David Gergen Biography

Updated On Jul 29, 2019 Published On Aug 03, 2016
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Date of Birth: 1942 , May-9
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
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David Richmond Gergen is an American political commentator and a former presidential adviser who served American Presidents, Bill Clinton, Ronald Regan, Richard Nixon, and Gerald Ford.

Early life

He was born on 9 May 1942. He was born on Durham, North Carolina. His mother is Aubinge Munger and father is John Jay Gergen. His brother name is Kenneth J. Gergen; his other brother name is Stephen L Gergen. He was raised in Durham, North Carolina.

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He is an ethnic white and is of American nationality. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the Yale University of America and was a member of manuscript society.

Married life

David Gergen is a married man. He got married to his long-term girlfriend whom he was dating for long before he held his wedding. Gergen's wife name is Anne Elizabeth Gergen.  He has no extramarital affairs. He has no rumors, Controversy. We don't know about the brand he uses.

He is married to Anne Elizabeth George He has no affairs and divorce. He has a son named Christopher and daughter Katherine Gergen.

We don't know about the cars and mobile he uses. He has no girlfriend being a politician he is active on Facebook and Twitter. In the beginning, he worked as a writer and then managing editor for Public Opinion magazine.

Career and net worth

Gergen has been active in the academic sector.  He has been associated with Teach for America, City year, Council on Foreign Relations, Trilateral Commission.

Net worth

His net worth and salary are not known to the world.


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Married to Anne Elizabeth


Gergen has been married since 1967 to Anne Elizabeth Gergen, who is a family therapist. They live in Cambridge, Massachusetts and have two children and five grandchildren. He has been married to Anne for more than four and half decade. 

Graduated From Yale University


Gergen earned his bachelor's degrees from Yale University in American studies. He was a member of Manuscript Society. He was editor in chief of the Yale Daily News, the whole staff at the time included Senator Joe Lieberman, Stephen Bingham, Rober Kaise, and Paul Steiger.

Born in Durham, North Carolina

May 9 , 1942

 David Gergen was born in Durham, North Carolina to Aubigine Munger and John Jay Gergen, the former chair of the Mathematics Department at Duke University. He is the youngest of four children, and one of his brothers, Kenneth J Gergen is a psychologist and professor at Swarthmore College. 

Published Book New York Times Besteller


Gergen is the writer of the New York bestseller book Eyewitness to control. The Essence of Leadership, Nixon to Clinton, distributed in 2000. The book is a record of his time in the Nixon, Ford, Regan, and Clinton organizations. Drawing upon his numerous involvement in the White house.

Advisor George HW Gerald Ford


He went to the consultant to the George H.W Bush presidential crusade, went ahead to join the Reagan White House in 1981. Starting as a staff chief, he, in the end, got to be Director of Communications. He has been a fruitful campaigner for the election because of popularity.

Graduated from Harvard law School


Gergen got his law degree from Harvard Law School in 1967. He is additionally legal counselor by profession. He even served in U S Nay for three and half years and was positioned on a boat home-ported in Japan. Gergen writes in his book of his time as a harm control officer on a repair ship, the USS Ajax. Figuring out how to control harm, it turned out, was the most ideal for my coming years in the White House.

Duke University Joined Harvard University


Gergen taught at Duke University from 1995 to 199 and then joined the Harvard University faculty in 199. He is currently a professor of Public Service at the Harvard Kennedy School where he teaches courses on Leadership, public service, and U.S. politics. 

Journalist Specialized in Political Reporting


He functioned as Gergen filled in as a political, writer, observer and editorial manager. In the wake of going out in 197, he functioned as an independent essayist and in 1978 as the primary overseeing supervisor of Public Opinion, a magazine distributed.