Maureen Brigid Dowd known as Maureen Dowd is an American columnist for a daily newspaper based in New York called The New York Times and a reputed author. Maureen worked for The Washington Star from the 1970s to the early 1980s writing news, sports, and feature articles.
In 1983, She joined The New York Times as a metropolitan reporter and then became an op-ed writer in 1995 replacing Anna Quindlen. In the year 1999, Maureen won the Pulitzer Prize, for her series of columns on the Clinton-Lewinsky Scandal distinguished commentary. A year later, Maureen won The Damon Runyon Award for outstanding contributions to journalism.
Has Maureen Dowd Ever Been Married?
Maureen Dowd is currently single and hasn’t married yet. So, she does not have a husband however she has dated quite a few men in her life. In 1998, Maureen dated Aaron Benjamin Sorkin, an American playwright, screenwriter, and film director who has earned numerous accolades including an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, five Primetime Emmy Awards, and three Golden Globes. Aaron is widely recognized for creating the American series political drama called The West Wing. But Maureen and Aaron’s relationship did not last and they got separated.
Maureen also has a short fling with actor and producer Michael Douglas in 1998. He is a numerous accolades-winning actor who has two Academy Awards, five Golden Globe Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, the AFI Life Achievement Award, and Cecil B. DeMille Award. Michael is also famous for his role as Hank Pym in the Marvel Cinematic Universe movie called Ant-Man and its sequels. However, Maureen and Michael got separated after a year of dating. Maureen is also an ex-companion of her fellow New York Times columnist John Tierney.
Does Maureen Dowd Have Any Kids?
As for having Children, Maureen never got pregnant and does not have a child. She is single and spends most of her time writing her views and sharing the power of writing bringing the voices of the on her column. She is busy working for the change to come and bring equality and Justice for everyone. Maureen is an active contributor to women's issues and their fight against it.
In her New York Times column, Maureen explained that none of the men in her were able to live up to the Feminist Standard. At the age of 71, She is still a stern feminist whose views have played a potent role in her decision to not acquire the service of having a Maureen Dowd husband. Even her book titled Are Men Necessary? When Sex Collide, talks about her decision not to have a husband or a partner.