Susanne Craig Biography

Susanne Craig is an intelligent and brave Canadian Investigative Journalist, who works at the New York Times who is known to be an anonymous reporter who mailed Donald Trump’s 1995 tax returns during 2016, presidential election. Susanne Craig has been working as a journalist for more than 20 years of experience now.

Early Life

Susanne Craig has not revealed her date of birth but based on resources from the internet, she is approx. 52 years old and likely to born between 1968-1969. She has just mentioned that she was born to her parents in Calgary, Alberta in Canada. As a journalist, she has never mentioned the name of her parents or their occupation. As a student, Craig attended a local high school. After her high school graduation, Craig enrolled for the University of Calgary from where she graduated in 1991 and received her degree of B. A. majoring in Political Science and Government.

Susanne Craig Career

Craig started her career in 1990 when she went as a summer intern for Calgary Herald, and in 1991 when she went as an intern for the Windsor Star where she got her first full-time job as a reporter in Windsor, Ontario. She became a Staff Writer for the Wall Street Journal after she wrote The Globe and Mail. She then joined the New York Times in 2010, and continued reporting for Wall Street as well, and was then promoted to bureau chief to cover The New York State Government. In 2015, She left Albany after which she became The Times’ New York City Hall bureau chief. She was the lead journalist on the team which was selected as a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for National Affairs Reporting for their coverage of Lehman Brothers and their role in the financial crisis of 2008.

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New York Times on October 1, 2016, published an article that was co-authored by Craig. The article stated that Donald Trump reported a loss of $916 million in 1995 which could have allowed him to avoid paying the income taxes for up to the next 18 years. In the television interviews, Craig revealed herself as the reporter who received a portion of Trump’s 1995 tax record which she found in her mailbox from an anonymous sender. Later, on September 27, 2020, she reported and exposed that Trump paid $ 750 in federal income tax during 2016 and did not pay any income tax for 10 years out of 15.

Susanne Craig Biography

Real Name Susanne Craig
Birth Date 1968
Age (as of 2021) 52 Years
Birth Place Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Profession Investigative Journalist
Religion Christianity
Sun sign

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 2” – in Centimeters – 158 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 56 kg  –  in Pounds –  123 lbs
Shoe Size 5 (U.S.)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Gray
Body Type Slim




College  University of Calgary

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Who is her Husband? Larry Craig
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Personal Life

Susanne Craig is happily married to her husband Sen Larry Craig who is a conservative Republican man. The couple has not mentioned their date and year of their marriage but it is known that they are together for approximately 25 years now.

Susanne Craig Net Worth

As a journalist, Susanne Craig earns an estimated net worth of $ 2 million USD. Susanne has been known as a brave and bold political investigator who is known to speak for the truth and fight against the wrong which can be seen through her articles and the topics she writes on. Susanne is an honest journalist who is very hardworking even after her many years of job.


  • In 1999, Craige won the National Newspaper Award.
  • In 2004, she won the Gerald Loeb Award for Deadline Writing which she shared with Ianthe Jeanne Dugan and Theo Frances for “The Day Grasso Quit as NYSE Chief.”
  • Susanne won the Gerald Loeb Award thrice in 2004, 2008, and 2009.
  • Susanne in 2018, won the George Polk Award for Political Reporting.
  • In 2019, she won the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporter which was shared by her with David Barstow and Russ Buettner for the New York Times.
  • Craig is known for her coverage of the financial crises of 2007- 2008 and New York State and New York City government and politics.

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