Sebastian Junger Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Sebastian Junger

Last Updated: 25 May, 2024 | Views: 504

Age: 62

Profession: Journalist

Other Profession(s): Film Director, Historian, Businessperson

Famous For: Restrepo (2010) & The Perfect Storm (2000)

Higher Education: Wesleyan University

Net Worth: $5 Million Approx.

Sebastian Junger Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
17 Jan, 1962 (62 Years 06 Months)

Birth Country
United States

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Sebastian Junger Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Sebastian Junger was born on 17th January 1962. He is an American journalist, author, and filmmaker who has reported on the experience of infantry combat and dirty, dangerous occupations. He spent more than a decade covering Afghanistan's War, often embedded in dangerous outposts. In his work, he explores issues such as brotherhood, trauma, and society's relationship to the individual.
Sebastian Junger Career:
Sebastian Junger Education:
• Sebastian Junger graduated from Concord Academy in 1980 and earned a bachelor's degree in cultural anthropology from Wesleyan University in 1984. 
• His thesis focused on Navajo long-distance running and its traditional, pre-Columbian roots as an accomplished long-distance runner.
Sebastian Junger Began Working As A Freelance Writer
• Initially, Sebastian Junger freelanced as a writer, publishing articles related to his interests. He often worked other jobs for short periods to support himself. His interest in dangerous occupations led him to investigate commercial fishing and its hazards as a research topic.
The Success Of Sebastian Junger's Non-Fiction Book: The Perfect Storm
• His 1997 non-fiction book, The Perfect Storm, was hailed as the next Hemingway. The work of this author sparked a resurgence of interest in adventure non-fiction. 
Sebastian Junger Published An Article In 2000
• Sebastian Junger wrote an article on forensics for Vanity Fair in 2000. This earned him a National Magazine Award. His role there continues to be that of a contributing editor.
Sebastian Junger Personal Life:
• Sebastian Junger lives in New York City and a rural area of Cape Cod. His wife and two children live with him. 
• Sebastian Junger had his first daughter in 2016 when he was 55 years old. Junger was previously married to writer Daniela Petrova. The couple divorced in 2014. He is an atheist.
Sebastian Junger Awards:
• 2007: Award for A Death in Belmont 
• 2010: Academy Award for Best Documentary (nominated) for Restrepo
• 2015: International Press Academy's Humanitarian Award.
• 2017: Achievers Academy Golden Plate Award
Sebastian Junger Unknown Facts
• Sebastian Junger faced his struggles despite his successful career. His experience reporting from war zones inspired him to study how trauma affects individuals and communities after he developed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
• Sebastian Junger possesses a profound affinity for adventure and exploration, as evidenced by his early career choices. The spirit of this approach is reflected in the way he reports, as he often immerses himself in the environments he writes about to gain a deeper understanding of them.

Sebastian Junger Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 171 cm
In Meters 1.71 m
In feet & Inches 5'7"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 72 Kg
In Pounds 158 lbs

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Sebastian Junger Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Miguel Chapero Junger

Mother's Name
Ellen Sinclair

Daniela Petrova





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