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

John King Bio, Wiki

John King is an American journalist working for CNN serving the station as a chief political reporter. He has been working with this station since 1997.

John King Age

King is 59 years old as of 2022. He was born on August 30, 1963.

John King Height

King stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 10 inches.

John King Career

King works as a chief national reporter working at CNN. He joined the Associated Press in 1985 where he started as a writer. King was named chief political reporter in 1991 and headed the AP’s political reporting of the 1992 and 1996 presidential elections.

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That same year, he was awarded the top reporting prize by the Associated Press Managing Editors’ Association for his reporting of the Gulf War in Kuwait. King joined CNN in 1997 where he worked as the senior White House reporter from 1999 to 2005. He was named CNN’s chief national reporter in 2015 and still holds the same position.

From 2014 till last year, during the presidential-election years, he anchored the Sunday morning news program. Regularly, he appears on the nightly news programs Anderson Cooper 360° and The Situation Room and at times fills in as anchor. After he finished his high school education at Boston Latin School he joined The University of Rhode Island.

He uses the Multi-Touch Collaboration Wall, nicknamed the “Magic Map” or “Magic Wall” which allows him to display and manipulate several graphics and maps relating to poll and election results. King first used it during the primaries of the 2008 presidential campaign.

King and the Multi-Touch Collaboration Wall have both been featured in CNN reporting of the US Presidential Election in 2016 and 2020 as well as the daily show segment. He is the host of CNN’s morning show Inside Politics. Abby Phillip was announced to be the new anchor on the Sunday edition of Inside Politics on Abby Phillip was announced to be the new anchor on the Sunday edition of Inside Politics replacing King, beginning Sunday, January 24, 2021.

In the wake of the 2020 United States presidential election, King received widespread praise for his reporting of the event, which was positively mentioned by many sources. King started hosting his new talk show State of the Union, which replaced CNN’s Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer before the 2009 US presidential inauguration. CNN announced that King would take over Dobbs’ timeslot in early 2010 with Lou Dobbs’ sudden retirement from the network on November 12, 2009.

King was the CNN anchor who confirmed the death of Osama bin Laden to that network’s viewers on May 2, 2011. He moderated a Republican presidential debate before the South Carolina Primary on January 2012. King citing law enforcement sources, erroneously reported that a suspect on April 15, 2013, bombing at the Boston Marathon had been identified by police and that the suspect was a dark-skinned male.

John King CNN

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

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

John King’s Net Worth

In King’s career as a chief national reporter, he has accumulated a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

John King Salary

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

John King’s Parents and Siblings

Born and raised in the United States, King manages to keep information regarding his parents and whether or not he has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of his family information will be done when available.

John King Wife/ Spouse

King is married to Dana Bash and they divorced twice. He was first married to Jean Makie. On May 25, 2008, he married his second partner. They separated on March 2012.

John King Kids

King and bash have 2 children Noah King and Hannah King. They both love their kids so much.

John King Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on her social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 583.7k followers, around 87,552followers on her Facebook page, and about 67.2k followers on his Instagram account.