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Elizabeth Wurtzel

Facts About Elizabeth Wurtzel

Celebrated Name Elizabeth Wurtzel
Age 55 Years Old
Nick Name Elizabeth Wurtzel
Birth Name Elizabeth Lee Wurtzel
Birth Date 1967-07-31
Gender Female
Profession Author
Place Of Birth New York City, U.S
Nationality American
Birth Nation United States of America
Famous For Author, Journalist, Lawyer
Death Date 2020-01-07
Cause Of Death Breast Cancer
Place Of Death New York City, U.S.
Ethnicity Mixed
Father Donald Wurtzel
Mother Lynne Winters
Marital Status Married
Husband James Freed
Horoscope Leo
Net Worth $200 Thousand
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Blonde
Salary Under Review
Source of Wealth Writing Career
Sexual Orientation Straight
High School New York City High School
College / University Harvard College
University Yale Law School
Educational Qualification J.D.
Links Wikipedia, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

After prolonged battling against cancer, Elizabeth Wurtzel is resting in peace in Heaven. She was the American author who rose into prominence for her best-selling 1994 memoir Prozac Nation. She even wrote the book title, Bitch and More, Now, Again, which is full of many contradictions, bizarre digressions, and irrational outbursts. Let's know more about her through this article.

What is Elizabeth Wurtzel famous for?

  • An American writer, journalist, and lawyer.

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Where is Elizabeth Wurtzel from?

Recalling his early life, Elizabeth was born in New York City, the U.S. to a Jewish family as Elizabeth Lee Wurtzel in the year 1967. Her parents are Lynne Winters and Donald Wurtzel, who divorced when she was young. Her mother is a media consultant. She is American by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Further, her birth sign is Leo.

Where is Elizabeth Wurtzel go for education?

Concerning her education details, Elizabeth gained education from the New York City high school. Then, she graduated from Harvard College and received the Rolling Stone College Journalism Award.

In 2004, she applied to Yale Law School and received her J.D. in 2008, but failed the New York state bar exam on her first attempt. Later, She passed the February 2010 New York State bar exam.

How Elizabeth Wurtzel become an author?

  • Moving towards her career, Elizabeth started as an Intern at Dallas Morning News and got fired due to fabricating quotations in an unpublished article. 
  • Then, she started writing for The Wall Street Journal. She has also written an article for The Guardian and argued the vehemence of opposition demonstrated in Europe to Israel’s actions of Israel-Gaza conflict in 2008-2009.
  • In the year 2009, She wrote about societal pressures related to aging in an article in Elle magazine. Not only that, but she has also published her first book, Prozac Nation: Young and Depressed in America: A Memoir in 1994. 
  • After her first book became best-selling, she released a book named Bitch: In Praise of Difficult Women in 1998. She has also written More, Now, Again: A Memoir of Addiction, Creatocracy: How the Constitution Invented Hollywood and The Secret of Life: Commonsense Advice for Uncommon Women.
  • In early 2013, She published a New York Magazine article lamenting the unconventional choices she had made in life, including heroin use and spending much of a lucrative publisher advance on a costly Birkin bag, and her failure to marry, form a family, buy a house, save money or invest for retirement. 
  • In January 2015, She published a short book entitled Creatocracy under Thought Catalog's publishing imprint, TC Books. It is based on the thesis she wrote about intellectual property law upon graduation from Yale Law school.

Who is Elizabeth Wurtzel married to?

Reflecting on her personal life, Elizabeth was a married woman. She had shared her oath to her beloved husband, James Freed, in May 2015. The pair met at an addiction-themed reading in October 2013. Then, they got engaged in September 2014. Before her death, She had reported that they had "separated."

What is the reason behind Elizabeth Wurtzel's death?

The best-seller author of the 1994 memoir Prozac Nation, Elizabeth Wurtzel died at the age of 52 after a long battle with breast cancer. She died due to Leptomeningeal disease, which is a complication of metastasized breast cancer. Her husband, Jim Freed confirmed she passed away in Manhattan on Tuesday, 7th January 2020.

Nevertheless, Her funeral hasn’t made any glance in the media. But, her family member will soon reveal when and where her funeral will take place. Stay tuned for the update!

How much is Elizabeth Wurtzel's worth?

Being an author, journalist, and lawyer, Elizabeth earns a decent amount of money through her profession in the field of the media industry. Based on some online reports, her estimated net worth said to be $200 thousand at present. However, her salary is yet to be disclosed.

How tall is Elizabeth Wurtzel?

Before her death, Elizabeth has a decent height and weight. She has a pair of black eyes and blonde hair color. Besides this, her other body information is yet to be disclosed. In the case of disclosed, we will let you know.

Trivias About Elizabeth Wurtzel You Need To Know.

  • She published a groundbreaking memoir, "Prozac Nation," at the age of 26, chronicling her battle with depression.