Jeffrey Toobin Biography

Jeffrey Toobin

Quick Facts About Jeffrey Toobin

Celebrated Name Jeffrey Toobin
Age 61 Years
Nick Name Jeffrey
Birth Name Jeffrey Ross Toobin
Birth Date 1960-05-21
Gender Male
Profession Lawyer
Place Of Birth New York
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Famous For CNN and New Yorker Legal Analyst
Father Jerome Toobin
Mother Marlene Sanders
Ethnicity White
Religion Jewish
Horoscope Gemini
High School Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School
College / University Harvard College
University Harvard Law School
Education J.D. from Harvard Law School
Marital Status Married
Wife Amy Bennett McIntosh
Married Date 1986
Children 2
Son 1
Daughter 1
Height Average
Weight Average
Body Type Average
Sexual Orientation Straight
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Salt Pepper
Source of Wealth Salary, contracts, book sales
Net Worth $10 million

Jeffrey Ross Toobin, popularly known as Jeffrey Toobin is an American lawyer, blogger, author. He works as a legal analyst for CNN and The New Yorker. He served as an associate counsel in the Department of Justice during the Iran-Contra affair. He moved from a government position into writing during the 1990s. He has written several books including an account on the O.J. Simpson murder case. The book was later adapted as a TV series that won several awards including 9 Emmy Awards. 

What is Jeffrey Toobin Famous For?

  • Works as a legal analyst for CNN and The New Yorker. 
  • Author of the book about the O.J. Simpson murder case. 

Jeffrey Toobin Suspended

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Where is Jeffrey Toobin From?

Jeffrey Toobin was born on 21 May 1960. His birth name is Jeffrey Ross Toobin. His birth place is in New York in the United States. He holds an American nationality. He belongs to white ethnicity. He was born to a father, Jerome Toobin, and a mother, Marlene Sanders. He was born to Jewish parents. His zodiac sign is Gemini. 

Regarding his educational background, he attended Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School. He then attended Harvard College for undergraduate studies. At Harvard, he covered sports for The Harvard Crimson. He graduated from Harvard magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in American History and Literature. He was also awarded the Harry S. Truman Scholarship. He then attended Harvard Law School. He graduated from Harvard Law School magna cum laude with a J.D. in 1986. He was an editor of the Harvard Law Review at Harvard Law School.

Jeffrey Toobin Career

  • While a law student, he began freelancing for The New Republic.
  • He passed the bar and started working as a law clerk to a federal judge. 
  • He then worked as an associate counsel for Independent Counsel Lawrence Walsh during the Iran-Contra affair and Oliver North's criminal trial. 
  • He then served as an Assistant United States Attorney in Brooklyn for three years.
  • He started working for The New Yorker in 1993. 
  • He joined ABC as a television legal analyst in 1996. 
  • He has also provided broadcast legal analysis on many high-profile cases. 
  • He provided analysis for Michael Jackson's 2005 child molestation trial, the O.J. Simpson civil case, and prosecutor Kenneth Starr's investigation of President Bill Clinton. 
  • He received a 2000 Emmy Award for his coverage of the Elian Gonzalez custody saga. 
  • He joined CNN in 2002.
  • He is now the chief legal analyst for CNN. 
  • He interviewed Martha Stewart in 2003 about the insider trading charges against her.
  • He was suspended from his position as a reporter at The New Yorker on 19 October 2020. He was suspended after he exposed himself and masturbated during a Zoom video call between New Yorker staff and WNYC radio simulating scenarios for the upcoming presidential election. 

Jeffrey Toobin Books 

  • He is the author of several best-selling books. 
  • (1991) Opening Arguments: A Young Lawyer's First Case, United States V. Oliver North
  • (1992) Opening Arguments: A Young Lawyer's First Case: United States V. Oliver North (Revised & updated ed.)
  • (1996) The Run Of His Life: The People V. O.J. Simpson. The book was adapted into a TV series
  • (1999) A Vast Conspiracy: The Real Story Of The Sex Scandal That Nearly Brought Down A President
  • (2001) Too Close To Call: The Thirty-Six-Day Battle To Decide The 2000 Election
  • (2007) The Nine: Inside The Secret World Of The Supreme Court. His book won awards from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University.
  • (2012) The Oath: The Obama White House And The Supreme Court
  • (2016) American Heiress: The Wild Saga Of The Kidnapping, Crimes, And Trial Of Patty Hearst
  • (2020) True Crimes And Misdemeanors: The Investigation Of Donald Trump

Jeffrey Toobin wife

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Jeffrey Toobin Wife

Jeffrey Toobin is a married man. He is married to Amy Bennett McIntosh. The couple met in college while they were working at the Harvard Crimson. She holds an MBA degree from Harvard Business School. The couple got married in 1986. The couple has two children together, a son, and a daughter. 

Toobin's extramarital affair is one of the highlights of his personal career. He had a long time on and off affair with attorney Casey Greenfield. He has a child from his affair with Greenfield. Toobin initially denied that he is the father of the child. However, a DNA test confirmed him as the father. The Manhattan Family Court judge eventually ordered to Toobin to pay child support.

Jeffrey Toobin Height

Jeffrey Toobin stands at an average height. He has an average body weight. His body build is average. His eye color is hazel and his hair color is salt pepper. His sexual orientation is straight.

Jeffrey Toobin Net Worth

Jeffrey Toobin works as a lawyer and blogger. As a lawyer, he works as a legal analyst for CNN and The New Yorker. However, he was suspended from his position at The New Yorker after he exposed himself during a Zoom video call. He receives a handsome salary from his work. Besides his profession, he is also the author of several best-selling books. As a whole, he has been making enough from his career. His net worth is estimated at $10 million at present. 

Did You Know?

  • His mother was a former ABC News and CBS News correspondent.
  • His father a former news boradcasting producer.
  • He was classmates with Elena Kagan at Harvard Law School.