CNN Attorney Joey Jackson’s Facts- Wiki, Age, Bio, Wife, CNN, Family, Net Worth, Children

Last Updated : January 29, 2023

Quick Info→Age (2022): 55 Years OldWife/Spouse: Katia Hollant

Who Is Joey Jackson?

The CNN legal analyst, Joey Jackson, is a prominent criminal defense attorney with a practice in New York.

He is the principal and founder of JOEY JACKSON LAW, PLLC, whose law firm mostly handles Criminal Defense and Labor Law advocacy for Civil Service employees.

In addition, Jackson is a nationally-acknowledged attorney who has represented individual and labor unions in state and federal court for almost two decades.

The former New York state prosecutor has also worked for reputable media houses like Court TV, In Session, Fox News Channel, and many more.

Short Wiki/Bio
Real/Birth Name:Joey Jackson
Active From:1996
Famous As:Legal Analyst For CNN
Family and Siblings
Mother/Mom:Jeanette Jackson
Grandmother: N/A
Personal Life
Date of Birth:15th September 1996,Thursday
Age (As of 2023):57
Birth Place: New York, USA
Zodiac Sign:Virgo
Home Town:New York
Education:1. University at Albany
2. SUNY Brockport
Personal Website:
Relationship Status
Marital Status:Married
Wife/Spouse:Katia Jackson Hollant
Divorce/Split:Not Yet
Children/Kids:1. Philip
2. Justin
Grand ChildrenAlayah-Sofia
Physical Stats
Height:6 feet 4 inches (193cm)
Weight:270lb (122kg)
Hair Type:Short
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color:Black
Awards & Nomination
Awards:Distinguished Public Service Award
Income & Assets
Net Worth (As of 2023):$5 Million

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Short Bio: Age, Ethnicity

On September 15, 1966, Joey was born in New York City and grew up in the Bronx. The attorney holds an American nationality and has some Hispanic heritage.

As a September born, his birth sign is Virgo. The attorney, Joey, is 57 years old as of 2023.

Joey Jackson’s Family

Joey has not posted any news regarding his father. His mother’s name is Jeanette Jackson. She is a registered nurse by profession. During International Nursing day 2022, he posted a pic with his mother without mentioning her name and holding his mother’s nursing identity card. He had wished his mother and an unnamed sister for choosing to care for and serve others.

Joe Jackson's With His Mum Jeanette Jackson During Nursing Day
Joe Jackson With His Mum, Jeanette Jackson, During Nursing Day [source: Instagram]

He has a wife named Katia and two children, Philip and Justin. Joey also recently became a grandfather to his son, stepson Philip, and daughter-in-law Cinthya’s daughter, Alayah-Sofia.

His granddaughter was born on September 3, 2021, and he even took to his social media to express his happiness about becoming a grandparent.

Joey And Katia With Their GrandDaughter, Alayah-Sofia. (Source: Instagram)

Education Background

The defense attorney, Jackson, attended Catholic school. He attended St Frances of Rome elementary school and graduated from Iona Preparatory High School in New Rochelle.

After that, he studied at The College at Brockport, State University of New York, and attained a Bachelor’s degree in Arts in 1988.

Likewise, in 1992, Joey also gained his Master’s degree in Public Administration (MPA) from the State Univerity of New York Albany. In addition, he also has a doctorate in law which he earned from Hofstra University School of Law in 1995.

Short Career History

After graduating, Joey started his career in 1995 as an assistant district attorney in New York, where he worked for three years and received the Distinguished Public Service Award.

Following his successful career start, Jackson joined Koehler & Isaacs LPP as Senior Trial Counsel in 1988 and was associated with them for two decades. Subsequently, he started his law firm Watford Jackson Law with his mentor, Gregor J Watford, in 2018. Likewise, Joey is also the principal and founder of JOEY JACKSON LAW, PLLC, based in New York since January 2020.

Furthermore, Joey began his TV career as a legal commentator for Fox News for almost five years and signed a contract with Court TV. He has also been featured in In Session, ABC, NBC, MSNBC, and Fox Business. In addition, Jackson has been working as a legal analyst for CNN for almost a decade since 2013.

Who is Joey Jackson’s Wife?

Joey Jackson has been merrily married to his wife, Katia Hollant, for over two decades. The couple first met unexpectedly on an elevator, and since their first encounter, Jackson knew he would marry her one day.

Eventually, the couple exchanged vows on December 1, 1996. In 2021, the couple celebrated their 25th year of togetherness. On that occasion, Joey took to social media and penned that he met Katia as a single mother to his stepson, Philip, when he was a law student at Houstraf. 

The proud couple is a parent of two children. One is Joey’s stepson, Philip, and their biological son Justin. His son, Justin, also interned for him at Koehler & Isaacs.

Likewise, Joey also became a grandparent to his four-month granddaughter, Alayah-Sofia. The Jackson family together welcomed New Year 2022 with love and positivity.

Joey And His Family. (Source: Instagram)

Despite sharing the same family name,, there is no interrelation between Joe Jackson and Michael Jackson.

Physical Appearance

The legal analyst, Joey, stands tall at 6 feet 4 inches or 193 cm and weighs around 270 lbs (122kg). Also, at 57, he has perfectly maintained his physique.

His wife, a Zumba instructor and fitness enthusiast, seem to influence him to maintain a healthy lifestyle. 

Salary and Net Worth

Joey’s estimated net worth is around $5 million as of 2023. Jackson is a nationally-recognized attorney in the US, so it is no doubt that he has accumulated a massive sum of money in his career.

As per Forbes, the annual salary of a lawyer is $144,230. In addition, as CNN legal analyst, Joey earns a yearly salary of more than 80 thousand dollars.

Joey Jackson’s 5 Quick Facts:

  • Joey also has a pet cat named Sir Jayden.
  • He is also a former adjunct professor at Monroe College and taught Business & Civil Rights Law.
  • Joey was awarded the “Hall of Heritage Award” by the Brockport Alumni Association in 2014.
  • Jackson is a fan of music legend Aretha Franklin. He also attended the celebration in memory of her life in September 2018.
  • He loves boxing and often attends boxing matches and events.

Major References
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