Gloria Steinem Age, Height, Husband, New York Times, Net Worth, Twitter

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Gloria Steinem Biography and Wiki

Gloria Marie Steinem is among the USA’s top celebrated journalists. She is a feminist and a political activist. Steinem became the USA’s top journalists in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Her achievements enabled her to be recognized as a leader as well as a spokeswoman of the American Feminist Movement.

Gloria Steinem Age

Born in 1934, Steinem celebrates her birthday every 25th March of every year. She is 84 years old as of 2020 and was born in Toledo, Ohio.

Gloria Steinem Height And Weight

She is about 1.75 feet tall and weighs approximately 54kg.

Gloria Steinem Nationality

She is an American citizen of Presbyterian descent.

Gloria Steinem Education Background

Gloria studied at Waite High school during her junior levels in high school. Later, she attended Western High School in Washington, D.C for her seniors.

Having successfully graduated from high school she joined Smith College which till to date she is still affiliated to.

Gloria Steinem Parents and Siblings

Steinem was raised from a humble background. She is the daughter of Ruth and Leo Stein. Her father was an immigrant of Jewish descent while her mother was a Presbyterian of both Scottish and German descent.

Her mother, Ruth at the age of 34 was diagnosed with a nervous breakdown. Her condition resulted to financial problems in the family since she could not go to work anymore.

In 1944, when Gloria was 10 years old her parents finally separated. Gloria was left with her mother.

Despite her mother’s illness being the sole reason why her parents separated, she has never blamed her father for the divorce. Instead she said she understood why her father had to do it.

Gloria has a sister, Susanne Steinem Patch.

Gloria Steinem Spouse And Children

At the onset of her youthful life, she was married to David Bale. Her relationship with him only lasted for about three years before he was diagnosed with brain lymphoma and passed on.

She is also said to have been in a relationship with Mortimer Zuckerman for a period of four years.

Additionally, she does not have a biological child. In 1957, at the age of 22 she had an abortion when the procedure was still illegal.

The procedure was carried out by Dr. John Sharpe and years later she dedicated her memoir, My Life on the Road (2015) to him.

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Gloria Steinem Health

In the late 1980s, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She was also diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia in 1994.

Gloria Steinem Career

Steinem has been one of the most influential and most celebrated USA journalists here is her career timeline:

She began her journalism career as a freelance writer for Esquire Magazine.

In 1963 she was offered an opportunity to work with Huntington Hartford’s magazine. While still working there she had another opportunity to work as a playboy Bunny at the New York Play Boy Club.

At around 1965 she got a gig to write for the NBC-TV’s weekly satirical revue titled ” That Was The Week That Was (TW3)”

In 1969 she took out a task on abortion speak out for The New York magazine.

In coordination with Letty Cottin Pogrebin, Mary Thom, Patricia Carbine, Joanne Edgar, Nina Finkelstein, Dorothy Pitman Hughes and Mary Peacock co-founded a feminist-themed magazine referred to as Ms.

At around the year 1972, she became the first woman speaker in the National Press Club.

In 1998 she authored and published in The New York Times a feminism article that was purposed to challenge Bill Clinton’s Accusers.

Gloria Steinem Awards and Honors

  • In 1995 she was awarded Parenting’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • She was accorded with Sara Curry Humanitarian Award in 2007.
  • In 2010 she was awarded Esquire’s 75 greatest women of all time.
  • In 2012 she received Humanist of the year sponsored by American Humanist of the year.
  • She received the DVF lifetime leadership award in 2014.
  • In 2014 she was accorded the New York Women’s Foundation Century Award.
  • She received the Liberty Lion Award in 2015.
  • In 2014 she was accorded the New York Women’s Foundation Century Award.

Gloria Steinem Publications

  • In 2015 she authored, The Truth Will Set You Free, But First It Will Piss You Off!.
  • She wrote My Life on the Road in 2015.
  • In 2006 she authored Doing Sixty & Seventy.
  •  Around the year 1993, she wrote a book titled Moving Beyond Words.
  • In 1992 she wrote Revolution From Within.
  • In 1957 she authored, The Thousands of Indies.

Gloria Steinem Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of about $3 million.

Gloria Steinem Social Media Accounts

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