A. J. Jacobs Biography
Arnold Stephen “A. J.” Jacobs Jr. (born March 20, 1968) is an American journalist, author, and lecturer best known for writing about his lifestyle experiments. He is an editor at large for Esquire and has worked for the Antioch Daily Ledger and Entertainment Weekly.
A. J. Jacobs is a famous Journalist, who was born on March 20, 1968 in United States.
According to Astrologers, A. J. Jacobs zodiac sign is Pisces
Jacobs is the author of The Two Kings: Elvis and Jesus (1994), an irreverent comedic comparison of Elvis Presley and Jesus; and America Off-Line (1996). He also writes for mental floss, a trivia magazine.
A. J. Jacobs Net Worth
A. J. Jacobs is one of the richest Journalist. A. J. Jacobs is also listed on the elit list of Richest Journalist born on March 20 . According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, A. J. Jacobs net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.
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Jacobs’ book The Year of Living Biblically: One Man’s Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible (2007) chronicles his experiment to live for one year according to all the moral codes expressed in the Bible, including stoning adulterers, blowing a shofar at the beginning of every month, and refraining from trimming the corners of his facial hair (which he followed by not trimming his facial hair at all). The book spent 11 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, and Jacobs gave a TED talk about what he learned during the project. In May 2017, CBS Television picked up a TV series based on the book. It was originally renamed By the Book for television, but later changed to Living Biblically.
In 2005 Jacobs out-sourced his life to India such that personal assistants would do everything for him from answering his e-mails, reading his children good-night stories, and arguing with his wife. Jacobs wrote about it in an Esquire article called “My Outsourced Life” (2005). The article was excerpted in The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss. Jacobs also talked about his outsourcing experiences on a Moth storytelling podcast.
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Jacobs is married to Julie Schoenberg and has three sons: Jasper Kheel-Lime Jacobs (born March 11, 2004) and twins Zane and Lucas Jacobs (born August 24, 2006).
His most recent book is Drop Dead Healthy: One Man’s Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection (2012) in which he explores different ways humans can bring their bodies to peak health, from diet to exercise. He wrote the book while walking on a treadmill. Jacobs gave a related TED talk about this health quest entitled “How Healthy Living Nearly Killed Me”.
From 2011 to 2012, Jacobs wrote the “Extreme Health” column for Esquire magazine, covering such topics as high-intensity interval training and the quantified self. Since 2012, he has written the “Modern Problems” advice column for mental_floss magazine. The column compares modern day life to the horrors of the past.
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In one of these experiments (“stunts”) Jacobs read all 32 volumes of the Encyclopædia Britannica. He wrote about it in his humorous book, The Know-It-All: One Man’s Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World (2004). In the book, he also chronicles his personal life along with various endeavors like joining Mensa. The book spent eight weeks on The New York Times Best Seller list. NPR’s Weekend Edition ran a series of segments featuring the unusual facts Jacobs learned in each letter. Jacobs also wrote a column for mental floss magazine describing the highlights of each volume. The book received positive reviews in The New York Times, Time magazine and USA Today. However, Joe Queenan panned it in the New York Times Book Review. Queenan called the book “corny, juvenile, smug, tired” and “interminable” and characterized Jacobs as “a prime example of that curiously modern innovation: the pedigreed simpleton.” Four months later, Jacobs responded in an essay entitled “I Am Not a Jackass”.
In another experiment Jacobs wrote an article for Esquire called “I Think You’re Fat” (2007), about the experiment he conducted with Radical Honesty, a lifestyle of total truth-telling promoted by Virginia therapist Brad Blanton, whom Jacobs interviewed for the article.
The Guinea Pig Diaries: My Life as an Experiment (2009) is a series of first person essays about his experiences with various guides for human behavior.