- An American Political consultant and former White House Official, David Axelrod is better known to serve as Senior Advisor to the former President of the US, Barack Obama. He is also famous for serving as Senior Political Commentator for CNN in 2015.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Married life – Wife and Daughters
- Parents, Family, and Siblings
- Body Measurement: Height and Weight
An American Political consultant and former White House Official, David Axelrod is better known to serve as Senior Advisor to the former President of the US, Barack Obama. He is also famous for serving as Senior Political Commentator for CNN in 2015.
David Axelrod was born in the city of New York City, New York, the U.S. in 1955. His birthday falls on every 22nd of February which makes his zodiac sign, Aquarius. He holds an American nationality and white ethnicity background.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
David joined the Chicago Tribune as a political reporter after finishing his graduation from the University of Chicago. Working for eight years, he became their youngest political writer who covered state, national and local politics in 1981. Then, he became the co-campaign manager.
In 1992, David first met Obama when a Chicago democrat, Bettylu Saltzman introduce both of them after Obama impressed her at a black voter registration drive, he ran. Before Obama delivered a 2002 anti-war speech, he consulted with Axelrod and asked him to read drafts of The Audacity of Hope.
Also, David was a part of Deval Patrick’s 2006 campaign to become the first black governor of Massachusetts. After Obama’s election, Axelrod got appointed as Senior Advisor to the President. In early 2011, he left the position and started serving as the Senior Strategist for Obama’s successful re-election campaign in 2012.
As of 2020, David Axelrod’s net worth as well as salary remains under review.
Married life – Wife and Daughters
David shares his married life with Susan Landau. She is a co-founder of Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy. He also worked as an advisory board for the company.
Looking at his love life, David first his love of life while playing basketball in a COED league in Hyde Park. After dating for a while, the duo got tied in wedlock in 1979. They welcomed their first child, a daughter, Lauren in June 1981. But at seven months of age, Lauren got diagnosed with epilepsy.
Parents, Family, and Siblings
David was born in the family of Axelrod to parents Myril and Joseph. His mother was a journalist who served for the left-oriented 1940s magazine Pm and his father was a ballplayer and psychologist. When he was at age of eight, his parents got separated.
At the age of four, David used to sit perched atop a mailbox near his family’s apartment and watch John F. Kennedy speak at a political rally. Being fascinated with Kennedys, he volunteered with Robert F. Kennedy’s presidential campaign when he was 13.
David graduated from the Stuyvesant High School in New York in 1972. Then, he majored in Political science at the University of Chicago.
Body Measurement: Height and Weight
David has a height of 6 feet 1 inch and his weight remains hidden. He has brown hair and black eyes color.