Jann Wenner
Jann Wenner
Celebrated Name: Jann Wenner
Real Name/Full Name: Jann Simon Wenner
Gender: Male
Age: 78 years old
Birth Date: 7th January 1946
Birth Place: New York City, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.85m
Weight: 54kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Jane Schindelheim (m. 1967–1995)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Alexander Jann, Theodore “Theo” Simon, and Edward Augustus)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Jann Wenner Gay?: No
Profession: Magazine writer and publisher
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in [current date format=’Y’]: $800 million
Last Updated: [current date format=’F Y’]

Jann Simon Wenner is an American publisher of Rolling Stone, a popular culture magazine, former owner of Men’s Journal magazine. He is also a magazine magnate and a co-founder of the Rolling Stone magazine.

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Early Life & Biography

Wenner was born in the year 1946, on 7 January in New York City. He is the son of Edward Wenner and Sim and was brought up in a secular Jewish family. He completed his high school education at the Chadwick School in the year 1963 and moved on to attend the University of California in Berkeley.

Before dropping out of the University in the year 1966, Wenner was popular in the Free Speech Movement and wrote the column “Something’s Happening” in the student-run magazine, The Daily Californian. With the assistance of Ralph J. Gleason, his mentor, Wenner, got a job at Ramparts, a high-circulation muckraker, where his mentor was a contributing editor, and he worked on the magazine’s spinoff newspaper.

Personal Life

In the year 1967, Jane Schindelheim and Wenner were married in a small Jewish celebration. Wenner and his partner separated in 1995, though his former wife still remains a vice president of Wenner Media. She and Wenner have three sons Edward Augustus, Theodore “Theo” Simon, and Alexander Jann. Since 1995, Wenner’s marital partner has been a fashion designer, Matt Nye. Together they have adopted three children, twins Jude, India Rose, and Noah.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 7th January 1946, Jann Wenner is 78 years old as of today’s date [current date]. His height is 1.85m tall, and his weight is 54 kg.

Career

In the year 1967, Wenner, together with Gleason founded Rolling Stone in San Francisco. Throughout the years the 1970s as well as 1980s, Wenner performed an important role in popularizing writers. He also discovered Annie Leibovitz, a photographer when she was 21 years of age, San Francisco Art Institute student. Much of Wenner’s proteges, such as Crowe, credit him with giving them their largest breaks.

Rolling Stone shifted its base of operations in 1977 from San Francisco to New York. Wenner employed Ed Needham, former FHM editor, who was then replaced by Will Dana, to change his flagship newspaper around, and by the year 2006, Rolling Stone’s sales were at an all-time high of 1.5 million copies sold after every two weeks.

Wenner has been engaged in the conducting and writing of many of the newspaper famous Rolling Stone Interviews. Some of his most current interview subjects have included: Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, John Kerry, and Al Gore for the newspaper during their election campaigns and, in November 2005, had a great interview with U2 rockstar Bono, which focused on politics and music. Wenner’s interview with Bono got a National Magazine Award nomination.

Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone are chronicled in three books, The Uncensored History, and Sticky Fingers, Back Again and Gone Crazy by Robert Sam Anson, Rolling Stone Magazine by Joe Hagan and Rolling Stone: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner. David Weir, the former Rolling Stone journalist, is working on a biography, as is poet and Beat historian Lewis MacAdams. Robin Green’s memoir The Only Girl covers the time she worked at Rolling Stone.

Wenner in the year 1977 founded the magazine Outside; Jack Ford and William Randolph both worked for the newspaper before Wenner sold it a year later. He also shortly managed the magazine Look and, in the year 1993, began the magazine Family Life. In the year 1985, he bought a share in Us Weekly, followed by a joint purchase of the magazine.

Awards & Achievements

Jann Wenner has had various awards and achievements in his career as follows. In 2010: Norman Mailer Prize, Lifetime Achievement in Magazine Publishing. In addition, he has also been awarded Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Net Worth & Salary of Jann Wenner in [current date format=’Y’]

Jann Wenner Net Worth
Jann Wenner Net Worth

As of February 2024, Jann Wenner has an estimated net worth of $800 million. In 1985, he bought a share in Us Weekly, followed by a joint purchase of the magazine with The Walt Disney Company the following year. In August 2006, Wenner bought out Disney’s share and now owns 100% of the magazine.

In October 2016, Wenner started publishing Glixel, a video games-based website. In September 2017, Wenner Media sold the remaining 51% of Rolling Stone to Penske Media Corporation.

Wenner has anchored and transverse through an incredible path in his career due to his hard work. He has done a lot in his career as an editor and a publisher. This has earned him a name in New York and America as a whole.

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