Jonah Keri Biography

Jonah Keri is a Montreal personality, who has formerly worked as a Canadian journalist, sportswriter, and editor. He has written two books to date, and one of them has been listed as a bestselling book. He has developed himself into a successful and working personality in front of the media. But, as far as the news is concerned, he has got himself stuck into a court case, where he has been given at least 21 months sentence to prison because of assaulting and harassing his ex-wife and children.

Early Life

Jonah Keri was born on 20th September 1974 and as of 2022, he is living in his late 40s. He was brought up in Montreal, Quebec, where he developed himself into an avid fan of the Montreal Expos because he has often seen his grandfather fascinated with the love of baseball. Keri got himself interned at the Montreal Gazette in the summers. He completed his graduation from Concordia University while pursuing a journalism program in 1997.

Jonah Keri Career

Jonah Keri is mostly known for his writing skills in the field of baseball, though he has also covered other fields and sports including entertainment and business. His writings have appeared on various outlets including GQ,, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, Baseball Prospectus,, Sportsnet, The Athletic, and many others. Keri has also tried his hands in the field of co-writing and editing books. He has written one of the bestselling books on the list of New York Times called The Extra 2%: How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team from Worst to First.

Back in March 2014, he published his writing which later became the number 1 Canadian bestseller book and was based on the franchise history of Expos. Keri also had his brief period in television, where he hosted the podcast. The podcast was based on interviews with notable personalities from the field of sports and entertainment. His work on the podcast can be found on websites like and iTunes. Keri has also worked in the first season of the IFC series called Brockmire.

Jonah Keri Biography

Real Name Jonah Keri
Birth Date 20 September 1974
Age (as of 2022) 47 Years
Birth Place Montreal, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Profession Journalist
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Virgo

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimeters – 172 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 82 kg  –  in Pounds –  180 lbs
Shoe Size 9 (U.S.)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Average




College Concordia University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Who is his ex-wife? Amy Kaufman

Personal Life

Jonah Keri has not disclosed anything related to his wife and her appearance. However, it has been rumored that he is married to a lady named Amy Kaufman, who is recently known to be a journalist. There is no mention of Keri’s wife on the internet, but it is assumed that he married his wife back in July 2018. It is also doubted whether the pair are the parents of at least one child and his wife’s name is Amy. He was arrested back in 2019 for allegedly assaulting his wife.

Arrest and Criminal Charges

For the first time, Keri was arrested for the crime of assaulting and harassing his wife on 18th July 2019. However, he was granted bail the very next day after being charged with three counts of assault with bodily harm and giving death threats to his wife. According to the court documents, he was convicted for the assaults in July 2018, May 2019, and July 2019. He was arrested on 27th November 2019 (with violating bail conditions). For the third time, he was arrested on 10th December 2019 and was convicted with eight new counts of domestic violence against his wife and the minor, who is assumed to be his children.

Keri had to go through at least three court appearances in early 2020, where he was charged with at least 13 criminal charges. Later, he was found to be guilty on 30th August 2021, and then in March 2022, he was given a prison sentence of up to 21 months (the period more than demanded by the prosecutors) for repeated abuse against his ex-wife. He has now been prohibited to come in at least 50 meters from the area of his ex-wife.

Jonah Keri Net Worth

Jonah Keri’s estimated net worth, before his sentence to jail, is nearly $3 million. He was assumed to be rich enough that he could have a luxurious lifestyle for himself and his ex-wife. He has his professions in the field of journalism, writing about sports, entertainment, and business fields, and a few of his television work.

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