David Richmond Gergen is currently serving as a senior political analyst for CNN. Gergen was born on May 9, 1942, in Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A, his nationality is American and he follows Christianity. He was the youngest of the four children of his parents Aubigne Munger (mother) and John Ray Gergen (father) who was the chair of the mathematics department at Duke University. His brother Kenneth J. Gergen is a psychologist and professor at the Swarthmore College. Previously, he worked as the presidential advisor and served Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, and Bill Clinton, currently he is an American political commentator. Gergen is now working as a co-director of the center for public leadership and professor of public service at the Harvard Kennedy School. Formerly he also worked as the Editor-at-Large of U.S. News and World report.
Bio and age
Gergen has already noticed 76 springs and autumns growing to the peak and fading through his eyes. With an amazing work list and contributions made he has a specialized bio-data. Up to this day, he has done innumerable works for his country’s politics and media, his age is far less compared to his works and the specializations included in the list of his achievement.
Height – How tall is he?
Though the height of his achievements is surprising and mouth gaping, his height is average with the measurement of 5 feet 1 inch (5.1). He looks fit and fine with a lot of energy and passion towards his work. Enthusiasm can be immensely seen in his work and he never fails to surprise us with his mindset and performances.
Education, Career and Net worth
Durham High school, a former public high school situated in his home town became the center for his schooling, his education officially started there. The school was at North Carolina where he used to edit the school newspaper Hi-rocket. After his high school graduation, he became the student of Yale University, from where he earned his bachelor’s degree in American studies in 1963. At the Yale University, he served as the Editor-in-chief of the daily newspaper published at Yale. Then after he received his law degree from Harvard law school in 1967, those were his achievements in the education. field.1971 became the beginning year for his political career he started working for President Richard Nixon being his staff assistant in the speech writing office. After working for 2 years in the post he was promoted to the Director of speech writing, in 1974 he took a brief suspension from the white house and wrote speeches for treasury secretary William E. Simon and has written in his book that he got to learn a lot about the free market and fiscal discipline. In 1975 he again returned to the white house as the director of communications for President Gerald Ford. Gergen also supported the presidential campaign of George H.W Bush in 1980 and joined the Reagan white house in 1981. This time he joined as staff director and eventually became the Director of Communication and in 1993 he served Bill Clinton as counselor and secretary of state Warren Christopher. According, to some sources his net worth is estimated to be 1.5 million U.S dollar
Nowadays, he is serving as a senior political analyst for CNN and keeps appearing on Anderson Cooper 360 and Erin Burnett Out Front. He also has worked as a commentator, Journalist, and the editor. He worked as an editor at U.S News and World report from 1985 to 1986 then he progressed to editor-at-large. There he also worked with Mort Zuckerman and achieved record gains in circulation and advertising.
Relationship – Is he married or has any girlfriend?
David Gergen is a happily married man. He got married to his long-term girlfriend Anne Elizabeth Gergen since 1967. Being a man with spotless character there are no any rumors and controversies about him and his married life, extra-marital affair or any other girlfriends don’t exist in his life. Being a man with an excellent or highly lovable personality, honest nature he has been living a happy, peaceful and prosperous life with his wife.