John Avlon bio: Career, Wife, Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Facts

January 12, 2019John Avlon bio: Career, Wife, Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Facts

Who is John Avlon?

John Avlon is an American Journalist who is also well recognized as a political commentator. At present, he is a Senior Political Analyst as well as an anchor at CNN.

In the Early life of John Avlon

Going back to his early life, John was born in 1973 and is the son of real estate executive with companies in Charleston, South Carolina and New York City lawyer John Jeffrey Avlon and Dianne Alexander (Phillips). His grandparents were immigrants, and his descent is from Greece. John joined Milton Academy in Milton, Massachusetts where he was taught, at a conductive, independent preparatory school. He is Matthew Pottinger's childhood friend and schoolmate. He graduated from Yale University and from Columbia University from where he received a bachelor's degree.

In the Career of John Avlon

 John Avlon as a political analyst

Fig: John Avlon as a political analyst

Talking about his career, he served as Giuliani's latest voice writer and Deputy Director of Communications at the beginning. John also lectured for visitors to the State Department's journalism program, including Yale University, New York University, the Kennedy Government School, and the Citadel. Not just that, he was also a senior man at the Institute in Manhattan.

In 2013, he was the editor of The Daily Beast. The Daily Beasts reached a new record of 21 million unique visitors one year after taking over responsibility by him. After that, Avlon was featured with Bill Maher in MSNBC, PBS, C-SPAN, The Daily Show, and CNN. In addition, he created and hosted the CNN segment of' Wingnut of the Week.

During the 2012 elections cycle, he also appeared on the OutFront of Erin Burnett. After two decades of civil war, Avlon visited South Sudan with John Prendergast activist and George Clooney, to be witnesses of the South Sudanese independence referendum in North Sudan. Later, he wrote the cover story Newsweek which was story was named as "A Stateman of the 21st century". The story was then published on February 28, 2011, following his visit to South Sudan.

In 2012, John Avlon was awarded the NSNC award for best column. John and his team wrote eulogies for all New York City bomber, city police officers, and others who were killed during the WTC's destruction after an attack of 9/11. He also served on the staff of the Bilingual Education Reform Task Force, the Restauration and Charter Review Commission of City Hall Park in 2001.

How much is the net worth of John Avlon?

John Avlon in a show

Fig: John Avlon in a show

Although the amount he receives is not recorded, some sources indicate that he earns an average of $66,000 per year from CNN. Avlon's net salary, as a reporter and columnist, is not yet known. Similarly, no information is available regarding John's cars. Similarly, there are no details concerning his home and it's worth.

In the Personal life of John Avlon

 John Avlon with his wife Margaret Hoover

Fig: John Avlon with his wife Margaret Hoover

While talking about John's personal life, he is a married man. At the age of 45, he married the former Senior Advisor to the Deputy Secretary, Margret Hoover. His wife is the great-granddaughter of President Herbert Hoover and author of American individualism. On the 21st November 2008, the couple got engaged and finally married on 7th November 2009. They together have a daughter named Toula Lou and a son called Jack Avlon. At current, he resides together with his family in New York City.

Updates and facts of John Avlon

He is currently a member of the Citizens Union of New from the New York citizen union, Theodore Roosevelt Association and Bronx Academy of Letters as the advisory council member.


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