Alan Dershowitz Biography, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Fact, and More

Alan Dershowitz

Alan Dershowitz is an American Professor and Attorney. He has utilized his degree by teaching at Harvard Law School as a Political Commentator, Media Contributor and has worked with news channels since 1995 as a Legal Analyst. 

Alan Dershowitz Biography And Net Worth

Net Worth         $20 Million
Full Name         Alan Morton Dershowitz
Date of Birth     September 1, 1938 
Age                    84 (in 2022)
Birthplace          New York, USA 
Profession          Lawyer
Spouse               Carolyn Cohen           
Alan Dershowitz

Early Life of Dershowitz

Alan Morton Dershowitz was born on the 1st of September, 1938. He is a pure New Yorker born and raised there, and his town was Brooklyn. His family was well privileged, but he couldn’t have that lavish life in his childhood because his parents asked him to be financially independent on his own without help from his parents.

This later helped him to understand the value of money. Alan did his first job at the age of fifteen as a worker in a paper factory. He also enrolled in Boys Yeshiva High School and used to pay his dues himself. In the 1950s, he attended Brooklyn College for Law and Political Studies and graduated in 1965.


Alan is the firstborn of Harry and Claire, and he has a Jewish family. In the 1960s, his father remained a prominent television and media figure known by the leading personalities around the continent. Mr. Harry Dershowtiz was appointed by Young Israel as their President for six years and served as Director of Etz institute. 

Dershowitz Career

Alan started his career by assisting Chief Judge as their law clerk. It was the Columbia Circuit of the Court of Appeals, United States. Chief Judge David Bazelon is the leading personality in the US District Courts and has served this purpose for over forty years.

Alan has said that he has learned the entire career tactics from Mr. Bazelon, his mentor, concerning every essential essence to have a successful career.

Alan worked with Bazelon and was promoted to a former attorney, and he got his license from the government after four years of effort. He began dealing with cases of street crimes and road accidents for police and his clients both. A Law School also offered him to teach their students. However, he availed of that offer, became a Law Professor, and kept doing the same thing, even though he retired as a Professor.

Alan Dershowitz

Dershowitz Personal Life

He got married in 1980, which immediately broke and didn’t work out. Again five years later, he asked Carolyn Cohen for marriage, a retired Psychologist who mostly works in Neuro Department. They tied the knot in 1986 and welcomed their twins in 1991. 

Dershowitz’s Net Worth 

The evaluated net worth of Alan Dershowitz is $20 million. By his retirement, he was charging $3 million per year for delivering 3 Credit Hours Courses.


Alan was awarded 4 Best Professor of the Year Awards given Internationally.

Physical Appearance

Height: 6’ 2” (in feet)
Weight: 85 (in Kg)
Figure measurements: 46-42-17 inches
Eye color: Grey/Hazel
Hair color: Blonde


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