Van Jones Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, CNN

By | March 29, 2023

Van Jones is an eminent American author, news and political commentator, and lawyer. Jones is the co-founder of several non-profit organizations, a three-time New York Times bestselling author, a CNN host and contributor, and an Emmy Award winner.

Van served for Green Jobs in 2009 as President Barack Obama’s Special Advisor and was a distinguished visiting fellow at Princeton University.

Jones served as the host and co-host of CNN shows including The Van Show, The Messy Truth, Crossfire, and The Redemption Project with Van.

He is a producer of the WEBBY Award-winning Messy Truth digital series, the co-founder of Magic Labs Media LLC, and Emmy Award-winning The Messy Truth VR Experience with Van.

Van Jones Age

Van Jones was born in Jackson, Tennessee, United States on September 20, 1968. He is 53 years old.

Van Jones Height

Jones is a man of average stature and stands at an average height of 5 ft 8 inches (Approx. 1.72 m).

Van Jones Education

He graduated with a high diploma from Jackson Central-Merry High School, a public high school in his hometown, in 1986. Later, Van joined the University of Tennessee at Martin (UT Martin) and earned his Bachelor of Science in communication and political science.

Van Jones Family

Van was born with his twin pretty sister called Angelain Jackson, Tennessee to their caring and loving parents Loretta Jean and Willie Anthony Jones. His mother served as a high school teacher while his father served as a middle school principal. His loving grandfather was a leader in the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church.

Van Jones Wife

He was married to his ex-wife called Jana Carter. The duo held their wedding in 2205 and in 2019 divorced. Together, they share two nice-looking children namely Cabral and Mattai.

Van Jones Net Worth

Jones has an approximate net worth of $5 million.

Van Jones Career

In June 2013, Jones was announced for the CNN political debate show Crossfire as a co-host of a re-boot, alongside Stephanie Cutter, Newt Gingrich, and S.E. Cupp. On September 16, 2013, The new version of Crossfire made its debut but the show had been canceled by October 2014.

In 2016, Van launched The Messy Truth, a news feature documentary series, The Messy Truth with Van, and subsequent studio discussion series, which aired in 2017 on CNN. He launched The Van Show on CNN as his first guest in 2018, with Jay-Z. In 2019, Jones launched The Redemption Project with Van, a show focused on restorative justice.

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