Van Jones Net Worth

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By Matthew Taylor

Updated December 5, 2021

Anthony Kapel "Van" Jones is an American news and political commentator, author, and lawyer. In 2021, Van Jones's net worth is estimated to be 5 million dollars.

Early Life

Van Jones was born as Anthony Kapel Jones on September 20, 1968 in Jackson, Tennessee. His father is a dentist and his mother is an artist. He has two sisters named Lila Belle and Lori Renee. Van attended school at Stanford University for undergraduate program after which he graduated with honors in American Studies from Yale Law School. While he was studying law, Van worked as a community organizer for Bay Area Urban Youth Collaborative (BAYCU). It was during this time that he met Barack Obama who later recommended him for Department of Energy position. After serving the Department of Energy organization working at different positions, Van started to work with the Ella Baker Center For Human Rights where among other things he created Green For All initiative aimed at environmental justice issues improvement throughout United States neighborhoods located close to polluting facilities or involved into resource extraction process like oil drilling etc..

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