Mike Allen Biography
Mike Allen is an American political journalist and the co-founder and executive editor of Axios. He was also the former chief political reporter for Politico. He is also the author of the daily Axios AM and Axios OM newsletters. Before joining Politico for its launch in 2007, he worked at numerous publications like The New York Times and Time.
Moreover, Mike attended Washington and Lee University graduating with a double major in politics and journalism in 1986. He has not shared any information regarding his elementary and high school progress.
His first reporting job was with Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star and later on with the Richmond Times-Dispatch, The Washington Post, The New York Times and Time. Nevertheless, he was featured in a piece for the April 25th, 2010 edition of The New York Times Magazine titled The Man the White House Wakes Up To.
Recently in April 2022, the political journalist was appointed by the Senate Armed Services Committee to serve as a member of the Afghanistan War Commission. Regardless, he has won the White House Correspondents’ Association’s Merriman Smith Memorial Award for Outstanding presidential coverage on deadline. The award was due to his coverage and reporting of President George W. Bush’s secret trip to Baghdad, Iraq.
Mike Allen Age
How old is the American political journalist? Michael Allen is 58 years old as of 2022. He was born on 21st June 1964 in Orange County, California, United States. Therefore, he celebrates her birthday on the 21st of June yearly. In addition, Allen’s zodiac birth sign is Gemini according to astrology.
Mike Allen Height and Weight
What are Allen’s exact body measurements? Mike has not shared any information concerning his linear body height and his body mass/ weight loss. However, he is estimated to be of moderate body weight compared to his average body stature seen in his photos relative to his environment.
Mike Allen’s Wife/ Spouse
Is the political journalist currently dating or married? Allen has not revealed any information about his relationship or marital status to the public. Therefore, it is unclear to the limelight if he is dating, single, engaged, or currently seeing somebody. However, he has not been seen with anyone in the past. Additionally, most of his friends did not know where he resided or been inside his apartment as profiled by Mark Leibovich. Nevertheless, he has no information about having children.
Mike Allen Family
The political journalist was born to Gary Allen a conservative writer, conspiracy and spokesman for the John Birch Society and his mother whose name and identity are not disclosed. Unfortunately, his father died on 29th November 1986 in Long Beach, California, United States. He has not mentioned any details about his siblings if he has any.
Mike described his home as a normal and political household in consideration of his father’s flamboyant public persona as a conservative icon denouncing rock music as a Pavlovian Communist mind-control plot. Gary also wrote speeches for George Wallace.
Mike Allen Salary
How much does he pocket yearly? The political journalist is estimated to be bagging an approximate salary ranging from $65,000 to $200,000 US dollars per annum.
Mike Allen’s Net Worth
The political journalist/ writer is estimated to have an approximate net worth of around $20 million US dollars according to Forbes and Business Insider. He is enlisted to be one of the richest and most popular journalists. Mike’s fortune includes the various assets, money and income he generates from his successful career as a journalist.