Naomi Wolf Biography

  • Naomi Wolf

    Quick Facts Of Naomi Wolf

    Celebrated NameNaomi Wolf
    Age57 Years
    Nick NameNaomi
    Birth NameNaomi R. Wolf
    Birth Date1962-11-12
    ProfessionAuthor, Journalist
    Place Of BirthSan Francisco, California, US
    Father Leonard Wolf
    Mother Deborah Goleman
    SchoolLowell High School
    College / UniversityYale University and New College, Oxford
    Educational Qualification Ph.D. in English literature
    Marital StatusMarried
    HusbandDavid Shipley(Divorced), Brian O’Shea
    Children Rosa and Joseph
    Famous For One of the popular liberal progressive feminist author

  • Naomi R. Wolf, popularly known as Naomi Wolf is an American liberal progressive feminist author and journalist. She rose to prominence as the author of The Beauty Myth in 1991. The New York Times named her book “one of the seventy most influential books of the twentieth century”. She has later written several best selling books. She previously served as political advisor to Al Gore and Bill Clinton. 

    What is Naomi Wolf Famous For?

    – One of the popular liberal progressive feminist authors.

    Naomi Wolf Books


    Where was Naomi Wolf Born?

    Naomi Wolf was born on 12 November 1962. Her birth name is Naomi R. Wolf. She was born to a father, Leonard Wolf, and a mother, Deborah Goleman. Her birth place is in San Francisco, California in the United States. She holds American nationality. She is Jewish. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.

    She attended Lowell High School. After high school, she attended Yale University. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English literature from Yale in 1984. She was a Rhodes Scholar at New College, Oxford from 1985 to 1987. She did not complete her doctoral degree. She later returned to Oxford and completed her Ph.D. in English literature in 2015.  

    She made a public complaint of an alleged “sexual encroachment” incident by professional Bloom in 2004, 21 years after the incident. She alleged the professor touched her thigh her while she was a Yale undergraduate student. 


    She wrote a book The Beauty Myth. The book was released in 1991. She was dubbed as the third wave of the feminist movement after the release of the book. Leading feminist such as Gloria Steinem and Betty Friedan praised her book. On the other side, Camille Paglia and Christina Hoff Sommers criticized her book. The book became a bestseller. 

    The New York Times named the book “one of the seventy most influential books of the twentieth century”.

    She later wrote several best selling books.

    Her other books are

    Fire with Fire: The New Female Power and How To Use It (1994)

    Promiscuities: A Secret History of Female Desire (1998)

    Misconceptions: Truth, Lies, and the Unexpected on the Journey to Motherhood (2001)

    The Treehouse: Eccentric Wisdom from my Father on How to Live, Love, and See (2005)

    The End of America: Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot (2007) 

    Give Me Liberty: A Handbook for American Revolutionaries (2008)

    Vagina: A New Biography (2012)

    Outrages (2019)

    Naomi Wolf Career



    She started her journalism career in 1995. 

    She often includes topics such as abortion, the Occupy Wall Street movement, Edward Snowden and ISIS. 

    She has also written for media outlets such as The Nation, The Huffington Post, The Guardian, and The New Republic. 

    Who is Naomi Wolf Married to?

    Naomi Wolf is a married woman. She is married to a disabled U.S. Army Veteran and private detective Brian O’Shea. They reportedly met for the first time in 2014 after she received threats after reporting on human rights violations in the Middle East. They got married in November 2018. 

    She was previously married to journalist David Shipley. They got married in 1993. The couple shares two children, Rosa and Joseph. The couple got divorced in 2005.

    What is Naomi Wolf Net Worth?

    Naomi Wolf earns writing books. She has written several bestselling books. She is also a journalist and has written for several popular media outlets. Her net worth is not available at present. It will be updated soon. 

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