Susanne Craig Biography

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Susanne Craig is an intelligent and brave Canadian Investigative Journalist who has been working in this field for more than 2 decades now. Craig gained a reputation as a fearless writer for the New York Times.

Sussane is the one who mailed Donald Trump’s 1995 tax returns anonymously to a reporter during the 2016, presidential election. In addition to this, she rose to fame for her extensive coverage of the major role of Lehman Brothers in the financial crisis in 2007-2008. 

Susanne Craig Early Life, Family & Education

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 be born between 1968-1969 and she grew up with her parents in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. 

As a journalist, she has never mentioned the name of her parents or their occupation. Craig pursued education locally, attending a Calgary high school before enrolling at the University of Calgary. In 1991, she proudly graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Political Science and Government.


Craig started her career in 1990 with a summer stint at the Calgary Herald, followed by an internship at the Windsor Star in 1991, where she secured her first full-time reporting job. Her journey led her to The Globe and Mail before becoming a Staff Writer at the Wall Street Journal.

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Later, she joined the New York Times in 2010 while continuing her reporting for the Wall Street Journal. Her roles expanded, eventually becoming a bureau chief covering the New York State Government. In 2015, she shifted to cover the New York City Hall as the bureau chief.

Her team’s coverage of Lehman Brothers’ involvement in the 2008 financial crisis earned them a finalist spot for the Pulitzer Prize for National Affairs Reporting. On October 1, 2016, a co-authored article in the New York Times revealed Donald Trump’s reported $916 million loss in 1995, potentially allowing him to skip paying income taxes for 18 years.

Craig disclosed her receipt of a portion of Trump’s 1995 tax record from an anonymous sender, which she found in her mailbox. Later, on September 27, 2020, she exposed that Trump paid $750 in federal income tax in 2016 and had avoided income tax for 10 out of 15 years.

Susanne Craig Biography

Real Name Susanne Craig
Birth Date 1968
Age (as of 2024) 56 Years
Birth Place Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Profession Investigative Journalist
Religion Christianity
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Physical Statistics

Susanne Craig Journalist
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



Relationship Status

Marital Status Not Known
Affair No
Who is her husband?
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Personal Life

Susanne Craig is single and has never married anyone so far in her life. So many portals stated that she is the wife of Idaho Senator Larry Craig, but as a matter of fact, her wife is Suzanne Thompson. As far as Susanne’s personal life is concerned there is no information available about her past relationships. 

Susanne Craig Net Worth

As a journalist, Susanne Craig earns an estimated net worth of $2 million. 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.

2 thoughts on “Susanne Craig Biography”

  1. I truly love t the work you do. I always read your stuff. My mother was from Ontario so I have an affinity foe anything Canadian.

  2. Saw Suzanne on Ari Melber (MSNBC) tonite, and she said (re: Michael Cohen) “And that’ll be the end of him”. I thought, gee, it doesn’t sound like he has a real good LIFE EXPECTANCY
    -Peter Simmons
    Hendersonville, TN


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