Van Jones is a renowned news commentator and an author. He is best recognized as the co-host of the show, Crossfire on CNN and as the founder of the non-profit organization, Dream Corps. He also served as a special advisor for Green Jobs for President Barack Obama. Van Jones was born on 20 September 1968. He was born and raised in Jackson, Tennessee. He works with several non-profit organizations and is the co-founder of the Dream Corps. He also serves as a news commentator for CNN and has published a few books and articles to date.

Quick Facts:

Name: Anthony Kapel Jones
Birthdate: 20 September 1968
Age: 53 Years old (as of 2022)
Children: Mattai Jones, Cabral Jones
Birthplace: Jackson, Tennessee, the United States
Zodiac sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Height: 6 feet 1 inch
Net worth: $1.5 million
Weight: 87 kg
Profession: Journalist

Career and Education:

Van Jones is best recognized as the co-host of the show, Crossfire on CNN. He has also been affiliated with various non-profit organizations and he is the co-founder of the Dream Corps. He has also worked as an attorney and was President Barack Obama’s special advisor for Green Jobs. Van Jones wiki page has a list of books that he has published to the date including The Green Collar Economy, Rebuild the Dream, and Beyond the Messy Truth: How We Came Apart, How We Come Together. He currently hosts his own show titled, The Van Jones Show on CNN and provides commentaries on various news topics. According to Van Jones wiki page, she studied at Jackson Central-Merry High School and then earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee with majors in communication and political science. He then enrolled at the Yale Law School and graduated from the university in 1993.

Parents, Family life:

Van Jones sister and he were born to father, Willie Anthony Jones, and mother, Loretta Jean. His father worked as a principal and his mother worked as a teacher. Van Jones sister is named Angela. He is of African-American nationality and he hold the American nationality.

Married and Children

Moving to Van Jones married and personal life, he is a married man. He has been married to wife Jana Carter for a while now. Van Jones married life has been blessed with two children. His oldest child is named Cabral Jones and his youngest child is named Mattai Jones. Van Jones wife and he have kept most of the information about their private life to themselves. Both of them seem to be reluctant to speak about their private matters in front of the media. After 13 years of marriage, Van Jones and Jana Carter divorced in June 2019.

Net worth and Salary:

Van Jones salary from his various careers has helped him amass huge wealth. He has earned a good sum of money through his career as an author. Van Jones salary from CNN is known to be high and the income from his other projects has also contributed to his total wealth. His total net worth is assumed to be around $1.5 million as of recent. Van Jones wife and his family live a luxurious life, thanks to his huge wealth.

Wiki, Achievements, and Facts:

Van Jones height is measured around 6 feet 1 inch and his body weight is around 87 kg. He has black colored hair and his eyes are of dark brown color.

Van Jones height of recognition is high because of his very successful career. He has received various awards and honors to the date including the 2015 David E. Glover Vanguard Award. He is active on Twitter with more than 824 thousand followers and he has more than 398 followers on Instagram.  The picture of Van Jones children can be seen on his social media posts. He also has an official Facebook page which has more than 912 thousand likes. Van Jones bio can be read on various other websites on the internet.

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