A. J. Jacobs Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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A. J. Jacobs (Arnold Stephen Jacobs Jr.)

Last Updated: 27 Mar, 2024 | Views: 249

Age: 56

Profession: Journalist

Other Profession(s): Author

Famous For: Children's Book Author In Afrikaans

Higher Education: Brown University

A. J. Jacobs Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
20 Mar, 1968 (56 Years 02 Months 1 Day)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
New York

Birth District
New York City

Birth Sign
Pisces

Religion
Jewish

Nationalities
American

A. J. Jacobs Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Arnold Stephen Jacobs Jr., commonly called A.J. Jacobs, was born on March 20, 1968. His lifestyle experiments made him a well-known journalist, author, and lecturer. He has worked for the Antioch Daily Ledger and Entertainment Weekly as an editor at large for Esquire.
A. J. Jacobs Career:
A. J. Jacobs Early life
• A. J. Jacobs was born in New York City to secular Jewish parents, Arnold Jacobs Sr. and Ellen Kheel. His sister is Beryl Jacobs. Brown University and The Dalton School were his educational institutions.
A. J. Jacobs: Editor At Large At Esquire Magazine
• A. J. Jacobs is Esquire's editor at large. His writings have appeared in The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, New York magazine, and Dental Economics, one of the top five magazines about dental finance.
A. J. Jacobs Appeared On Oprah
• A. J. Jacobs has appeared on Oprah, The Today Show, Good Morning America, and the second-to-last episode of the John McEnroe Show on MSNBC, which also featured Dionne Warwick.
A. J. Jacobs, Periodic Commentator On Npr's Weekend Edition Saturday
• An occasional contributor to NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday, he discusses important facts like opossum's 13 nipples.
• On October 9, he will release his new book, The Year of Living Biblically. Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews have already given it positive reviews.
A. J. Jacobs Personal Life
• A. J. Jacobs is married to Julie Schoenberg and has three sons: Jasper Kheel-Lime Jacobs (born March 11, 2004) and twin brothers Zane and Lucas Jacobs (born August 24, 2006).
• A. J. Jacobs is a first cousin once removed of Cass Sunstein, a legal scholar. Jacobs is a member of Giving What We Can and pledges 10% of his lifetime earnings to charity. His generous donations go to organizations like Against Malaria Foundation.
A. J. Jacobs Unknown facts:
• A. J. Jacobs has also conducted various social experiments, including outsourcing his entire life to a team of virtual assistants and living according to biblical principles.
• A. J. Jacobs actively supports a variety of charitable causes. His writing and speaking engagements have benefited organizations working on literacy, healthcare, and poverty relief.

A. J. Jacobs Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 178 cm
In Meters 1.78 m
In feet & Inches 5'10"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 76 Kg
In Pounds 167 lbs

Eye Color
Blue

Hair Color
Light Brown

A. J. Jacobs Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Arnold S. Jacobs, Sr.

Mother's Name
Ellen Kheel Jacobs

Spouse
Julie Schoenberg

Brother(s)
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Sister(s)
Beryl Jacobs

Son(s)
Jasper Kheel Jacobs, Zane Jacobs, Lucas Jacobs

A. J. Jacobs Social Media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

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