MIT, Princeton University etc.

Well, how well do you know about Paul Krugman? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Paul Krugman’s net worth in 2024, 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 Paul Krugman to date.

Biography and Early Life

Paul Krugman comes from a Russian background as his grandfather was a Russian who shifted to the U.S. from Brest, Belarus. Paul was raised in Merrick, a Hamlet in Nassau County. He first fell in love with economics after reading the famous Foundation novels of Issac Asimov.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Paul Krugman in 2024, and what is his height and weight? Well, Paul Krugman’s age is 54 years old as of today’s date 22nd June 2024 having been born on 28 February 1953. Though, he is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about N/A lbs in Pound and N/A kg in Kilograms.


Paul completed his high school studies from John F. Kennedy High School. He was later admitted to Yale University for his graduation. He cleared his graduation with distinction and he was a National Merit Scholar. Later he went on to do Ph.D. in economics from MIT. He completed his PhD in three years which is extremely rare.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Paul married Robin L. Bergman, a fashion designer, but their marriage didn’t last long, and finally, the couple was separated. He has married again to Robin Wells with whom he is currently living. She is a professor in MIT with Paul Krugman. They collaborated together for many books of economics.

Once there spread a rumor that Paul’s kid is supporting Hillary Clinton in the election, but the couple later cleared that he and his wife do not have any child.

He is a writer in the New York Times and his articles and columns were hugely appreciated by everyone.

He retired from Princeton University in 2015 and shifted to New York. In a column of the New York Times, he has shown his respect to everyone in the Princeton University. He thanked everyone in the university for their love and support throughout the time he was there.

Is Paul Krugman Gay?

As far as our knowledge about Paul is concerned he is living a happy married life. Though he doesn’t have any child but still the couple together is extremely happy. Also, he has not stated anywhere about being gay. So, we can clearly assume that he is not gay but he is a straight guy.

Professional Career

Paul Krugman started his career as an assistant professor at Yale University in 1977. He later joined MIT for a few years as a professor. From 1982 to 1983 he was assigned as a Council of Economic Advisor in the Reagan White House.

He has a teaching career in MIT University, Yale University, Princeton University, Stanford University, and some more. He retired from teaching in 2015 after being a professor at Princeton University for almost 15 years.

He is a brilliant author and commentator who has contributed so much to society about how the world can achieve stable economic conditions and how could they develop a better economy for everyone.


He has achieved extraordinary success in his career and has been awarded some of the most prestigious awards, in 2008 he won the Nobel Prize for his extraordinary work in economic geography and his new trade theory. He has also won the Gerald Loeb award in 2011.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Paul Krugman in 2024

Paul Krugman Net Worth
Paul Krugman Net Worth

As of 2024, Paul Krugman has collected a net worth of $3 million in his career till now. He has done a lot of research on economics. He has written many articles and books in his career and even though he is retired he still keeps his bar high.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Paul completed his graduation with a distinction from Yale University. He completed his PhD in just three years and that too from MIT. Paul and his wife both worked together in MIT and she helped him a lot in his books and articles.

As for the conclusion, we can say that Paul Krugman has given so much to society because of his research in how to build better and stable economic conditions around the globe. His research paid him in the form of a Nobel Prize. His books of economics are considered the best which can be understood easily. Though he is retired he is still doing a lot of work on improving the economics more and more.


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