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

John Avlon is an American News Anchor/Reporter, Correspondent, and Analyst working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. He joined CNN in January 2010.

John Avlon Profile, Bio, Wiki

John Avlon is an American News Anchor/Reporter, Correspondent, and Analyst working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. He joined the station in January 2010.

John Avlon Education

Avlon first graduated from an independent preparatory school, Milton Academy in Milton, Massachusetts in the year 1991. In 1992, he enrolled at Yale University, and in the year 1996, he graduated from the university with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Political Science and American Studies. In 2005, Avlon joined Columbia Business School, and in the subsequent year, he graduated with a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

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John Avlon Career

Avlon serves at CNN as a fill-in anchor and senior political analyst. He appears on New Day every morning. Before his current roles, he served as a managing director and editor-in-chief of The Daily Beast, a news website focused on pop culture, politics, and media. This was between 2013 and 2018 when the website’s traffic doubled to over 1,000,000 readers a day while winning 17 journalism awards.

When Avlon was in his 20s, he worked as a chief speechwriter to Rudy Giuliani (New York City Mayor). Avlon and his team wrote the eulogies for all police officers and firefighters who were killed in the destruction of the World Trade Center after the September 11th, 2001 attacks. Avlon wrote an essay on the attacks, “The Resilient City,” and his essay concluded the anthology “Empire City: New York through the Centuries.” Also, the essay was named, “the single best essay written in the wake of 9/11.” Avlon has appeared on The Daily Show, Real Time with Bill Maher, and Late Show with Stephen Colbert. In the year 2012, Avlon won the National Society of Newspaper Columnists award. This was for being the best online columnist. 

John Avlon Age, Birthday / How old is John Avlon?

Avlon is 49 years old as of 2021. He was born on January 19, 1973, in the United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 19th of January every year.

John Avlon Height, Measurements

How tall is John Avlon? Avlon stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).

Quick Facts About John Avlon

Age49 years old as of 2021
SpouseMargaret Hoover
Net Worth$1 Million – $5 Million

John Avlon’s Family, Parents

Avlon was born to his loving parents, John Jeffrey (father) and Dianne Alexander (mother). Her father works as a lawyer, as well as a real estate executive with companies in New York and Charleston, South Carolina. Avlon’s grandparents were immigrants and he is of Greek descent. Information regarding Avlon’s siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

John Avlon’s Wife, Wedding

Avlon is married to Margaret Hoover. He and his wife tied the knot in the year 2009. Avlon and his wife take great pride in being mom and dad to their 2 children.

Margaret Hoover

Hoover is an American author, political strategist, conservative political commentator, and media personality. She authored the book, “American Individualism: How A New Generation of Conservatives Can Save the Republican Party.” Margaret is also the great-granddaughter of the 31st United States president, Herbert Hoover.

John Avlon Children/Kids

The names of Avlon’s children are Jack (son) and Toula Lou (daughter). Jack is 9 years old as of 2022, having been born in the year 2013. Toula is 7 years old as of 2022, having been born in the year 2015.

John Avlon Salary

Being one of the top journalists for CNN Avlon earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

John Avlon’s Net Worth

Avlon has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter, Correspondent, and Analyst.

John Avlon Books, Author

Other than working as a journalist, Avlon is also an author. He has authored various books:

  • Wingnuts: How the Lunatic Fringe is Hijacking America (2010)
  • Independent Nation: How Centrists Can Change American Politics (2004)
  • Washington’s Farewell: The Founding Father’s Warning to Future Generations (January 2017)
  • Lincoln and the Fight for Peace (his most recent book)
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