David Lazarus Bio, Wife, Kids, LA Times and Net Worth

David Lazarus Biography

David Lazarus is an American business and consumer columnist for the Los Angeles Times. He joined the paper in August 2007.

He is best known for sticking up and helping ordinary people deal with problems “such as fighting telemarketers” when no one else is able to step up.

David Lazarus Age

He has kept information on his age a secret.

It is however known that he was born in Buffalo, New York Cty, United States.

How Tall Is David Lazarus?|Height

He stands at an estimated height of 5′ 7” (1.7m).


No information on his parents or siblings is disclosed to the public. He has kept this field low-key and private.

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David Lazarus Wife

David is a married man. He has however not disclosed any information on his wife to the public.

However, it is known that he lives in Southern California with his partner.

Children|Does David have any Kids?

He has one child with his wife; a son. No additional information is disclosed to the public.

David Lazarus

Educational Background

David attended Ojai Valley School and Crossroads School (Santa Monica, California) before moving north, attending and graduating from the University of California, Berkeley, where he earned a degree in history.

Career | Los Angeles Times

David joined the paper in 2007. He has written several pieces for Los Angeles Times mostly covering consumer affairs and other business topics.

Lazarus was a columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle before joining LA Times. He was also a nightly talk radio host for KGO Radio.

He won first place in the 2005 Business Reporting National Headliner Awards contest. And in 2001 he was called “Journalist of the Year” by the Society of Professional Journalists in Northern California. A media watchdog site, Grade the News, described him this way:

“David Lazarus has been one of the most prolific and influential writers on the paper since he came to the Wired New Chronicle in 1999.”

He is known for sticking up and helping ordinary people deal with problems “such as fighting telemarketers” when nobody else can step up.

He has written two books. They are about Japan, where he lived for several years, and has had articles published in many magazines.

David has regularly been interviewed about Data breach issues and privacy matters on talk radio shows such as the Norman Goldman Show. He is also regularly seen on KTLA “Consumer Confidential” segments.

David Lazarus Net Worth

As of 2019, his net worth is under review. He has built his fortune through writing.

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Last Updated On:14th January 2023