Bob Woodward’s Wife Elsa Walsh

Elsa Walsh

Elsa Walsh is the long time wife of journalists/writer, Bob Woodward –whose recent book on President Trump makes it harder for North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons.

Elsa’s husband is a well-known author who most recently wrote the much anticipated, Fear: Trump in the White House.

Born Robert Upshur Woodward on March 26, 1943; the Illinois native has authored or coauthored 18 books, all of which have been national non-fiction bestsellers. Twelve of those have been #1 national bestsellers.

He attended Yale University and studied history and English literature. After receiving his B.A. degree in 1965, he began a five-year tour in the U.S. Navy.

According to his website, he has worked for The Washington Post since 1971 and currently serves as associate editor.

Bob has been married to fellow journalist wife, Elsa for nearly three decades. The two have been married since 1989. The two lived together for about seven years before tying the knot.

Elsa Walsh

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Elsa Walsh was born August 25, 1957; she was raised in a town called Belmont, just south of San Francisco. She is one of six children, she has four sisters and one brother. Her father was an engineer and her mother a housewife.

She attended University of California at Berkeley and right after graduation she moved and got a job as a reporter at The Washington Post.

Like her husband, Elsa Walsh is a known journalist, writer and author; she worked as a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine and The Washington Post. Walsh is the author of Dividend Lives and describes herself on social media as a wife and mother. She shares a home with her husband in Georgetown.

Elsa Walsh also serves on the White Ribbon Alliance Advisory Committee and manages the Woodward Walsh Foundation. Elsa Walsh has served on Martha’s Table’s Board of Directors since September 2008. She was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting.

The couple also shares two adult children, Diana Woodward and Taliesin Woodward.

Find Elsa Walsh on Twitter here.