John Avlon Bio, Age, Height, CNN, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

John Avlon Bio, Wiki

John Avlon is an American senior political analyst and fill-in anchor working for CNN. He has been working with this station since January 2010.

John Avlon Age

Avlon is 49 years old as of 2022. John was born in the USA on 1973 January 19th.

John Avlon Height

Avlon stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.

John Avlon Education

He studied at Milton Academy, an independent preparatory school in Milton, Massachusetts. He also received his BA from Yale University and an MBA from Columbia University.

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John Avlon Career

Avlon is a senior political analyst and fill-in anchor at CNN. He worked as a managing director and the editor-in-chief of The Daily Beast between 2013 and 2018, during which time the site’s traffic more than doubled to over one million readers a day while winning 17 journalism awards.

Avlon is the writer of the books Lincoln and the Fight for Peace, Wingnuts: How the Lunatic Fringe is Hijacking America, Independent Nation: How Centrists Can Change American Politics, and Washington’s Farewell: The Founding Father’s Warning to Future Generations also as co-editor of the acclaimed Deadline Artists anthologies of America’s greatest newspaper columns.

He worked as chief speechwriter to New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani when he was still in his twenties. Avlon and his team were responsible for writing the eulogies for all firefighters and police officers murdered in the destruction of the World Trade Center after the attacks of September 11th, 2001.

The single best essay written in the wake of 9/11 was Avlon’s essay on the attacks, “The Resilient City” which concluded the anthology Empire City: New York through the Centuries and won. He has been on Real Time with Bill Maher, the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and The Daily Show. For being the best online columnist in 2012 he won the National Society of Newspaper Columnists award.

John Avlon CNN

Avlon works at CNN where he/she works alongside his/her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Erica Hill
  2. Laura Jarrett
  3. Brianna Keilar
  4. David Axelrod
  5. Victor Blackwell
  6. Christiane Amanpour
  7. Becky Anderson
  8. Jim Acosta
  9. Dana Bash
  10. Guillermo Arduino

John Avlon Net Worth

In Avlon’s career as a fill-in anchor, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

John Avlon Salary

He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

John Avlon Parents and Siblings

Born and raised in the United States, Avlon’s parents are  John Jeffrey Avlon and his wife, Dianne Alexander (Phillips). His dad is a lawyer and real estate executive with companies in Charleston, South Carolina, and New York City. Additionally, his grandparents were immigrants and he is of Greek descent. He manages to keep information regarding his siblings away from the limelight. An update of his sibling’s information will be done when available.

John Avlon Wife/ Spouse

Avlon is married to Margaret Hoover, the host of PBS’s Firing Line and author of American Individualism. His wife is the great-granddaughter of President Herbert Hoover. The couple has been together since 2009. John and his wife are the proud parents of 2 kids, a son Jack, (born in 2013), and a daughter Toula Lou (born in 2015). Mr. John lives in New York with his wife and their two children. He lives with his wife Margaret Hoover, host of Firing Line on PBS and a CNN contributor, and their two children in New York. He posted their wedding photo and captioned this on his Instagram page ”Twelve years ago, we said “I do” – happy anniversary to my love” on November 8, 2021.

John Avlon Kids

Avlon and Hooverhave two kids together Jack and Toula Lou. Jack is 9 years old as of 2022 and was born in 2013. Toula is 7 years old as of 2022 and was born in 2015.

John Avlon Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on her social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 92.9k followers, around 5.6k followers on her Facebook page, and about 12.7k followers on his Instagram account.