Owen Jones Wiki, Gay, Family, Net Worth

By Oshil Pokhrel | Updated On: 28 May, 2019
Owen Jones Wiki, Gay, Family, Net Worth

Owen Jones, a prominent British journalist, is a weekly columnist for The Guardian, who writes from a left-wing perspective. The political commentator and left-wing political activist ranked seventh in The Daily Telegraph list of Britain's most influential left-wingers in 2013.

His works and contributions are visible on the New Statesman, Tribune, and The Independent. The Sheffield born columnist self identifies himself as a humanist, republican, and an openly gay.

Openly Gay; Boyfriend?

Owen is an openly gay journalist and mostly supports LGBTQ activities. From writing the columns regarding queer sexuality on Guardian and marching against racism, fascism to confronting the national and international leaders on discussing same-sex marriage and equal rights, the Guardian columnist has a straight eye for gay people.

When DUP leader Arlene Foster opposed same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland, he confronted her at the Tory party conference in October 2018 and expressed his belief that gay people have the rights to get married to their boyfriend/ partner.

Owen came out as bisexual, who is now gay, when he was 20 years old.

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Talking about his romantic affair, he was dating a guy, who unfortunately fell in the abyss of the drug abuse and recovering from his meth addict. His first boyfriend's parents sent him to therapy at the age of 15. Owen affirms that taking meth is mental abuse and is shocked that it's still legal in the countries.

As of now, the British journalist, who opposes gay conversion therapy, is showing support for LGBTQ but has remained low-key when it comes to his current boyfriend.

Due to Owen being an openly gay journalist, there is no record of him dating any ladies in the past, and it is safe to say that he doesn't have a girlfriend.

Wiki: Age & Family

Born on 8 August 1984, Owen is a native of Sheffield, England. The British journalist grew up with his family in Falkirk, Scotland and Greater Manchester, England before settling in London.

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His mother Ruth Aylett is a Methodist nurse, and his father Rob Jones used to work as the president of the Amalgamated Engineering Union (AEU). Unfortunately, Owen lost his dad to cancer in Marie Curie hospice in Edinburgh in January 2018.

Owen Jone's Family Childhood Throwback- From left to right- Owen, his twin sister, and his brother with their father (Photo:

In his family, the prominent journalist has two siblings, a brother, and a twin sister named Eleanor.

Education & Net Worth

The 34-year-old columnist received his education at Cheadle and Marple Sixth Form College and earned an advanced degree from University College, Oxford in the United States in 2005.

After completing graduation, he pursued his career in journalism and has derived the lavish net worth. Since May 2014, the left-wing political activist is working at Guardian as a columnist. Before Guardian, Owen contributed to New Statesman, Tribune, and The Independent.

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As per Writer’s Market, a newspaper columnist earns the average salary of $62,400 per year. Given his reputation in journalism, Owen is likely deriving some fruitful amount of fortunes.

Besides that, he also has a YouTube channel named Owen Jones through which he garners some handsome amount of revenues. Socialblade estimates his yearly YouTube channel income range from $1.8 thousand to $28.9 thousand.