Julie Powell’s husband, Eric Powell Biography: Age, Net Worth, Twitter, Height, Wikipedia, Pictures

March 5, 2024 0 Posted By Johnson Ajiboye

Eric Powell is an American editor and the husband of the late Julie Powell, a famous author and blogger who died in 2022.

He is best known for his work at the magazine Archaeology, which covers topics such as ancient civilizations, discoveries, and artifacts.

He also appeared in the 2009 film adaptation of Julie’s book, Julie & Julia, where actor Chris Messina portrayed him.


  • Full name: Eric Powell
  • Date of birth: N/A
  • Age: N/A
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of birth: Texas, U.S.
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Editor
  • Height: N/A
  • Parents: N/A
  • Siblings: N/A
  • Spouse: Julie Powell (m. 1998 – d. 2022)
  • Children: N/A
  • Relationship status: Widowed
  • Net worth: $550K

Early Life and Education

Eric Powell was born in Texas and met Julie during a high school play. They got married in 1998 and moved to New York City.

He graduated from a yet-to-be-identified college with an unknown degree. He developed a keen interest in archaeology and history and pursued a career as an editor for the magazine Archaeology.

Personal Life

Eric Powell was married to Julie Powell, a writer and blogger who became famous for her project of cooking all the recipes in Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking, which she documented on her blog and later in her book Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen.

He supported Julie’s project and tasted her dishes, sometimes giving constructive feedback. He also appeared in the film adaptation of Julie’s book, Julie & Julia, where Chris Messina played him.

Eric and Julie did not have any children. They lived in a small apartment in Long Island City, Queens, and later moved to a house in Olivebridge, New York.

Eric announced Julie’s death on October 26, 2022, due to cardiac arrest after she had recovered from Covid-19. He said she was “the love of my life” and “a brilliant writer and a wonderful person.”


Eric Powell is an editor for the magazine Archaeology, which the Archaeological Institute of America publishes.

He has been working there since at least 2009 and has edited and written articles on various topics related to archaeology, such as ancient cultures, historical sites, and discoveries.

He has also interviewed experts and researchers in the field and has traveled to different countries to explore archaeological evidence.

Some of his notable articles include:

  • “The Maya’s Hidden Worlds” (March/April 2010) explores the underground caves and cenotes sacred to the Maya civilization.
  • “The Great Wall of China” (July/August 2010), which examines the history and construction of the world’s longest man-made structure.
  • “The Search for Nefertiti” (November/December 2015), which investigates the possible location and identity of the famous Egyptian queen.
  • “The Vikings in Ireland” (January/February 2017), which reveals the impact and legacy of the Norse invaders and settlers in Ireland.
  • “The Mystery of the Nazca Lines” (May/June 2018), which analyzes the meaning and purpose of the giant geoglyphs in the Peruvian desert.

Net Worth

According to some sources, Eric Powell has an estimated net worth of $550K. He earns an annual salary of between $90K and USD 95K from Archaeology Magazine.

His net worth may have also increased from the royalties and earnings from Julie’s book and movie, both bestsellers and box office hits.

Social Media

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