E. Jean Carroll, born on December 12, 1943 is an American journalist as well as an advice columnist. Her “Ask E. Jean” column has appeared in Elle magazine since 1993.Her column was ranked one of the five best magazine columns (along with Lewis Lapham of Harper’s Magazine and Anthony Lane of The New Yorker) by the Chicago Tribune in 2003.
On June 21, 2019, Elizabeth wrote in a first-person essay in New York that President Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in the fall of 1995 or the spring of 1996 in a Bergdorf Goodman store situated in New York City. In the essay Elizabeth stated, “I have never had sex with anybody again”. The essay was part of her book titled What Do We Need Men For? A Modest Proposal. She also alleged that in the 1990s, media executive named Les Moonves sexually assaulted her in an elevator after Elizabeth interviewed him for a story. Les denied the allegation.
E. Jean Carroll Family/Parents
Born in Detroit, Michigan, her father’s name is Tom Carroll who is an inventor and her mother’s name is Betty Carroll who is a retired Allen County, Indiana politician. She has a sister named Cande Carroll.
E. Jean Carroll Affairs/Boyfriend/Husband
She has not dated anybody publicly. She is probably single.
Profile / Wiki / Information
- Name: Elizabeth Jean Carroll
- Nickname: Jean
- Birthday: December 12, 1943
- Age: 75 years old
- Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
- Current Residence: New York, United States
- Education: Indiana University
- Profession: journalist, advice columnist
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity/Race: White
- Religion: Jewish
- Zodiac: Sagittarius
- Hair Color: Blonde
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Boyfriend: She has not dated anybody publicly. She is probably single.
- Net Worth: Under Review
- Height: Coming Soon…
- Weight: Coming Soon…
Trivia/ Facts that you may not know about E. Jean Carroll
- In 1964, representing Indiana University, Elizabeth won the Miss Cheerleader USA title
- She has also appeared on the mid-1980s edition of Card Sharks which was hosted by Bob Eubanks.
- Her column became known due to her opinions on sex, her insistence that all the women should “never never” structure their lives around men, and her compassion for letter-writing experience difficult life situations.
- Amy Gross who is a former editor-in-chief of Elle and currently the editor-in-chief of O, The Oprah Magazine, describes the “Ask E. Jean” debut as “though we had put her on a bucking bronco and her answers were the cheers and whoops and hollers of a fearless woman having a good ol time.”
- She also runs the AskEJean.com website which is based on the Elle column, where users can type in questions and receive instant video answers on topics such as beauty, sex, careers, men, “sticky situations”, diet and friends. Users can also join the Advice Vixens, where advices are provided by other users. “Top Campus Sex Columnists” features college advice columnists from across America.
- In 2002 her “The Cheerleaders,” appeared in Spin, was selected as one of the year’s “Best True Crime Reporting” pieces. It also appeared in Best American Crime Writing.
- Elizabeth has been a contributing editor to Outside, Esquire and Playboy magazines.
- In 2002, she co-founded a website, Greatboyfriends.com with her sister, Cande Carroll. On the site, women recommend their ex-boyfriends to each other. The Knot Inc. bought GreatBoyfriends in 2005.
- In 2004 Elisabeth launched Catch27.com where people put their profiles on trading cards and sell, buy and trade each other.
- She launched AskEJean.com in 2007.
- She has written five books: Female Difficulties: Sorority Sisters, Rodeo Queens, Frigid Women, Smut Stars, and Other Modern Girls (1985), A Dog in Heat Is a Hot Dog and Other Rules to Live By (1996), Hunter: The Strange and Savage Life of Hunter S. Thompson (1993), Mr. Right, Right Now (2004) and What Do We Need Men For?: A Modest Proposal (2019).
- For more information about Lizzy, contact her on Twitter and Instagram