John Avlon Biography
John Avlon is an American journalist, political commentator, author, and columnist. He is an anchor at CNN and Senior Political Analyst. Avlon is also the author of Washington’s Farewell, Independent Nation, Wingnuts, and Deadline Artists.
Previously, he was a columnist and associate editor for The New York Sun and chief speechwriter for former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani. From 2013 to 2018, Avlon has worked as the editor-in-chief and managing director of a show titled The Daily Beast.
begun his career in the year 2002. Thus, he has won seventeen awards for journalism, till the date. He started his career from the New York Sun. After that, he started working as the Associate Editor and Columnist at a company for four years.
Moreover, John worked as a political editor for Newsweek in the year 2003. In addition to this, John also works as a political commentator and an author at GTN. In this field, he discusses the broken political system of America, and he also offers opportunities for the change.
John Avlon Age | Birthday
Avlon was born in January 19, 1973 in United States. He is 47 years old as of 2020. His birth name is John Phillips Avlon.
John Avlon Height
Avlon stands at a height of 5 feet and 6 inches (1.68meters).
John Avlon Family
Avlon is a son to Dianne Alexander (Phillips), mother, and John Jeffrey Avlon, father. His father John Jeffrey is a lawyer and real estate executive with companies in Charleston, South Carolina, and New York City. In addition, he is of Greek descent and his grandparents were immigrants.
John Avlon Wife
Avlon got married to his wife Margaret Hoover in 2009. His wife Margaret Hoover a host of PBS Firing Line and a political commentator. Additionally, Margaret is a great-granddaughter of President Herbert Hoover. The couple has a son and a daughter. Their son is called Jack who was born in 2013, and the daughter is called Toula Lou and was born in 2015.
John Avlon Education
Avlon studied at Milton Academy which is a coeducational, independent preparatory school in Milton, Massachusetts in the US. In addition, he is a childhood friend and schoolmate of Matthew Pottinger. Later, he joined Yale University where he studied and received his bachelor’s degree. Avlon received his MBA from Columbia University.
John Avlon CNN
Avlon began working on CNN’S show titled The Daily Beast as the editor-in-chief and managing director Here he was able to polish his journalism skills. Additionally, Avlon also works as the correspondent/anchor and the senior political analyst on CNN. He is also famous for working as the host of the CNN show titled Wingnut of the Week. He created and hosted the Wingnut of the Week.
John Avlon Books
- Washington’s Farewell: The Founding Father’s Warning to Future Generations.
- Deadline Artists: America’s Greatest Newspaper Columns.
- Deadline Artists—Scandals, Tragedies & Triumphs: More of America’s Greatest Newspaper Columns.
- Independent Nation: How Centrism Can Change American Politics.
- Wingnuts: Extremism in the Age of Obama.
- [Deadline Artists: America’s Greatest Newspaper Columns] [By: Avlon, John P.] [September, 2012]
- Deadline Artists—Scandals, Tragedies & Triumphs: More of America’s Greatest Newspaper Columns
- Washington’s Farewell: The Founding Father’s Warning to Future Generations
John Avlon Net Worth | Salary
Avalon is currently estimated at a net worth of $4 million. His income is mainly attributed to his career as a journalist, political commentator, author, and columnist. In addition, his annual salary is estimated to range between $100,000 – $1 million.