Amy Walter

Inside Biography


Amy Walter is an American political analyst and journalist. She currently serves for an online Newsletter ‘The Cook Political Report’ as a national supervisor. She is a lesbian and married to an American author, Kathryn Hamm.

Early life and Education

Amy Walter was born on October 19, 1969, in the United States of America. She belongs to the White ethnicity and holds an American nationality. 

Walter attended the Colby College, where she graduated summa c u m laude from the college. She currently sits on its board of trustees.


Walter began her career in 1997. She worked at The Cook Political Report. In mid-2007, she served as a senior editor for the United States House of Representatives. She has also worked at the Hotline as the Editor in Chief.

Furthermore, Walter has been featured in many newspapers including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street. She has also been featured on numerous shows on MSNBC such as Andrea Mitchell Reports, the Chris Matthews Show & Meet the Press.

In 2006, Walter became the part of the Emmy-winning CNN election coverage. She was honored with The Washington Post's Crystal Ball Award as well. Moreover, she was considered as one of the 50 top Journalists in DC by Washingtonian magazine.

Personal life

Walter, 48, is married but has no children yet. She resides in Arlington, Virginia. She married  Kathryn Hamm on November 2, 2013. Her partner, Kathryn is the publisher of and author on same-sex weddings. 

As per some online sources, the pair first met through a mutual friend in 1993. The couple is married twice in their life. They married for the first time on Labor Day Weekend in 1999. They again married on November 2, 2013, in Washington DC. Same-sex marriage wasn’t legal in the United States during that time. 

According to some online sources, the couple adopted a child, Caleb. After American law became positive towards lesbian, gay, bisexual, & transgender (LGBT) group, they again married in 2013.

Net worth

Amy Walter’s estimated net worth is $4 million and annual salary is around $350 thousand as per some online sources. However, it is not officially confirmed.  

by ab-aashish, 26 Oct, 2017

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