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Nationality of Suleika Jaouad, Bio, Age, Net Worth, Married, Cancer, Height

Nationality of Suleika Jaouad, Bio, Age, Net Worth, Married, Cancer, Height

Facts of Suleika Jaouad

Full Name: Suleika Jaouad
Birth Date: July 5, 1988
Age: 35 years
Gender: Female
Profession: Writer
Country: United States
Horoscope: Cancer
Height: 5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)
HusbandJon Batiste
MarriedJon Batiste
Net Worth$10 million
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBrown
Birth PlaceNew York
EducationThe Juilliard School, Princeton University, Bennington College
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American writer, advocate, and motivational speaker Suleika Jaouad came into the spotlight after she wrote the Life, Interrupted column in The New York Times. Additionally, she has also written Vogue, Glamour, NPR’s All Things Considered, and Women’s Health. 

What Nationality is Suleika Jaouad?

Suleika Jaouad came into this beautiful world on July 5 of the year 1988 in New York, the United States of America. This makes him 33 years old as of now. Jaouad celebrates her birthday every 5th of July with her friends and family. According to her date of birth, she falls under the Cancer star sign.

Suleika Jaouad childhood photo
Caption: Suleika Jaouad’s childhood photo (Photo: Instagram)

Jaouad’s mother is Swiss and her father is Tunisian. Suleika holds American citizenship and belongs to mixed ethnic background. Likewise, she has faith and belief in the Christian religion.

Where did Suleika Jaouad go to college?

Jaouad has enrolled herself in The Juilliard School’s pre-college program to get the double bass. She got her degree of BA with the highest honors from Princeton University. Likewise, she has also got an MFA in writing and literature from Bennington College. 

How did Jon Batiste meet Suleika Jaouad?

As of now, Suleika is living a conjugal life. Jon Batiste is the beloved husband of Jaouad. The pair tied their marriage knot in the year 2022. They first met each other in a band camp when they were teenagers. Suleika was just 13 years old while Jon was 14 years old when they met. They married each other secretly in February of the year 2022.

Suleika Jaouad with her husband
Caption: Suleika Jaouad with her husband (Photo: Instagram)

After being diagnosed with Leukemia for the second time, She told:

“We got married the day before I was admitted to the hospital to undergo my bone marrow transplant,”

“We have known that we wanted to get married, I think, from the first week that we started dating. That’s when Jon first brought up the topic of marriage to me. So, we’ve had eight years,”

Suleika feels so lucky and blessed to have a partner like Jon in his life who has supported him in his daily life whatever the situation is. They are living a happy and blissful life with each other right now.

What is Suleika Jaouad’s Net Worth?

As of 2022, the estimated net worth of Suleika is $10 million approximately. From her successful career as an author and speaker, she is making a hefty sum of money for herself. The main source of income for her net worth is from her writing career as well. She has appeared in many TED shows through which she is making a very good sum of money.

Suleika Jaouad in the car
Caption: Suleika Jaouad in the car (Photo: CBS News)

Jaouad is living a very luxurious life right now. On the other hand, the estimated net worth of her husband Jon is around  $4 million. From his successful career as a musical director, he is able to make a hefty sum of money. He is also a famous TV personality. He is also affording a very luxurious life for himself.

What kind of leukemia did Suleika Jaouad have?

Jaouad has a myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia. She was diagnosed with this leukemia at the age of 22. She was diagnosed two times. After repeatedly being diagnosed with that illness she has learned to live with it and grow with it.

Is Suleika Jaouad’s cancer back?

At the very early age of 22, Jaouad was diagnosed with leukemia. After going through chemotherapy treatment for three years she has become cancer-free. The doctor has told her the chance of living is just 35%. She lived a cancer-free life after her first diagnosis for 6 years. She has begun to feel better well. Jaouad used today she was not actually sick after she stopped trying to slot herself into that binary. In February 2022, her cancer again returned. However, the clinical problems leading to the promotion of medicines are already delivering progress. After her second diagnosis of cancer she told:

“I have been able to get into remission after one cycle of treatment versus 12 cycles 10 years ago,”

Is  Suleika Jaouad in TED Talk?

Suleika has given a life-changing conversation about what it means to succeed in the wake of disease and life’s unplanned interruptions. She said in the TED Talk about the difficulties she went through in her cancer battle. She told:

“The hardest part of my cancer experience began once the cancer was gone,”

What is Suleika Jaouad’s height?

Jaouad has a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall. Likewise, she has a body weight of 62 kg. Suleika has brown color eyes and brown color hair.

Professional Career of Suleika Jaouad

  • Jaouad began her professional career after her graduation.
  • At first, she gave her contributed to many human rights campaigns like Oxfam, and the African Union of the Center for Constitutional Rights.
  • Additionally, she has worked as a foreign correspondent.
  • After being diagnosed with Leukemia she started writing her New York Times column from the bone marrow transplant unit.
  • On July 11 of the year 2014, Suleika published her first memoir named Life Interrupted.
Suleika Jaouad in TED Show
Caption: Suleika Jaouad in TED Show (Photo: TED)
  • On August 18 of the year 2020, she published her next memoir titled Between Two Kingdoms.
  • Moreover, Suleika has worked on Barack Obama’s Presidential Cancer Panel as well.
  • Suleika made her appearance in the TED talk in the year 2019.

Awards of Suleika Jaouad

  • Jaouad has won one award till now.
  • She is the winner of the News and Documentary Emmy Award.
  • Jaouad was given awards for New Approaches: Arts, Lifestyle and Culture for her popular memoir titled Life Interrupted. 

FAQ of Suleika Jaouad

Which ethnic background does Suleika Jaouad belong to?

Suleika Jaouad belongs to a mixed (Swiss and Tunisian) ethnic background.

What kind of leukemia did Suleika Jaouad have?

Jaouad has a myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia. She was diagnosed with this leukemia at the age of 22.

What is Suleika Jaouad’s height?

Jaouad has a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.