Van Jones CNN, Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Kim, Children & Net Worth

Van Jones Biography

Van Jones born on the 20th of September 1968 in Jackson Tennessee USA is currently working as a host and a contributor in CNN where he has founded many non-political organizations such as The Dream Corps which brings together the American citizens to solve the toughest problems. A lawyer and a three-time New York Times bestselling author, Jones is among the best political commentators who served in the Green Jobs in 2009 as a special advisor of the 44th President of the USA, President Barack Obama.

Van Jones Age, Birthday, Nationality, and Ethnic Background

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How old is Van Jones? Van is now 54 years, born in 1968 on September 20 in Jackson, Tennessee, United States of America. Nonetheless, he celebrates his birthday every 20th September of the year. Moreover, the Jackson native has American nationality with a white ethnic background. READ MORE: Emily Riemer (WCVB), Bio, Age, Wedding, Husband, Salary & Net Worth

Van Jones Education Background

After graduating from Jackson Central-Merry High School, Van went ahead to pursue a Bachelor of Science in communication and political science from the University of Tennessee. In 1992 He went further to Yale Law school in Connecticut where he was selected by the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights to serve as a legal observer in a protest against the district attorney’s verdict over the beating of a King by police.

Van Jones’s Height, Weight, and Other Measurement

How tall is Van Jones? Van is above average in stature standing a height of 6 feet 1 inch tall

Van Jones’s Family Background | Parents and Siblings

Willie Anthony Jones a middle school principal and Loretta Jean Jones a high school teacher gave birth to twins namely Anthony Kapel “Van” and Angela Jones who were raised as Christians in Christian Methodist Church mostly with their grandfathers. Therefore, Van has a twin sibling with whom he was brought up together.

Van Jones Wife / Spouse and Children

Van is a straight man. He exchanged vows with young and beautiful Jana Carter in 2005. However, lived in the spotlight happily until 2019 when they were never seen together publicly again. At the moment, Jones is known to be officially married to Jana Carter.

Van Jones Children/ Kids

Mr. Van and Mrs. Jana Carter gave birth to charming sons namely Mattai Jones and Cabral Jones who were raised in a co-parenting situation due to some unrest between the parents.

Van Jones CNN

Jones is a world-class change-maker; this is evident when he fought for criminal justice reform. This was when he was appointed to be among the legal observers in the wrangles between the king and the police.

Van was among the persons who led the campaign in passing the First step act. The act is a federal bipartisan bill seen as a breakthrough in criminal justice. Not only criminal justice but also a good advisor.

Moreover, this is seen when he served as a green jobs advisor for President Barack Obama while in power. Thereafter Jones won many awards not to mention “100 most influential persons in the world”, “Rolling Stones 2012”, NAACP Award, and also the “Young Global Leader”.

He then headed to the CNN administration and debuted with his “Van Jones Show” which entertained many. Thereafter becoming a stakeholder in the media industry through the main eventing the ” Incarceration, Incorporation”.

Moreover, this was a podcast series loved across the united states. Van has been a renowned political commentator, hence he has appeared across the network’s special coverage.

Van Jones Salary and Net worth

How much does Van Jones make? How much is his net worth? Van’s Net worth is about $ 5 million. Due to his popularity as a CNN political commentator, Jones earns a salary approximated to be $1 million.

Van Jones Kim

Jones and Kim Kardashian were rumored to be in a relationship. Moreover, the news came in the middle of the moment when Kim was divorcing her husband Kanye West was at its peak.

However, the long-time reality show, Kim Kardashian refuted the claims. She cleared the air saying that she was not in any way involved in a romantic relationship with Van, a political commentator.

Nonetheless, Kim also said that Jones had communicated the ongoing rumors to her. Additionally, Jones said to her that the story had given him several dates. Kim is not dating Van.