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Jon Krakauer

Last Updated: 07 Apr, 2023 | Views: 552

Age: 70

Profession: Writer

Other Profession(s): Author, Mountaineer

Famous For: Author of bestselling non-fiction books—Into the Wild; Into Thin Air;

Higher Education: Hampshire College (BA)

Net Worth: $35 Million Approx.

Jon Krakauer Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
12 Apr, 1954 (70 Years 4 Days)
Birth Country
United States
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Jon Krakauer Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography)

Jon Krakauer is an American writer and mountaineer, known for his books about outdoor adventures and mountaineering. His work has had a significant impact on the genre of adventure writing, and his activism and philanthropy have made him a respected voice on environmental issues.

Jon Krakauer Early Life and Education

Jon Krakauer grew up in Corvallis, Oregon, and attended Hampshire College in Massachusetts, where he graduated with a degree in environmental studies. After college, he worked as a carpenter and fisherman, and also began pursuing his passion for climbing.

Jon Krakauer Writing Career

In 1996, Jon Krakauer published his best-known book, "Into Thin Air," which chronicles his experience on a disastrous expedition to Mount Everest in 1996, during which eight climbers died. The book was a critical and commercial success and cemented his reputation as a writer.

Krakauer has since written several other books about mountaineering and outdoor adventures, including "Into the Wild," which tells the story of a young man who went into the Alaskan wilderness and died in 1992.

Krakauer is also a regular contributor to magazines such as Outside and Smithsonian, and his writing has been widely anthologized.

Jon Krakauer Activism and Philanthropy

In addition to his writing, Jon Krakauer is known for his activism and philanthropy. He has been a vocal advocate for the preservation of public lands and has supported various conservation organizations.

Krakauer has also been involved in several charitable organizations, including the American Himalayan Foundation and the Alex Lowe Charitable Foundation, which supports education and humanitarian efforts in mountain regions.

Jon Krakauer Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 180 cm
In Meters 1.80 m
In feet & Inches 5'11"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 76 Kg
In Pounds 167 lbs
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Jon Krakauer Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Lewis Joseph Krakauer
Mother's Name
Carol Ann Krakauer
Linda Mariam Moore
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