Alex Berenson Author, Book, Bio, NYT, Age, Wife, Family, Height, Net Worth and Joe Rogan

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Alex Berenson Author Biography

Alex Berenson is an American award-winning author, columnist and former New York Times reporter. He is well known for his books 2019 book “Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness and Violence”

Alex Berenson Education

Berenson attended and graduated from Yale University in 1994 with bachelor’s degrees in history and economics.

Alex Berenson Age

How old is Alex? Alex is 50 years old as of 2023. He was born on January 6, 1973, in New York, United States of America. His birthday is always celebrated on 6th January of every year. READ: Maggie Haberman

Alex Berenson Nationality and Ethnicity

Berenson holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. He was born and raised in New York. He is of the Jewish ethnic group/heritage.

Alex Berenson Height

Berenson stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches. Information regarding his other body measurements are currently under review.

Alex Berenson Family

Alex was born and raised in New York by his parents. He is the son of (father) Harvey S. Berenson and Ellen V. Berenson. His mother is an antiques dealer in New York while his father is a managing director at Schonbraun McCann Group, a real estate advisory firm in New York, where he specializes in property tax consultancy. However, details regarding his siblings is currently not available. We will update his family information once confirmed publicly.

Alex Berenson Wife | Wedding

Is Alex married? Alex is currently married to his wife Dr. Jacqueline Anne Basha, an emergency room psychiatrist at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia Hospital; she also has a private practice in New York. The couple got married in May 2009 in New York. Their wedding was officiated by Rabbi Barton A. Shallat. Dr. Jacqueline graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John’s, from which she also received her medical degree.

Alex Berenson Salary

Alex as the author of Tell Your Children and former New York Times reporter earns an estimated annual salary ranging from $50,000 – $250,000.

Alex Berenson Net Worth

Alex is an American award-winning author, columnist and former New York Times reporter with an estimated net worth of $8 million.

Alex Berenson Tell Your Children

He wrote the controversial 2019 book Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness and Violence and has been reproved as a scaremonger and off base by numerous individuals in the logical and clinical communities due to his cases that cannabis causes psychosis and viciousness; numerous researchers express that he is making wrong determinations from the exploration, essentially by surmising causation from correlation, just as carefully choosing information that accommodates his account, and succumbing to choice inclination through his utilization of stories to back up his statements. Different audits have been less basic, tolerating the tales as genuine instances of the science introduced. READ: Hamzi Hijazi

Alex Berenson New York Times | Wiki

Berenson is a former reporter who joined The New York Times in 1999. While at The New York Times, he reported all kinds of news ranging from the drug industry to Hurricane Katrina; in 2003 and 2004. He had two job opportunities as a columnist in Iraq where he gained knowledge to write his first novel “The Faithful Spy” which won the Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for Best First Novel.

Alex left The New York Times in 2010 to focus on his fictional writing. His talks with his wife led him to start researching the science around cannabis and mental illness, a project that became the book Tell Your Children, published in January 2019.

Alex Berenson Books

Alex has written twelve John Wells novels and two non-fiction books


The Number (novel) Random House, 2003
Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness and Violence, 2019.

John Wells series

  • The Faithful Spy
  • The Ghost War
  • The Silent Man
  • The Midnight House
  • The Secret Soldier
  • The Shadow Patrol
  • The Night Ranger
  • The Counterfeit Agent
  • Twelve Days
  • The Wolves
  • The Prisoner
  • The Deceivers