Arlene Perly Rae Net Worth 2023, Age, Husband, Children, Height, Family, Parents, Salary

Arlene Perly Rae net worth

Read about Arlene Perly Rae net worth, age, husband, children, height, family, parents, salary and career as well as other information you need to know.


Arlene Perly Rae is a former Canadian journalist, literary critic and author.

Early life

NameArlene Perly Rae
Net Worth$3 million
OccupationFormer journalist, Author
Age74 years
Arlene Perly Rae net worth

Perly Rae was born in 1949 (age 74 years) in Toronto, Canada. She is the daughter of Canadian parents and was educated at the University of Toronto.


Arlene Perly Rae was a longtime reviewer of children’s literature for the Toronto Star. In 1997, she published Everybody’s Favourites, a consumer guide to children’s literature that evaluated some of the best books in the genre.

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Perly Rae has also written as a freelancer for The Globe and Mail, Quill and Quire and Maclean’s. She is a past vice president of the Canadian Jewish Congress. and her interest in the welfare of children has led her to be a part of the national Campaign Against Child Poverty.

She has also been on the boards of publisher McClelland and Stewart, the Stratford Festival, and World Literacy of Canada, as well as on the Steering Committee for the United Way of Greater Toronto.

She is currently co-chairing the YWCA’s Elm Centre Capital Campaign, a project set to create 300 units of permanent housing for women and women-led families in Toronto.

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In July 2016, she joined the board of the Confederation Centre of the Arts, Canada’s National Memorial to the Fathers of Confederation, in Prince Edward Island. Arlene Perly Rae is frequently invited to give speeches on such diverse topics as literacy, combating racism, and the importance of the arts.


Arlene Perly Rae is happily married to Bob Rae, they had their wedding in 1980. Her husband is a Canadian diplomat and former politician who is the current Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations since 2020. The couple has three daughters. The family is a member of Holy Blossom Temple, a Reform Jewish congregation in Toronto. As of February 2023, Arlene Perly Rae and her husband Bob Rae are still married.

Arlene Perly Rae net worth

How much is Arlene Perly Rae worth? Arlene Perly Rae net worth is estimated at around $3 million. Her main source of income is from her primary work as a former journalist and author. Arlene Perly Rae’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $250,000 dollars annually.

Her remarkable achievements have earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. She is one of the richest and most influential former journalists in Canada. She stands at an appealing height of 1.68m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.