Donald L. Barlett Age, Height, Wife, Children, Twitter, Net Worth

Donald L. Barlett

Donald L. Barlett Biography and Wiki

Donald L. Barlett is a well-known American Investigative Journalist and a writer of many controversial books. Throughout his career he has partnered with a fellow journalist James B. Steele. The two have been in collaboration for over four decades now and are also close friends. They have reportedly won several awards.

Donald L. Barlett Age

Donald  turned 84 years old in 2020. He was born on July 17, 1936 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

Donald L. Barlett Height and Weight

Barlett is 6.5 feet tall. Details concerning his weight and body measurements are unknown, but it will be updated as soon as we find out.

Donald L. Barlett Nationality

He is an American citizen by birth.

Donald L. Barlett Parents and Siblings

He was raised in Pennsylvania by his parents, James Barlett and Mary Barlett. However, not much information is available about his parents. It is also not known whether he has siblings or not. As soon as this information is available, it will be updated.

Donald L. Barlett Education Background

Information about which high school he attended is not available. However, after completing high school he went to Pennsylvania State University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Education.

Donald L. Barlett Wife and Children

Barlett first got married to Shirley A. Jones, who was a nurse. Together they had a son known as Matthew. He later married his second wife, Eileen M. Reynold, and he has stepsons with her, H. Reynolds and Sean R. Reynolds

Donald L. Barlett Career

After completing university, Donald joined the USA military and served as a special agent in the US Army Counter Intelligence Corps. He worked in the military for a period of 3 years.

In 1956 he launched his journalism career and started working for Times. Nine years later, he became an Investigative journalist. He worked for a few networks such as The Plain Dealer, The Chicago Daily News, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. He worked together with James during this period. In 1997 the duo became the editors for Time. In 2006 they became editors for Vanity Fair.

During his journalism career, he found a co-partner and they have established a brand together. He has worked with  James for over 4 decades now. They have taken most investigative projects together and even written books together. They are considered incredible by their viewers due to their satisfactory job delivery more than when they carry out solo projects. In the recent past, the two have won awards and received honors because of their impeccable work.


While working for Times, he wrote magazines articles including:

1.States of War

2.Sweet Deal

3.Throwing the game.

4.Paying a price for the Polluters.

5.Throwing The Game

6. The Great Energy Scam

He also wrote newspaper articles while working for The Philadelphia Inquirer they include:

1.Disguising those who get Tax Breaks.

2.A Millionaire Businessman and his Island Tax Shelter.

3.How Businesses Influence the Tax-Writing Process

4.The Tax-Break Sweepstakes

5.The Tax War Between the Chickens and the Pigs

6.The Wall Street star who Started Catalyst Energy

Donald L. Barlett Awards

His impeccable work has definitely not gone unnoticed by the numerous awards he has received, including:

1.He got two Pulitzers Prize, which he and his partner James won together.

2.In 1975, he got the Gerald Web Special Award.

3.New York University declared one of his books titled America: What Went Wrong as one of the top 100 best pieces in the 20th century.

4.He also broke the record after receiving six George Polk Award on different occasions.

5.He got two National Magazine Awards.

Donald L. Barlett Books

He has written many books, and most of them he has co-authored with James Steele.

The books he has written include:

  • America: What Went Wrong.
  • Empire: The Life Legend and Madness of Howard Hughes.
  • The Betrayal of the American Dream.
  • America: Who Really Pay the Taxes.
  • America: Who Stole the Dream.
  • The Great American Tax Dodge.
  • Forevermore Nuclear Waste in America.
  • Critical condition: How Healthcare in America Became Big Business and Bad Medicine.

Donald L. Barlett Salary and Net Worth

His salary is under review, however he has an estimated net worth ranging between $2 million to $4 million.

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