Last year’s 2020 US presidential elections had been quite eerie. Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States with Kamala Harris becoming the first woman, the first South Asian vice president. This news might be the best thing of 2020 looking at how the year has treated us yet or maybe not. Though, the democrats have left some with happy faces and some with teary eyes. The change is taking place and we can feel it!
The CNN top political commentator Van Jones had a rather emotional reaction to the Biden-harris victory. He is a famous author, commentator, and non-practicing attorney. He is worth much more than anyone can anticipate. The lawyer had a touching response when the Biden-Harris triumph went viral saying it’s a “Good Day for America”.
Van Jones: Net Worth and Salary
As of 2021, Van is estimated to have a net worth of $5 million. He is popularly known for his work on CNN as a political commentator, earning a salary of $1 million.
“It’s easier to be a parent this morning. It’s easier to be a dad. It’s easier to tell your kids character matters. It matters. Tell them the truth matters,” said teary-eyed Jones.
What is Van Jones Age?
Van Jones was born on September 20, 1968, and is 52 years old.
Who is Van Jones married to?
Van Jones was married to Jana Carter in 2005 and has two beautiful children, Mattai Jones, and Cabral Jones. However, they got divorced last year and share joint custody of their children.
Van Jones road to millions
On September 20, 1968 twins were born to Mrs. and Mr. Jones one of which was our Anthony Kapel Jones aka Van Jones in Jackson, Tennessee. He got inspired to step into the political arena because of his ideals, President John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., and their poster was hanged alongside the posters of Star Wars.
He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and Political Science at the University of Tennessee at Martin. He decided to call quits on Journalism and moved to Connecticut to attend Yale Law School. In 1993, Vans graduated from there.
He joined CNN in 2013-14
In his early career days, he attended many activism programs that include Bay Area Police Watch and Rodney King Verdict to show his dedication against the wrong as being a personal victim of racism over the years.
His definitive social services bought him to CNN’s notice. From 2013-14 he worked as the host of the television show Crossfire that featured on CNN. From being the co-founder of several non-profit organizations, acting as the former President of the Obama Administrator Advisor to now being an Emmy Award winner and one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine.
He is also three time New York times bestselling author. He has been on an award spree since 1996. The latest award he received was an Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Interactive Program. We not only love Jones for his work but also for his amazing personality and intellect.