Jonathan Leder is an American professional photographer and a businessman who is well known as the owner of the Imperial Publishing company. Leder caught the headlines and came on the spot on various media platforms after popular American model and actress Emily Ratajkowski came exclusively about being sexually assaulted by Leder during her early modeling career.
Ratajkowski revealed on September 15th, through an essay with “The Cut”, in which she writes about a shoot at photographer Jonathan Leder’s house when she was 20 years old about being sexually assaulted during a nude shoot at his home in the Catskills in May 2012.
Leder has even since published multiple editions of the book through his own company, Imperial Publishing, while also sharing several unseen Polaroids of Ratajkowski on his Instagram account which was made private after the news surfaced the internet. Following the incident, his Instagram account: @jonathan_leder with over a thousand followers has been deleted.
What is Jonathan Leder Famous for?
- Famous as a professional New York-based photographer.
Where was Jonathan Leder Born?
Jonathan Leder was born in 1972 in New York, United States. His birth name is Jonathan Leder, Leder belongs to White ethnicity while Aries is his zodiac sign. Born and raised in heart of the US, New York, Leder had an interest in photography that he chose it and pursued a career.
Jonathan Leder’s Career Highlights
Jonathan Leder has a well-established career as a professional photographer. He has been in the profession for years and has managed to establish himself as one of the photographers in the world of entertainment. He has worked with several artists and even has served the position of creator and publisher for Jacques Magazine.
Leder is the owner of the Imperial Publishing company, which is an internationally acclaimed fine art photo book publisher and is a regular on the art book fair circuit. Its photoshoots have been featured on CBS News, Purple, French GQ, Highsnobiety, Coolhunting, Refinery 29, The NY Times.
Everything To Know About Emily Ratajkowski
Sexual Assault Allegations against Jonathan Leder
Jonathan Leder, a 48 years old photographer hailing from New York was accused of sexual assault by popular American actress and model, Emily Ratajkowski on September 15, 2020. Ratajkowski revealed about being sexually assaulted by Leder during a nude shoot at his home in the Catskills in May 2012.
She was a young aspiring and struggling girl in her early 20s when she came across Leder while she had got an opportunity for an unpaid editorial shoot by her agent at that time. Emily recalled all of those bitter memories about how she traveled to Leder’s home to pose for the unpaid shoot which followed the detailing about how he photographed her both nude and in lingerie during the evening, before later assaulting her while they were sitting together on his couch.
Later, when he was contacted referring to nude and topless shoots that Ratajkowski had done in the years, he then published multiple editions of the book through his own company, Imperial Publishing, while also sharing several unseen Polaroids of Ratajkowski on his Instagram account. In response to the allegations, Leder has openly denied insisting she’s just on the hunt for press and publicity. No action has been taken at the moment.
Is Jonathan Leder Married?
Jonathan Leder is a married man and even has children, whose name isn’t known at the moment.
What is the Net Worth of Jonathan Leder?
Jonathan Leder has quite good earnings from his professional career as a photographer and also as an entrepreneur. Leder has managed to amass a healthy fortune from his over decade long career. His net worth is estimated to be around $2.5 million.
How Tall is Jonathan Leder?
Jonathan Leder is a good looking White man in his 40s. His photography skills have marked his popularity all around the US. He stands tall with a height of 5ft. 8inch. (1..72m) while his body weighs around 65kg(143 lbs).
He has a fair complexion with brown hair and grey eyes.