Bonnie Fuller

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Bonnie Fuller
Bonnie Fuller and Sasha Shankbone 2010 NYC.jpg
Fuller and her son Sasha at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival.
Born Bonnie Hurowitz[1]
(1956-09-08) September 8, 1956 (age 58)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Alma mater University of Toronto
Occupation Editor, writer
Title Editor of
Spouse(s) Michael Fuller (m. 1983)
Children 4

Bonnie Fuller (born Bonnie Hurowitz; September 8, 1956) is a Canadian media executive and the editor of Fuller has been responsible for several American magazine titles, including as vice president and editorial director of American Media (Star, Shape, Men's Fitness, Natural Health, and Fit Pregnancy).

Early life[edit]

Fuller was born in Toronto to a real-estate lawyer and an elementary school teacher. She graduated from Jarvis Collegiate Institute in 1974 and attended University of Toronto, where she earned a B.A. in 1977.[1]


In 1978, Fuller was a fashion reporter at the Toronto Star. Two years later, she became a sportswear editor for Women's Wear Daily. She was editor of Flare magazine for 3 years, from 1983 to 1986,[clarification needed] and jumped to YM magazine as editor. In 1994, she became editor of Marie Claire magazine. In 1996, she was appointed editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine. From 1998 to 2001, she was editor of Glamour magazine, and was fired. Fuller worked as editor-in-chief of Us Weekly for one year.[1] In July 2009 she was hired by Jay Penske's Media to relaunch, a celebrity news site.[2]

She is a frequent contributor to a variety of media outlets including and Advertising Age and regularly participates on media industry panels.[citation needed]

While working as editorial director of American Media, Fuller relaunched the former tabloid, Star, as a glossy magazine.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Fuller married Canadian architect Michael Fuller on June 26, 1983. They have four children.[1]


  • That (Other) Cosmo Girl, Alexandra Jacobs, New York Times Book Review, April 9, 2006
  1. ^ a b c d "BONNIE FULLER, The Story So Far". Toronto Star. May 14, 2008. Retrieved September 30, 2014. 
  2. ^ Ryan Tate. "Bonnie Fuller Hired Into Murderer's Row of Hollywood". Defamer. 

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