John Avlon Net Worth, Wife, Children, Parents

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John Avlon Net Worth, Wife, Children, Parents

Senior political analyst and anchor at CNN John Avlon is often seen hosting his segment #RealityCheck on CNN's New Day. During his segment, Avlon covers and analyzes recent controversial political happenings.

How It All Began?

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 while 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 political analyst and host career.

He became the host of the favorite show, New Day, appearing every morning on television between 6:00-9:00 am and soon created his segment #RealityCheck. He has covered several topics such as The vaccine refusals by Republicans, Arizona elections audits, and several other political events in the segment. 

Further, his average salary as a political analyst falls around $51K - $61K per year. 

Who is John Avlon Married To? 

John is married to Margaret Claire Hoover. She is the host of PBS's Firing Line and author of American Individualism. The couple got married on 7 November 2009. The couple has been united for almost a decade now and has two children together. 

John and Margaret welcomed their son, Jack Avlon, on 14 August 2013 and daughter, Toula Lou Hoover Avlon, on 25 October 2015.

Avlon is very vocal about expressing his love towards his kids and wife on social media. On March 27, 2021, John posted a family picture of their vacation to Lake Placid, and the caption read-

Taking a break from skiing at Lake Placid

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by John Avlon (@johnavlon)

More About John

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

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

Moreover, John is an author of books like- 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 Republicans, Democrats, and Independents.