Jay McInerney, born as a John Barrett McInerney, Jr. is an American novelist, screenwriter, editor, and columnist. He has written several famous novels which include, Bright Lights, Big City, Ransom, Story of My Life, Brightness Falls, and The Last of the Savages. Matter of fact, Jay edited The Penguin Book of New American Voices, and also wrote the screenplay for Bright Lights, Big City’s 1988 film adaptation, and co-wrote the screenplay for the tv movie Gia, starring Angelina Jolie.
Born in the year of 1995, he currently running on his mid-sixties. Moreover, he is 65 years old as of 2020. He was married to three different women in the past. However, Jay is currently in a romantic bond with his wife, Anne Hearst. From the long life profession, he has amassed a huge sum of money. So, how much is his total net worth in 2020?
Let’s find out his biography detail along with his personal life, salary, capital, height, age, career, and facts in the following section. Keep on reading to the end.
Biography of Jay McInerney: Parents & Siblings
Jay McInerney was born on January 13, 1955, in Hartford, Connecticut, the United States under the star sign of Capricorn. He belongs to American nationality and holds white racial ethnicity. he is the proud son of Marilyn Jean (Murphy), mother and John Barrett McInerney, Jr., father, who is a corporate executive.
He grew up in Connecticut but later he went to pursue further education in a Williams College, a private liberal arts college in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Moreover, McInerney attended Syracuse University, where he graduated with a Master of Arts in English. Talking about his siblings, he has not disclosed having any brother and sister yet.
Conjugal life of Jay McInerney: Wife, Marriage, Dating, & Affair
Jay McInerney is a father of two children as of 2020. As per reports, he was married to Linda Rossiter in the year 1980. His first wife, Linda was a fashion model. The duo spent their romantic conjugal bond for only one year. Further, the pair decided to break their relation in 1981. Additionally, the detail behind his divorce with Linda has not been revealed yet.
On the other hand, he tied the knot with his girlfriend turned to a spouse, Merry Raymond in the year 1983. The couple dated each other for two years before they changed their relationship in the marital bond. As Jay is a private person, he has not disclosed the first date with Merry.
The pair happily enjoyed their romantic life for eight years. However, due to some turmoil, the couple can’t sustain their married life eventually breaking apart with a divorce in the year 1991. As mentioned, he has married thrice in his life and his third wife’s name is Helen Bransford to whom he stayed in conjugal bond in 1992.
After the divorce with his third spouse, Bransford, Jay walks down the aisle with Anne Hearst in 2006. As of now, the duo is in a blissful relationship. Matter of fact, he has two children who are daughter, Maisie Bransford McInerney and a son, John Barrett McInerney III.
Jay McInerney had gained wide recognization with his first published book, Bright Lights, Big City, after working as a fact-checker at The New Yorker. The book, released in 1984, was notable for its second-person narrative portrayal of cocaine culture at the time. Moreover, he was the wine columnist for House & Garden magazine and collected his essays on wine in Bacchus & Me (2000) and A Hedonist in the Cellar (2006).
Jay McInerney: ‘The Watches That I Own Have a Story’
Besides, Jay has been a Wine Columnist for The Wall Street Journal since April 2010. In 2009, he released a book of short stories, entitled How It Ended, which Janet Maslin of The New York Times called one of the 10 best books of the year.
Net Worth: $1 Million
American novelist, screenwriter, editor, and columnist, Jay McInerney has not only gained name and fame, but also the colossal sum of money. Yes, an amazing novelist who has written Bright Lights, Big City, Ransom, Story of My Life, Brightness Falls, and The Last of the Savages hold a total net worth of $1 Million.
Moreover, detail about Jay’s salary is currently under review. However, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average income of writers in America is $61,240. Just for your information, American song-writer Prince Royce and Gwen Stefani’s net worth is $14 million and $150 million respectively.
Additionally, he has edited New American Voices’ The Penguin Book, wrote the screenplay for Bright Lights, Big City’s 1988 film adaptation, and co-wrote the screenplay for the television movie Gia, which starred Angelina Jolie.
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