Jia Tolentino

Journalist, Writer (1989)
Thu Jul 23 2020
By   Ruku

Jia Tolentino is the hardworking and brilliant journalist widely popular as the writer for the American weekly magazine The New Yorker. Tolentino's articles are also featured in the New York Times Magazine and Pitchfork.

The writer, editor, Jia was born on November 20, 1989, in Toronto, Canada, under the zodiac sign of Scorpio. She was born to the Philippian Tolentino family and has one brother. Concerning education, Jia gained her BA in English, Political, and Social Thought from the University of Virginia. Similarly, she received her MFA from the University of Michigan.

Jia's Love Partner

The 30-years-old writer Jia is in a romantic relationship with Andrew Daley. Jia's boyfriend Andrew is the senior associate at an architecture firm SHoP Architects. Daley who is also a graduate of the University of Virginia (UVA), previously served as a lecturer at Taubman College of Architecture.

The New Yorker staff Jia Tolentino is in a relationship with her love partner Andre Daley.
Picture: The New Yorker staff Jia Tolentino is in a relationship with her love partner Andre Daley.
Source: Instagram @jiatortellini

Daley and Tolentino are college sweethearts who first met while attending the UVA. The staff writer Jia and an architecture Andrew are in a relationship since 2009. As of now, Andrew & Jia are living merrily as a perfect lovebird. 

They spent their quality time together and also never misses a chance a flaunts a romantic picture on their official social accounts. Not only Jia, but it seems like her parents are also happy with their relationship.

Expecting First Kid

The New Yorker staff Jia is expecting a kid with her love partner Andrew. She revealed the news of her pregnancy via her official Instagram account which has more than 50 thousand followers.

 The writer Jia Tolentino is expecting her very first kid with her boyfriend Andrew Galey.
Image: The writer Jia Tolentino is expecting her very first kid with her boyfriend Andrew Galey.
Source: Instagram @jiatortellini

Back on July 7, 2020, she shared her baby bump picture captioning,

 "One more month. Thankful to this baby for being a surprisingly, amazingly chill guest in my body."

As of now, Jia and Andrew are eagerly waiting to become blessed parents. She shared several baby bump pictures on her Instagram. From which we can say that Jia is living a healthy life. Furthermore, it seems like the couple will also tie the wedding knot soon.

Former Jobs

After the completion of the graduation, Jia worked as a teacher/volunteer at the volunteer programs Peace Corps. Similarly, she used to teach creative writing courses in the Houston area's public elementary school. 

Afterward, she worked as a freelance writer for one year. Then from August 2012 to May 2013, she served as an assistant editor for the 2013 anthology The Best American Nonrequired Reading.

 The journalist Jia previously served as a contributing editor at The Hairpin.
Snap: The journalist Jia previously served as a contributing editor at The Hairpin.
Source: Instagram @jiatortellini

Likewise, Jia was a contributing editor at the women's website The Hairpin. Similarly, from 2014 to 2016 for one year Tolentino worked at Jezebel as a deputy editor.

Net Worth

Jia has an estimated net worth of $700 thousand which she collected from her professional work. Being a journalist, Tolentino is making an impressive sum of money. For the information, another journalist Taylor Lorenz has a net value of $500 thousand.

She currently works as a writer and reporter at The New Yorker. As per Paysa, an average remuneration of a writer at The New Yorker ranges from $71206 to $85043. There she has published articles like What Mutual Aid Can Do During a Pandemic? Limits of Power, and many others.

Besides, Jia has also authored an article book titled Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion. Additionally, Jia has also starred in the reality TV series Girls v. Boys.

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