Jonathan Conricus: Age, Wife, Height, Career, Ethnicity, and Net worth

Jonathan Conricus
Jonathan Conricus

Jonathan Conricus is a lieutenant colonel and the international spokesperson of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). He gained public recognition due to his role as the spokesperson for IDF in the Israel-Hamas war.  

The famous Lieutenant Colonel has served in different ranks of the military, going from the infantryman to the military representative. He has been providing insights and updates on the ongoing war between Israel and Hamas.

 Summary about Jonathan Conricus’ biography

  • Name: Jonathan Conricus
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of birth: Jerusalem, Israel
  • Residence: Jerusalem, Israel
  • Nationality: Israel
  • Ethnicity: Mixed
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Sexuality: Straight
  • Height : 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm)
  • Weight: 165 pounds (75kg)
  • Hair colour: Dark brown
  • Eye colour: Brown
  • Relationship status: Married
  • Wife: Revital Cohen Conricus
  • Children: 4
  • Profession: Lt. Colonel, International Spokesperson of the Israel Defense Forces
  • Net worth: 1.5million
  • Education: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Jonathan Conricus biography

IDF team: (L to R) Jonathan; Roni Caplan; Libby Weiss; Arieh; Richard Hecht; Amnon Shefler; Peter Lerner; Doron Spielman.

Jonathan was born in Jerusalem but grew up in Sweden. Details about Jonathan Conricus’ parents are unknown. However, he was born to a Swedish father and an Israeli mother. He spent his formative years in Sweden. His family returned to Israel when he was 13 years old.

Despite being in the spotlight, he prefers to keep his personal life private. He has kept details about his siblings off the media. He has a mixed ethnic background and follows the Jewish faith.

Jonathan Conricus education

The Israeli national attended The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Middle Eastern and Military Studies in 2003.

Jonathan Conricus career

In over 20 years of military service, Lt. Col.  Conricus has held several positions in infantry, international relations and military diplomacy.

Prior to being appointed as the IDF’s International Spokesperson, Lt. Col., he served in the UN Peacekeeping Operations’ Office of Military Affairs in New York, becoming the first IDF officer to be seconded to the United Nations.

The businessman began his career as a head of the IDF Liaison Unit to UN peacekeeping efforts in Lebanon (UNIFIL) from May 2009 to November 2011. He then worked as a head of the IDF Liaison Unit to UN peacekeeping efforts in the Golan (UNDOF).

He also worked as a Deputy Chief Liaison Officer of IDF Northern Command Deputy from November 2013 to November 2014.

Jonathan has worked in the Israel Defense Forces since 1948, defending the State of Israel.
Currently, he is the international spokesperson in the Israel Defense Forces, a position he held from July 2017 to June 2023.

Even though his term ended in June 2023, he was recall to active duty to provide insights and updates on the ongoing war between Israel and Hamas. He is responsible for the IDF’s international traditional and social media operations, public affairs and public diplomacy.  Jonathan is also a successful entrepreneur and owns Conricus Communications.

Jonathan Conricus wife

Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus

IDF spokesperson Jonathan Conricus is married to Revital Cohen Conricus. His wife is an author and a teacher. She is an alumnus of The Open University. The couple has four children, but their names and identities remain undisclosed. Jonathan Conricus’s family lives in Jerusalem, Israel.

Jonathan Conricus net worth

The Israeli Lieutenant Colonel has an estimated net worth of about $1.5 million. He has amassed this wealth through his career as the international spokesperson of the Israel Defense Force. He has also acquired part of his wealth from his various investments and business ventures.

How tall is Jonathan Conricus?

The Israeli spokesperson stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches or 170 centimetres. He weighs approximately 165 pounds or 75 kilograms.

Jonathan Conricus facts

  1. Jonathan Conricus is a Lieutenant Colonel and the international spokesperson of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).
  2. His exact age is unknown. However, he appears to be in his mid-40s.
  3. Jonathan was born in Jerusalem but grew up in Sweden. He later returned to Israel at the age of 13.
  4. Jonathan’s wife is Revital Cohen Conricus.
  5. Conricus’ net worth is alleged to be $1.5 million.
  6. He stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (170 centremetres).
  7. Jonathan belongs to a mixed ethnic background.
  8. He has four children.
  9. Jonathan attended the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
  10. He has been giving updates on the ongoing war between Israel and Hamas.
  11. He has worked in the Israel Defense Forces since 1948.
  12. Jonathan became the first IDF officer to be seconded to the United Nations.

Conclusion

Jonathan Conricus is the international spokesperson of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). He has served in different ranks of the Israeli military. Jonathan has been providing updates on the ongoing war between Israel and Hamas.

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