John Avlon Biography

Updated On Sep 14, 2018 Published On Jan 25, 2016
Facts of John Avlon
Date of Birth: 1973 , January-19
Birth Nation: United States
Name John Avlon
Birth Name John Phillips Avlon
Nick Name John
Nationality American
Birth Place/City United States of America
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist
Working For Television
Net Worth Unknown
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Famous for Author, columnist, Editor-in-Chief and Managing Director of The Daily Beast
Affair with Margaret Hoover
Girlfriend Margaret Hoover
Married Yes
Married to Margaret Hoover (m. 2009)
Children N/A
Divorce N/A
Education Yale University
Books Washington's Farewell: The Founding Father's Warning to Future Generations
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John Phillips Avlon who is professionally known as John Avlon is an American political commentator and journalist. He is a senior political analyst at CNN, managing director and chief-in-editor of The Daily Beast, and associate editor for The New York Sun.

Son of South Carolina lawyer, John Avlon received his academic education at Milton Academy. He then graduated from the Yale University. He earned his Master’s degree in Business Administration from Columbia University.

During his early professional days, John worked as a speechwriter at Giuliani Administration and Deputy Communications Director. He then worked at Yale University, NYU, and the Kennedy School of Government as a lecturer. 

Talking about John Avlon' personal life, he was in a relationship with girlfriend, Margaret Hoover; she is also a political show host, strategist, and gay rights activist. After dating for several years, they got engaged on the 21st of November 2008, and they finally got married on the 7th of November 2009.

Now, the couple is blessed with two children in total. The pair has two children; a son Jack Avlon and daughter Toula Lou Hoover Avlon together.

As a television journalist, Avlon worked at The Daily Show, CNN, MSNBC, Real Time with Bill Maher and more. He is also known as the host of the CNN show, Wingnut of the Week. John Avlon' net worth is not disclosed in the media. However, he is definitely earning a decent amount of money from his professional journalism and political analysis career.

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Born in United States

January 19 , 1973

John was born as John Phillips Avlon in the United States of America on the laps of Dianne Alexander and John Jeffrey Avlon. He is of American and Greek descent. 

Graduated from Columbia University

2007

Son of South Carolina lawyer, John Avlon received his formal education at Milton Academy. He then joined Yale University. He earned his Master’s degree in Business Administration from Columbia University. He graduated from there in 2007.

Worked for Mayor

1999

During his early professional days, he worked as a speechwriter at Giuliani Administration and Deputy Communications Director. In 1999, he worked for Mayor's State of the City and wrote many of his speeches. He worked there till 2001. 

Became the editor in chief of The Daily Beast

2013

As a television journalist, he worked at The Daily Show, CNN, MSNBC, Real Time with Bill Maher and many more. He then worked at Yale University, NYU and the Kennedy School of Government as a lecturer. From the end of 2013, he began working as an editor in chief of The Daily Beast. 

Married to Margaret Hoover

November 7 , 2009

John and an American author Margaret Hoover had romantic love affairs for several years. After seeing each other for several years, they got engaged on 21st of November 2008 and they finally got married on 7th of November 2009.

First child, Jack Avlon

August 14 , 2013

He became father for the first time in his life in 2013. He and his loving wife, an American author Margaret Hoover welcomed their first child together on 14th of August and that time it was a song and they named him Jack Avlon. 

Published his story, Newsweek

February 28 , 2011

A well known journalist and political commentator, John Avlon is also a great writer. With the start of 2011, his cover story Newsweek. He is also the writer of the essay The Resilient City which is mainly about the September 11 attack.