Jordan Peterson is a Canadian clinical psychologist, author, YouTuber, and professor emeritus at the University of Toronto.
In this article, we will cover Jordan Peterson’s Net Worth, Early and Personal Life, and many more.
What Is the Net Worth of Jordan Peterson?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Jordan Peterson has an estimated net worth of $8 million. Apart from his work, he is also famous for his controversial remarks related to politics, and social and cultural problems.
Jordan revealed in a 2019 interview with Martin Weill that he was earning $80,000 monthly from his Patreon account at that time. In January 2019, he deleted his Patreon account. In the same interview, he also claimed that he makes $35,000 per speaking engagement and nearly $200,000 monthly from his consulting firm/clinical practice.
Furthermore, he has also probably made an ample amount of money from book royalties. Over the course of his career, Jordan has purportedly sold nearly 5 million books.
Jordan Bernt Peterson was born on June 12, 1962, in Edmonton, Alberta, and raised in Fairview, a small town in the northwest of the province.
He is the child of Walter and Beverley Peterson and he also has two siblings. His father worked as a librarian at the Fairview campus of Grande Prairie Regional College whereas his mother worked as a school teacher.
When he was in junior high school, Jordan befriended Rachel Notley and her family. Notley became leader of the Alberta New Democratic Party and the 17th premier of Alberta. Between the ages of 13 to 18, Peterson joined the New Democratic Party.
In 1989, Jordan tied the knot with Tammy Roberts 1989 and the pair welcomed their first child together, a daughter, Mikhaila, and they also have a son, Julian.
Beginning in 2000, he started to collect Soviet-era paintings that are displayed in his house as a reminder of the relationship between totalitarian propaganda and art, and as instances of how optimistic arrays can be totalitarian oppression and horror.
He became an honorary member of the extended family of Charles Joseph, a Kwakwakaʼwakw artist, and was provided with the name Alestalagie back in 2016.
Jordan had an extreme autoimmune reaction to food in 2016 and was prescribed clonazepam, a benzodiazepine. Later, in order to control his severe depression and the impacts of an autoimmune disorder along with psoriasis and uveitis, he followed a strict diet including just meat and some vegetables advised by his daughter who is a “nutrition ‘influencer’ with no medical credentials”.
In the middle of 2018, he completely cut down on eating vegetables and went on eating just beef, salt, and water.
His prescribed dosage of clonazepam was raised in April 2019 to help him in coping up with anxiety which was because of his wife’s cancer treatment. Later, after a few months, he tried to reduce his intake or avoid the drug consumption entirely which led him to experience “horrific” benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome.
As per his daughter, the family wasn’t able to find doctors in North America who were ready to adapt their diagnosis preference, and thus, in January 2020, Jordan, his daughter, and her husband headed off to Moscow, Russia, for diagnosis where doctors diagnosed Jordan with pneumonia in both lungs after arrival, and he was put into a medically induced coma for 8 days.
Jordan had to spend 4 weeks in the intensive care unit, at that time he reportedly displayed a temporary loss of motor skills.
After a few months of his treatment in Russia, he and his family relocated to Belgrade, Serbia, for further diagnosis. Jordan made his first public appearance in June 2020 in more than a year, when he showed up on his daughter’s podcast, taped in Belgrade.
Jordan stated that he was “back to my regular self”, except for feeling fatigued, and was positive regarding his potential. Further, he said that he sought to inform people regarding the risk of prolonged utilization of benzodiazepine.
His daughter revealed in August 2020 that her father had caught COVID-19 while he was in hospital in Serbia. After two months, Jordan published a YouTube video to reveal to viewers that he had come back home and planned to commence work in the upcoming future.
Jordan stayed in Arlington, Massachusetts from July 1993 to June 1998 while teaching and performing research at Harvard University, where he was recruited as an assistant professor in the psychology department, and later, he became an associate professor.
His areas of study and research within the fields of psychology are psychopharmacology, neuro, abnormal, clinical, social, personality, industrial and organizational, ideological, religious, political, and creativity. He wrote or co-wrote over 100 academic papers and was cited nearly 8,000 times as of mid-2017; about 15,000 times by the end of 2020.
Starting in 2003, he was featured on television, talking about a matter from a psychological viewpoint. He then featured on Big Ideas in 2003 and 2006, and also in a 13-part lecture series adapted from Maps of Meaning, which premiered in 2004.
In 2017, Jordan commented on the link between pianist Nick van Bloss’ Tourette syndrome treatment and his musical talent in a BBC Horizon documentary titled Mad but Glad. Jordan then appeared on TVOntario’s The Agenda as an essayist and panelist on psychologically relevant cultural problems.
Jordan resigned from their employment at the University of Toronto in the fall of 2021 becoming professor emeritus.
Apart from that, Peterson has written two books, “Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief” (1999) and “12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos in 2018” (2018). He has also conducted his own podcast named The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast. He formed the Self Authoring Suite which is a writing therapy program.
In 2016, Peterson gained attention because of an array of YouTube videos where he slammed political correctness and also the Canadian government’s Bill C-16 which had gender identity as “compelled speech” which makes it compulsory to refer to someone utilizing definite language.
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