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Jon Meacham

pramesh Published On Sat Jun 27 2020   Modified On Sat Aug 08 2020
Jon Meacham

Facts of Jon Meacham

Full NameJon Ellis Meacham
First NameJon
Middle NameEllis
Last NameMeacham
Birth NameJon Ellis Meacham
Professionwriter, presidential biographer, and commentator
Birth CityTennessee
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameJere Ellis Meacham
Father Professionconstruction and labor-relations official
Mother NameLinda Brodie
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseMargaret Keith Smythe
Relation With1996
No Of Children3
Awards2009’s Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography
Educationgraduated from the University of South
Height178 cm
Weight72 kg
Networth$4 M
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Date of BirthMay 20,1969
Age51 years


    of Jon Meacham

    What is Jon Meacham marital status ?Married
    How many children does Jon Meacham have ?3
    Who is Jon Meacham married with?Margaret Keith Smythe
    Who is Jon Meacham in Relation with?1996
    What is the height of Jon Meacham?178 cm
    What is the weight of Jon Meacham?72 kg

    Who is Jon Meacham?

    Jon Ellis Meacham, popularly known as John Meacham, is an American writer, presidential biographer, and commentator, best recognized for being the previous Executive Editor and Executive Vice President at Random House.

    Why is Jon Meacham famous?

    Jon Meacham is among the famous author, journalist and presidential historian in the United States. Moreover, Meacham has also helped in writing book reviews for many magazines with his creative ideology and experience, which makes him remarkably known to the public.

    Jon Meacham writing some reviews on his laptop

    Likewise, he has won several accolades for his writing, which includes the 2009's Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography concerning American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House.


    Besides this, Meacham is active on several social media as well. He has over 7.8k followers on Instagram, over 145.1k followers on Twitter, and over 26k followers on Facebook Page by 2020.

    Jon Meacham's Bio, Early life and Career

    Jon Meacham was born on the 20th of May, 1969, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States. His father, Jere Ellis Meacham was construction and labor-relations official, whereas his mother, Linda Brodie's details are not revealed yet. 

    Moreover, his parents were divorced while he was still a teenager, after which his paternal grandparents raised him; Ellis K. Meacham and Jean Austin Meacham.

    As to his education, he finished his schooling from McCallie School. Later on, he completed his graduation from the University of South. 

    Besides this, he has earned honorary degrees from several educational institutions, which include; Middlebury College, Dickinson College, Wake Forest University, University of Tennessee, Berkeley Divinity School, and many more.

       Since January 1995, Jon Meacham began his Career as a writer for Newsweek. Following this, he wrote famous books which include;  Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship, Voices in Our Blood: America's Best on the Civil Rights Movement, American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House, The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels and many more.

      As to his accolades, In 2009, He was awarded Pulitzer Prize for Biography for his book titled American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House.

    Jon Meacham giving an interview

         As to his television career, Between 2010-2011, Meacham worked as a co-host beside Alison Stewart of Need to Know on PBS. Moreover, he has appeared as the guest on MSNBC's Morning Joe on several occasions and seemed to be multiple times on HBO's show Real Time with Bill Maher.

      `Besides this, Meacham is also a presidential biographer, who has given several interviews relating how a president should be for a country in 2016.

    What is Jon Meacham's Net Worth?

        Jon Meacham has an estimated net worth above $4 million at the age of 51 years old. Meacham earned such immense wealth being a professional writer, presidential biographer, and commentator. 

    Jon Meacham alongside former President Carter in Leesburg, Virginia
    Source: Instagram

    Furthermore, Here are some facts relating to Jon Meacham's net worth:

    Estimated Net Worth in 2020(Till May)+$4 million 
    Past Year's Net Worth (2019)$4 million
    Yearly Income$400,000-$800,000
    Source of Incomewriter, presidential biographer, and commentator(profession)

      Currently, we don't have sufficient information regarding Jon Meacham Cars and other assets. 

    Is Jon Meacham married or dating someone?

    Jon Meacham is married to Margaret Keith Smythe since 1996. The pair also have three children; two daughters, Marie and Maggie, and a son, Sammy, from their 24 years long marriage.

    Jon Meacham alongside his wife, Margaret Keith Smythe

    As to her wife, she was a teacher back when they got married. She is the University of Virginia and the University of Aix-en-Provence graduate and taught in Metz, France, following a Fulbright Scholarship. As of 2020, Meacham and Keith are living happily alongside their children in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.

    Jon Meacham's childrens
    Jon Meacham's children
    Source: Instagram

    Jon Meacham's Body Measurements

    Weight72 kg
    Height5 feet 10 inches
    Hair Light Brown
    Body TypeOval

    Some FAQs related to Jon Meacham

    What is Jon Meacham's nationality by birth?

    Jon Meacham's nationality is American by birth.

    What is Jon Meacham's profession?

    Jon Meacham is a writer, presidential biographer, and commentator by profession.

     What is Jon Meacham's height?

    Jon Meacham has a height of 5 feet 10 inches /178 cm.