John King Biography and Wiki
John King is an American Award-winning journalist and news personality working as a chief national correspondent for CNN based in Washington, D.C. He also serves as the weekday anchor of CNN’s political talk show, Inside Politics.
John King’s Age and Birthday
The journalist was born on August 30, 1963, in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. He is 59 years old as of 2023. His birth sign is Virgo. John turns 60 years old on August 30, 2023.
John King Height and Weight
He stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.77 meters) tall. His weight measurement will be updated once established.
John King Education
The anchor attended and graduated from Boston Latin School. From there he joined The University of Rhode Island (URI) a public land-grant research university with its main campus in Kingston, Rhode Island, United States.
He graduated from the institute with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. John also holds an honorary doctorate degree from URI, American University, and Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
More details regarding his academic credentials will be updated soon.
John King’s Family, Parents, Siblings
He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to his parents whose identities have not yet been made public. It’s not clear if he has any siblings.
John is of Irish descent with ancestors from Dún Locháin, Co. Galway. We are keeping tabs and we will update his family background when established.
John King’s Wife, Is He Married?
Moving on to this marital affairs, the news personality prefers keeping his love life details private, however, he was previously espoused to CNN’s Co-Anchor State of the Union & Chief Political Correspondent, Dana Bash.
The ex-couple exchanged their wedding vows on May 25, 2008, but parted ways in March 2012 due to reasons unknown to the public.
John was first married to his first wife Jean Makie. We are keeping tabs and we will update his partner’s details soon.
John King Children
He and his first wife were blessed with two children named Hannah, and Noah. John has a son named Jonah Frank from his marriage to Dana Bash.
John King Salary
According to CNN estimates, he receives an average annual salary of $2 million from his contract with CNN.
John King’s Net Worth
The news personality has an estimated net worth of $7 million. This amount is from his extensive career as a journalist among other investments.
John King CNN
John works as a chief national correspondent for CNN based in Washington, D.C. He also serves as the weekday anchor of CNN’s political talk show, Inside Politics.
He has covered the past nine presidential elections and has reported from all 50 states and more than 70 countries. King joined CNN in May 1997 and was later promoted to chief national correspondent in April 2005.
John king Illness
He revealed his medical diagnosis on a live show after he was asked about the subject by CNN New Day anchor John Berman.
John suffers from multiple sclerosis and has been diagnosed for 13 years.