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Matthew Yglesias Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Vox, Substack, Tweets, Salary, Net Worth,

Matthew Yglesias Biography

Matthew Yglesias is an American journalist and blogger who works as a writer on economics and politics. He previously worked for Vox Media as an editor.

Yglesias left his position as an editor and columnist for the news website Vox, which he co-founded in 2014, to publish through Substack.

Yglesias attended the Dalton School in New York City. He later went on to join Harvard University, where he studied philosophy.

He began his blogging career in 2002 while still in college. At the time, he mainly focused on American politics and public policy issues often approached from an abstract, philosophical perspective.

Matthew Yglesias Vox

Yglesias is a co-founder of Vox Media together with Ezra Klein and Melissa Bell in 2014. There, he worked as an editor and columnist writing on economics and politics.

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However, on November 13, 2020, Yglesias announced that he would no longer be writing for He moved to Substack for editorial independence.

Matthew Yglesias Substack

After leaving Vox Media, Matthew started a personal subscription newsletter known as “Slow Boring” hosted on the Substack platform. One month after starting the newsletter, Yglesias announced that he has surpassed 7,000 paid subscribers.

Matthew Yglesias Age

Yglesias was born on May 18, 1981. He is 40 years old as of 2021.

Matthew Yglesias Family – Parents/ Siblings

Yglesias is the son of Rafael Yglesias is a screenwriter and novelist. His father, Rafael, is best known for the 1993 movie, Fearless which he adopted from his own novel of the same name.

Matthew’s paternal grandparents were novelists Jose Yglesias and Helen Yglesias. His paternal grandfather was of Spanish-Cuban background. His other three grandparents were of Eastern European Jewish descent.

Yglesias has a brother named Nicholas. There is no more information available about Nicholas as of now.

Matthew Yglesias Wife and Child

Yglesias is married to Kate Crawford. The couple has one child together. Matthew loves keeping his marital and family life private and as a result, there is no more information available about his wife.

Matthew Yglesias Deleted Tweets

In November 2018, Yglesias deleted his past Twitter feed. He took this action after controversy over tweets that defended the motivation of protesters who gathered outside the house of Tucker Carlson.

The tweets were also said to have expressed a lack of empathy for Carlson’s wife, which caused outrage.

Matthew Yglesias Salary and Net Worth

On his new newsletter platform Substack, Matthew is estimated to be earning a monthly income of at least $30,000. He has an estimated net worth of around $5 million.

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