Owen Jones The Guardian, Biography, and Wiki
Owen Jones is a British newspaper columnist, political commentator, journalist, author, and left-wing activist. Owens writes a column for The Guardian and contributes to the New Statesman and Tribune. Additionally, he has two weekly web series, The Owen Jones Show, and The Owen Jones Podcast. Previously Jones was a columnist for the Independent.
Before becoming a journalist, Owen worked as a trade union lobbyist and a parliamentary researcher for the Labour Party MP John McDonnell.
Owen Jones’s Age, Birthday, and Nationality
Jones was born on August 8, 1984, in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. Jones is 39 years old. His zodiac sign is Leo. Jones is of English/ British nationality.
Owen Jones Height
Jones stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) tall.
Owen Jones Parents, Family, Siblings
Jones was born to his father Rob Jones, who was a local authority worker and trade union shop steward, and his mother Ruth Aylett, a professor of computer science at Heriot-Watt University. Owen has a twin sister named Eleanor, and two older brothers, Ben and Mark. Jones was born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, and grew up in Stockport, Greater Manchester.
Owen Jones Wife/ Partner, Is He Gay?
Jones is an openly gay man and he is very active on issues and struggles of the LGBTQ community. He even received an LGBTQ Mental Health Award from the charity Mind Out LGBTQ in November 2021. Owens has never been married before but he is certainly in a relationship. However, Owen is doing his best to keep his partner’s identity away from the spotlight.
Owen Jones’s Net Worth
Jones has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2023. He has amassed his fortune from his successful career as a newspaper columnist, political commentator, journalist, author, and left-wing activist.
Owen Jones’s Education background
Jones attended Bramhall High School in Bramhall, Stockport, and later joined Ridge Danyers Sixth Form College. Owens then studied history at University College, Oxford, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2005 and a Master of Studies in US History in 2007.
Owen Jones’s Books
Jones is the author of the following books;
- Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class, first published in 2011.
- The Establishment: And How They Get Away With It, published in 2014.
- The Alternative: And How We Build It, published in 2019.
- This Land: The Story of a Movement, published in 2020
- And How They Get Away With It
Owen Jones’s Awards and Recognition
- In 2015, Jones was awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of the University (DUniv) by Staffordshire University.
- In 2013, he was the Political Book Awards Young Writer of the Year.
- In 2012, Jones was awarded Stonewall Journalist of the Year.
- In November 2021, Jones received an LGBTQ Mental Health Award from the charity Mind Out LGBTQ.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is Owen Jones?
Jones is a British newspaper columnist, political commentator, journalist, author, and left-wing activist.
How Old is Owen Jones?
Jones is currently 39 years old.