Jonah Peretti

Jona Peretti is an American who is famously known as an Internet entrepreneur. He is best recognized for his work in the internet business, and he co-founded The Huffington and BuzzFeed Post. He is the CEO of BuzzFeed and worked under the project “Reblog” to develop reblogging. Jonah was confident enough to trend in a path that many people have dreaded to trend. What started as a hobby has now become a career that Jonah is always proud of.

Well, how well do you know about Jonah Peretti? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Jonah Peretti’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Jonah Peretti to date.

Biography and Early Life

Jonah loves his career, and it seems like he concentrates much on his work. For this reason, he has not discussed much of his past and especially about his childhood life. Jonah was born on the 1st of January 1974 in Oakland, California. Although he has not revealed the names of his parents, he says that he didn’t enjoy the warmth of a complete company. This is because his parents separated when he was still young and there were no hopes of them coming back together since his father remarried immediately.

He was brought as a Jewish since his mother was a Jewish. He also has a sister named Chelsea Peretti who is a well-known actress while his brother is a figurative artist. Their last born sister is a student at Drexel University. This is a good sign that his mother brought them up well and luckily, they are all doing well despite his father abandoning them when they were young.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jonah Peretti in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jonah Peretti’s age is 47 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 1 January 1974. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 172 lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms.


As we have indicated above, Jonah’s mum knew how important education was. Therefore, he was enrolled in College Preparatory School where he earned his high school studies. Later, he joined the University of California where he majored in Environmental Studies and graduated in 1996 with a bachelor’s degree. He later moved to MIT Media Lab where he earned his postgrad degree.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Jonah Perreti might try to be very secretive but at least he has revealed that he is a married man. He has been married to Andrea Harner for a long time. Harner works as a blogger and the two are very much in love with one another. The couple were blessed with twin sons, but they have not revealed the names of their sons to the public. Jonah and his wife Harner together with their children live in Los Angeles, and they moved there in 2015.

Before they moved to Los Angeles, they were living in New York City. This couple is always happy and works together as a team. The guy is also a member of Technology Lab and Free Art. There is no information of his earlier relationships before he met Harner.

Is Jonah Peretti Gay?

Peretti is definitely not gay. Although he has not revealed of his past relationships, is not enough reason to accuse him of being gay. He has been married to Andrea for many years now, and they have two sons together which is enough proof that he is not gay.

Professional Career

After Peretti completed college, he found a teaching job in his neighborhood. In the mid-1990s, he decided to join Isidore Newman School which is located in Louisiana, New Orleans. When he was still a student at MIT Media Lab, he requested Nike to allow him print “Sweatshop” on shoes that were ordered customary. since he didn’t have any other way of communicating with them, he decided to send them an email. Unfortunately, this email went viral.

In 2005, he worked with Andrew Breitbart, Kenneth Lerer, and Arianna Huffington to found the Huffington Post. After 6 years, they decided to sell the company to AOL for $315 million and Jonah left the company after it was sold. Immediately after forming The Huffington, he later decided to form BuzzFeed which was an Internet Popularity Contest. BuzzFeed was formed in November 2006 and has remained to date.


Although Jonah hasn’t received any awards and nominations today, we cannot say that he hasn’t achieved anything. He has been able to create The Huffington which they managed to sell at a very good price. But about BuzzFeed, he is still running the company to date, and even after so many challenges, the company is still standing.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jonah Peretti in 2021

Looking at Jonah’s age, you wouldn’t believe that Peretti this guy is a multimillionaire. As of 2021, His net worth is $220 million which is really good money. He has earned all this money through the various companies he has been able to establish.

Jonah’s love for the internet and companies has worked so well and today, it has turned to become his career. Through hard work, patience and enthusiasm, he has managed to save up a good amount of money, and today, he is a multi-millionaire.


Facts of Jonah H. Peretti

  • Gender Male
  • full nameJonah H. Peretti
  • birthplaceOakland, California
  • Date of Birth January 01, 1974
  • Age 50 years 6 months
  • Horoscope Capricorn
  • Lucky Number 3
  • Lucky Stone
  • Lucky Color
  • Best Match for Marriage
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionJewish
  • net worth$220 million
  • professionInternet Entrepreneur
  • weightIn Kilograms – 78Kg, In Pounds – 172 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 183 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
  • hair colorRegular brown
  • eye colorHazel
  • high schoolCollege Preparatory School

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