Who is Jay Caspian Kang?
Jay Caspian Kang is a podcast host, author, television journalist, editor, and writer from the United States. Jay Caspian Kang is currently a staff writer at the New York Times Magazine. Jay works in the New York Times opinion section.
Prior to joining the magazine, he was an editor at Grantland and then at The New Yorker’s science and technology blog Elements.
Jay is a Vice News Tonight correspondent who has been nominated for an Emmy. Aside from that, he is the co-host of the podcast Time to Say Goodbye.
Jay’s debut novel, The Dead Do Not Improve, was published by Hogarth/Random House in the summer of 2012. In 2021, the journalist published The Loneliest Americans, a memoir and reported work examining Asian American identity.
Jay Caspian Kang- Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education
Jay Caspian Kang was born in Seoul, South Korea, on December 31, 1979. Jay has 42 years of age.
On New Year’s Eve, he was born in Seoul, South Korea to his father and mother and raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Despite being a public figure in the media industry, Jay has managed to keep a low profile about his parents and siblings; our efforts to trace his family’s details were unsuccessful because he does not involve the public in family matters.
Jay attended Bowdoin College after high school and received his undergraduate degree.
He continued his studies at Columbia University after that. Jay received his Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree from Columbia University in 2005.
Net Worth of Jay Caspian Kang? Salary, Earning
Jay Caspian Kang’s net worth is estimated to be $1,376,915.
His current job as a staff writer at the New York Times Magazine provides him with a monthly salary. Jay earns an annual salary of $70,186.
Relationship, Married Life, Boyfriend/Girlfriend
Jay Caspian Kang married the love of his life and welcomed their daughter in January 2017.
Berkeley is where the family resides. However, Jay has not revealed any information about his wife or daughter.
The journalist is a thyroid cancer survivor who says, “Surviving cancer can cleanse the soul, sure, but once you’re faced with the rest of your life, a patient’s vision can tunnel down to a list of demands.”
Body Measurement- Height, Weight, Hair Color
Jay Caspian Kang is a man of average height. Jay has a height of 5 ft 7 in ( Approx 1.7m).
Jay Caspian Kang- Professional Career
Following his MFA, the journalist spent several years in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Jay taught creative writing and world history there.
In addition, he spent more than 40 hours per week playing poker at the Commerce Casino. Jay began writing for the literary basketball blog FreeDarko in January 2010.
In his first blog post, “The Lives of Others,” the journalist examined how Jeremy Lin, a Taiwanese-American basketball player, and MC Jin, a Chinese-American rapper, provided an alternative interpretation of what it meant to be Asian-American.
Jay conducted an interview with Jordan on Vice on February 19, 2018. VICE claims to have posted the entire interview on their Facebook page. However, it appeared undoctored, with a significant portion of the interview still missing.
In June 2016, the journalist joined Vice as a civil rights correspondent. Jay made an appearance on HBO’s “Vice News Tonight.”
The journalist was nominated for an Emmy Award for a 2016 segment of the show about high school students protesting police brutality during the national anthem.
He is currently a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine.
Jay was previously the founding editor of Grantland, an ESPN sports and pop-culture blog. He then went on to work as an editor at The New Yorker’s science and technology blog Elements.
Jay was employed there from April to November of 2014. In the spring of 2020, he began co-hosting a podcast called Time to Say Goodbye.
Jay collaborates with E. Tammy Kim and Andrew B. Liu. The podcast began during the COVID-19 pandemic as a forum for international discussion of the pandemic.
It later expanded to cover Asian and Asian American topics in general, as well as left-wing politics.
His Twitter handle is @jaykaspiankang.
Quick Facts of Jay Caspian Kang
- Jay is a podcast host, author, television journalist, editor, and writer from the United States.
- He is currently a staff writer at the New York Times Magazine.
- Jay works in the New York Times opinion section.
- In January 2017, he married the love of his life and welcomed a daughter.
- However, Jay has not provided any specific information about his wife or daughter.