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

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John Avlon Biography

John Avlon he’s a really smart guy who talks about politics on TV. He works for CNN and used to be in charge of a website called The Daily Beast. Before that, he wrote for a newspaper called The New York Sun and even helped the mayor of New York City write speeches!

But that’s not all – John Avlon has also written a bunch of books! One of them is called Independent Nation and it talks about how people in the middle of the political spectrum can make a big difference. Another book he wrote is called Wingnuts and it’s about how some people with really extreme ideas are taking over America.

In 2017, John Avlon wrote a book called Washington’s Farewell. It’s all about a really important letter that George Washington wrote a long time ago. John talks about why this letter is still important today, especially with everything going on in politics.

John Avlon Age

Avlon is 50 years old and he was born on 19 January 1973 in the United States as John Phillips Avlon. He celebrates his birthday on January 19th every year.

John Avlon Education

Avlon went to Milton Academy, a coeducational, independent preparatory school in Milton, Massachusetts prior to moving to Yale University where he received a bachelor’s degree. Besides, he received an MBA from Columbia University.

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John Avlon Height

Avlon stands at an average stature of 5 feet 6 inches (167.64 cm) tall.

John Avlon Family/Parents

Avlon was born of Dianne Alexander (Phillips) who is a home builder and John Jeffrey Avlon, who is a lawyer and real estate executive with factories in Charleston, South Carolina, and New York City. He has not disclosed information about his siblings, to be updated once confirmed. His parents are of Greek descent and his grandparents were immigrants.

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John Avlon Wife

He is married to Margaret Hoover, who is known as a conservative political commentator, media personality, and author. Besides, she hosts PBS’s show Firing Line and formerly served at the White House as the associate director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs. Hoover is also a great-granddaughter of President Herbert Hoover.

The couples tied the knot in 2009 at Stanford Memorial Church in Palo Alto, Calif together with Rev. Samuel Johnson, Howard, the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Florida, and Rev. Susan Scott, a Lutheran minister, officiating showing up.

John Avlon and Margaret Hoover

John Avlon and Margaret Hoover are two of the most prominent conservative voices in America today. They’re also husband and wife.

Margaret Hoover is an American journalist, author, political commentator, and talk show host. She has hosted her own talk show on PBS called Firing Line with Margaret Hoover.

John Avlon Children

Avlon & his wife are blessed with 2 lovely children. Their son, Jack, was born in 2013. Their daughter, Toula Lou, was born in 2015.

John Avlon  CNN

Avlon is a senior political analyst and fill-in anchor at CNN, showing up on New Day every morning. He later joined  CNN full-time as a Senior Political Analyst making daily appearances on New Day, and also as guest anchoring for programs such as the State of America and Reliable Sources in June 2018. He has a show on CNN named “Reality Check” and it’s been getting some good reviews. It’s one of the few shows on TV these days that give you any semblance of reality-based stories about what’s going on in the world.

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Formerly, he was the editor-in-chief and managing director of The Daily Beast between 2013 and 2018. He moved to The Daily Beast in 2008 one month after its launch. John served his way up through the organization starting as a columnist and joining the political editor, executive editor, and then managing editor.  He as well created and hosted the “Wingnut of the Week” segment on CNN.

Before moving to CNN, he served for Mayor Rudolph Giuliani as a speechwriter. Later he was promoted to Chief Speechwriter and the Deputy Director of Policy. In addition, John was a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and is an advisory board member of the Citizens Union of New York, the Theodore Roosevelt Association, and The Bronx Academy of Letters. He has made appearances on many of television shows including, The Daily Show and Real Time with Bill Maher as well as on news programs on MSNBC, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, C-SPAN, and PBS.

John Avlon Books

Avlon is as well the author of the books Independent Nation. How the Lunatic Fringe is Hijacking America and Washington’s Farewell: How Centrists Can Change American Politics, Wingnuts: The Founding Fathers Warning to Future Generation. Besides, he has written many essays such as the Newsweek cover story: “A 21st Century Statesman,” “The Resilient City”, In 2011,  America’s Greatest Newspaper Columns with Jesse Angelo Avlon co-edited the anthology Deadline Artists: and Errol Louis.

John Avlon Salary

Avlon receives an annual salary ranging from $ 43,668 to $ 150,443. However, details about the exact amount of salary he earns are currently not available.

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John Avlon Net Worth

Avlon has an estimated net worth of $4 million, approximately, that he accrues from his successful career as a media personality at CNN as a Senior Political Analyst and anchor

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