December 05, 2023

Jordan Peterson (Psychologist) Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 18, 2022

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Short Biography

Jordan Peterson was born on 12-06-1962 in Edmonton in the province of Alberta, Canada as Jordan Bernt Peterson. He is a Canadian Clinical Psychologist, Writer, Author, Activist, Podcaster, YouTube Star & Professor at the Toronto University. He is popularly known for releasing his own video series on YouTube "Bill C-16" to amend the criticizing act.

Other Name: Dr. Jordan Peterson, Jordan Bernt Peterson, Jordan B Peterson, Dr. Jordan B. Peterson
Other Professions: Doctor Writer Author Activist Podcaster YouTube Star Professor

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Jordan Peterson Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Walter Peterson (former School Teacher)
Mother Beverley Peterson (former Librarian)
Siblings Bonnie Keller (sister), One More (Name Not Known)
Wife Tammy Roberts (former Massage Therapist)
Son Julian Peterson
Daughter Mikhaila Peterson (podcaster)

He was born to a school teacher father Walter Peterson and a librarian mother Beverley Peterson. He has two younger siblings including a sister named Bonnie Keller who is married to Jim Keller, a famous microprocessor engineer. He is married to massage therapist Tammy Roberts (now Tammy Peterson) since 1989. Together the couple is blessed with a son named Julian Peterson and a daughter named Mikhaila Peterson. His daughter is a famous Podcaster and YouTuber.

Jordan Peterson with his wife Tammy M. Patterson and daughter Mikhaila Peterson at St John's Chapel in Cambridge

Life's Important Dates Of Jordan Peterson

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Religion Christianity
Address Toronto, Canada
School Fairview High School, Fairview, Canada
College Northwestern Polytechnic, Grande Prairie, Canada
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Qualification Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
Hobbies Reading, Writing, Listening to Podcasts
Marital Status Married
Debut 1993 - Hired by Harvard University as an Assistant Professor
First Book - Maps of Meaning (1999)
Television - Big Ideas (2003-2006)
YouTube Video - 2013
Salary $192372 + Additional Pay $42507
Net Worth $8-10 Million (approx)
Official Website
Email Address
Best Books Maps of Meaning (1990)
12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos (2018)
Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life (2021)


Favorite Color Black, Navy Blue
Favorite Dress Coat Pant
Favorite Food Sea Food, Beef Meat

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Jordan Peterson

  • His birth name is Jordan Bernt Peterson and his middle name 'Bernt' is after his great-grandfather.
  • A famous microprocessor engineer Jim Keller is his brother-in-law, who is married to his younger sister Bonnie.
  • He has done his Ph.D. degree in the discipline of clinical psychology from McGill University, Montreal in 1991 under the supervision of Robert O. Pihl.
  • His first job was as an assistant professor at Harvard University in the department of psychology from 1993 to 1998.
  • He has authored around 100 academic papers and was cited almost 15000 times till 2020.
  • His speech on psychological perspective was published on television in 2003.
  • From 2003 to 2006, he was seen in the Canadian television series Big Ideas, which aired on TVOntario.
  • His first book 'Maps of Meaning' was published in 1999, In which he describes; how people construct meaning, form beliefs, and make narratives.
  • He created his own YouTube channel in 2013, where he has around 5 million subscribers till May 2022.
  • In 2016, he released his own YouTube video series 'Bill C-16' to amend the criticizing act.
  • His daughter Mikhaila Peterson is also a Podcaster and YouTuber.
  • In 2016, he suffered a health issue with food reactions then he stopped eating all vegetables and continued taking only beef, salt, and water.
  • His wife Tammy Peterson is suffering from cancer.
  • Patricia Marcoccia made a documentary film 'The Rise of Jordan Peterson' on his life, which was released on 26-09-2019.
  • He resigned from the University of Toronto in 2021.

Jordan Peterson Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

61 years, 5months, 23 days old age Jordan Peterson will turn 62 on 12 June, 2024. Only 6 months, 6 days, 8 hours,57 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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