John Avlon Net Worth, Wife, Children, Parents

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John Avlon Net Worth, Wife, Children, Parents

Operating in various capacities, John Phillips Avlon is a commentator, columnist, journalist, and political commenter. He works at CNN as a senior political analyst and fill-in anchor.

Moreover, John is an author to books like the Independent Nation: How Centrists Can Change American Politics, Wingnuts: How the Lunatic Fringe is Hijacking America and The Founding Father's Warning to Future Generations.

He was also part of the No Labels a group of Republican, Democrats, and Independents.

Parents and Education

John is of Greek descent. His parents are mother, Dianne Alexander (Phillips) and father, John Jeffrey Avlon. Named after his father, John was born on 20 January 1973.

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He recieved his early education at Milton Academy in Milton, Massachusetts. He collected his bachelor's degree from Yale University and an MBA from Columbia University.

Career At CNN

Although John was a member of CNN since 2010, he worked as the chief editor and managing director for The Daily Beast. During 2013 - 2018, the site had more than one million readers a day. Also, it won 17 journalism awards when John worked there.

In May of 2018, John decided to focus on his career on CNN. He left The Daily Beast and announced his departure to pursue a career as a political analyst and host.

He became the host of the favorite show New Day, appearing every morning on television between 6:00-9:00 am. In September 2018, John created his own new segment Reality Check. In it, he analyzes recent controversial political happenings.

Children With Wife

John is married to Margaret Claire Hoover. She is the host of PBS's Firing Line and author of American Individualism. She is 5 feet, 6 inches (1.68m) tall.

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They got married on 7 November 2009. The couple has been united for almost a decade now.

John Avlon with his family during New Year on 1st January 2019 (Photo: John Avlon's Instagram)

Interstingly, John has a family of four. John and Margaret welcomed their son, Jack Avlon, on 14 August 2013 and daughter, Toula Lou Hoover Avlon, on 25 October 2015. They are at the age of five and three respectively.

Net Worth

John probably earns around the average salary at CNN, $66K per year. Combining his earning's with his wife's salary, the total net worth he has been successful enough to attain should be quite high.

On top of that, his salary from The Daily Beast should also be substantial because, John, was one of the reasons for the sites colossal success. Now at the age of 46, John's career as an anchor has just begun.

It can be expected that John's current earning is only going to increase in the near future.