Jenny Lawson Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Anusuya Mukherjee
Feb 20, 2024 By Anusuya Mukherjee
Originally Published on Jun 23, 2022
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Jenny Lawson was interviewed on CBC News Network's Connect with Mark Kelley during the fundraising campaign.
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About Jenny Lawson

Jenny Lawson was born in Wall, Texas, on December 29, 1973.

Jenny Lawson is an award-winning comedian recognized for being open about her battle with mental illness. She lived in Texas with her husband and daughter and was continually purchasing too many books (not a real thing, she assures), so she decided to cut out the middleman and open her own bookshop, which also serves liquor because "books plus wine are the stuff of magic".

She previously wrote the number-one New York Times bestsellers 'Let's Pretend This Never Happened' and 'Furiously Happy'. She also wrote 'You Are Here', which made the New York Times bestseller list despite the fact that it was essentially a coloring book.

Jenny Lawson Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Jenny Lawson’s net worth?

The net worth of Jenny Lawson is $5 million.

How much does Jenny Lawson earn per year?

Although we know about Jenny Lawson's net worth, there is no information about her annual salary.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Jenny Lawson?

Jenny Lawson stands at 5 ft 4 in (162 cm).

How old is Jenny Lawson?

Jenny Lawson is 48 years old as of June 2022.

Childhood And Education

Jenny Lawson is a Wall, Texas native, and the school she graduated from is Angelo State University.

Jenny Lawson founded The Bloggess website and formerly published the Ill-Advised blog, co-wrote Good Mom/Bad Mom for the Houston Chronicle, and was a columnist for SexIs Magazine.

She is well-known for her witty writing style. She also used to publish an advice column for The Personal News Network ( called Ask The Bloggess, which she left after they stopped paying her.

Jenny Lawson has rheumatoid arthritis, depression, anxiety, avoidant personality disorder, and a moderate obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Jenny Lawson’s partner?

Jenny Lawson is married to Victor Lawson. The couple has a child named Hailey.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

'Let's Pretend This Never Happened', her autobiography, was released on April 17, 2012, by Amy Einhorn Books and became the number-one New York Times bestseller on May 6, 2012. In the 2012 Goodreads Choice Awards, it was named Best Humor Book.

'Furiously Happy', her second book, was released on September 22, 2015. It is a lighthearted look into Lawson's experience with depression and anxiety disorder, and it debuted at number three on the New York Times Bestseller list on October 11, 2015. On July 3, 2016, it topped the New York Times Bestseller list. Lawson's narrated audiobook of 'Furiously Happy' won an Audie Award for best humor audiobook in 2016.

'You Are Here', Lawson's third book, was published in March 2017. It is an adult advice book/coloring book that the author designed and wrote, and it debuted at number two on the New York Times Bestseller list on March 26, 2017.

In August 2020, Jenny Lawson stated on her blog, The Bloggess, that her forthcoming book, 'Broken (in the Best Possible Way)', would be released in 2021.

On April 25, 2021, it debuted at number three on the New York Times bestseller list. In the 2021 Goodreads Choice Awards, 'Broken' was named Best Humor Book of the Year.

What awards has Jenny Lawson won?

The Nielsen ratings named Jenny Lawson one of the Top 50 Most Powerful Mom Bloggers, and Forbes named one of the Top 100 Websites for Women.

Jenny Lawson was a finalist in the 2010 Weblog Awards for Best Writing and Most Humorous Writer, as well as a finalist in the 2011 Weblog awards for Best Writing, Most Humorous Writer, and Weblog of the Year.

In December 2010, The Huffington Post dubbed Jenny Lawson the Greatest Person of the Day for raising funds for struggling families. During the fundraising effort, Jenny Lawson was also interviewed on CBC News Network's 'Connect With Mark Kelley'.

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Bachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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Anusuya MukherjeeBachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

With a wealth of international experience spanning Europe, Africa, North America, and the Middle East, Anusuya brings a unique perspective to her work as a Content Assistant and Content Updating Coordinator. She holds a law degree from India and has practiced law in India and Kuwait. Anusuya is a fan of rap music and enjoys a good cup of coffee in her free time. Currently, she is working on her novel, "Mr. Ivory Merchant".

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