Bari Weiss is an American journalist and author who won 2019: National Jewish Book Award in Contemporary Jewish life and practices for How to Fight Anti-semitism. She was also a co-founder of Colombians for Academic Freedom. She appeared as a guest on Real Time with Bill Maher on three episodes. Let’s know more about her through this article.
What is Bari Weiss famous for?
- An American opinion writer and editor.
Where does Bari Weiss live?
Recalling her early life, Bari was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the United States, to her parents, Lou Weiss and Amy Weiss in the year 1984 which aged her 36 years old at present. However, she grew up along with her three siblings named Bari Weiss, Casey Weiss, Molly Weiss, and Suzy Lee Weiss in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Similarly, she is of American nationality and belongs to White. Her birth sign is Aries and her religious views are Judaism.
For education, She went to Pittsburgh’s Community Day School and Shady Side Academy. Then, She attended The Tree of Life Synagogue and had her bat mitzvah ceremony there. After high school, Weiss went to Israel on a Nativ gap year program. Then, she enrolled at Columbia University where she graduated in 2007.
Where does Bari Weiss work?
- Moving towards her career, Bari begins her media career through the Wall Street Journal Bartley Fellow in 2007 and a Dorot Fellow from 2007 to 2008 in Jerusalem.
- She founded the Columbia Coalition for Sudan while at Columbia University. She was also a co-founder of Columbians for Academic Freedom.
- Later, She served a news and politics editor at Tablet from 2011 to 2013.
- After that, She served an associate book review editor at The Wall Street Journal from 2013 until April 2017.
- Then, she joined The New York Times as a staff editor in the Opinion section in 2017.
- In 2018, She was a guest panelist on Real Time with Bill Maher on three episodes during which she discussed social justice issues.
- Later, She made a fourth appearance that season, as a solo guest, to discuss the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting.
- In 2019, The Jerusalem Post listed her as one of the world’s 50 most influential Jews.
- Later that year, she won the 2019 National Jewish Book Award in Contemporary Jewish life and practices for How to Fight Anti-semitism.
- Besides these, she wrote two books named How to Fight Anti-Semitism and The New Seven Dirty Words. Her first book was published in 2019 and her second book scheduled to published in 2020.
- Apart from that, She believed the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh in 2018, but that they should not disqualify him from serving on the Supreme Court because he was 17 when he allegedly committed the assault.
Who is Bari Weiss married to?
Reflecting on her personal life, Baris was married to Jason Kass in 2013. However, the couple later divorced in 2016. She also dated Saturday Night Live star, Kate McKinnon while she was at Columbia University. However, they also separated. She is in a relationship with Nellie Bowles since 2019. Presently, the lovebirds enjoying their love life happily. Further, she is bisexual.
How much is Bari Weiss worth?
Being a journalist by profession, Bari has a decent amount of money and fame through her profession in the field of the media industry. Based on some online sites, her estimated net worth said to be $10 million at present. However, her salary and assets details are yet to be disclosed. She also earned through her written books.
How tall is Bari Weiss?
Observing her body physics, Bari stands a height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs around 50 Kg. Similarly, she has a pair of black eyes and black hair color. Further, she has an hourglass body but her body measurements are yet to be disclosed. Additionally, her shoe size is 6 (US) and her dress size is 8 (US).