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Who Is Editorial Writer Michelle Cottle? Wikipedia, Married, Husband, Career, & Net Worth

Michelle Cottle

Michelle Cottle is a writer and journalist best known for her work in How Washington Really Works: Charlie Peters & the Washington Monthly in 2014, Media Buzz in 2013, and The Weekly in 2019. She is also a New York Times editorial board member and covers Washington and politics.

As for her social media presence, she has been active on Twitter since July 2009, with 7,429 followers and 804 followings.

Who Is Michelle Cottle? Wikipedia Details

Editorial writer and the New York Times, Michelle Cottle was born in 1971 and celebrates her birthday every year on the 30th of May. She is currently 51 years old, and her birth sign is Gemini. Furthermore, she holds American nationality and a native of the United States. She belongs to a Caucasian ethnic background and follows the path of Christianity for religious beliefs.

Regarding her educational background, she went to Vanderbilt University in 1988 and got her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1992, per her LinkedIn page.

Moreover, about her physical status, she stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches tall. Whereas she has a decent body weight.

Who Are Michelle Cottle’s Parents?

Michelle Cottle was born to her parents in the United States in 1971. She grew up in Alabama and Tennessee with stints in Georgia and Mississippi along with her siblings.

She has not revealed her parents’ identities but shared that her father worked in the nuclear power industry.

Is Michelle Cottle Married?

Michelle Cottle is a married woman and has a husband named Christopher Orr. Her husband, Christopher Orr, is a film critic, editor, and contributing writer for The Atlantic and Forbes. He has a verified Twitter account and has 17.4k followers.

Michelle and her husband share an 18 years old son together whose name is not revealed. They live happily in Maryland with their dogs.

When Did Michelle Cottle Start Her Career?

Michelle Cottle started her career as an editor for The Washington Monthly in 1996. She served as an editor for them until 1998 and joined The New Republic as a senior editor in Feb 1999. She worked there for almost 12 years as she left in 2010.

Thereafter, Michelle started working with The Daily Beast/ Newsweek as a Washington Reporter from 2011 to 2014. She then worked as Senior Writer for National Journal magazine in 2014 and 2015. Michelle served as contributing editor for The Atlantic from 2015-2018. She has been working as an editorial writer for The New York Times since Jan 2018. 

Michelle is also widely recognized for her appearance in How Washington Really Works: Charlie Peters & the Washington Monthly(2014), Media Buzz(2013), and The Weekly(2019).

What Is Michelle Cottle’s Net Worth?

Michelle Cottle has an estimated net worth of $2 million approximately. She has an average salary of $167,540 per annum as an editorial writer and journalist in the United States. She earns a decent fortune, enough for her and her family to live a lavish and comfortable lifestyle. 

Moreover, she has over two decades of experience working in the news industry and has established herself as a veteran columnist in the United States.