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Erik Jensen Biography

Updated On 06 Jun, 2021 Published On 06 Jun, 2021
Erik Jensen

Facts of Erik Jensen

Age : 34 years old
Family Name : Jensen

Relationship short Statistics of Erik Jensen

What is Erik Jensen marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Erik Jensen have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Erik Jensen having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Erik Jensen Gay ? No

Erik Jensen is an Australian author and journalist who is best known as the founding editor of the weekly newspaper, The Saturday Paper where he has been working since February 2014. Besides this, he is also the author of Acute Misfortune: The Life and Death of Adam Cullen.

Is Erik Jensen Dating?

The famous Australian author and news journalist Erik Jensen is vocal about his professional life and career. But, how is Erik's private life going? Well, Jensen chooses to remain reticent about his personal life.

A picture of Erik Jensen at his office. SOURCE: Pinterest

Well, Erik has never opened up about his girlfriend or wife in public. It seems like Erik is busy with his work and has no interest to talk about his personal life publicly. Therefore, the author might be currently relishing his single life.

Not to mention, Erik is active on social media platforms but there are no single hints that suggest the writer could be taken. As of now, we can only assume the relationship status of Jensen to be single. It seems like Jensen might be yet to meet the love of his life.

Erik Jensen authored Acute Misfortune

Apart from journalism, Erik is also prominent as an author. Jensen wrote his first biography focusing psychology of the late celebrity Adam Cullen when he wrote the book with the title Acute Misfortune: The Life and Death of Adam Cullen. For completion of the biography, Adam called Jensen to live together with him for four years.

A picture of Erik Jensen with Adam Cullen. SOURCE: Guardian

During those four years, Erik observed the artist's changing behavior and his isolation with drugs. In an interview, Erik told how he was shot in the leg and thrown from a motorcycle by Cullen. After the death of Cullen in 2012 at age 46 and after 18 months, Adam published the book. The book won him "The Nib" award in 2015.

Erik Jensen - Career & Net Worth

The journalist Erik Jensen was always fond of writing from his young age. The Morning Herald hired the young Erik at just 16 as a reporter. Jensen was later got promoted to the role of editor after five years.

Watch the video of Erik Jensen speaking about his fear of failure below.

In addition, while Erik was still at Herald news company, along with Morry Shwartz, they produced their own weekly newspaper named Saturday Newspaper which was first operated in February 2014. The newspaper was an instant hit and garnered thousands of readers in a short span of time.

Since 2018, Erik Jensen is the editor in chief for Schwartz Media and editor for the Sydney-based Saturday Paper which bags him an earning of no less than $100,000 annually. Talking about his net worth, the journalist is estimated to hold a fortune of $2 million.

Considering his dedication and service for multiple news outlets, Jensen can be worth more too. With such staggering net worth, there is nothing Erik doesn't have to face when it comes to financial problems. He also lives a quite lavish life.

Quick facts of Erik Jensen

  • Recipient of the Walkey Award for Young Australian Journalist Award.
  • Erik wrote scripts for the Australian Drama film Acute Misfortune(2018) based on his book.
  • He was also representative of the annual Horne Prize judging panel from 2016 till 2019.
  • His latest creation is 'I said the sea was folded: Love Poems.'
  • He also wrote 'On Kate Jenning' for Black Inc. Books.

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