American Author and Political Activist, Barbara Ehrenreich, 81, passed away

Barbara Ehrenreich who was the author of nearly 20 books and works on social justice themes ranging from women’s rights to inequality and the inequities in the American healthcare system, has passed away at the age of 81.

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Barbara Ehrenreich Death- Her Obituary

The news and reports that Barbara Ehrenreich had passed away on 1 September which was released by her son, Ben Ehrenreich, on Friday. He has said in the announcement with a comment redolent of his mother’s spirit: “She was never much for thoughts and prayers, but you can honor her memory by loving one another, and by fighting like hell.” 

Ehrenreich worked for over half a century as a writer committed to resisting injustice and giving a voice to those who were typically unheard of.

Barbara Ehrenreich Age, Family, Early Life

Barbara Ehrenreich age was 81 years old at the time of her death. She was born on 26 August 1941 in Butte, Montana, U.S.A.  

barbara ehrenreich family

She was the daughter of Isabelle (née Oxley) and Ben Howes Alexander. Ehrenreich has one brother, Ben Alexander Jr., and one sister, Diane Alexander in her family.

Barbara Ehrenreich Husband, What about her Children?

Ehrenreich was married and has been divorced twice. She also met her first husband, John Ehrenreich at an anti-war activism campaign in New York City, and they got married in 1966. He is a clinical psychologist.

In 1983, she went to married Gary Stevenson, a union organizer for the Teamsters. She divorced him in 1993.  Ehrenreich had two kids with her first husband. Her daughter Rosa was born in 1970. She is a Virginia-based law professor, national security and foreign policy expert, and writer, while her son Ben, born in 1972, is a novelist and a journalist in Los Angeles.

Barbara Ehrenreich Net worth? How Much Did she Earn?

As of 2022; Barbara Ehrenreich’s net worth figure is under wraps.

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Barbara Ehrenreich Career, What was her profession?

Barbara Ehrenreich was an American writer and political activist. During the 1980s and early 1990s, she was a central figure in the Democratic Socialists of America. She was an award-winning columnist and essayist and has been writing more than 20 books.

Ehrenreich is well known for her 2001 book Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America; a memoir of Ehrenreich’s three-month experiment surviving on a series of minimum wage jobs. She even won the Lannan Literary Award.

Which school and college did she go to?

Ehrenreich once studied physics at Reed College, later changing to chemistry and graduating in 1963. Her senior thesis was entitled electrochemical oscillations of the silicon anode.

In the year 1968, she began his Ph.D. program in theoretical physics, but changed to cellular immunology and got her Ph.D. at Rockefeller University.

Is she available on any kind of social media platform?

Barbara could not be seen on the social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook accounts.

Physical Appearance of Barbara Ehrenreich’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorNot Available
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WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Barbara Ehrenreich’s should be knows

Zodiac signVirgo
Relationship StatusMarried