Jason Silva

Jason Silva is a world famous TV personality, anchor, speaker, storyteller and a futurist. He is a Venezualan- American by nationality. His performance in special brain games was nominated for an Emmy award.

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Personal life

Jason was born on 6th February 1982 in Caracas, Venezuela. His mother, Linda Mishkin was an artist who inspired him into film making. He is known to be very close to his father Luis Silva, with whom he never misses a chance to travel and explore the world. He also has a sister and a brother, Jordan and Paulina respectively. His family was a secular family, sharing a lot of humour and love for arts and theatre.

Silva got obssessed with film making and documentaries in his teen age. He was always willing to share his thoughts with videos rather than a pen and a paper. His passion towards film making took him to pursue a degree in film and philosophy from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida.

Jason Silva is a very private person and does not share his love camaredeis with the media. His news of marriage or any relationship is not yet out. So, all the girls out there can eye him and consider him as the most eligible bachelor of the telly world.

Silva along with Max Lugavere made a short documentary named “Textures of selfhood”. the documentary was on self indulgence and spirituality. It caught the eyes of ‘Current TV’ producers who were in a search of ‘ardent storytellers’.


Silva has been operative in the Television biz since 2005. He worked as a presenter and producer in Current TV for 6 years from 2005 to 2011. National Geographic channel appointed him as the co-host for an interesting show called ‘BrainGames’. Apollo Robbins is his co host in this show.

BrainGames runs on an interesting concept and actually makes your brain run through perception, deception and decision making. It shows how brain works under pressure as well. This game show had been running successfully and has crossed a million views. It is considered to be one of the best shows on the channel.

Silva runs a web series called ‘shots of awe’ on YouTube. It is a series of documentaries, which makes you wonder about life, tells you about evolution of intelligence and that too, in a fun and exciting way. It is a cocktail of philosophy, new generation technology and life! It has about 500 K subscribers and is loved by the curious young minds. He worked in another show by National Geographic called ‘Origins’. This was a show which went back to the past and traced all the inventions which made us as modern as we are today.

Jason Silva appeared in many TV shows as a guest on CBS, Australian ABC programme and also a guest on second season of ‘StarTalk’. He and his biography has been featured on leading magazines like Forbes, The Economist, Vanity Fair and The Atlantic. Owing to his superb oratory and presentation skills along with charming looks, he has a vast fan base and a huge following in young girls as well. His net worth is more than 10 million dollars.

01 Feb, 2018