Jana Carter is an entrepreneur who works for Magic Labs Media, an Emmy Award-winning media production firm, as a producer and chief of operations. Carter, on the other hand, is well-known as the ex-wife of CNN political journalist and host Van Jones. In September 2018, the couple divorced after more than a decade of marriage.
She is also famous for being Jimmy Carter’s niece, the 39th President of the United States of America.
Carter graduated from the University of California School of Law with a J.D
Carter, the ex-wife of the political analyst, is a quiet woman. Her personal information has largely remained private. Not only has her early life been kept concealed from the public view, but so has her age, birthdate, and height. Carter, on the other hand, was born in 1974, making her 47 years old as of this writing.
Billy Carter and Sybil Spires are her parents. Her father was former United States President Jimmy Carter’s younger brother. Carter attended UC Santa Cruz for his BA in politics from 1991 to 1995. She entered the University of California School of Law in Berkeley in 1997 and graduated with a J.D. in law.
She also obtained her master’s degree in Biblical studies from Bethany Theological Seminary between 2011 and 2016.
- Birth Year1974
- ProfessionBusiness Personality
- Relationship StatusSingle
- Net WorthNot Disclosed
- FatherBilly Carter
- MotherSybil Spires
- Sister/sKim Carter, Mandy Carter
- Brother/sMarle Carter, William Carter, Earl Carter
- High SchoolUC Berkeley’s School
- Hair ColorDark-Brown
- Eye ColorGreen
- Birth PlaceJana Carter
- Ex-HusbandVan Jones
- Divorce/SplitYes (Once)
- Son/sMattai Jones, Cabral Jones
Carter’s Salary and Net Worth
Carter began her career as an attorney partner to Steve Schear in December 2000, according to her Linkedin profile. She began working as a senior associate at Ruiz & Sperow LLP, a boutique education and employment litigation law practice in California, after working there for almost 5 years.
She joined Oakland Unified School District in October 2007 and worked as an employee performance specialist and personnel consultant for nearly two years and three months. Carter joined Magic Labs Media as a producer and chief of operations in June 2013. Jones, her ex-husband, is a co-founder of the company.
She has remained with the same firm since then. Meanwhile, she is the founder of Kidpacking, an organization that helps parents take their children on backpacking trips. Despite her extensive job experience, her net worth has yet to be revealed.
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After 13 years of marriage, Carter and Jones divorced
Carter and her lawyer husband are said to have married in a small wedding ceremony in 2005. The former marriage has two children: Mattai Jones, a daughter, and Cabral Jones, a son.
Despite having been married for 13 years, the pair chose to divorce. Their divorce was finalized in September after they separated in May 2018.
Carter had requested shared legal and physical custody of their two children, as well as spousal maintenance.
“Though we have decided to end our marriage,” the couple wrote in a statement, “we still love one other very much.” “We’ll continue to raise our children together, run our businesses together, and help each other succeed.”
Carter is currently leading a very discreet personal life. Jones, on the other hand, has been linked to Kim Kardashian following her split from Kanye West.