Jonathan Karl (ABC) Wiki-Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, Book

Jonathan Karl
Jonathan Karl

Jonathan Karl Biography and Wiki

Jonathan D. Karl is an American political journalist, author, and news personality famously known for covering major assignments in Washington, D.C., including the White House, Capitol Hill, the Pentagon, and the State Department, as well as reporting from more than 30 countries, covering U.S. politics, foreign policy, and the military.

Jonathan Karl Age and Birthday

Jonathan was born on January 19, 1968, in the United States of America. He is 53 years old as of 2021. His birth sign is Capricorn. Karl turns 54 years old on January 19, 2022.

Jonathan Karl Height

Karl stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (Approx. 1.7 meters)tall.

Jonathan Karl Education

Jonathan attended Vassar College, a private liberal arts college in Poughkeepsie, New York where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1990. While there he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Vassar SpectatorFurther details regarding his academic credentials will be updated soon when we discover more.

Jonathan Karl Family, Parents, Siblings

He grew up in South Dakota alongside his brother, Allan Karl who is an American author, adventurer, and speaker popularly known for traveling around the world on his motorcycle and subsequently writing the book, Forks: A Quest for Culture, Cuisine, and Connection.

More details regarding his family background will be updated soon when revealed.

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Jonathan Karl Wife, Is He Married?

Moving on to his marital affairs, the famed political analyst is happily married to his loving wife, Maria Karl. The romantic duo exchanged their wedding vows in a lovely ceremony attended by family members and close friends. We are keeping tabs and we will update his wife’s detail when disclosed.

Jonathan Karl Kids

Jonathan and his wife, Maria are blessed with two beautiful daughters named Emily Karl and Anna Karl. The family resides in McLean, Virginia, U.S.

Jonathan Karl Salary

According to ABC estimates, Karl receives an average annual salary ranging from $100,000 to $120,000. His contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.

Jonathan Karl Net Worth

Jonathan Karl has an estimated net worth of $3.5 million as of 2021. This amount is from his extensive career as a political analyst among other investments.

Jonathan Karl ABC Career

Karl kicked off his career as a researcher and reporter for The New Republic. He later worked as an investigative reporter for the New York Post(NYP) as well as a Congressional Correspondent for CNN prior to joining ABC News in January 2003 as the Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent covering the State Department.

He served as the Chief White House Correspondent for ABC News from December 2012 until the end of the Trump administration in January 2021. Jonathan continues working as the chief correspondent for ABC News in Washington.


  • The Right to Bear Arms: The Rise of America’s New Militias
  • Front Row at the Trump Show
  • The Aftermath by Dutton Penguin(to be published in the Fall of 2022)
  • Betrayal: The Final Act of the Trump Show

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