Susanne Craig Bio, Age, Net Worth

Susanne Craig is a Canadian-born journalist working at The New York Times. She was the person to whom someone sent the complete financial details (tax returns, etc) of Donald Trump. She then had an investigation and found that those reports were actual. Those financial reports were sent to her during the 2016 presidential election.

She made a report on Donald Trump’s wealth, stating that the president inherited hundreds of millions of dollars from his father and also from the fraudulent tax schemes. Susanne Craig won the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting in 2019 for this coverage. She also made a report on Donald Trump’s tax filing.

Through that report, she disclosed that Donald Trump paid only $750 in federal income tax during 2016 and nothing in 10 of the previous 15 years. Susanne Craig is also known for making an investigational report on the financial crisis of 2007 to 2008 and on different topics like politics and New York City government.

Susanne Craig Net Worth

Susanne Craig has been working for newspaper and media companies for around 32 or 33 years. She is undoubtedly earning in hundreds of millions and might be getting good fortune for her livelihood. She has also been featured on websites like Nytimes, Penguin Random House, and other newspapers. Besides, she comes on television for multiple reports and discussions.

Net Worth: $2 Million
Real Name: Susanne Craig
Birth Date: 1968
Age (as of 2024): 55-56 Years
Birth Place: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Height: 1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)

Early Life

Susanne Craig CM, around 55 or 56 years old as of 2024, was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She went to the University of Calgary and received her graduation in 1991. Craig has a B.A. in Political Science and Government. In college, Craig used to volunteer at the student paper, and it was at that time, that she realized that she wanted to be a reporter.

She began working for newspapers and media companies in Canada, including The Globe and Mail. After working for several newspaper companies, Craig moved to New York and joined The Wall Street Journal. In 2010, she joined The New York Times, and since then, she has been working for them.

Craig has been working since 1990 for different newspaper companies. She was also interned at other companies, and her first official job was as a reporter for the Windsor Star in Windsor, Ontario. Earlier, at Windsor Star, she was hired as a summer intern in 1991. She also interned at the Calgary Herald in 1990.


Before joining the Wall Street Journal, she wrote for The Globe and Mail. She was hired as a staff writer for the Wall Street Journal. After that, in 2010, she joined the New York Times and continued reporting for the Wall Street Journal. Later, she was promoted to bureau chief for New York State government coverage.

Then, in 2015, she was hired as the Times’ New York City Hall bureau chief, and to join the designation, she had to leave Albany. She is the recipient of numerous awards and has been receiving them since 1999 for different newspaper tasks and investigations.

  • In 1999, she received the National Newspaper Award in Canada.
  • Susanne Craig won 2004 Gerald Loeb Award for Deadline Writing
  • She received a Pulitzer Prize for National Affairs Reporting for the coverage of Lehman Brothers and their role in the national crisis of 2008. She was the lead journalist on the team.

On 1st October 2016, she co-authored a report stating that Donald Trump faced a loss of $916 million in 1995, and this loss would subsequently help him avoid paying taxes for up to 18 years.

After this, she started coming or being invited to television shows. She received a portion of a report in her mail from an anonymous sender revealing the tax records of Donald Trump of 1995.

Craig and her team had a deep 18-month investigation for this report, and the team also won the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting. In 2020, she again exposed Donald Trump, stating that he had paid a federal tax of $750 in 2016 so as to avoid the income taxes of 10 out of 15 previous years.

Personal Life

Susanne Craig seems to be unmarried. Her personality says everything about her lifestyle, and her dedication to work says that she has devoted more than two decades of her life to reporting only work. She is around 55 or 57 and has never revealed anything about her personal life.

Many sources claim that Craig married Idaho Senator Larry Craig but he is not married to her and his wife’s name is Suzanne Thompson. Susanne Craig is unmarried and there is no information available on her past relationships.

Social Media

Susanne Craig is available on Instagram with the handle name – susannecraig. She has 1,265 followers and 904 posts. Out of those posts, Craig has various posts revealing the faces of her pet black dog.

She is a happy-go-lucky personality who lives in hilly areas and between woody and forestry areas. Craig has posted many images of her woody house, which is far from the joint or residential location. She even wrote in her bio, “….Living in the woods. Cool dog. The news, of course….”

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