CNN's News anchor John King estimated Net Worth around $2 million. Find out his Annual Salary

News by Clarence Published on 27 Feb,2017 Updated on 27 Feb,2017

John King is a news anchor and CNN's chief national correspondent based in Washington, DC. He is famous for presenting roundtable political discussion program Inside Politics. CNN’s senior White house correspondent, John King's current net worth is $2 million.

Illustrious broadcasting career of John King

John started working for the Associated Press in 1985 as a writer. In 1991, King became the chief political correspondent. Soon thereafter, he covered the presidential elections in 1992. During the time, he garnered the premier AP reporting prize for his coverage of the Gulf War.

CNN anchor, John King


From 1999 through 2005, King became the network’s senior correspondent to the White House. In 2005, John was promoted to a chief national correspondent. He frequently appeared on "The Situation Room" and "Anderson Cooper 360". 

John and the Multi-Touch Collaboration Wall have both been featured in a Daily Show segment. Before the 2009 US presidential inauguration, King began hosting his new talk show “State of the Union”, which replaced CNN's Late Edition with Wolf BlitzerKing also used the Multi-Touch Collaboration Wall, nicknamed the "Magic Wall" or "Magic Map."



Our #magicwall version of studying b4 the big test w/ @jpacedc & @jmartnyt. #vote #insidepolitics

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He frequently appears on the nightly news programs “The Situation Room” and “Anderson Cooper 360°”. Gloria Borger made regular appearances on The Situation Room and also on the John King show.

With Lou Dobbs' sudden resignation from the network on November 12, 2009, CNN declared John would take over Dobbs' timeslot in early 2010.

John King even responded to Donald Trump's campaign. Trump was supposed to discuss if he believed President Barack Obama was a U.S born. On January 31, 2010, CNN's senior political reporter, Candy Crowley replaced John as anchor of State of the Union.

He moderated a Republican Presidential debate before the South Carolina Primary on January 19, 2012.

Net worth and annual salary of CNN anchor John King

John King has boosted his wealth with an entirely successful professional career. King surely got paid with high salary. John has a wonderful net worth of $2 million.

John is paid around $40,000 as annual salary for CNN.  One of the richest CNN journalists, John King owns a Toyota Camry car. He has revealed the picture of his lavish car in Instagram.


Mile 1,671: Covington #KY. Off to #ma and #nh. This is for Camry fan @zbyronwolf #insidepolitics

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John is active on social sites like Instagram and Twitter. He is a famous CNN journalist who currently hosts the show ‘Inside Politics’. His earnings are impressive, being a channel veteran.