John Avlon Bio, Wiki
John Avlon is a CNN senior political analyst and fill-in anchor who can be seen every morning on New Day. Previously, he worked as a columnist and associate editor for The New York Sun, as well as the chief speechwriter for former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani.
John Avlon Age
Avlon is 49 years old as of 2022. He was born May 12, 1978 in Charleston, South Carolina.
John Avlon Height
Avlon stands at a height of 5 feet and 6 inches (1.68meters).
John Avlon Family
Avlon was born in Charleston, South Carolina to Dianne Alexander (Phillips) and John Jeffrey Avlon. His father was a lawyer and real estate executive with businesses in Charleston and New York City.
John Avlon Wife
Avlon is married to Margaret Hoover, the host of PBS’s Firing Line and a political commentator. She is the great-granddaughter of President Herbert Hoover. They have a son named Jack, born in 2013, and a daughter named Toula Lou, born in 2015.
John Avlon Education
He attended Milton Academy, an independent preparatory school in Milton, Massachusetts. Also, he received his BA from Yale University and his MBA from Columbia University.
John Avlon Career
Avlon is a CNN senior political analyst and fill-in anchor who can be seen every morning on New Day. Between 2013 and 2018, he was the editor-in-chief and managing director of The Daily Beast. During this time, the site’s traffic more than doubled to over one million unique visitors per day, and it won 17 journalism awards. Lincoln and the Fight for Peace, Independent Nation: How Centrists Can Change American Politics, Wingnuts: How the Lunatic Fringe is Hijacking America, and Washington’s Farewell: The Founding Father’s Warning to Future Generations are among his books.
He is also the co-editor of the critically acclaimed Deadline Artists anthologies of America’s best newspaper columns. Avlon worked as the chief speechwriter for New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani when he was in his twenties. Following the September 11th, 2001 attacks, he and his team were in charge of writing eulogies for all firefighters and police officers killed in the destruction of the World Trade Center.
“The Resilient City,” Avlon’s 9/11 essay, was published at the end of the anthology Empire City: New York Through the Centuries and was hailed as “the single best essay written in the aftermath of 9/11.” In addition, he has appeared on Stephen Colbert’s Late Show, Real Time with Bill Maher, and The Daily Show. He was named best online columnist by the National Society of Newspaper Columnists in 2012.
John Avlon Salary
His annual salary is estimated to range between $30,000 to $110,000.
John Avlon Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.