James David Vance

J. D. Vance Biography and Wiki

J. D. Vance (James David Vance) was born on August 2, 1984, as James Donald Bowman. He is an American author and venture capitalist known for his autobiography Hillbilly Elegy. The book was on The New York Times Best Seller list in 2016 and 2017.

J. D. Vance Age and Birthday

Vance was born on August 2, 1984, in Middletown, Ohio, United States. He is 36 years of age as of 2021.

J. D. Vance Education

Vance attended Middletown High School, a public high school in his hometown in Ohio. After finishing his high school education, the American author enrolled in the United States Marine Corps and served in Iraq. Vance later got a B.A. degree in political science and philosophy from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

After graduating from Ohio State, Vance received a J.D. degree from Yale Law School. In his first year at Yale, his mentor and professor Amy Chua influenced him to record his memoir.

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J. D. Vance Family

Vance was born in Middletown, Ohio, the son of Donald Bowman (father) and Bev Vance (mother). He has a sister named Lindsay Ratliff who was born when their mother was only 19 years.

James’ parents were not getting along and ended up divorcing when Vance was only a child. Vance and his sister were raised mainly by his grandparents.

J. D. Vance Wife

Vance is happily married to Usha Chilukuri,  an Indian-American woman. The couple attended Yale Law School together. Vance and his wife Usha have two children.

J. D. Vance Net Worth

According to thecinemahollic.com, J. D. Vance has a net worth of $5 million from his success as an author.

James David Vance Career

After law school, Vance served as a principal in a wander capital firm owned by Dwindle Thiel recognized as Mithril Capital Management. In 2020, Vance raised $93 million for Narya Capital, located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

In December 2016, Vance showed that he decided to move to Ohio to launch a nonprofit and possibly run for office and work on combating drug abuse within the Rust Belt. The nonprofit is called Our Ohio Renewal.

In January 2017, Vance got to be a CNN Contributor. In April 2017, Ron Howard marked on to coordinate a film form of Hillbilly Funeral poem, which was released by Netflix in 2020, and featured Owen Asztalos and Gabriel Basso as Vance. In early 2018, Vance was thought to have been considering a bid for U.S. Senate as a Republican.

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