Howard has been married twice in his life. He first got married to Mary Tallmer. They got married in 1979. As a loving husband and wife, they welcomed two children together. Though they were happily married this married life ended in a divorce.
After that Howard began his romantic affairs with Sheri Annis. Sheri Annis is a media consultant and political commentator. She is best known for being the campaign spokesperson for Republican California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. They got married in May 2003. His nationality is American and he is of white ethnicity.
After his high school graduation, Howard joined University at Buffalo (SUNY). During his senior year at Buffalo, he worked as an editor at the Spectrum. After he earned his bachelor’s degree from there, he joined Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He began his professional career from Record in New Jersey. After working at Record for several months, he began working with syndicated columnist Jack Anderson as a reporter. He also worked at the Washington Star for several months. After the Washington Star became closed in 1981, he joined Washington Post. He also worked as a writer at The New Republic, The Washington Monthly, and New York magazine. At the end of 1990s, he was hired on the weekly CNN program Reliable Sources as the host of the show. He worked as the host of this show till 2013. In October 2010, he joined online publication The Daily Beast as the Washington bureau chief for the website. He worked there as a writer on media and politics for the next three years. He is a talented writer and an author. He has published several books in his life. His first book Media Circus: The Trouble with America's Newspapers was published in 1993. His second book Hot Air: All Talk, All the Time was published in 1997. He earned the annual salary of $600,000 for being the host of The Daily Beast. His net worth is expected to be high. He is now aged 62 years old.