Jelani Cobb Biography and Wiki
Jelani Cobb is an American author, educator, and writer. Cobb was initially an associate professor of history and director of the Institute for African American Studies at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut from 2012 to 2016, since 2015, Cobbs has been a staff writer at The New Yorker.
Jelani Cobb Age and Birthday
Cobb was born on August 21, 1969, in Queens, New York, the United States. He is 52 years old as of 2021.
Jelani Cobb Height and Weight
Jelani stands at a moderate stature of 5feet 10inches (Approx.1.78m), He also weighs 108kgs.
Jelani Cobb Parents
Willie lee cobb and Mary bester cobb are the parents of Jelani Cobb His father worked as an electrician with a third-degree education. Unfortunatly details about his mother are not available, we will update as soon as we receive any new information.
Jelani Cobb Wife
In matters concerning his marital life, Cobb decided not to disclose that information at the moment, he likes to keep his life low-key. Nevertheless, if we get ahold of details about his wife, we will surely keep you posted.
Jelani Cobb Daughter
Jelani was blessed with one child named Aiesha, Cobb loves her so much she appears to be his everything. There are not many details known about his daughter. However, the information will be updated once released to the public.
Jelani Cobb The New Yorker
Cobb became a staff writer in 2015, he mostly writes books about politics, history, and culture. He won the 2015 Sidney Hillman Prize for Opinion and Analysis Journalism, for his columns on race, the police, and injustice.
His most recent book is “The Substance of Hope: Barack Obama and the Paradox of Progress. He specializes in post-civil war African-American stories, 20th-century American politics.
Jelani Cobb Net Worth
Jelani has a net worth of $300,000. This amount is from his extensive career as a journalist among other investments.