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Who Is Suleika Jaouad? Parents, Net Worth And Key Facts

Gabriella Ferlita

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Who Is Suleika Jaouad? Parents, Net Worth And Key Facts

Following the surprise wedding between Jon Batiste and Suleika Jaouad, fans of the singer are now wondering who he tied the knot with. 

The television personality recently announced on CBS Sunday Morning that he married Jaouad months prior to the announcement, shocking viewers with the happy news.

Who is Suleika Jaouad and why is she famous?

Aside from stepping into the spotlight after recently revealing she married Jon Batiste, Suleika Jaouad is perhaps best known for her appearances on TED Talk as a speaker. 


She is also an author of the New York Times bestselling memoir Between Two Kingdoms and a columnist for the New York TimesLife, Interrupted

Jaouad’s other work has appeared in the likes of New York Times Magazine, The Guardian, Vogue and more.

 Suleika Jaouad’s Key Facts:

  • Real Name: Suleika Jaouad
  • Age: 33
  • DoB: 5th July 1988
  • Nationality: American
  • Net Worth: $10 million (£7.6 million)
  • Instagram Followers: 90.3K
  • Twitter Followers: 27K

All numbers correct as of 4th April 2022.

Suleika Jaouad’s Net Worth: How much does Suleika Jaouad earn?

As of 2022, Suleika Jaouad has an estimated net worth of $10 million (£7.6 million), according to GHANAFUO.com

Aside from being a successful writer, Jaouad is the creator of Isolation Journals, a “community creativity project founded during the Covid-19 pandemic to help others convert isolation into artistic solitude”. 


Her website states that over 100,000 people from across the globe have joined her platform.

The entrepreneur also served on Barack Obama's Presidential Cancer Panel and the Brooklyn Public Library’s Arts & Letters Committee, according to her website. 

Who are Suleika Jaouad’s parents?

The identity of Suleika Jaouad’s parents has not currently been made public. 


However, Jaouad wrote on her website that she was “born in New York City to a Tunisian father and a Swiss mother”. 

She studied the double bass at The Juilliard School for a pre-college program and went on to achieve her BA with “highest honours” from Princeton University, as well as an MFA in writing and literature at Bennington College.

Who Is Suleika Jaouad's husband?

Suleika Jaouad married Jon Batiste in February 2022, with the couple announcing the happy news months on from the wedding day, 


Batiste is an American singer-songwriter and television personality.

Featured Image Credit: Instagram @suleikajaouad

Topics: Celebrity Net Worth, Celebrity

Gabriella Ferlita
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