While the journalism sector can look attractive from the outside, it is extremely difficult to become a part of it. It isn’t everyone’s cup of tea considering the responsibility to communicate accurate and distorted information to the public. Kathleen Parker is someone who belongs to the same category as she is a centre-right columnist for The Washington Post.

You would be surprised to know how her articles and column appear in more than 400 media outlets in both online and physical forms. So, today we take you close to the personal life, net worth, and career of the charming reporter.

Kathleen Parker’s Staggering Net Worth from Journalism Career

Journalism might be tough, especially when you represent such a reputed media house as The Washington Post. However, all the hardship could be justified by the enormous pay and salary from it. As of 2022, she owns a staggering net worth of $500,000, thanks to her three-decade-long career. As per estimates, Parker earns far more than $81,055, the average salary of a reporter at The Washington Post where Tony Kornheiser also works.

Kathleen Parker in a black t-shirt poses for a picture.
Kathleen Parker is a columnist at The Washington Post.
Source: Kathleen Parker

Kathleen Parker started her career way back in 1977 when she was hired to cover Hanahan, Goose Creek and Moncks Corner for today’s Charleston Evening Post. Similarly, she started working as a columnist in 1987 when she worked for several newspapers and magazines like Cosmopolitan, The Weekly Standard, and Time.

Today, she serves on the Board of Contributors for USA Today’s Forum Page and contributes much to the online magazine of The Daily Beast. Furthermore, she is also the author of Save the Males: Why Men Matter, Why Women Should Care. Similarly, she also hosted a news program titled Parker Spitzer on CNN in 2010.

Thanks to Parker’s political insight, she earned the tag of ‘mostly right of center.’ In fact, Kathleen became the highest-scoring conservative pundit in a 2012 retrospective study of pundit prediction accuracy in 2008.

Kathleen Parker’s Blissful Married Life

Kathleen Parker is fortunate enough to replicate her professional life success in her romantic life. Yes, Parker is a married woman as she spends her life with a longtime boyfriend. Getting into details, Parker tied the knot with Woody Cleveland, who happens to be an attorney, a few years ago. 

Kathleen Parker in a blue shirt poses for a picture.
Kathleen Parker tied the knot with attorney Woody Cleveland. Source: Post Independent

The married couple is perfectly matched with one another as they share three children, one son and two stepsons. The happy family of five currently resides in their flashy mansion-like house in Camden, South Carolina. She often posts pictures with her family and her pets on her official but private Instagram profile.

Kathleen Parker’s Early Life

Kathleen Parker might be famous as a columnist at The Washington Post currently, but the road to the top wasn’t easy. Getting back to the roots, she was born in Winter Haven, Florida where she spent her entire childhood. Luckily, she was born in a middle-class family to lawyer father J. Hal Connor and mother Martha, who is from Barnwell County, South Carolina. Unfortunately, she lost her mother as she passed away when she was just 3 years old. As a child, she often went to visit her mother’s family in Columbia, South Carolina. 

Kathleen Parker in a blue coat poses for a picture.
Kathleen Parker started being a columnist in 1987. Source: Favpng

Regarding her education, Parker completed her high school at Winter Haven High School. Likewise, she completed her graduation from Florida State University with an M.A. degree. Besides her profession, she describes herself as an animal lover and a closet decorator. 

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