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Van Jones Biography

Van Jones

Facts of Van Jones

Date of Birth: 1968 , September-20
Birth Nation: United States
Name Van Jones
Birth Name Anthony Kapel Jones
Nick Name Van
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Jackson, Tennessee
Ethnicity Black Ethnicity
Profession Civil Rights Advocate
Working For CNN
Net Worth $ 1.1 Million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 68 KG
Married Yes
Married to Jana Carter
Children N/A
Education University of Tennessee at Martin (B.S.) Yale University
Awards President's Award 2010
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wiki, Instagram
Movies Fierce Light
TV Show Crossfire
Sisters Angela

Quick Timeline of Van Jones

1968 Born on 1968
1986 Graduated in the year of 1986
2008 Published a book on 2008
2009 Praised his wife in 2009
2010 President’s Award on 2010
2012 Released a book Rebuild the Dream on 2012
2013 Joined the Channel CNN on 2013
2015 Launched #YesWeCode on 2015
2017 Owner of $1.1 Million

Detail Timeline of Van Jones

September 20 , 1968

Born on 1968

Van Jones was born in the year of 1968 on 20th of September  His birth name was  Anthony Kapel Van Jones. He was born in a middle-class family in Jackson, which lies in Tennessee of United State of America.


Graduated in the year of 1986

 He completed his graduation from an institution called Jackon Central –Merry High School in the year of 1986.It was just the beginning of his career. He then later earns a degree from the University of Tennessee.


Published a book on 2008

He published a book name “The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems”  in the year of 2008.This is the first environmental book written by an African –American to make the New York Times bestseller list.


Praised his wife in 2009

 He shared the information about his wife to Oakland magazine describing her as a powerful lady in the year of 2009. He further added she is very independent wife. This shows he has a strong bond with her  loving partner.


President’s Award on 2010

  He was awarded on February 26, 2010, with the NAACP  President’s award at the 41st annual NAACP Image Awards. On the same year , he was honor with Global Exchange Human Rights Award and also listed in the 100 most influential people in the world by Times magazine.


Released a book Rebuild the Dream on 2012

After overwhelming review of the book that was published in the year 2008, he came with another book in the year 2012. The book name was “Rebuild the Dream ". The book was in the market by the Nation Books.


Joined the Channel CNN on 2013

Jones join the channel  CNN  in the year of 2013. He worked as a co-host of a re-boot of the CNN political debate show crossfire, alongside Newt Gingrich, Stephanie Cutter, and S.E.Cupp. 


Launched #YesWeCode on 2015

He launched #YesWeCode event in the year of 2015. This event was an initiative aiming to teach 100,000 low-income kids to write code.  He got support from the musician Prince in this event. He later  gave credit to Prince for the idea. 


Owner of $1.1 Million

At present, he has estimated net-worth of $1.1 million US dollars. It shows he has a sound financial status that was earned from his career. He is living a luxurious life with his wife and two sons  in the USA.


He earned a degree in the field of communication and political science from the University of Tennessee which was really helpful to build up his career.

He participated in various civil rights activist programs like Rodney King Verdict and Bay Area  PolicWarch and attended different seminars and programs related to racism issues which he names Colors if Change. He made huge talk to solve the issue of the deadly virus called Ebola which was well responded to by the public. He appears in the channel, CNN  in the series Crossfire which helped to build his career graph to another height.  CNN's host for The Messy truth Van has announced his affiliation with Singer and record producer Jay-Z's management firm Roc Nation as well.

He is happily married to Jana Carter and their relationship as husband and wife is going very well. He is not having any extramarital affairs as he is fully committed to his wife. At the age of 46, he has an estimated net worth of $1.1 million US dollars. 

He is very popular and much more engaged in social networking sites like Facebook ad Twitter. He has more than 587 thousand followers on Twitter.