Jonathan Swan Biography

( 1985 - )
December 28, 2018
First published on:December 28, 2018
by Jorge

Facts of Jonathan Swan

Date of Birth: 1985, August 7
Age: 34 years old
Birth Nation: Australia
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Name Jonathan Swan
Birth Place Australia
Famous Name Jonathan Swan
Horoscope Leo
Father Norman Swan
Net Worth $500 thousand
Salary $52,872
Siblings Georgia Swan, and Anna Swan
Weight 71 kg
Nationality Australian
Ethnicity White
Profession journalist
Currently Working For Axios
Current City Washington D.C., US
Girlfriend Besty Woodruff

Jonathan Swan is an Australian journalist who is currently serving as a US based political reporter for Axios Network, the media company launched by the founders Mike Allen and Jim VandeHei. Further, Swan also covers the Trump presidency and the Republican leaders on Capitol Hill.


The resident of Washington D.C., US, Jonathan Swan, reportedly earns around $52,872, as his yearly salary from the network, and as of 2018, he reportedly has an estimated net worth of over $500 thousand. He is not married yet but is currently engaged to his girlfriend Besty Woodruff.

Jonathan Swan Early Life and Educational History

Jonathan Swan was born on August 7, 1985, in Australia to Norman Swan (Father). He holds an Australian nationality and belongs to White ethnic group. Further, Jonathan Swan grew up with his sisters Georgia Swan, and Anna Swan.

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Additionally, His father Norman Swan was a journalist, radio personality and television broadcaster by profession. Well, he has not revealed any details about his education to the general public. Further, his interest in journalism also came through his father's profession.

Jonathan Swan Net worth and Salary

Jonathan Swan is one of the most popular Axios anchors who has made a successful career as a journalist. As Jonathan Swan is a regular Axios anchor, hence he earns a decent amount of salary from the network.

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The Australian Journalist Jonathan Swan has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand. As of 2018, the reporter receives an annual salary of $52,872 from his successful reporting career with Axios.

Further, he currently lives in Washington D.C., US, along with his family, and has a beautiful home there.

Jonathan Swan Professional Career

Swan began reporting on local websites and news channels at the beginning of his career. He subsequently became famous after being named Axios' national political reporter, founded by Mike Allen and Jim VandeHei.

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In addition, Jonathan moved to America after winning the Congressional Fellowship of the American Political Science Association in 2014. Later in 2015, he joined The Hill in Washington D.C. as a national political reporter. In addition, he worked as a Republican and Democratic reporter covering the news of Steve Bannon's annexation from the White House.

CAPTION: Washington Journal Jonathan Swan Presidential Primaries SOURCE: C-Span

Later, Jonathan focused his career on the  LGBT issues. Prior to 2013, he documented an article entitled Anti-gay rights, focusing on gay rights. In 2018, Jonathan became one of the first reporters to cover President Trump's ending of the DACA established by the Barack Obama administration in 2012.

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In addition, Jonathan was also featured for Morning Joe, Special Report with Bret Baier, Hardball and PBS News Hour.

Jonathan Swan Personal Life

Jonathan Swan, a native Australian journalist, as of 2018 is reportedly unmarried. Furthermore, he is engaged to his longtime girlfriend Betsy Woodruff, who is also a journalist by her profession. His girlfriend Betsy is known as an American journalist working for The Daily Beast.

CAPTION: Jonathan Swan and Besty Woodruff SOURCE: Facebook

The pair recently shared a picture together on their Facebook profile on 11 March 2018, where Betsy mentioned that they are getting married soon. Further, the future wife of Swan smiles on the picture with a ring on her finger and Jonathan holding by her waist. 

Further, 33 years old journalist has a perfectly built body, having a height of 5 feet 10-inch and weighing around 71 kg. 

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