Neuharth was married to Loretta F. Helgeland from 1946 until they divorced in 1973. Then he was married to Lori Wilson from 1973 until they divorced in 1980. Then he was married to Rachel Fornes from c. 1980 until his death in 2013. He had three children and six adopted children.
- "USA TODAY founder Al Neuharth dies at 89". USA Today. Retrieved 19 April 2013.