Sarah Jeong

Sarah Jeong

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Sarah Jeong is an American Journalist, content writer, and spokesperson. Sarah Jeong is in the limelight after she faced accusations for her controversial tweets on Twitter. Moreover, she is also the senior editorial writer for the New York Times.

Early Life

Sarah Jeong was born in the year 1988 and celebrates her birthday on the 2nd of June every year. Moreover, the American Journalist is 33 years old at the moment. She was born in South Korea. Likewise, Jeong belongs to Asian ethnicity and American nationality. Her star sign is Gemini.

Moving on to Sarah’s family, she was not born into an Asian family. However, the Journalist has not revealed their names yet. While she was only three years old, her parents moved to New York as students. Talking about Sarah’s siblings, she is the only child of her parents. Likewise, she grew up in New York with her parents. As a child, she was extremely introverted and shy.


Sarah Jeong first went on to attend a Southen Baptist High School. The high school is located near Los Angeles. Following her high school graduation, she then went on to attend the University of California, Berkeley. She studied Philosophy while at the University and later received a law degree from Harvard Law School. Moreover, she also received a green card while attending college.

Career and Professional life

Sarah Jeong is a Senior Editor at the New York Times. In the years 2014 to 2015 Jeong and Electronic Frontier Foundation activist Parker Higgins published an email newsletter called “5 Useful Articles” about copyright law and the Internet. Likewise, In the year 2015, the Journalist covered the Silk Road trial for Forbes.


Caption: Sarah pictured during her speech(source: Instagram)

Furthermore, in the year 2015, Jeong published The Internet of Garbage. It is a non-fiction book on the threat of online harassment and responses to it by media and online platforms. The book actively acknowledges active moderation and community management strategies to improve online interactions. Likewise, she was also a Yale University Poynter Fellow in Journalism in 2016. In the year 2017, Forbes named her in its “30 Under 30” list for media.

The Journalist also writes on law, technology, and internet culture. Likewise, the American journalist is also a former senior writer for The Verge. She also previously served as a contributing editor for Vice Media’s Motherboard website. The Journalist has also spent time writing articles for Forbes, The Guardian, and The New York Times. In the August of 2018, she was hired by The New York Times to join its editorial board as lead writer on technology. However, amidst the controversy, her being hired sparked a strongly negative reaction in conservative media. However, soon in the year 2019, she left The New York Times’s editorial board, becoming an opinion columnist with the newspaper.

Net worth

Talking about awards, Sarah has not received any awards to date. However, the American writer has certainly earned a decent sum of wealth throughout her career. The American content writer has earned a decent sum of wealth throughout her writing career. As of now, Sarah enjoys a net worth of $500k.

Relationship status

Sarah has not given out any details regarding her boyfriend. However, it is much likely that she is currently single at the moment. Moreover, there is no information regarding her past dating details.


Sarah was caught up in controversy following a controversial tweet. In one tweet, she wrote, “I dare you to get on Wikipedia and play ‘Things white people can take credit for,’ it’s really hard.”Later, the writer’s Twitter revealed another slew of tweets. In one of those tweets, Jeong declared, “Cops are assholes.” In another tweet, she wrote, “If we’re talking big sweeping bans on shit that kills people, why don’t we ever ever ever ever talk about banning the police? Thus, her tweets sparked a major controversy.

Body measurements and Social media

Sarah has a fit body. As for her height, she stands tall at 5 feet 3 inches and weighs 55 kg. Moreover, her body measurements(chest-waist-hips) are 34-26-35 respectively. The writer has pink hair and a pair of beautiful black eyes.

Sarah is active on Twitter. The Journalist has over 117k followers on her Twitter account.