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Jonathan Van Ness

Facts About Jonathan Van Ness

Celebrated Name Jonathan Van Ness
Age 35 Years Old
Nick Name Jonathan
Birth Name Jonathan Van Ness
Birth Date 1987-03-28
Gender Male
Profession Podcaster , Hairdresser , Television Personality
Place Of Birth Quincy, Illinois, United States
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Mother Mary Oakley Winter
Horoscope Aries
Religion Christianity
Home Town Quincy, Illinois
Education Quincy Senior High School, University of Arizona
Marital Status Unmarried
Sexual Orientation Homosexual (gay)
Boyfriend Wilco Froneman (ex)
Height 1.83 m ( 6 feet )
Weight 75 kg (165 lbs)
Body Type Slim
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Style Long Hair
Body Measurement 38-32-36 inches
Best Known For 13 inches
Shoe Size 8 (US)
Net Worth $2 million (estimated)
Favorite Actor Brad Pitt
Favorite Actress Alyson Hannigan
Favorite Color Grey, White, Red, Black
Favorite Food Chinese Food, Italian Food
Favorite Place Paris
Hobbies Acting, Hair Styling
Famous For The grooming expert on the Netflix series Queer Eye
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Jonathan Van Ness is an American hairdresser, podcaster, and television personality. Van Ness is best known for her role as the grooming expert on the Netflix series Queer Eye. He is openly gay and revealed in 2019 interview that he tested positive for HIV at the age of 25. He has over 4.5 million followers on his Instagram@jvn. 

What is Jonathan Van Ness Famous For?

  • The grooming expert on the Netflix series Queer Eye. 

Jonathan Van Ness Nationality


Where was Jonathan Van Ness Born?

Jonathan Van Ness was born on 28 March 1987. His birth place is in Quincy, Illinois in the United States. He holds American nationality. He is descendant of the Oakley family and is the 6th generation of the family that owns broadcast and conglomerate Quincy media. His mother, Mary Oakley Winter is the vice president of the company. Information about his father is not available. His zodiac sign in Aries.

He attended the Quincy Senior High School, where he was the first non-female cheerleader. He continued cheerleading in college as well. He attended the University of Arizona on a cheerleading scholarship. He was majoring in political science at Arizona. However, he fell into drug addiction, leading his grades to fall. Thus, he lost his cheerleading scholarship. Van Ness subsequently dropped out of Arizona. He dropped out to pursue hairstyling. 

He trained at the Aveda Institute in Minneapolis. After graduating from Aveda, he worked for 5 years in Arizona. 

Jonathan Van Ness Sexual Orientation



He moved to Los Angeles, California in 2009 to pursue his career.

At California, he found a job as a personal assistant at Sally Hershberger Salon. 

He co-founded MoJoHair and Stile Salon with Monique Northrop at Arte Salon in New York City. He works there as well. 

Erin Gibson, who worked for the comedy syndicate Funny or Die, asked Van Ness to perform his recap of Game of Thrones episode Funny or Die. 

It later became the Gay of Thrones web series. 

Van Ness was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Short Form Variety Series for Gay of Thrones in 2018. 

Jonathan Van Ness Ethnicity


He was also the series regular in the I Love the New Millennium sequel, I Love the 2000s.

He is the host of the weekly podcast Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness. He hosted his podcast since 2015 until the airing of the first Queer Eye episode.

He currently stars as the grooming expert on the Netflix revival of Queer Eye since 2018. 

He competed in a bake-off competition reality series, Nailed It! in 2018.

He was a contestant on the Lip Sync Battle in 2019.

He currently splits work time between Los Angeles and New York City. 

 Jonathan Van Ness Career


Who is Jonathan Van Ness Married To?

Jonathan Van Ness is openly gay. He experienced bullying throughout his school life. He also received death threats. He used humor as a coping mechanism to support him through difficult times. He has a chronic skin condition known as psoriasis. He helps his clients about skincare due to his own skin condition. 

He revealed in a 2019 interview with The New York Times that he was diagnosed with HIV at the age of 35. He also revealed that he was the victim of sexual abuse as a child. 

Though he is openly gay, he has kept his personal life away from the limelight. There's no information about who's Van Ness dating. He lives in Los Angeles, California. 

Jonathan Van Ness Height


What are Jonathan Van Ness Body Measurements?

Jonathan Van Ness stands at a height of 1.83 m i.e. 6 feet tall. He has a body weight of 165 lbs i.e. 75 kg. He has a slim body build. He has dark brown hair and hazel eyes. He usually keeps his hair long. He also keeps his mustache.

Jonathan Van Ness Net Worth


What is Jonathan Van Ness Net Worth?

Jonathan Van Ness earns form his career in the entertainment industry. He is a television personality. He is a hairdresser and owns saloons. His major income comes from his hairdressing skills. His net worth is estimated at $2 million.

Trivias About Jonathan Van Ness You Need To Know.

  • He starred in Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" music video.
  • He is non-binary.
  • More information can be obtained from his website