Jake Silverstein is a well-renowned American magazine writer and editor from California, presently working for The New York Times Magazine as the editor-in-chief. He has authored a novelized memoir titled Nothing Happened and Then It Did.
Jake Silverstein Age
Jake Silverstein was born in Oakland, California, in the United States, in 1975. He is 47 years old.
Jake Silverstein Height
He is a man of above-average stature. Jake stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (Approx 1.78m).
Jake Silverstein Family
Jake Silverstein was born in Oakland, California, in the United States of America to his staunch father and mother. His dad served as an architect while his mother was a psychoanalyst.
Jake Silverstein Education
He attended and graduated from Wesleyan University where he majored in English. Later, he went to Hollins University and graduated with an M.A. in English. Moreover, Jake joined the University of Texas at Austin’s Michener Center for Writers where he attained an M.F.A. in 2006.
Jake Silverstein Wife
Jake is blissfully married to his beautiful and caring wife named Mary LaMotte Silverstein. She serves as an archivist. Together, the pair is blessed with two adorable sons.
Jake Silverstein Salary
He pockets a decent salary of $78,165 per year. This is in accordance with New York Times Magazine editor-in-chief’s salaries.
Jake Silverstein’s Net Worth
Jake Silverstein has amassed a decent fortune over the years she has worked and has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million.
Jake Silverstein Career
Jack joined The New York Times Magazine as the editor in May 2014. Since joining NYtimes, it has won four awards and has been a finalist for 14 National Magazine Awards. In 2017, the magazine story titled “The Fighter” won the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing. He wrote Then It Did during his M.F.A. program as well as the hybrid memoir-novel Nothing Happened which was published in 2016 by W.W. Norton & Company.
Following his graduation from college, Jake interned at Harper’s in 1998 and continued to work for the magazine for a year as a fact-checker. Later, he joined The Big Bend Sentinel in Marfa, Texas in 1999. Jake has played a role in the 1619 Project for the New York Times Magazine as the editor-in-chief. He worked for Texas Monthly as the editor from 2008 to 2014. While there, the magazine had 12 nominations out of which it won 4 National Magazine Awards.