Jonathan Van Ness Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 02 Aug, 2019
Facts of Jonathan Van Ness
Date of Birth: 1987 , March-28
Age: 34 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet
Name Jonathan Van Ness
Mother Mary Oakley Winters
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Quincy, Illinois, United States
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Brown
Weight in KG 75
Education Quincy Senior High School and Aveda Institute
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The American TV personality, producer, hairdresser as well as a podcaster, Jonathan Van Nessis is famous for appearing on the parody Gay of Thrones(web series). Besides that, van Ness is also known for his work in Queer Eyes.

Early Life, Bio, and Career

Jonathan Van Ness was born under the birth sign Aries on March 28, 1987, in Quincy, Illinois, United States. His parents were involved in the local news industry.



Regarding his education, he has completed his high school level from Quincy Senior High School. He was frequently bullied due to his sexuality in high school.


After the completion of the hairstyling course, he worked in Arizona as a hairstylist where he worked for more than five years. In 2009, he moved to LA where he got the opportunity to work as a personal assistant at Sally Hershberger Salon.

Later on, he collaborated with Monique Northrop with whom he started MoJoHair and at Stile Salon which is located in Los Angeles.

He is not only a hairstylist but also famous as the TV star as well as a producer. He is most well known for his appearance in the web series Gay of Thrones. He is also the producer of the series. The show started in 2013 and has also received an Emmy nomination. In 2015, he became the host of the podcast, Getting Curious.

CAPTION: Gay Of Throne star Jonathan Van Ness SOURCE: Funny or Die

In 2018, he produced and acted in the web series Queer Eye which featured Antoni Porowski, Karamo BrownTan France, Bobby Berk.

Net Worth and Salary

Jonathan Van Ness has collected the net worth of around $2 million from his acting and producing career as well as from hairdressing career.

As an actor in web series, he might be getting $56,664 per year as his experience, and as a producer, he might be receiving $66,153.

Personal Life

The 32 years old actor and producer, Jonathan Van Ness came out as gay (a member of LGBTQ). Since his teenage days, he was rumored to be gay, but he never admitted it. People's speculation became a reality after his appearance in the web series Gay Of Thrones.

Well, he is a secretive person when it comes to sharing his personal details. To this date, he has not spilled the beans on his relationship status.

Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts

  • Age: Jonathan Van Ness is 32 years old as of 2019.
  • Birth Sign: Aries
  • Height: He has a tall height of 6 feet(1.8m).
  • Weight: His body weight is around 75kg(154 pounds).
  • Body Measurements: He has an athletic body built with the measurements of 38-32-36 inches. 
  • Currently, he resides in Los Angeles, California, United States.


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