Jason Epstein Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Education, And Net Worth

Jason Epstein  Bio | Wiki

Jason Epstein (Full name Jason Wolkow Epstein) is an American editor and publisher. He holds a  Master of Arts degree from Columbia since 1949. In 1950, Jason joined Doubleday and Company as their editorial trainee. While there, he saw the need for cheap, well-made paperbacks of the kinds of books that his classmates were reading but could not afford to own in their hardcover editions.

With the support of Doubleday’s chief editor Ken McCormick, Jason launched Anchor Books. It was the first so-called Quality Paperbacks, which later became the dominant paperback format.  Anchor Books won the Carey–Thomas Award in 1954. In 1958, Jason left Doubleday and became part of the Random House. There, he served as an editorial director until his retirement in 1999.

While at Random House, Jason edited writers such as Paul Kennedy, Jane Jacobs, Peter Matthiessen, Norman Mailer, Ben-Zion Netanyahu, Philip Roth, Michael Korda, Derek Jeter,  E. L. Doctorow, Gore Vidal, and Vladimir Nabokov. Jason, his ex-wife Barbara and their friends Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Hardwick created The New York Review of Books during the New York newspaper strike of 1963. They also turned to their friend Robert Silvers to be its editor along with Jason’s ex-wife Barbara.

In 1979,  Jason took up and forwarded the critic Edmund Wilson’s concept for the Library of America. With the support of the Ford Foundation as well as the National Endowment for the Humanities, they published the first volumes in 1982. later, Jason published The Reader’s Catalogue of 40,000 titles available by mail order. In 2004, Jason co-founded On Demand Books, marketer of the Espresso Book Machine.

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Jason Epstein  Age

He was born on August 25, 1928, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America. Jason is 92 years old.

Jason Epstein  Height

He is a man of below-average stature. Jason stands at a height of 5 ft 5 in ( Approx 1.65m)

Jason Epstein  Family

He was born to his Jewish parents on August 25, 1928, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Jason has no siblings, he grew up as the only child of her parents.

Jason Epstein  Wife

He married his ex-wife Barbara Zimmerman in 1953. The couple has two children namely Jacob and Helen before they divorced in 1990. Three years later, in 1993, Jason found love again and married his current wife Judith Miller. She currently serves as a reporter for Fox News. She is the daughter of impresario Bill Miller and sister to Jimmy Miller. Currently, Jason and his wife reside in Sag Harbor and New York City.

Jason Epstein  Education

He attended public schools located in Milton, Massachusetts. Later, Jason went to Columbia College of Columbia University and graduated in 1949. He was elected to Phi Beta Kappa while in the University. Also, Jason earned a Master of Arts degree from Columbia in 1949 and joined Doubleday and Company as an editorial trainee after his graduation.

Jason Epstein Related To Jeffrey Epstein

Jeffrey Epstein was born on January 20, 1953, and committed suicide on August 10, 2019. He was an American socialite, financier, and convicted sex offender. Jason is not related to  Jeffrey in any way. They only share their last names.

Jason Epstein  Net Worth

He has accumulated a lot of wealth from his career as an editor and a publisher. Jason has an estimated net worth of $2,694,265.

Who Is Jason Epstein

Jason is an American editor and publisher. He holds a  Master of Arts degree from Columbia since 1949. In 1950, Jason joined Doubleday and Company as their editorial trainee.

How Old Is Jason Epstein

Jason is a 92-year-old American editor and publisher who was born on August 25, 1928, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.

Is Jason Epstein  Married

Jason married his ex-wife Barbara Zimmerman in 1953. The couple has two children namely Jacob and Helen before they divorced in 1990. Three years later, in 1993, Jason found love again and married his current wife Judith Miller. She currently serves as a reporter for Fox News. She is the daughter of impresario Bill Miller and sister to Jimmy Miller.