Van Lathan is a TV journalist who became famous after his disagreement with a famous rapper, Kayne West after he said slavery was choice, during his interview with TMZ Live interview.

Kanye visited the TMZ headquarters for TMZ Live and declared on camera that living under slavery was a choice made by the African-Americans.

Following the several offensive comments on slavery, Lathan then stood up and asked the TMZ employees:

“Do you feel like I’m thinking free and feeling free?”

That is when Van stepped forward to put on his strong response on slavery. He said:
“I don’t think you’re thinking anything.”

He further continued:

“I think what you’re doing right now is the absence of thought. And the reason why I feel like that is that, Kanye, you’re entitled to your opinion. You’re entitled to believe whatever you want.”

Lathan became a public hero after Kanye West’s comments about slavery on May 1, 2018. After that incident, lots of people are searching for Van Lathan’s biography on social media.

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People are even curious to know about Van Lathan’s wife. But more importantly, is Van Lathan married to someone? Or, is he dating a girlfriend? Know the facts along with Van Lathan’ wiki, bio, age, nationality, ethnicity, height, parents, and family.

Who is Van Lathan?

Van Lathan is a senior producer on the news website TMZ. He also reports on sports for TMZ from time to time. He even worked as a tour guide for TMZ bus tour for Hollywood tourist.

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Van hosts a podcast Van Lathan’s The Red Pill where he talks about everything including news, politics, and pop-culture and feeds the viewers.

The title of the show has reference to the movie The Matrix, in which taking a red pill means waking up to the cruel reality.

Van Lathan Married; Wife or Girlfriend?

It is still unknown whether Van Lathan is in a married relationship as there is no any rumor of his past and present relationship. There is not even a rumor about his dating affairs.

He has maintained silence about his private life as he doesn’t want to involve his family in his profession. He has never gushed anything about his married life in social media or any interviews.

Van Lathan’ Wiki -Bio: Age, Height, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

The TV journalist Van Lathan was born in the year 1980 in Baton Rouge, Los Angeles, USA. His birthday falls on 16th April, which makes his age 38.

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Van was born to his father, Terry, and mother, Chrystal Ellis and he is the younger brother of Ebony Rage Lathan. Furthermore, he belongs to Afro-American ethnicity and has a decent height of 6 feet 4 inches.

Regarding his academic qualification, Van graduated in the year 2003, but he does not disclose the name of the university. Moreover, there is no information about Van Lathan’s net worth as well.

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However, since, he is a journalist, he should earn in the range of $19k to $35k per year from his career. And, since his popularity after the Kanye West incident rose, Van Lathan should earn more than $50k per year from his journalism career and podcasts.