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

John Avlon Biography

John Avlon is an American senior political analyst, fill-in anchor at CNN, and author. He appears on the New Day show every morning. Previously, he was the editor-in-chief and managing director of The Daily Beast website.

John Avlon Age

Avlon was born on January 19, 1973, he is 50 years old as of 2023. John celebrates his birthday on January  19 every year.

John Avlon’s Height

Avlon stands at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches tall and weighs 73kg.

John Avlon’s Family

Avlon is of Greek heritage and was born of Dianne Alexander his mother and John Jeffrey Avlon, his father. His mother Dianne is a lawyer and his father is a professional real estate executive. Information about his siblings is not available. However, we shall update you as soon as the information is out to the public.

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John Avlon’s Wife

Avlon is married to Margaret Hoover who is a political commentator and PBS Firing Line host. Furthermore, Margaret is the great-granddaughter of President Herbert Hoover. The couple has a son Jack, who was born in 2013, right after their wedding in 2012. They are also blessed with a daughter named Toula Lou, who was born in 2015.

John Avlon Career

Avlon went to lower and upper school at Milton Academy which is an independent preparatory, boarding, and day school in Milton, Massachusetts from 1989 to 1991. He then went to Yale University and graduated cum lade with a Bachelor of Arts in political science in the year 1996. Later, he acquired a Master of Business Administration from Colombia Business School in 2006.

From the year 1998 to 2001, Avlon worked as a Speech Writer and Deputy Communications Officer to Mayor Rudy Giuliani for a period of 4 years.  Succeeding his speech writing job, Avlon worked as a columnist and associate editor at New York Sun from 2002 to 2006. The whole of the year 2013 he served as a political editor at Newsweek.  Following Newsweek, John Avlon was appointed Editor-in-Chief and Managing Director at The Daily Beast in 2008, one month after its launch. F After the attacks of September 11th, 2001, he and his team were responsible for writing the eulogies for all firefighters and police officers murdered in the destruction of the World Trade Center.

He is the author of How Centrists Can Change American Politics and Extremism in the Age of Obama. Furthermore, he is also an editor of the anthology Deadline Artists and is named  America’s Greatest Newspaper Columnist. He won the National Society of Newspaper Columnists’ award for the best online column in 2012. His most recent book is Washington’s Farewell: The Founding Father’s Warning to Future Generations.

John Avlon’s Salary

Avlon is estimated to earn a monthly salary of approximately between $40,000  to $110,000 US  Dollars.

John Avlon’s Net Worth

Avlon is currently estimated to be worth $4 million US  Dollars.

Social Media Accounts

Avlon is active on social media and he posts personal and work-related stuff from time to time. He has over 2000 followers on Instagram, about 1500 on Facebook, and around 2300 on Twitter.