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Political Commentator Alex Wagner is Married To White House Chef Sam Kass-Find out how, Wagner, who is replacing Mark Halperin in a docu-series The Circus is balancing her personal and professional life?

News by Kiara Watson Published on 12 Mar,2018 Updated on 12 Mar,2018

The political commentator and journalist Alex Wagner is all set to make her appearance in a political docu-series The Circus which will premiere on April 15, 2018. Because of her busy schedule, what do you think, how the journalist who is married to white house chef Sam Kass is balancing her personal and professional life?

Wagner and Kass tied the knot in August 2014 and the couple is the proud parents of a son, Cy Kass born on July 21, 2017. 

Political Commentator Alex Wagner Is Married To White House Chef Sam Kass: How It All Started?

Alex Wagner and his husband of four years, Sam Kass dated secretly for a year until The Washington Post revealed their relationship in August 2013.

The pair got engaged in July 2013. The news was confirmed when the 40-year-old MSNBC host was spotted wearing a stunning engagement ring on her show, Now with Alex Wagner.

CAPTION: Alex Wagner and Sam Kass in their wedding SOURCE: Dresses images

After a year, the couple tied the knot on 30 August 2014. The ceremony was held at  Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills, New York. President Barack Obama and his family, first lady Michelle Obama, Malia Obama and Sasha Obama also attended the ceremony.

Wagner and Kass are proud parents of a son-Cy Kass, born on July 21, 2017.

CAPTION: Alex Wagner and Sam Kass in an event at Washington, DC. SOURCE: Zimbio

Wagner is living a private life with husband and son. The journalist rarely makes any public appearance. The couple last made their rare appearance together at an annual party kicking off The White House Correspondents' Association Dinner Weekend in Washington, DC. in April 2016.

The pair currently resides in New York.  

Alex Wagner's Career Highlights: She Is Replacing Mark Halperin In A Docu-Series The Circus

Wagner is all set to make her appearance in a political docu-series The Circus replacing Mark Halperin. The show will premiere on April 15, 2018, alongside co-host John Heilemann and Mark McKinnon.

The political commentator, Wagner has been working as CBS This Morning Saturday host since 2016. She is also working as an editor at The Atlantic magazine since April 2016 and the presenter of the Radio Atlantic. Moreover, she also serves as an MSNBC analyst and hosted the MSNBC's show Now with Alex Wagner from 2011 to 2015.

CAPTION: Alex Wagner SOURCE: MSNBC

Previously, Wagner worked as the White House correspondent for Politics Daily and the Executive Director of Not On Our Watch. She also worked as an Editor in Chief of the Fader Magazine. Furthermore, Wagner also served as Washington, DC-based Cultural Correspondent for think tank Center for American Progress.

Alex Wagner: Quick Facts

  • Alex Wagner was born Alexandra Swe Wagner on December 4, 1977, in Washington, D.C. to Tin Swe Thant and Carl Wagner.
  • Her nationality is American and she is Caucasian as per her ethnicity.
  • She attended Woodrow Wilson High School and the Brown University and earned a degree in art history and literature.
  • She started her career as the cultural correspondent for the think tank Center for American Progress.
  • Wagner's estimated net worth is $3 million.

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