Garry Trudeau Biography and Early Life
Garry Trudeau is an American cartoonist. He was born Garretson Beekman Trudeau on July 21, 1948 in New York City, New York, United States and he was raised in New Hampshire, United States. He was born to his parents named Francis Berger Trudeau Jr. (Father) and Jean Douglas (Mother). He grew up with siblings named Michelle Trudeau (Sister) and Jeanne Fenn (Sister).
Garry Trudeau Net Worth
Garry Trudeau is an American cartoonist who has an estimated net worth of $40 million. He earns over $2 million as salary annually.
Garry Trudeau Career
Garry Trudeau began his creative works while attending College. In 1975, he won a Pulitzer and in 1993, he was made a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 1984, he wrote the book and lyrics for the Broadway musical Doonesbury and in 1984, he collaborated with Swados on Rap Master. In 1988, he wrote and co-produced HBO’s Tanner ’88. In 2004, he joined hands with Altman to write and co-produce a sequel mini-series Tanner on Tanner for the Sundance Channel. In 2000, he launched Duke2000, a web based presidential campaign which featured an animated version of Duke.
Over the years, he has also been interviewed by Today Show, Larry King Live, The Charlie Rose Show and many others. In 2013, he created, wrote and co-produced Alpha House, a political sitcom which starred John Goodman. He has also made contributions to Rolling Stone, The New Republic, The New Yorker, The Washington Post and many more.
Trudeau has also published books like Hitler Moves East: A Graphic Chronicle, Finding Your Religion: When the Faith You Grew up with has lost its meaning, Doonesbury.com’s The Sandbox: Dispatches from Troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, Doonesbury.com’s The War in Quotes and more.
Garry Trudeau Wife
Garry Trudeau is married to his wife named Jane Pauley. They got married in 1980. Jane Pauley is an American television journalist and author.
Garry Trudeau Education (High School and College)
Garry Trudeau studied at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. He also studied at Yale University and majored in painting.
Garry Trudeau Religion
Garry Trudeau practices Christianity as religion.
Garry Trudeau Residence
Garry Trudeau resides in New York, United States.
Garry Trudeau Height and Weight
Garry Trudeau stands at a height of 5 ft 7 inches. He weighs 73 kg.
Garry Trudeau Nationality and Ethnicity
Garry Trudeau is of American nationality. He is of white ethnicity.
Garry Trudeau Parents
Garry Trudeau was born to his parents named Francis Berger Trudeau Jr. (Father) and Jean Douglas (Mother).
Garry Trudeau Siblings
Garry Trudeau grew up with siblings named Michelle Trudeau (Sister) and Jeanne Fenn (Sister).
Garry Trudeau Kids
Garry Trudeau has three kids named Ross Trudeau (Son), Thomas Trudeau (Son) and Rachel Trudeau (Daughter).
Garry Trudeau Grandchildren
Garry Trudeau has two grandchildren named Steve and Emily.
Social Media Presence
Trudeau has over 50 thousand Twitter followers and he is also active on Facebook and a host of other social media networks.
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Controversies, rumors and legal issues
Since coming to limelight, Trudeau hasn’t been linked to any known controversy, rumors and legal issues.
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Facts about Garry Trudeau
|Net Worth||$40 million|
|Salary||Over $2 million annually|
|Birthday||July 21, 1948|
|Wife||Jane Pauley (m. 1980)|
|Education||St. Paul’s School (High School) and Yale University (College)|
|Parents||Francis Berger Trudeau Jr. (Father) and Jean Douglas (Mother)|
|Siblings||Michelle Trudeau (Sister) and Jeanne Fenn (Sister)|
|Kids||Ross Trudeau (Son), Thomas Trudeau (Son) and Rachel Trudeau (Daughter)|
|Grandchildren||Steve and Emily|
|Height||5 ft 7 inches|
|Residence||New York, United States|