John Avlon Biography
John Avlon is an American of Greek descent journalist who is working for CNN as a senior political analyst. Also, he serves as a fill-in anchor on New Day every morning. He joined the network in January 2013.
How Old is John Avlon?
Avlon was born on January 12th, 1973. He is 49 years old as of 2022.
John Avlon Height / Measurements
Avlon is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 7 inches.
John Avlon Partner/Wife
Avlon exchanged vows with his wife, Margaret Hoover(@m_hoov) on November, 8th 2009. As of November 2022, the couple will celebrate their 13th anniversary together. The couple has two kids together. Avlon resides in New York with his family. Further, Hoover is a PBS Firing Line host and political commentator, and CNN contributor. She was born on December 11, 1977, and is 45 years old as of 2022. Also, she is a great-granddaughter of Herbert Hoover. Herbert served as the 31st U.S. president.
John Avlon Kids / Children
Avlon has a son, Jack, and a daughter, Toula Lou with his wife. Jack was born on August 15th, 2013. He is 9 years old as of 2022. Toula was born on October 27th, 2015. She is 7 years old as of 2022. However, we will update this information about his children once it’s available.
John Avlon Family / Relatives
Avlon was born in 1973 to his parents, Dianne Alexander (Phillips) and John Jeffrey Avlon. His father Jeffrey served as a lawyer and real estate executive with companies in Charleston, South Carolina, and New York City. Also, he is of Greek ancestry. Additionally, he shares no information regarding whether he has any siblings or not. We will update this information once it’s available.
John Avlon Education
John Avlon Career
Avlon serves CNN as a senior political analyst. Also, he serves as a fill-in anchor on New Day every morning. He joined the network in January 2013. Prior to this, he served as the editor-in-chief and managing director of The Daily Beast from 2013 to 2018. During his quarter-century as the editor-in-chief and managing director, the site’s got over doubled to more than a million readers a day. Also, he secured17 journalism awards.
When he was in his twenties, he served as the chief speechwriter to New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani. Succeeding the attacks of September 11th, 2001, he and his team wrote tributes for all police officers and firefighters killed in the devastation of the World Trade Center. Further, in his article on the attacks, “The Resilient City” ended the anthology Empire City: New York through the Centuries.
Moreover, he gained acclaim as “the single best essay written in the wake of 9/11.” Furthermore, Avlon was featured on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Real Time with Bill Maher, and The Daily Show. Additionally, he secured the National Society of Newspaper Columnists award for the best online columnist in 2012.
John Avlon Books
Avlon is the author of; Lincoln and the Fight for Peace, Independent Nation: How Centrists Can Change American Politics, Wingnuts: How the Lunatic Fringe is Hijacking America, and Washington’s Farewell: The Founding Father’s Warning to Future Generations. Further, he served as the co-editor of the praised Deadline Artists anthologies of America’s greatest newspaper columns.
John Avlon Political Party
In 2010, Avlon served as a founding leader of No Labels, a 501 citizens movement of Republicans, Democrats, and Independents. The party’s mission is to tackle the politics of problem-solving. Further, he is a member of Reshape New York. Reshape New York is a group that supports dividing reform to end partisan dishonesty by “proposing an independent, impartial and politically balanced citizens redistricting commission to draw fair district boundaries through a process that allows for ample public input.”
Moreover, in 2011, he was appointed by the mayor, Michael Bloomberg to the New York City Voter Assistance Advisory Committee(VAAC). His tasked with advising the New York City Campaign Finance Board on its voter engagement mandates. For example, participation in outreach activities. and voter registration. Additionally, he serves the Overseas Press Club on the board of Governors. Also, he serves the House of Speakeasy on the board of directors.
How Much Does John Avlon Earn?
Avlon receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
How Much is John Avlon Worth?
Through Avlon’s career as a senior political analyst, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1 Million and $ 5 Million.
John Avlon House
Avlon and his wife own Gramercy Park apartment, a duplex apartment within which part of a house was once owned by Robert Winthrop Chanler. Chanler was an Astor, artist, and early-20th-century bon vivant. The duplex is traditionally decorated and includes much Hoover-abilia, such as a sign that reads, “This Home is for Hoover because Hoover is for this Home.”
John Avlon Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Avlon is active on his social media accounts. He has about 5.6K followers on his Facebook Page, about 92.9K followers on his Twitter account, and around 12.7K followers on his Instagram account.