Jane Mayer, Bio, Age, Height, Family, Education, Net Worth, Salary, Husband, Children, Books

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Jane Mayer Biography

Jane Meredith Mayer(Jane Mayer) is an American famous reporter and investigative journalist. She has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since the year 1995. Additionally, Mayer has written and published about money in politics; government prosecution of whistleblowers such as Donald Trump’s ghostwriter, Trump’s financial backer, and the United States Predator drone program.

Jane Mayer Age

Jane Mayer Height

Apparently, Mayer stands at a moderate and average height and she seems a little bit tall. So her body measurement height stands at 5ft and 7 inches or 1.7 meters tall.

Jane Mayer Weight

Her body measurement weight is at moderate stature though her exact body measurement is not available we will update you soon.


Mayer was born in  New York City to her both loving parents. Her father’s name was William Maye and his work was been a composer. While her mother was a  painter, print-maker, and also the former president of the Manhattan Graphics Center. Jane’s mother was called  Meredith.

Jane Mayer Education

She first went to two non-denominational secondary schools, number one Fieldston high school in the northwest area of the Bronx borough of New York Cityldston. And the other was a boarding school by the name of Bedales and it was in the village of Steep, Hampshire, England.

After high school, Jane did join  Yale University and in 1977 she as well did graduate. Later she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Mayer did serve as senior editor of the Yale Daily News and as campus stringer for Time magazine. She did carry on with her education at Oxford University.


In her early life in her career, she began by working at  Vermont as a journalist writing for two small weekly papers. The weekly papers were The Weathersfield Weekly and The Black River Tribune, Later did move to the daily Rutland Herald.

Jane did function as a war correspondent and foreign correspondent for the Journal, wherever she was reportable on the bombing of the yank barracks in Beirut, the Persian Gulf War, the autumn of the Berlin Wall, and also the last days of Communism in the former Soviet Union. However, Mayer conjointly contributes to the New Royalties Review of Books, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and the American Prospect.

Furthermore, she has co-authored two books which are Strange Justice which was The Selling of Clarence Thomas in the year 1994, and another book The Unmaking of the President from 1984 to 1988.

Time magazine aforementioned of Strange Justice: “Its portrait of Thomas as AN id suffering within the role of a Republican superego is additional elaborate and convincing than something that has appeared to this point.” Of Landslide, big apple Times Washington correspondent Steven V. Roberts aforementioned, “This is clearly a reporter’s book, packed with the wealthy report and telling detail… I’m affected by the number of information collected here.”

In addition to an Elle magazine interview, Mayer said about her next article, “I’m focusing broadly on stories about abuses of power, threats to democracy, and corruption.

Jane Mayer’s Net Worth

Mayer as an investigative journalist has an outstanding net worth is approximately $18 Million.

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The annual salary that she receives annually is $156,800.

Jane Mayer Husband

Mayer is a wife to William B. Hamilton and as a couple, they tied the knot in the year 1992 and they happily live together.


Jane With her husband William B. Hamilton has only one kid by the name, of Katherine Hamilton. Additionally, Katherine Hamilton was the winner of the Truman Scholarship from Washington, D.C. in the year 2015.

Dark money Jane Mayer

The Dark Money book jane did write and published in the year 2016 then became an instant national best-seller. The New York Times named it one of the ten best books of the year.

In addition, The New York Review of Books did describe it as “absolutely necessary reading for anyone who wants to make sense of our politics” and Esquire called Mayer “quite simply one of the very few, utterly invaluable journalists this country has”.

Jane Mayer Books

  • Election Night 2016: From Dark Money Jane Mayer
  • The Carroll Shelby Story Jane Mayer
  • Dark Money (book)
  • The Dark Side (book)
  • Strange Justice
  • Landslide: The Unmaking of the President, 1984-1988