Peter Alexander Biography
Peter Alexander is an American journalist who is currently working as a White House correspondent for NBC News since December 2012. In addition, he was named co-anchor of Today on its Saturday editions. His reports appear across all platforms of NBC News, including NBC Nightly News, Today, Meet the Press, Dateline NBC, MSNBC, and NBCNews.com.
At the station, he shares duties alongside Kristen Welker both as the network’s co-chief White House correspondent and as co-anchor of Weekend Today, the Saturday edition of Today. Since arriving at NBC News in 2004, he has had many international stories. Some of these stories include Iraq’s historic election in 2005, the death of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, and the tsunami in Indonesia.
In addition, he has filed reports from Afghanistan, the Galapagos Islands, the Gaza Strip, Israel, Laos, and Mexico. His work also includes environmental reporting from the Northern Passage in the Arctic, and reports on the deeply personal story of his sister who has Usher Syndrome, type III. He has covered numerous breaking news events, including anchoring live coverage of the “Miracle on the Hudson” and the Virginia Tech shooting.
In 2010, Alexander reported on the international controversy surrounding WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange. Besides his news responsibilities, he has also served as an NBC Sports host and covered both the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and the 2010 Winter Olympics.
From 2012 to March 2014, he served as a White House correspondent. While in this position, he covered the Presidency of Barack Obama. As he is still based in Washington he still frequently reports from the White House. On March 20, 2020, he attended a live White House briefing held on steps the federal and state governments were undertaking to respond to COVID-19.
Recently he has been filling in on the show for Craig Melvin, who recently left his role as co-host of the Saturday morning version of Today to join the weekday edition and continue his hosting duties on MSNBC Live With Craig Melvin. Alexander will continue his roles as a national correspondent and a White House correspondent.
Peter Alexander Age
How old is Peter Alexander? Alexander is 47 years old as of 2023. He was born on July 29, 1976, in Oakland, California, United States. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on July 29 every year and his zodiac sign is Leo.
Peter Alexander Height
Alexander stands at an average height and is of moderate weight. He stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches.
Peter Alexander Family
Alexander was born to a supportive and caring family. He was born to his parents, Terry (mother) and David Alexander (father). In addition, he has two younger siblings, Kevin and Rebecca. Rebecca is a psychotherapist in New York City and unfortunately has Usher syndrome type III.
Peter Alexander Wife
Alexander is a married man. He is happily married to his loving wife Alison Starling who is an Anchor at WJLA-TV, an ANC affiliate in Washington. They got married on April 21, 2012, and are proud parents of two daughters, Emma Pik Alexander and Ava Starling Alexander. In addition, this happy family of four currently resides in the suburbs of Washington DC.
Peter Alexander’s Net Worth
Alexander has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million. His income is attributed to his career.
Peter Alexander Salary
Alexander receives an estimated annual salary of between $20, 000-$100, 000.