Jonathan Capehart Wife, Partner, Boyfriend or Gay

By Kishor Shahi | On: 27 Jun, 2016
Jonathan Capehart Wife, Partner, Boyfriend or Gay

Quick Information

Date of Birth July 02, 1967
Age 53 Years 5 Month(s)
Citizenship American
Profession Journalist
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Nick Schmit (m. 2017-Present)
Divorced Not Yet
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Ethnicity Afro-American
Height 5 Feet 8 Inches (1.72 m)
Education St. Benedict's Preparatory School, Carleton College
Parents Margaret Capehart (Mother)

Jonathan Capehart is one of the talented and famous journalists, television personality and well-known blog writer through which he garners massive fortunes and successes in life. His hard work has put him in the great height of his career and also has given him the taste of many awards including Pulitzer Award in 1999.

Career and personal life of Johnathan seem quite complimentary as he found his life partner during his career with whom he shares best of his moments. Marrying to his partner meant a lot to the society as their knot was a pioneer for the same-sex marriage and LGBTQ groups.

An Example Of Same-Sex Marriage

Johnathan Capehart publicly announced in program Morning Joe in 2010, that he is a gay. That was a shocking rumor and many people didn’t believe in his words, but, some tabloids have covered that his boyfriend as a partner is Giuseppe Lignano. There was no news on the wiki sites related to his previous affairs, dating, girlfriend and an ex-wife. Jonathan always said to the media that he has never planned about getting married. Because he accepted himself as a gay and he is against both marriage and the divorce as well.

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But shattering all his previous comments and words, he got engaged to Nick Schmit, the Assistant Chief of Protocol at the State Department, in May 2016. Nick was introduced to him in 2011 by Jed Hastings and Joe Solmonese. As reported, Johnathan could not believe himself getting a marriage proposal of Nick. 

Johnathan Capehart and Nick Schmit shares kiss together in 2017 (Photo: The New York Times)

After one year of their engagement, the couple shared the wedding vows on 7 January 2017, where the U.S. attorney general, Eric Holder served as the best man. The couple portrayed an example for the same-sex marriage and also flowed the moral and encouragement to the LGBTQ groups. And as of now, they share their happy life together and frequently give updates of their relationship. Jonathan shared his photo with his partner, Nick on his Instagram reflecting their love and altruism.

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How Much Is The Net Worth Of Jonathan Capehart?

As a journalist, Jonathan Capehart has garnered the massive net worth throughout his media career. As per PayScale, an average salary of the journalist is $39,317 per year. Therefore, concerning his career in media and network, he might have accumulated the net value and fortune in thousands and more amount. 

He started his career in media from New York Daily as an editor. After serving for eight years in NYDN, he left the job and started the new one in Bloomberg News. And after 2002 he returned NYDN as a deputy editor. He is a very potential person, who has shifted many jobs. Jonathan served for NBC as well. Where he worked as a researcher for the famous program 'The Today Show,' where he gained name and fame from that job. And, also he worked in Washington Post as an editor member in 2007. And he also won the many awards; he won Pulitzer award in 1999 for the best Editorial Writing.

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Short Bio

Born in 1967 in New Jersey, the United States, Jonathan Capehart celebrates his birthday on 2 July. He belongs to the American nationality and African-American of ethnicity.

He has got a tall figure of 5 ft 8 inches of height and as well he has masculine of a body as well. He is very famous in the social networks, especially he is more active on Twitter, where he has 142k of fan followers and 71.7k tweets.