Jon Ossoff is an American politician who is currently running against Republican senator David Perdue for the 2020 U.S. Senate election in Georgia. As of 2020, Jon Ossoff net worth is estimated to be roughly $600,000.
Early Life, Family & Wife
Ossoff was born on February 16, 1987, in Atlanta, Georgia to a Jewish family. He went to Paideia School in Atlanta. During his time at high school, he interned for Georgia congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis. Ossoff then graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in 2009. He then received his Master of Science degree from the London School of Economics in 2013.
Jon’s mother Heather Fenton is the co-founder of NewPower PAC, an organization that works to elect women to local offices across Georgia. His father Richard Ossoff owns Strafford Publications, a publishing company.
Regarding his relationship status, he is married to Alisha Kramer. She is an obstetrics and gynecology resident at Emory University.
In 2013, he started working as a managing director and CEO of Insight TWI. It is a television production company that works with reporters to create documentaries about corruption in foreign countries. Some of the contributions made by the company are investigations about ISIS war crimes and death squads in East Africa.
His political career started in 2017 once he found that Tom Price of Georgia’s 6th Congressional district had been appointed as Secretary of Health and Human Services. He then announced his candidacy for special election. He was endorsed by prominent leaders like Hank Jonson, John Lewis, and Bernie Sanders.
On April 18, 2017, he led with about 48.1% of the vote, while Republican candidate Karen Handel received 19.8%, while the remainder of the votes were divided for 16 other candidates. They competed in a run-off election. On the run-off election, Ossoff lost to Handel by around 3.5%. On February 23, 2018, he announced that he would not seek the seat in the regular election in 2017.
In 2020, Ossoff decided to unseat incumbent Republican senator David Perdue in the 2020 Senate election in Georgia. In the general election, both the candidate didn’t reach 50% of the vote prompting the run-off election. The run-off election is scheduled for January 5, 2021.
Jon Ossoff Height, Weight, and Measurements
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The 33-year-old politician from Georgia stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 178 cm tall and weighs approximately 72 kg or 158 pounds. His body measurements like chest size, arms size, and waist size are not available at the moment. Likewise, his hair color and eye color are both dark brown.
Jon Ossoff Net Worth
Although his financial records are not available to the public, we estimate his net worth to be in the range of $500,000 to $800,000. His career as a journalist and politician has helped him to get that amount of wealth.