Jack Canfield

Jack Canfield is a well-known American author, motivational speaker, corporate trainer, and entrepreneur. He is highly known for being the co-author of the “Chicken Soup for the Soul Series,” which has 250 titles upward and 500 million copies in print in over 40 languages. Also, he authored “The Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be.” 

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Biography and Early Life

Jack Canfield was born on 19th August 1944 in Fort Worth, Texas, the U.S. Since childhood, he spent his teen years in Wheeling, West Virginia. His father’s name is Jack Canfield though his mother’s name isn’t revealed. Even his sibling’s name isn’t revealed too. He is not open about his family fully, for he has hidden some details.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jack Canfield in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jack Canfield’s age is 76 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 19 August 1944. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 181 lbs in Pound and 82kg in Kilograms.


Jack was privileged to join school just like any other child. He joined Linsly Military Institute, from where he later graduated from. Also, he studied at Harvard University and received an A.B. in Chinese History. He later completed his M. Ed. From the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He decided to do his honorary Ph. D. from the University of Santa Monica.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Jack Canfield has married twice. His first marriage was with Judith Ohlbaum from 1971 to 1976 before their marriage ended. Together they were blessed with two children. After divorcing, he had his second marriage with Georgia Lee Noble, and they were blessed with one child. Their marriage was between 1978 and 1999, but they later divorced.

Jack had his third marriage with Marie Mahoney. Together they were blessed with two children. The couple later divorced after marrying for a while. Jack’s children are; Oran Canfield, Kyle Dania Canfield, Christopher N. Canfield, Travis Mahoney, and Riley Jane Mahoney. With his third wife, they live a happy life together.

Is Jack Canfield Gay?

Jack Canfield isn’t gay. His marriage life proves it all. He has been married three times, separating from his wife though he is currently with his third wife, namely Marie Mahoney. In total, he has five children, and he loves them so much. Also, he has a straight sexual orientation which proves he is not gay.

Professional Career

Jack Canfield began his career when he got a chance to teach a year in a high school in Chicago, Illinois. He has worked at the Clinton Job Corps Center in Iowa and the W. Clement and Jessie V. Stone Foundation in Chicago. He has also co-authored the book “100 Ways to Enhance Self- Concept in the Classroom.” Moreover, he ran a residential Gestalt center known as the New England Centre for Personal and Organizational Development in a period of time.

Above all, he is the founder and the CEO of The Canfield Training Group in Santa Barbara, California. He is also the founder of The Foundation for Self- Esteem in Culver City, California. He is known as a great writer as 7 of his books have been a New York Times Best Seller. He hosts a radio program and writes a column for a newspaper as well.

His best-known books include; “Dare to Win,” “The Power of Focus,” “The Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be,” and “The Aladdin Factor.” His other book, which he co-authored, is “Chicken Soup for the Soul” with Mark Victor Hansen. The book became the 3rd best-selling during the 90s.

He has also co-authored dozens of books in the same series, and his wide book is “The Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are To Where You Want to Be.” His “Success Principles” book had its 10th Anniversary edition in which he detailed the ways by which one can overcome the challenges and grab opportunities in today’s digital age.


Throughout his career, he has achieved a lot of awards and achievements. Jack Canfield holds a Guinness World Record for having seven books on the New York Times Best-seller list at the same time. Also, he was named one of the Ten Outstanding Young Men of America [TOYA] by the U.S. Jaycees.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jack Canfield in 2021

As of 2021, Jack Canfield holds an estimated net worth of around $60 million. He has gathered all his wealth through his career as a writer. Most of his books have sold greatly and given him a chance of becoming successful in life.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Jack Canfield has some other works, which include Dare to Win and Follow Your Dreams: A Goals-setting Workbook.
  • He is multi-talented  where he has received a lot of his talents and career

Jack Canfield has been blessed with many talents. This proves how hardworking, determined, and dedicated he is, something which has inspired many and helped them in their life. Also, this has helped him become more successful in life. He has achieved his dreams come true and goals.


Facts of Jack Canfield

  • Gender Male
  • full nameJack Canfield
  • birthplaceFort Worth, Texas, U.S.
  • Date of Birth August 19, 1944
  • Age 79 years 1 months
  • Horoscope Leo
  • Lucky Number 9
  • Lucky Stone Ruby
  • Lucky Color Gold
  • Best Match for Marriage Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$60 million
  • professionAuthor, Motivational Speaker, Corporate Trainer and Entrepreneur.
  • weightIn Kilograms – 82 Kg, In Pounds – 181 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 183 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
  • hair colorBrown
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolLinsly Military Institute

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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