American journalist Radhika Jones is a magazine editor and the fifth editor-in-chief of the Vanity Fair magazine. Radhika formerly served as the editorial director for the books department at The New York Times and as a deputy editor at American news magazine, Time.
The Indian-American writer, Radhika Jones, enjoys a successful media career along with a compelling off-screen life, which could be a mystery to many of her fans and followers.
Radhika Jones’ Life Behind The Camera: Enjoys Marital Perks!
The gorgeous and talented media personality, Radhika Jones, is leading an enthralling married life with her husband, Max. The couple resides in their family home on Brooklyn and enjoys the perks of marital life, be it making popcorns and binge-watching Netflix or going on a holiday together.
On 6 February 2011, Radhika tweeted that her husband went to Super Bowl party and won the $1K pool. The scenario was a win-win for both the spouses as Radhika had the remote to the TV at home and her husband was making money.
Besides these tiny details about her marital life, Radhika has always been tight-lipped regarding her post and pre-marriage journey with the man of her dreams. Despite keeping the fans guessing about the wedding date and its location, she has been sure to share that the couple enjoys a special bond with each other.
Whats more, the couple have a son together from their union and is leading a blissful family life. Her serene family life has perfectly supplemented the stresses and hecticity, her job brings. Whats more, flanked by a supporting husband she has been writing newer chapters in her life.
From Descent Upbringing To Commanding Six-figure Salary: Radhika Jones' Bio
Radhika Jones was born on 23 January 1973, in New York City, New York. She grew up alongside a brother and sister to her American father and Indian mother. The editor in chief for Vanity Fair stands at a decent height, and possess Indian-American ethnicity.
Radhika’s father, Robert L. Jones, was a prominent figure on the Cambridge folk scene as a singer and guitarist, during the late 1950s and early 1960s. He fell in love and married an Indian girl, Radhika's mother, Marguerite.
Radhika Jones' American father and Indian mother (Photo: Radhika Jones' Twitter)
Radhika has always been close to her parents, and it was with their motivation and blessings she was able to take up a career in journalism.
After completing her graduation from Harvard University with a Bachelor’s degree in Arts, she pursued higher education and has a Ph.D. in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia.
Radhika began her media career working as the arts editor of the English-language Moscow Times in Moscow. Besides, she worked as the managing director at The Paris Review before moving to Time in 2008 where she subsequently rose to the post of executive editor in 2011.
The Indian origin journalist served as the editorial director of the books department at The New York Times after joining the newspaper in 2016. However, the career high for Radhika Jones came on 13 November 2017 as she was appointed as the fifth editor-in-chief of the Vanity Fair magazine. She was the first female to have taken helms of the Vanity Fair since 1992 and succeeded Graydon Carter in the role.
For her prestigious post at the Vanity Fair, Radhika receives the salary of about $500,000 which is lower than Gordon's salary of $2 million. However, with the magazine hitting newer heights after she took command, her salary is sure to catch Gordon's levels and provide a boost to her net worth.