Mara Gay Bio, Age, Career, Husband, Parents, Children, Net worth, Height, Weight

Date Updated: April 8, 2021

Bio
Birth Date September 10, 1986
Birth Name Mara Gay
Nickname Mara
Birth Place Brooklyn, New York, United States
Residence New York, United States
Ethnicity Mixed

Quick Stats
Age 34 years 9 months
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Nationality American
Height 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m)
Weight 63 kg (138.8 lbs)
Religion Christian
Relationship Status Married
Husband Doug Jackner

Mara Gay is a professional American journalist and a member of the New York Times editorial board. She has inspired her readers and viewers with her intelligence and reportage. 

Biography

Mara Gay was born on September 10, 1986, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. She was born to her parents Alvin Gay (Father) and Patricia Gay (Mother). According to her birthdate, her zodiac sign is Virgo and she follows Christianity. She was born and raised in New York. We don’t have any information about her siblings. 

Mars’s parents faced a lot of discrimination due to their relationship in Detroit before they saved enough money to move to New York. Mara has also recalled her parents’ love story in an article for Michigan Daily

Mara attended White Plains High School and she was interested in journalism since her teenage. She was also the editor-in-chief of her high school newspaper. After completing high school, she attended the University of Michigan and graduated in 2008 with a BA in political science. While she was in University, she was also involved with the Michigan Daily. 

Mara Gay with her parents | Source: exploreceleb.com

Professional Life: Career, Net Worth, Salary

After graduating from University, Mara started working at The Atlantic in Washington, DC. where she worked as a staff editor and fellow. From January 2010 to May 2011, she worked for AQL News as a Breaking News Reporter. After that, she worked as the national enterprise reporter at The Daily. While at Daily, she covered notable events such as the 2012 presidential election, heat-related deaths in high school football, wrongful arson convictions, and so on. 

In 2013, she was a City Hall reporter at the New York Daily News. She has been working as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal since 2013. Also, she has been working as a journalist for the New York Times since 2018. At present, she is working as the editorial board writer at the New York Times. 

As of 2021, her net worth lies in the range of $800 Thousand to $1 Million and her salary as a journalist lies in the range of $24k to $74k. 

Personal Life: Dating, Husband, Children

Talking about her personal life, Mara likes to keep her personal life private and we have very little information about her personal life. She is a happily married woman. She got engaged to her longtime boyfriend Doug Jackner in 2010 and they finally got married in 2011. They have two children and live happily together in a big house in New York. 

Height, Weight, Measurements

Mara stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 63 kg. She has a stunning figure as she has maintained her body very well. She has a body measurement of 36-29-38 inches. Her eye and hair color is black and her shoe size is 6 US. 

Profession, Education & Net Worth
Profession American Journalist
High School White Plains High School
College University of Michigan
Active Years 2008 - Present
Net Worth $800k - $1 Million
Salary $24k - $74k (annually)
Detailed Physical Stats
Height 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m)
Weight 63 kg (138.8 lbs)
Body Measurements Breast - 36 inches
Waist - 29 inches
Hips - 38 inches
Bra Size 34 C
Dress Size N/A
Shoe Size 6 US
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Relationship Status Married
Sexual Orientation Straight
Partners

  1. Doug Jackner (Husband)
    • Wedding Date: 2011
    • Wedding Location: Not Known
    • Engagement Date: 2010
    • Engagement Location: Not Known
    • First Met: Not Known
Mara Gay with Doug Jackner | Source: contents101.com Mara Gay with Doug Jackner | Source: contents101.com
Family Life
Father Alvin Gay
Mother Patricia Gay
Siblings Not Known
Children Has two children
Sons
  1. Not Known
Daughter
  1. Not Known
Ethnicity
  • Self: Mixed
Unknown Facts about Mara Gay
  • Mara Gay is a professional American journalist and a member of the New York Times editorial board

  • She was born on September 10,  1986, in Brooklyn, New York

  • Her parents faced a lot of discrimination due to their relationship in Detroit

  • She attended the University of Michigan and graduated in 2008 with a BA in political science

  • After graduating from University, she started working at The Atlantic in Washington, DC

  • She has been working as a journalist for the New York Times since 2018

  • Her net worth lies in the range of $800 Thousand to $1 Million