Drew Pinsky Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Drew Pinsky Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 78 kg
Date of Birth September 4, 1958
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Spouse Susan Sailer

Drew Pinsky is an American media personality, internist, and addiction medicine specialist who is best known for hosting the long-running, nationally syndicated radio talk show named Loveline (1984-2016). He has hosted/presented several TV shows such as Dr. Drew On Call (2011-2016), Lifechangers (2011-2012), Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew (2008-2012), S*x Rehab with Dr. Drew (2009), and Celebrity Rehab Presents Sober House (2009-2010). He is also well recognized for hosting/co-hosting several popular podcasts including The Dr. Drew Podcast, This Life with Dr. Drew, Dr. Drew After Dark, and The Adam and Drew Show. In parallel with his work in the media industry, he has maintained a private internal medicine practice in South Pasadena, California, before which he used to work at the Department of Chemical Dependency Services at the Las Encinas Hospital and the Huntington Memorial Hospital, both in Pasadena.

Born Name

David Drew Pinsky

Nick Name

Dr. Drew

Drew Pinsky as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2019
Drew Pinsky as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2019 (Drew Pinsky / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Residence

Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Drew had attended the Polytechnic School, a college preparatory private day school in his hometown of Pasadena. He had then joined the Amherst College, a private liberal arts college in Amherst, Massachusetts.

He had majored in biology and had graduated from there in 1980 after which he had enrolled in the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, a private research university. He had earned a Doctor of Medicine degree from there in 1984.

Occupation

Media Personality, Internist, Addiction Medicine Specialist

Drew Pinsky as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2019
Drew Pinsky as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2019 (Drew Pinsky / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Morton Pinsky (Physician) (d. October 27, 2009)
  • Mother – Helene Stanton (née Eleanor Mae Stansbury) (Singer, Actress) (d. June 7, 2017)
  • Siblings – Dana Carol Pinsky (Younger Sister) (Paralegal)
  • Others – David Pinsky (Paternal Grandfather), Fanya ‘Fanny’ Kostinskaya (Paternal Grandmother), William Benton Stansbury (Maternal Grandfather), Sarah Jane Hamilton (Maternal Grandmother)

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

78 kg or 172 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Drew has dated –

  1. Susan Sailer (1986-Present) – Drew had started dating Susan Sailer in 1986 and the couple got married on July 21, 1991. They have a pair of triplets together – 2 sons named Jordan Davidson Pinsky and Douglas Drew Pinsky, and a daughter named Paulina Marie Pinsky (b. November 11, 1992).
Drew Pinsky as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2019
Drew Pinsky as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2019 (Drew Pinsky / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of Ashkenazi Jewish (Ukrainian) descent on his father’s side and English, German, Scottish, and distant Welsh descent on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Gray

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Bespectacled
  • Short-cropped hair
  • Affable smile
  • Clean-shaven look

Religion

Judaism

Brand Endorsements

Drew has been featured in the TV commercials for –

  • JustAskToday.com (2006)
  • TheraWorx Relief (2017)
Drew Pinsky and Susan Sailer, as seen in October 2020
Drew Pinsky and Susan Sailer, as seen in October 2020 (Drew Pinsky / Instagram)

Drew Pinsky Facts

  1. While studying at the University of Southern California, Drew had served his residency in internal medicine at USC County Hospital in Los Angeles. He had later become the chief resident at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena before moving into private practice.
  2. He had once been featured in a campaign for PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), with his dogs, that had promoted the spaying and neutering of pets.
  3. An asteroid that was discovered in February 1987 was named ‘4536 Drewpinsky’ later that year, in his honor.
  4. In September 2013, he had announced that he had recovered completely from surgery that was performed a few months earlier to treat his prostate cancer.

Featured Image by Drew Pinsky / Instagram

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