Biography & Career Of Jonathan Capehart
Jonathan Capehart is an American journalist and television personality. He hosts MSNBC’s The Sunday Show with Jonathan Capehart and contributes to The Washington Post’s PostPartisan blog.
How old is Jonathan Capeheart? – Age
He is 54 years old as of 2 July 2021. He was born in 1967 in Hazlet, New Jersey.
What is Jonathan Capehart’s height and weight?
With his black hair and eyes, Capehart stands at an average height of 5 ft 8 inches and an average weight that is unknown.
Jonathan Capeheart Education
Capehart went to St. Benedict’s Preparatory School. Carleton College awarded him a BA in political science.
Who is Jonathan Capehart’s partner? – Wife
He is openly gay and is married to Nick Schmit. The couple married in 2017. Queerty named him one of fifty heroes in June 2020, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first LGBTQ Pride parade.
Jonathan Capeheart Career
Capehart previously worked as a researcher for NBC’s The Today Show before joining The Washington Post and MSNBC. From 1993 to 2000, he was a member of the editorial board of the New York Daily News. Capehart was the newspaper’s youngest editorial board member at the time of his hiring. In 2000, he left the Daily News to work for Bloomberg News.
During Michael Bloomberg’s 2001 run for mayor of New York, Capehart advised and wrote speeches for him. He rejoined the New York Daily News in 2002 as deputy editor of the editorial page, where he remained until 2004. Capehart joined Hill & Knowlton as a Senior Vice President and Senior Counselor of Public Affairs in December 2004.
In 2007, Capehart became a journalist and member of The Washington Post’s editorial board. He still works in that capacity and contributes to MSNBC as a commentator. He also hosts the Cape Up podcast, in which he interviews politicians about race, religion, age, gender, and cultural identity.
In 2018, Capehart began appearing as a guest host on the WNYC radio show Midday on WNYC (formerly The Leonard Lopate Show). On December 13, 2020, he will host the premiere episode of The Sunday Show with Jonathan Capehart on MSNBC. Beginning in January 2021, Capehart will replace Mark Shields in the PBS NewsHour’s Friday political commentary segment.
Jonathan Capeheart Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $3 million.