James Wolcott Bio, Wife, Ethnicity, Age, Nationality, Affair, Married

James Wolcott

James Wolcott: Biography in Details

Who is James Wolcott?

James Wolcott is an American journalist and author. He is a cultural critic for Vanity Fair and a contributing writer for The New Yorker.

He has his own blog on Vanity Fair magazine’s main site which was awarded a Webby Award in 2007.

James Wolcott’s Early life, childhood, and education

James Wolcott was born on December 10, 1952, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. When he was 15 years old, he murdered his mother, father, and sister at their home, in Georgetown, Texas.

However, he was not found guilty because of the reason of insanity. He is practicing the Transcendental Meditation technique since 2007.

His nationality is American and he is of North American ethnicity.

James attended Maryland’s Frostburg State College for two years. From there, he moved to New York City to work at The Village Voice.

James Wolcott’s Career, salary, net worth

James began his career working at the weekly paper The Village Voice, first in the circulation department answering phone complaints.

He shortly began working as a receptionist. After that, he began working as a columnist on media and pop culture for Esquire’s publication.

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He then worked as a columnist for several publications such as Harper’s Magazine, The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, and New York Magazine.

Shortly, James Wolcott began working for Vanity Fair. He was lured to Vanity Fair by the late Leo Lerman, then the magazine’s editor.

Wolcott published his first novel titled The Catsitters, in 2001.  In 2004, he published “Attack Poodles and Other Media Mutants”, a critique of right-wing media in the United States.

In addition, he recently contributed the foreword to Geoffrey Beene’s forthcoming book, Identity.

His memoir “Lucking Out: My Life Getting Down and Semi-Dirty in Seventies New York” was published in October 2011.

In 2015 and 2016, Wolcott made 14 donations to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

James Wolcott also made a $200 donation to the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.

Wolcott won the “PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay” for Critical Mass in 2014.

His salary is undisclosed. As per 2022’s data, he has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

James Wolcott’s Rumors, Controversy

Currently, there are no desperate rumors regarding his personal and professional life.

It seems he is doing his best job without harming others and has been a straight person in his life, for which he has not been in any controversy yet.

James Wolcott’s Body Measurement

James Wolcott’ hair color is golden brown and his eye color is hazel.

His height, weight, shoe size, etc. are not available.

Social Media Profile

James Wolcott is not active on social media. He does not use Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

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James Wolcott’s Birthday Dates

Year Date Day
2024 December Tuesday
2025 December Wednesday
2026 December Thursday
2027 December Friday
2028 December Sunday

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