Jason Kottke
Jason Kottke

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Name: Jason Kottke
Occupation: Blogger
Gender: Male
Birth Day: September 27, 1973
Age: 49
Country: United States
Zodiac Sign: Libra

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Jason Kottke

Jason Kottke was born on September 27, 1973 in United States (49 years old). Jason Kottke is a Blogger, zodiac sign: Libra. Find out Jason Kottkenet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.


He received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Bloggies in 2003.

Net Worth

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Salary 2020

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Before Fame

He earned a scholarship to Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Biography Timeline


Kottke is considered a pioneering blogger and began his blog in March 1998. In 2000, Kottke and his then-girlfriend were profiled in a New Yorker article, "You've Got Blog", which introduced blogging to a wider audience. His contributions to blogging were acknowledged when he won a Bloggie Lifetime Achievement Award in 2003 after five years of blogging. In 2005 Kottke was able to quit his day job to focus on blogging full-time. Kottke writes that as of 2019, "Probably 60 percent of my revenue is from membership, and the rest is from Amazon and ads." His blogging got him in trouble with Sony when he broke the news of the loss that broke Ken Jennings' Jeopardy! win streak.


Kottke attended Coe College on scholarship in Iowa and eventually began a career in design. In 1999, he designed the Silkscreen typeface—since used by Adobe, MTV, and Volvo among others. His design work has been featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Forbes, and Brill's Content. Kottke created the iconic Gawker logo in 2002 in what he claims was "whipped up in Photoshop in 30 minutes as a placeholder".

Family Life

Jason was married to Meg Hourihan from 2006-2017 and has 2 children.

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Currently, Jason Kottke is 49 years, 8 months and 5 days old. Jason Kottke will celebrate 50th birthday on a Wednesday 27th of September 2023. Below we countdown to Jason Kottke upcoming birthday.


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