Charles Krauthammer is an American Pulitzer Prize–winning syndicated columnist, political commentator, and physician and has a net worth of $8 million. Charles Krauthammer earned his net worth as a political commentator and a syndicated columnist. He attended Herzliah High School and McGill University, and in 1970, he obtained an honors degree in political science and economics. He was a Commonwealth Scholar in politics at Balliol College, Oxford, and later moved to US and continued his medical studies at Harvard Medical School. From 1975 to 1978, he was a resident and then a chief resident in Psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital. In 1978, he quit the practice of psychiatry and came to Washington to direct planning in psychiatric research under the Carter administration. He began contributing articles about politics to The New Republic and in 1980 served as a speech writer to Vice President Walter Mondale. He joined The New Republic as a writer and editor in 1981. He described and termed the new American foreign policy of supporting anti-communist insurgencies around the globe, as the 'Reagan Doctrine', and gained attention of the general public, when he first used this phrase in his Time magazine column in mid 1980s. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1987 for commentary, and in 1997, the Washingtonian magazine named him amongst the top 50 most influential journalists in the national press corps. He published the famous column Miers: The Only Exit Strategy in October, 2005. In 2006, the Financial Times named Krauthammer the most influential commentator in America, saying he has influenced US foreign policy for more than two decades. His other major domain of writing is strategy and geostrategic policy. Although he writes about politics, he avoids any direct involvement in the field. He was born on March 13, 1950 in New York City.