John King Biography and Wiki
John King is an American journalist who works at CNN as a news anchor at CNN. In addition, he is the station’s chief national correspondent in Washington D.C. King is the weekday anchor of Inside Politics. Before that, he anchored State of the Union, and John King, USA.
John King Age and Birthday
King was born on 30 August 1963 in Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, the United States of America. He is 58 years old as of 2021. His birth sign is Virgo.
John King Height and Weight
John is a man of average stature. He stands at a moderate height and has maintained average body weight. His exact body measurements shall be updated once we have them from a credible source.
John King Wife, Married
King has been married twice. He was first married to Jean Makie. They had two children, Hannah and Noah. He later married Dana Bash, his fellow CNN anchor on 25 May 2008. They also had a son, Jonah, born in June 2011. The couple parted ways in March 2012.
Prior to marrying Dana, King converted from being a Roman Catholic to Judaism, which is Dana’s religion.
John King Parents and Siblings
King is of Irish ethnicity, with ancestors from Dún Locháin, Co. Galway. After doing thorough research, information regarding his parents is unavailable. He has also not revealed whether he has any siblings.
John King Education
King was educated at Boston Latin School, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Rhode Island. After completing his studies, King went on to pursue his career in journalism.
John King CNN Career
King began his career as a reporter for the Associated Press in 1985. He was elected chief political correspondent in 1991, and he oversaw the Associated Press’ coverage of the presidential elections in 1992 and 1996. In 1991, King received the Associated Press Managing Editors’ Association’s top reporting award for his coverage of the Gulf War in Kuwait.
King joined CNN in 1997, and from 1999 to 2005, he was the network’s senior White House correspondent. King was named CNN’s chief national reporter in 2005, and he still retains that post today.
Inside Politics, a CNN morning show, is now hosted by King on weekdays. On January 11, 2021, it was reported that Abby Phillip would take over as the new Sunday anchor for Inside Politics, replacing King, beginning January 24, 2021. Inside Politics Sunday With Abby Phillip is the name of the new show.
John King Salary
For a journalist like King, one is estimated to earn an annual salary ranging from $80,000 to $500,000. His exact salary figures shall be updated once we have them from a credible source.
John King Net Worth
King has not revealed his net worth. He is a simple person and never likes to attract public attention by publicly displaying his wealth. However, this section is under review, we will update you when details about his net worth are revealed.