Jelani Cobb Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Kids, Net Worth, Books

Jelani Cobb

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Jelani Cobb Biography

This is what you need to know about Jelani Cobb, an American writer, author, and educator. He has been a contributor for The New Yorker since 2012. He also became a staff writer n 2015. Being an author he has written about race, politics, history, and culture.

Jelani Cobb Age

Cobb was born on 21 August 1969 in  Queens, New York, United States.

Jelani Cobb Body Measurements

Height 

Cobb stands at a moderate height, however, he has not disclosed her exact height and other body measurements like weight, shoe size.

Jelani Cobb Family

Cobb is the youngest of Four Children to parents Willie Lee Cobb, Mary Bester Cobb. He was taught to be a writer by his father. He has described his father’s “huge hand engulfing mine as he showed me how to scrawl the alphabet. 

Jelani Cobb Wife

Cobb has not shared any information about his current love life. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Jelani Cobb Children 

Cobb has not revealed any information about his kids hence it will be updated.

Jelani Cobb Wedding

Cobb has not shared any information about his marriage hence it will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Jelani Cobb Net Worth

Cobb has an estimated Net Worth of $1 Million – $ 5 Million dollars. His career as a writer is his primary source of income.

Jelani Cobb Education

He went to Howard University, He also went Rutgers University, and graduated from Jamaica High School.

Jelani Cobb Career

Cobb is a professional writer and he first published his book at a short-lived periodical called One. He also began contributing to the Washington City Paper.

His first outlet was YSB Magazine, part of the Black Entertainment Television, Inc. media empire, beginning in 1993. He mostly focuses on post-Civil War African-American history, 20th-century American politics, and the history of the Cold War. 

Cobb has authored several books, including a scholarly monograph based on his doctoral thesis, entitled Antidote to Revolution: African American Anticommunism and the Struggle for Civil Rights, 1931–1957.

Jelani Cobb Books

  • 2010 – The Substance of Hope
  •  2007 – To the Break of Dawn.
  • 2007 – The Devil and Dave Chappel
  • 2004 – Antidote to Revolution: African 

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