Who is Jon Batiste’s wife, Suleika Jaouad?

By Abrar Khan

Born on July 5, 1988, New York City. Suleika attended the pre-college program at the Julliard School, studying the double bass.

She graduated with the highest honors from Princeton University in 2010, majoring in Near Eastern Studies with a double minor in Gender Studies and French.

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Continuing her education, Suleika earned a Master's degree in Writing and Literature from Bennington College. At the age of 22, Suleika was diagnosed with leukemia.

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She began writing a column for the New York Times - Life, Interrupted - while in her hospital room at Sloan-Kettering, located in upper Manhattan

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Jon Batiste and Suleika Jaouad met as teenagers while at band camp. She was 13 and he was 14 - according to an Instagram photo shared on Suleika's profile.

When did Suleika Jaouad and Jon Batiste meet?

"Over the last two decades I've learned more about the creative process from [Jon] than any craft book or fancy degree," she captioned the post.

They secretly married in February of 2022, just after Suleika was diagnosed with leukemia for a second time.

When did the pair get married?

Jon Batiste, 35, was born on November 11, 1986, and grew up in Louisiana The Batiste family has established themselves in New Orleans as a musical dynasty.

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and Jon has been playing many instruments since childhood.

By the age of 17, Jon released his debut album: Times in New Orleans. He went on to study at the Julliard School, ultimately graduating with a Master's degree in Jazz Studies.

The talented musician has gone on to perform with several big-name celebrities, from Prince to Stevie Wonder.

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