Emily Nussbaum’s Bio, Net Worth, Husband, & Career

Who is Emily Nussbaum?

Emily Nussbaum is an American Television critic, who is currently working as a Staff Writer for the New Yorker Magazine. Previously she was the culture editor along with a TV critic and feature writer. 

In 2016 Emily Nussbaum received the Pulitzer Prize for criticism. She is also an author of “I Like to Watch: Arguing My Way Through the TV Revolution,” published on June 25, 2019.

How old is Emily Nussbaum?

Emily Nussbaum was born on February 20, 1966, in the United States. Currently, Emily Nussbaum is 58 years old.

Biography and quick wiki summary: 

Real Name:Emily Nussbaum 
Birthplace:United States 
Date of Birth:February 20, 1966
Age:58 years old
Height:5 feet 6 inches 
Weight:57 kilograms
Father:Bernard Nussbaum
Mother:Toby Nussbaum
Husband::Clive Thompson
Children: 2 sons, Mario and Luigi
Occupation:Television critic
Net Worth:$3 million

Who is Emily Nussbaum’s husband?

Emily Nussbaum is married to a Canadian blogger and author, Clive Thompson

Born on October 30, 1968, in Toronto, Canada, Clive Thompson is a Canadian blogger, columnist, and author. Currently, Clive Thompson is 25 years old. 

In 1997, Clive Thompson enrolled at the University of Toronto to study Bachelor of Arts in English and Political Science. After graduating in 1992, Clive started to work as a magazine writer for different publications around the United States.

He is a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine, a monthly columnist for Wired Magazine and Smithsonian Magazine, and Blogger at Medium. Clive, mainly focuses on science, and technology’s impact on society, daily life, and how they changed it. 

Clive Thompson has published two books, “Coders: The Making of a New Tribe and the Remaking of the World” on March 26, 2019, and “Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Minds for the Better” on September 12, 2013. He’s also the winner of the Mirror Award and Overseas Press Council Award. 

How did Emily Nussbaum meet her husband?

Clive and Emily met each other while they were working for New York Magazine. Both of them served as a writer for the magazine during the mid-2000s. They became good companions and later decided to get married.

How many children does Emily Nussbaum have?

Clive Thompson has two children, both of whom are sons. The name of his sons is Mario Thompson and Luigi Thompson. At present, both of them are studying in primary school. However, the information about their age is not available in the media. 

How much is Emily Nussbaum’s net worth?

As of 2024, Emily Nussbaum estimated a net worth of $3 million. The major share of her wealth was obtained by her husband Clive Thompson who worked in the field of freelancing and blogging.

However, the information related to her investment and business is not available in the media. 

Who is Emily Nussbaum’s father?

Her father is Bernard William Nussbaum, who served as White House Counsel under President Bill Clinton.

Bernard Nussbaum was born on March 23, 1937, in New York City, United States. He completed his education at Columbia University and Harvard University. In 1966 he joined the firm of Lipton, Wachtell, and Katz after working as an assistant U.S. attorney for a few years.

He also served on the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee as a senior counsel. Bernard was also the President of the Federal Bar Council and Vice President of the New York City Bar Association. 

On March 13, 2022, Bernard William Nussbaum died at the age of 84 in his house in Manhattan. He was suffering from heart disease. 

Who is Emily Nussbaum’s mother?

Her mother is Toby Nussbaum. 

Toby Nussbaum was born on May 6, 1939, in Keene, New Hampshire. She enrolled at Brandeis University and graduated in 1960. Emily was also a law student and meet her husband Bernard during her college days. Further information about her professional career is not available in the media. 

She took her last breath on January 3, 2006 at the age of 66. Toby was suffering from pancreatic cancer.

Emily Nussbaum’s Siblings 

Emily Nussbaum has two brothers, Peter Nussbaum and Frank Nussbaum, married to Alexis Tannenbaum and Carlye Adler. Peter has 2 children, Wylie Nussbaum and Levi Nussbaum whereas Frank has one child, Gabriel Ezra.  


As of now, Emily Nussbaum has published 2 books as an author. “I Like to Watch: Arguing My Way Through the TV Revolution” on June 25, 2019, and the Italian version of the same book on June 4, 2020.

Besides this Emily has written numerous essays, blogs, online columns, and reports which are found online. 

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