Richard M. Cohen Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Sickness, Net Worth

Richard M. Cohen Biography

A native of Plainview, New York Richard M. Cohen is an American journalist, television producer, and author. He is best known for being the senior producer for CBS News and CNN. He regularly writes articles for the “Health and Fitness” section of The New York Times.

Richard M. Cohen Age

M. Cohen was born on the 14th of February, 1948, in Plainview, New York, United States. The journalist is 73 years old as of 2021.

Richard M. Cohen Height

Cohen stands at an average height and is of average body size. He has dark brown eyes and his hair is grey.  Further details about Cohen’s body measurements have not yet been published. These details will, however, be updated as soon as they are available.

Richard M. Cohen Family

The journalist was born and raised in Plainview, New York. His parents are Teresa Cohen and Benjamin Cohen a doctor. The 73-year-old has not disclosed further details about his parents and siblings of he has any. Richard has also not disclosed information about his educational background.

Richard M. Cohen Wife

Cohen is happily married to his wife Meredith Vieira. The couple has been married for 35 years since June 14th, 1986. Meredith is also a broadcast journalist and television personality. She is best known for appearing on the daytime talk show The View, and the tv show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. Cohen and his wife have three children Lily Max Cohen, Benjamin Edwin Cohen, and Gabriel Anthony Cohen.

The family lives in Irvington, Westchester County, New York. Richard’s son Gabe Cohen has followed in his parents’ footsteps and became a reporter. He is currently working for KOMO-TV in Seattle, Washington, and was previously working at KHQ-TV in Spokane, Washington.

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Richard M. Cohen Illness

Richard has multiple sclerosis. He was diagnosed with the disease at the age of 25. He is legally blind due to his optic nerves being affected. In addition, Cohen is a survivor of colon cancer. He was diagnosed with it in 1999. His Cancer recurred in  2000 but he is now cancer-free.

Richard M. Cohen Career

Richard previously worked as the senior producer for CBC News and CNN. As of now, he occasionally writes articles for the “Health and Fitness” section of The New York Times. He has authored multiple books including; Blindsided: Lifting a Life Above Illness: A Reluctant Memoir, A Heartbeat Away: The Investigation and Resignation of Vice President Spiro T. Agnew, and Chasing Hope: A Patient’s Deep Dive Into Stem Cells, Faith, and the Future. Richard is a three-time winner of the Emmy Award.

Richard M. Cohen Books

  • I Want to Kill The Dog
  • Strong at the Broken Places: Voices of Illness, a Chorus of Hope
  • Blindsided: Lifting a Life Above Illness: A Reluctant Memoir
  • A Heartbeat Away: The Investigation and Resignation of Vice President Spiro T. Agnew
  • Chasing Hope: A Patient’s Deep Dive Into Stem Cells, Faith, and the Future
  • The Sports Encyclopedia, Pro Football: The Modern Era, 1960 to the Present
  • The Boston Red Sox Trivia Book
  • The World Book of Odds
  • Carpenter Years
  • The Cincinnati Red Trivia Book

Richard M. Cohen Net Worth

Cohen has an estimated net worth of $500, 000. His wealth comes from his career as an author, journalist, and television producer.

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