Who Is Nina Totenberg Husband, H. David Reines? Details To Know

Nina Totenberg has been working in NPR for 50 years.
Nina Totenberg has been working in NPR for 50 years. ( Source : creativity-found )


Nina Totenberg is an American correspondent known for her appearance on National Public Radio (NPR). 

Serving nearly 50 years as legal affairs correspondent for NPR, the New York-born figure was also honored with the award-winning legal affairs correspondent.

She also has writing and acting credits to her name and has shown her acting performance in Dave and the Distinguished Gentleman in the 90s.

She recently made it to the news following her long-term friendship with RBG Ruth Bader.

Who Is Nina Totenberg Husband, H. David Reines?

Nina Totenberg's husband, H. David Reines is a trauma surgeon.

According to his LinkedIn, he currently works as a Vice Chairman and Program Director of Surgery at Inova Fairfax Hospital. It is also found that the Falls Church, Virginia resident is involved in Senior Consultant Surgery at the said hospital and has been serving in the mentioned role for over 5.5 years.

Not to forget, Mr. Reines has also been serving as a vice-Chair Surgery at Inova Health System for more than 20 years.

The Cornell University alum's skills include general surgery, medical education, health policy, et cetera.

We learned that her wedding to her second husband was presided over by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. It is also learned that Totenberg's medical partner treated her for severe injuries after being struck by a boat propeller while swimming on their honeymoon.

Nina Totenberg and her husband at the Academy Awards in 2019.
Nina Totenberg and her husband at the Academy Awards in 2019. ( Source : twitter )

Who Is Nina Totenberg's Ex-Husband?

Before death took them apart, Nina Totenberg was married to U.S. Senator Floyd K. Haskell (D-Colorado).

She tied the knot with her previous husband Floyd, a politician, in 1979.

Later, after the death of her better half, she remarried in 2000 to H. David Reines.

As per NPR, when Nina and her current partner Reines first met, both were married to other people. But, their fate took another turn when they met in Boston after six years when the famous concert violinist Roman Totenberg was performing.

Then, they both learned that their partners were absent from their life. Gradually, with much familiarity, Totenberg and Reines got closer and took their relationship from friendship, partners to a loving couple.


Nina Totenberg Salary And Net Worth In 2022

Nina Totenberg's net worth range is estimated to be between $100,000 to $10 million.

Talking about her salary, the estimated total pay for a Correspondent at NPR is $66,871 per year as noted on Glassdoor. This implies that Nina might have been earning a similar figure or more, given her experience.

With around five decades of career in the media and journalism sector, it is to be expected that the journalist might have earned quite a substantial amount from her works.


Nina Totenberg Family And Children

Nina Totenberg is the eldest daughter of Roman Totenberg and Melanie Francis among their three daughters.

Her Polish Jewish immigrant father was a reputed violinist, whereas her mother was a real estate broker. Her mother was of mixed (German Jewish and Polish Jewish) descent and came from an upper-class family. According to Totenberg's wiki, her dad lost many family members in the Holocaust.  

There is no mention of her children in the media, hinting that it could be the correspondent does not serve as a biological parent to anyone.

More on her family, Totenberg also has two sisters, Amy and Jill Totenberg. Her sister Amy got nominated to the U.S. District Court in Atlanta by then-president President Barack Obama in 2010.  Likewise, her other sister Jill is a businessman and the wife of Brian Foreman. In 2015, they received back the Ames Stradivarius, which had been stolen from their father more than 30 years ago.



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