Alex Witt Biography
Alex Witt is a New York City-based American television news journalist who broadcasts the news program Alex Witt Reports on MSNBC from 12 to 2 p.m. She has also anchored MSNBC Live and Morning Joe First Look. Witt started working for the network in 1999.
Alex Witt Age
Witt was born on April 9, 1961, in Pasadena, California. She is 61 years old as of 2022. She celebrates her birthday on 9th April every year.
Alex Witt Family
Witt was raised in the Los Angeles district of Hancock Park. Dr. Charles B. Witt, a renowned thoracic surgeon in Los Angeles, is Witt’s father. Her mother’s identity is unknown. Witt mentioned her ancestry with George Washington on the radio. Through Bailey Washington, a cousin and contemporary of President Washington, is a second cousin, seven generations distant, to George Washington.
The National Society of Washington Family Descendants is a group she belongs to. She is a band member for Mrs. Robinson.
Alex Witt Husband
Witt is married to Bill Sorensen, a TV producer. They together have two children, a son, Charlie Sorensen, and a daughter, Caroline Sorensen. They all reside in Islamorada, down in the Florida Keys.
Alex Witt Career
On Saturdays and Sundays, Witt anchors the “Weekends with Alex Witt” program on MSNBC. Alex has hosted on both dayside and primetime platforms since joining the network in 1999. She has also reported live from the field during presidential election seasons and abroad. Alex contributes to “Today” and the “Making a Difference” segment on “NBC Nightly News.” Witt earned degrees from the University of Southern California and the Marlborough School for Girls in Los Angeles. She majored in journalism and international relations at USC.
After the terrorist attacks of September 11th on America, Witt broadcast from the World Trade Center and has since followed the Middle East’s fight against terrorism as well as the War in Iraq. Alex welcomes talks on her broadcasts about the topics of education, gun control, and gender equality because she is so concerned about these subjects. She is a fervent sports fan who enjoys watching Major League Baseball and college football.
For the Today Show in Burbank, California, Witt first worked as a field producer. At KCBA in Salinas, California, she had her first on-air position. Later on, she worked for the nearby Los Angeles television stations KCBS, KNBC, and KABC. From 1990 to 1992, she worked as a reporter for KCBA, then from 1996 to 1998, for WNYW-TV.
Alex Witt Salary
Witt earns an average salary of $200,000 annually.
Alex Witt’s Net Worth
Witt has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. Her primary source of income is her job as an MSNBC News correspondent.
Alex Witt’s Social Media Accounts
Witt is active on social media and she posts personal and work-related stuff from time to time. She has over 2000 followers on Instagram, 1500 on Facebook, and 2300 on Twitter.