Jack Monroe bio, Career, Personal life, Early life, Net worth, Facts
Who is Jack Monroe?
Jack Monroe is a holder of British Nationality who is a food writer by profession. She is best recognized for campaigning on poverty issues, particularly on hunger relief. Apart from it, she is also a renowned journalist and campaigner/activist.
In the Early life of Jack Monroe
Monroe was born in Southend-on-Sea, the United Kingdom on 17th of March 1988. She was born to father David Hadjicostas, MBE, and mother Evelyn Hadjicostas, a former nurse. Her father was in the fire service for thirty years and in the British Army for seven years. According to a source, she has three siblings. Going back to her educational background, after passing 11th examinations she attended Westcliff High School for Girls, a grammar school in Westcliff-on-Sea.
In the Career of Jack Monroe
Fig: Jack Monroe as a food writer
She began her career by writing the blog "A Girl Called Jack" where she shared cheap recipes aiming to provide family meals for less than 10 Euro per week. Later, the blog was renamed to Cooking on a Bootstrap in December 2015.
Monroe once went to The Guardian and contributed several political columns, as well as to The New York Times and The New Yorker, two-monthly food and recipe columns. After that, she wrote several books about budget cooking receipts.
Monroe was an active campaigner with organizations such as Unite, Trussell Trust, Child Poverty Action Group and Oxfam in the UK, particularly for poverty and hunger. Once, for about six weeks the campaign took place and she donated the rest of the charges to charities including the food bank. In 2013, in The Independent on Sunday's Pink List, she was ranked No. 19 among the most prominent LGBT people in Britain. Two years later, she was awarded the Women of the Future Media Award in 2015. A year later in April 2016, she appeared online supporting the Women's Equality Party.
She was a Labor Party supporter and appeared in a Labor Campaign video in October 2013. Two years later in May 2015, Essex University announced her honorary degree from Monroe. In the year 2017, she planned to be a candidate for the National Health Action Party in the 2017 UK general election in Southend West but withdrew after receiving death threats and problems caused by arthritis.
In the net worth of Jack Monroe
Fig: Jack Monroe lifestyle
According to a source, as of 2019, Jack's net worth is estimated to be approximately $3 million but till yet it's not confirmed. Moreover, there is no detail concerning her annual income, cars, and mansions.
In the Personal life of Jack Monroe
Fig: Jack Monroe with her lesbian partner
After birth, Jack Monroe had been given a non-binary/genderqueer position. So she openly spoke from the beginning of realizing herself as a young trans. Once she used to be in contact with a man with whom she had a son named Johny. She then became a lesbian and started to establish a serious relationship with a lady that broke the relationship when Monroe said she was planning a mastectomy to her lover. But her advice of gender ambiguity was downplayed and she assured her families that she identified herself as a woman. Later in October 2015, she openly appeared as a sex queer. In October 2015, she was believed to have lived in London with her partner chef Allegra McEvedy and her son. After that, she never told that she had a partner or was married afterward.
Updates and facts about Jack Monroe
Jack Monroe, is glad now to be married to Louisa Compton, her long-standing partner. After confirming her engagement in Instagram with her lady love, on 20 January 2019, the engagement news surfaced on the Internet.
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