Van Jones
Van Jones
Celebrated Name: Van Jones
Real Name/Full Name: Anthony Kapel “Van” Jones
Gender: Male
Age: 55 years old
Birth Date: 20 September 1968
Birth Place: Jackson, Tennessee, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.85 m
Weight: 87 Kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Jana Carter
Children: Yes (Mattai Jones, Cabral Jones)
Profession: American news commentator, author, and non-practicing attorney
Net Worth in 2023: $2 million
Last Updated: December 2023

Van Jones is a popular face in the news commentary industry who is also considered best-selling author by the New York Times as he has released two books and many articles in various magazines & newspapers.

Maybe you know about Van Jones very well But do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2023? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Van Jones’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

He was born on 20 September 1968 along with his twin sister Angele in the home of middle school principal Willie Anthony Jones and high-school teacher Loretta Jean. His schooling took place at the Jackson Central-Merry High School, whereas he completed his higher studies at the University of Tennessee at Martin, where he graduated in communication and political science.

While completing his degree, he did an internship at the Shreveport Times, Associated Press, and Jackson Sun. After that, he moved to Connecticut to attend Yale Law School. He was one of few law students chosen by the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights when Jones was still a law student. He completed his law degree in 1993 and soon moved to San Francisco.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 20 September 1968, Van Jones is 55 years old as of today’s date 7th December 2023. His height is 1.85 m tall, and his weight is 87 Kg.


After completing his law studies, Van Jones starts participating in many activism programs that include Bay Area Police Watch and Rodney King Verdict. In 1996, he started a new umbrella NGO whose name is Ella Baker Center for Human Rights. This non-profit organization was operated in the small office of Eva Paterson, who was an Executive Direction of the Lawyers Committee.

He co-founded a web-based company along with James Rucker after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The main motive of this organization was to address the issues related to the Color of Change. They try to strengthen the political voice of Black Americans.

In the same year, he started to promote environmental justice and eco-capitalism. He also worked as the President of an American center-left organization from June 2011 to 2014 for working towards his dream. Simultaneously, he worked as the host of the television show Crossfire that featured on CNN from 2013 to 2014.

Jones also acts as the former President of the Obama Administrator Advisor. Since then, he has worked as the President of the social enterprise “The Dream Corps.” There are many advocacy projects owned and operated by this corporation that includes #cut50, #YesWeCode, and Green for All. In addition to that, he worked for many environmental and non-profit firms, such as Julia Butterfly Hill, Rainforest Action Network, Social Venture Network, National Apollo Alliance, and Free Press.

Awards & Achievements

Van Jones has a truly glorious career that allows him to win a range of awards. Some of the major ones are the 1998 Reebok International Human Rights Award, 2008 Elle Magazine Green Award, 2009 Hubert H. Humphrey Civil Right Award, 2010 NAACP President’s Award, and 2015 David E. Glover Vanguard Award.

Furthermore, he was recognized as a Young Global Leader in 2004 by the World Economic Forum. Five years later, Van was included in the list of 12 Most Creative Minds in 2008. Next year, he was one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine.

Net Worth & Salary of Van Jones in 2023

Van Jones Net Worth
Van Jones Net Worth

As of December 2023, The Van Jones net worth was $2 million. This 55-year-old talented and hard-working personality earns a healthy amount of salary by working for various organizations. The exact number of that salary isn’t completely revealed.

He is also a best-selling author who makes thousands of dollars by hosting live events and interviews with celebrities.

Without any doubt, he is one of the most popular news commentators and motivated personalities in the United States. Apart from that, we truly appreciate his work in a range of several charities and non-profit organizations.


  1. CNN
    I seen RACIST Jones on the tube popping off his racist hole in his face saying how he KNOWS how whites think! Basically saying that ALL whites are racist.
    I have seen that IGNORANT FOOL RACIST MANY TIMES ON CNN talking his racist crap for years!!!…
    He is so far OFF BASE it is unreal!
    His racist angry comments always pissed me off how he knows so much about WHITE FOLK and he knows what we THINK!!!
    That redneck should look in the mirror and take his own inventory.
    He probably would say I am a racist…
    Several blacks that know me say I am there BEST friend in front of there peers.
    I really don’t see how that narrow minded racist is allowed to give his comments to the public???
    I would LOVE to have a discussion about race with his delusional racist self on the tube or anywhere.
    It is so obvious he needs professional help.
    FACT! Blacks killing blacks are by FAR are the most murders in the USA and in Africa.
    Mr. Jones…Whats up with that?
    Mr. Jones… would you at least be honest with your Bull.
    You make ME sick with you angrily expressing your…. actually LIES on TV.
    Mr. Jones… Are you prejudice towards white folk???
    James D. Berling

    P.S. Was that Van Jones I seen in Atlanta on the news throwing a molotov cocktail last night?

  2. Van is NOT RACIST, You’re full of it James D. Berling… You’re jealous that you aren’t as articulate and probably barely, if at all, graduated High School. The fact that you are talking about Van being a Racist tells me that you are the Racist. However, the way you write and don’t seem to be able to form complete sentences, or know the difference between there and their ~ and the slang you use tells me much more about you being a closet Racist.

  3. The sad thing about a white person who is racially biased is that they profoundly deny it ! This reply is directed to James D. Berling !! The comment before mine says it all. Berling , you could never be an aquaintance of mine or a friend !!! The way you talk about Van Jones is deplorable ! If he was that person you describe, then he would have NEVER married a caucasian woman. ,Black people who abhor the white race marry their own !!! Secondly , why don’t you go & read some black history so that you can understand the black person’s difficult journey in this country…. We have a right to be angry, OK !!!
    Lastly , while you’re reading, learn to use proper diction …. It is not I SEEN but I SAW !!! Whereas you may be regarded by your nucleus of black associates, as a person who has no problem with the black race….I am telling you that you do !!! The likelihood of you showing that side of yourself has not arisen yet …that’s all ….. The woods you spew out are so hateful & venomous. Unfortunately that is how white racists talk about blacks. Fortunately , most blacks can spot you all a “mile away”…..


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